Additional Details About Paxil

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Paxil may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Shakiness (tremor)
  • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Seizures
  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Aggressiveness
  • Fainting
  • Muscle pain or muscle stiffness
  • Liver problems, including hepatitis
  • Kidney failure
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose on Paxil, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Paxil Overdose for more information.)

How Should It Be Stored?

Paxil should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. It should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep Paxil and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Paxil as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Available Strengths

Paxil tablets are available in four strengths:
The liquid form is available in one strength -- Paxil oral suspension 10 mg per 5 mL (10 mg per teaspoonful).
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Paxil Information

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