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Read all of this leaflet carefully before
you start taking this medicine because it
contains important information for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• If you have any further questions, ask
your doctor or pharmacist.
• This medicine has been prescribed for
you only. Do not pass it on to others. It
may harm them, even if their signs of
illness are the same as yours.
• If you get any side effects, talk to your
doctor or pharmacist. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this
leaflet. See section 4.

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paroxetine

Seroxat® 10 mg, 20 mg and 30 mg
film-coated tablets

Package leaflet: Information for the patient

Seroxat®

What Seroxat is and what it is used for
What you need to know before you take
Seroxat
How to take Seroxat
Possible side effects
How to store Seroxat
Contents of the pack and other
information

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What Seroxat is and

what it is used for

Seroxat is a treatment for adults with
depression and/or anxiety disorders. The
anxiety disorders that Seroxat is used to treat
are: obsessive compulsive disorder (repetitive,
obsessive thoughts with uncontrollable
behaviour); panic disorder (panic attacks,
including those caused by agoraphobia, which
is a fear of open spaces); social anxiety
disorder (fear or avoidance of social
situations); post-traumatic stress disorder
(anxiety caused by a traumatic event); and
generalised anxiety disorder (generally feeling
very anxious or nervous).
Seroxat is one of a group of medicines called
SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors).
Everyone has a substance called serotonin in
their brain. People who are depressed or
anxious have lower levels of serotonin than
others. It is not fully understood how Seroxat
and other SSRIs work but they may help by
increasing the level of serotonin in the brain.
Treating depression or anxiety disorders
properly is important to help you get better.

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• Do you have a history of bleeding
disorders, or are you taking other
medicines that may increase the risk of
bleeding (these include medicines used to
thin the blood, such as warfarin,
anti-psychotics such as perphenazine or
clozapine, tricyclic antidepressants,
medicines used for pain and
inflammation called non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, such
as acetylsalicylic acid, ibuprofen,
celecoxib, etodolac, diclofenac,
meloxicam)?
• Do you have diabetes?
• Are you on a low sodium diet?
• Do you have glaucoma (pressure in the
eye)?
• Are you pregnant or planning to get
pregnant (see Pregnancy, breast-feeding
and fertility, inside this leaflet)?
• Are you under 18 years old (see Children
and adolescents under 18, inside this
leaflet)?
If you answer YES to any of these
questions, and you have not already
discussed them with your doctor, go
back to your doctor and ask what to
do about taking Seroxat.

What you need to know

before you take Seroxat
Do not take Seroxat

• If you are taking medicines called
monoamine oxidase inhibitors
(MAOIs, including moclobemide and
methylthioninium chloride (methylene
blue)) or have taken them at any time
within the last two weeks. Your doctor
will advise you how you should begin
taking Seroxat once you have stopped
taking the MAOI
• If you are taking an anti-psychotic
called thioridazine or an anti-psychotic
called pimozide
• If you are allergic to paroxetine or any
of the other ingredients of this medicine
(listed in section 6).
If any of these apply to you, tell your
doctor without taking Seroxat

Warnings and precautions

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before
taking Seroxat
• Are you taking any other medicines (see
Taking other medicines and Seroxat,
inside this leaflet)?
• Are you taking tamoxifen to treat breast
cancer or fertility problems? Seroxat may
make tamoxifen less effective, so your
doctor may recommend you take another
antidepressant.
• Do you have kidney, liver or heart
trouble?
• Do you have epilepsy or have a history of
fits or seizures?
• Have you ever had episodes of mania
(overactive behaviour or thoughts)?
• Are you having electro-convulsive
therapy (ECT)?

