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In the case of Paxil, drug interactions may occur when the medication is taken with medicines such as lithium, warfarin, or aspirin. Some Paxil drug interactions can lead to problems such as stomach bleeding, increased drowsiness, or a very dangerous combination of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Other drug interactions involving Paxil may cause a dangerous irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) called QT prolongation.

Paxil Drug Interactions: An Introduction

Paxil® (paroxetine hydrochloride) can potentially interact with a number of medicines. Some of the drugs that can lead to Paxil interactions include:
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), including:



  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:



  • Phenothiazine medications, including:








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