What Are Some Other Options?

Other Alternatives

In situations where medication, therapy, and the combination of these treatments prove ineffective, or work too slowly to relieve severe symptoms, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be considered.
 
Some people may also consider complementary or alternative treatments for depression. Complementary or alternative treatments may include:
 
(Click Natural Remedies for Depression or Acupuncture and Depression for more information on what research has shown regarding these alternative treatments.)
 

Final Thoughts

There are several Paxil alternatives, including other medications and therapy. Talk to your healthcare provider if Paxil is not working for you or if you are experiencing bothersome Paxil side effects. Your healthcare provider may recommend one of the other depression treatments.
 
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