Children and adolescents
under 18

Seroxat should not be used for children
and adolescents under 18 years. Also,
patients under 18 have an increased risk of
side effects such as suicide attempt, suicidal
thoughts and hostility (predominantly
aggression, oppositional behaviour and anger)
when they take Seroxat. If your doctor has
prescribed Seroxat for you (or your child) and
you want to discuss this, please go back to
your doctor. You should inform your doctor if
any of the symptoms listed above develop or

worsen when you (or your child) are taking
Seroxat. Also, the long-term safety effects,
concerning growth, maturation and cognitive
and behavioural development, of Seroxat in
this age group have not yet been
demonstrated.
In studies of Seroxat in under 18s, common
side effects that affected less than 1 in
10 children/adolescents were: an increase in
suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts;
deliberately harming themselves; being
hostile; aggressive or unfriendly; lack of
appetite; shaking; abnormal sweating;
hyperactivity (having too much energy);
agitation; changing emotions (including crying
and changes in mood); and unusual bruising
or bleeding (such as nose bleeds). These
studies also showed that the same symptoms
affected children and adolescents taking sugar
pills (placebo) instead of Seroxat, although
these were seen less often.
Some patients in these studies of under 18s
had withdrawal effects when they stopped
taking Seroxat. These effects were mostly
similar to those seen in adults after stopping
Seroxat (see section 3, How to take Seroxat,
inside this leaflet). In addition, patients under
18 also commonly (affecting less than 1 in 10)
experienced stomach ache, feeling nervous
and changing emotions (including crying,
changes in mood, trying to hurt themselves,
thoughts of suicide and attempting suicide).

Thoughts of suicide and
worsening of your depression or
anxiety disorder

If you are depressed and/or have anxiety
disorders you can sometimes have thoughts of
harming or killing yourself. These may be
increased when first starting antidepressants,

since these medicines all take time to work,
usually about two weeks but sometimes longer.
You may be more likely to think like this:
• If you have previously had thoughts
about killing or harming yourself.
• If you are a young adult. Information
from clinical trials has shown an
increased risk of suicidal behaviour in
adults aged less than 25 years with
psychiatric conditions who were treated
with an antidepressant.
If you have thoughts of harming or killing
yourself at any time, contact your
doctor or go to a hospital straight
away.
You may find it helpful to tell a relative or
close friend that you are depressed or have
an anxiety disorder, and ask them to read this
leaflet. You might ask them to tell you if they
think your depression or anxiety is getting
worse, or if they are worried about changes in
your behaviour.

Important side effects seen with
Seroxat

Some patients who take Seroxat develop
something called akathisia, where they feel
restless and feel like they can’t sit or
stand still. Other patients develop something
called serotonin syndrome, or neuroleptic
malignant syndrome, where they have some
or all of the following symptoms: feeling very
agitated or irritable, feeling confused, feeling
restless, feeling hot, sweating, shaking,
shivering, hallucinations (strange visions or
sounds), muscle stiffness, sudden jerks of the
muscles or a fast heartbeat. The severity can
increase, leading to loss of consciousness. If
you notice any of these symptoms, contact
your doctor. For more information on these
or other side effects of Seroxat, see section 4,
Possible side effects, inside this leaflet.

Other medicines and Seroxat

Some medicines can affect the way Seroxat
works, or make it more likely that you’ll have
side effects. Seroxat can also affect the way
some other medicines work. These include:
• Medicines called monoamine oxidase
inhibitors (MAOIs, including
moclobemide and methylthioninium
chloride (methylene blue)) - see Do not
take Seroxat, inside this leaflet
• Thioridazine or pimozide, which are
anti-psychotics - see Do not take
Seroxat, inside this leaflet
• Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), ibuprofen or
other medicines called NSAIDs
(non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
like celecoxib, etodolac, diclofenac and
meloxicam, used for pain and
inflammation
• Tramadol and pethidine, painkillers
• Medicines called triptans, such as
sumatriptan, used to treat migraine
• Other antidepressants including
other SSRIs, tryptophan and tricyclic
antidepressants like clomipramine,
nortriptyline and desipramine
• A dietary supplement called tryptophan
• Mivacurium and suxamethonium (used in
anaesthesia)
• Medicines such as lithium, risperidone,
perphenazine, clozapine (called
anti-psychotics) used to treat some
psychiatric conditions
• Fentanyl, used in anaesthesia or to treat
chronic pain
• A combination of fosamprenavir and
ritonavir, which is used to treat Human
Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
infection
• St John’s Wort, a herbal remedy for
depression

