My bf has had anger issues since he was young due to the fact that he watched his drunken dad be abusive to them at home.my bf now has road rage, communication issues and blacks out when mad.He recently saw a psychologist that refers him to another psycho that prescribed "Paxil" .I would like to know what would everyday on this be like for a man.For ex: would he be zombied, tired, alert, dizzy etc...
Hello cathyd176bx. Paxil/Paroxetine is an antidepressant. It is used to treat anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)as well as OCD. (Obessive Compulsive Disorder) It can impair a persons reactions such as in driving a vehicle. It should help his anxiety, as well as his mood in general. He might feel some of the following, which are common side effects to taking Paxil. Sleepiness, Nausea, Dizzineess, as well as sweating. These usually always ease up the longer a person is on the drug. It will be close to a months time for the drug to work close to its full potential. Regards pledge
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