Paroxetine mesylate Side Effects
Brand Names: Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva
Please note - some side effects for Paroxetine mesylate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Paroxetine mesylate - for the Consumer
Applies to: tablets
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Paroxetine mesylate:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Paroxetine mesylate:
Anxiety; blurred vision; constipation; decreased sexual desire or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; gas; increased sweating; increased urination; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; numbness or tingling of the skin; stomach upset; trouble sleeping; weakness; yawning.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; exaggerated reflexes; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; memory loss; new or worsening mental or mood changes (eg, agitation, panic attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated feeling of well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still); persistent or severe ringing in the ears; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety or trouble sleeping; severe or persistent headache or dizziness; significant weight loss; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bone pain or unexplained swelling, tenderness, or bruising; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual weakness; vision changes; worsening of depression.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
- Paroxetine Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Paroxetine Professional Patient Advice (Wolters Kluwer)
- Paroxetine Hydrochloride Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Paxil Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Paxil Consumer Overview
- Paxil CR Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Paxil CR controlled-release tablets MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Pexeva Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Pexeva MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- paroxetine MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- paroxetine Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
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