Pregnancy, breast-feeding and
fertility

• Phenobarbital, phenytoin, sodium
valproate or carbamazepine, used to
treat fits or epilepsy
• Atomoxetine which is used to treat
attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD)
• Procyclidine, used to relieve tremor,
especially in Parkinson’s Disease
• Warfarin or other medicines (called
anticoagulants) used to thin the blood
• Propafenone, flecainide and medicines
used to treat an irregular heartbeat
• Metoprolol, a beta-blocker used to treat
high blood pressure and heart
problems
• Pravastatin, used to treat high
cholesterol
• Rifampicin, used to treat tuberculosis
(TB) and leprosy
• Linezolid, an antibiotic
• Tamoxifen, which is used to treat breast
cancer or fertility problems.
If you are taking or have recently
taken any of the medicines in this
list, and you have not already discussed
these with your doctor, go back to your
doctor and ask what to do. The dose
may need to be changed or you may
need to be given another medicine.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking, have recently taken or might take
any other medicines, including medicines
obtained without a prescription.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think
you may be pregnant or are planning to have
a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice before taking this medicine. In babies
whose mothers took Seroxat during the first
few months of pregnancy, there have been
some reports showing an increased risk of
birth defects, in particular those affecting the
heart. In the general population, about 1 in
100 babies are born with a heart defect. This
increased to up to 2 in 100 babies in mothers
who took Seroxat. You and your doctor may
decide that it is better for you to change to
another treatment or to gradually stop taking
Seroxat while you are pregnant. However,
depending on your circumstances, your doctor
may suggest that it is better for you to keep
taking Seroxat.
Make sure your midwife or doctor knows
you’re taking Seroxat. When taken during
pregnancy, particularly late pregnancy,
medicines like Seroxat may increase the risk of
a serious condition in babies, called persistent
pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
(PPHN). In PPHN, the blood pressure in the
blood vessels between the baby’s heart and
the lungs is too high. If you take Seroxat
during the last 3 months of pregnancy, your
newborn baby might also have other
conditions, which usually begin during the first
24 hours after birth. Symptoms include:
• trouble with breathing
• a blue-ish skin or being too hot or cold
• blue lips
• vomiting or not feeding properly
• being very tired, not able to sleep or
crying a lot
• stiff or floppy muscles

Seroxat with food, drink and
alcohol

Do not drink alcohol while you are taking
Seroxat. Alcohol may make your symptoms or
side effects worse. Taking Seroxat in the
morning with food will reduce the likelihood
of you feeling sick (nausea).

• tremors, jitters or fits
• exaggerated reflexes.
If your baby has any of these symptoms
when it is born, or you are concerned
about your baby’s health, contact your
doctor or midwife who will be able
to advise you.
Seroxat may get into breast milk in very
small amounts. If you are taking Seroxat, go
back and talk to your doctor before you start
breast-feeding. You and your doctor may
decide that you can breast-feed while you are
taking Seroxat.
Paroxetine has been shown to reduce the
quality of sperm in animal studies.
Theoretically, this could affect fertility, but
impact on human fertility has not been
observed as yet.

Driving and using machines

Possible side effects of Seroxat include
dizziness, confusion, feeling sleepy or blurred
vision. If you do get these side effects, do not
drive or use machinery.

3 How to take Seroxat
Always take this medicine exactly as your
doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check
with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not
sure.
Seroxat tablets come in three strengths:
10 mg: White to pinkish-white tablets,
marked with “FC1” on one side and
“GS” on the other
20 mg: White tablets, marked with “20”
30 mg: Blue tablets, marked with “30”
Sometimes you may need to take more than
one tablet or half a tablet. This table will show
you how many tablets to take.
Dose
10 mg

Number of tablets to take
One white to pinkish-white tablet

20 mg
30 mg
40 mg
50 mg

One white tablet
One blue tablet
Two white tablets
One blue tablet + One white
tablet or
Two-and-a-half white tablets
Two blue tablets or
Three white tablets

60 mg

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The usual doses for different conditions are set out in the table below.
Starting dose
Recommended
daily dose
Depression
20 mg
20 mg
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 20 mg
40 mg
(obsessions and compulsions)
Panic Disorder (panic attacks) 10 mg
40 mg
Social Anxiety Disorder
20 mg
20 mg
(fear or avoidance of social
situations)
Post-Traumatic Stress
20 mg
20 mg
Disorder
Generalised Anxiety Disorder 20 mg
20 mg
Your doctor will advise you what dose to
take when you first start taking Seroxat.
Most people start to feel better after a couple
of weeks. If you don’t start to feel better after
this time, talk to your doctor, who will advise
you. He or she may decide to increase the
dose gradually, 10 mg at a time, up to a
maximum daily dose.
Take your tablets in the morning with
food.
Swallow them with a drink of water.
Do not chew.
Your doctor will talk to you about how long
you will need to keep taking your tablets. This
may be for many months or even longer.

Older people

The maximum dose for people over
65 is 40 mg per day.

Maximum daily
dose
50 mg
60 mg
60 mg
50 mg
50 mg
50 mg

Patients with liver or kidney
disease

If you have trouble with your liver or kidneys
your doctor may decide that you should have
a lower dose of Seroxat than usual. If you
have severe liver or kidney disease the
maximum dose is 20 mg per day.

If you take more Seroxat than
you should

Never take more tablets than your doctor
recommends. If you take too many Seroxat
tablets (or someone else does), tell your
doctor or a hospital straight away. Show them
the pack of tablets. Someone who has taken
an overdose of Seroxat may have any one of
the symptoms listed in section 4, Possible side
effects, or the following symptoms: fever;
uncontrollable tightening of the muscles.

If you forget to take Seroxat

Take your medicine at the same time every day.
If you do forget a dose, and you
remember before you go to bed, take it
straight away. Carry on as usual the next day.

If you only remember during the night, or
the next day leave out the missed dose. You
may possibly get withdrawal effects, but these
should go away after you take your next dose
at the usual time.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a
forgotten dose.

What to do if you’re feeling no
better

Seroxat will not relieve your symptoms
straight away - all antidepressants take time
to work. Some people will start to feel better
within a couple of weeks, but for others it
may take a little longer. Some people taking
antidepressants feel worse before feeling
better. If you don’t start to feel better after a
couple of weeks, go back to your doctor who
will advise you. Your doctor should ask to see
you again a couple of weeks after you first
start treatment. Tell your doctor if you haven’t
started to feel better.

If you stop taking Seroxat

Do not stop taking Seroxat until your
doctor tells you to.
When stopping Seroxat, your doctor will
help you to reduce your dose slowly over a
number of weeks or months - this should help
reduce the chance of withdrawal effects. One
way of doing this is to gradually reduce the
dose of Seroxat you take by 10 mg a week.
Most people find that any symptoms on
stopping Seroxat are mild and go away on
their own within two weeks. For some people,
these symptoms may be more severe, or go on
for longer.
If you get withdrawal effects when you are
coming off your tablets your doctor may
decide that you should come off them more
slowly. If you get severe withdrawal effects
when you stop taking Seroxat, please see your

doctor. He or she may ask you to start taking
your tablets again and come off them more
slowly. It may be easier for you to take
Seroxat oral suspension during the time that
you are coming off your medicine.

Please see your doctor if you are
worried about withdrawal effects
when stopping Seroxat.
If you have any further questions on the use of
this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If you do get withdrawal effects, you will
still be able to stop Seroxat.

4 Possible side effects

Possible withdrawal effects when
stopping treatment

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause
side effects, although not everybody gets
them. Side effects are more likely to happen in
the first few weeks of taking Seroxat.

Studies show that 3 in 10 patients notice one
or more symptoms on stopping Seroxat. Some
withdrawal effects on stopping occur more
frequently than others.

See the doctor if you get any of
the following side effects during
treatment

Common side effects, likely to affect up
to 1 in 10 people:
• Feeling dizzy, unsteady or off-balance
• Feelings like pins and needles, burning
sensations and (less commonly) electric
shock sensations, including in the head
• Some patients have developed buzzing,
hissing, whistling, ringing or other
persistent noise in the ears (tinnitus)
when they take Seroxat
• Sleep disturbances (vivid dreams,
nightmares, inability to sleep)
• Feeling anxious
• Headaches.
Uncommon side effects, likely to affect
up to 1 in every 100 people:
• Feeling sick (nausea)
• Sweating (including night sweats)
• Feeling restless or agitated
• Tremor (shakiness)
• Feeling confused or disorientated
• Diarrhoea (loose stools)
• Feeling emotional or irritable
• Visual disturbances
• Fluttering or pounding heartbeat
(palpitations).

You may need to contact your doctor or go to
a hospital straight away.
Uncommon side effects, likely to affect
up to 1 in every 100 people:
• If you have unusual bruising or
bleeding, including vomiting blood or
passing blood in your stools, contact
your doctor or go to a hospital
straight away.
• If you find that you are not able to
pass water, contact your doctor or
go to a hospital straight away.
Rare side effects, likely to affect up to 1
in every 1,000 people:
• If you experience seizures (fits),
contact your doctor or go to a
hospital straight away.
• If you feel restless and feel like you
can’t sit or stand still, you may have
something called akathisia. Increasing
your dose of Seroxat may make these
feelings worse. If you feel like this,
contact your doctor.

• If you feel tired, weak or confused
and have achy, stiff or uncoordinated
muscles this may be because your blood
is low in sodium. If you have these
symptoms, contact your doctor.
Very rare side effects, likely to affect up
to 1 in every 10,000 people:
• Allergic reactions, which may be
severe to Seroxat.
If you develop a red and lumpy skin rash,
swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, mouth
or tongue, start to itch or have difficulty
breathing (shortness of breath) or
swallowing and feel weak or lightheaded
resulting in collapse or loss of
consciousness contact your doctor or
go to a hospital straight away.
• If you have some or all of the
following symptoms you may have
something called serotonin syndrome.
The symptoms include: feeling confused,
feeling restless, sweating, shaking,
shivering, hallucinations (strange visions
or sounds), sudden jerks of the muscles
or a fast heartbeat. If you feel like this
contact your doctor.
• Acute glaucoma.
If your eyes become painful and you
develop blurred vision, contact your
doctor.
Frequency unknown
• Some people have had thoughts of
harming or killing themselves while
taking Seroxat or soon after stopping
treatment (see Section 2, What you need
to know before you take Seroxat)
• Some people have experienced
aggression while taking Seroxat
If you experience these side effects,
contact your doctor.

Other possible side effects during
treatment

Very common side effects, likely to affect
more than 1 in 10 people:
• Feeling sick (nausea). Taking your
medicine in the morning with food will
reduce the chance of this happening.
• Change in sex drive or sexual function.
For example, lack of orgasm and, in men,
abnormal erection and ejaculation.
Common side effects, likely to affect up
to 1 in 10 people:
• Increases in the level of cholesterol in the
blood
• Lack of appetite
• Not sleeping well (insomnia) or feeling
sleepy
• Abnormal dreams (including nightmares)
• Feeling dizzy or shaky (tremors)
• Headache
• Difficulty in concentrating
• Feeling agitated
• Feeling unusually weak
• Blurred vision
• Yawning, dry mouth
• Diarrhoea or constipation
• Vomiting
• Weight gain
• Sweating.
Uncommon side effects, likely to affect
up to 1 in every 100 people:
• A brief increase in blood pressure, or a
brief decrease that may make you feel
dizzy or faint when you stand up suddenly
• A faster than normal heartbeat
• Lack of movement, stiffness, shaking or
abnormal movements in the mouth and
tongue
• Dilated pupils
• Skin rashes
• Itching

• Feeling confused
• Having hallucinations (strange visions or
sounds)
• An inability to urinate (urinary retention)
or an uncontrollable, involuntary passing
of urine (urinary incontinence)
• If you are a diabetic patient you may
notice a loss of control of your blood
sugar levels whilst taking Seroxat. Please
speak to your doctor about adjusting the
dosage of your insulin or diabetes
medications.
Rare side effects, likely to affect up to 1
in every 1,000 people:
• Abnormal production of breast milk in
men and women
• A slow heartbeat
• