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Paxil is a drug commonly used to treat a number of conditions, including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. As a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, it works by balancing the levels of a specific chemical in the brain. Paxil comes in tablet and liquid forms, and is usually taken once a day. Ejaculation problems, nausea, and drowsiness are a few of the most common side effects.
- Depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Social anxiety disorder
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).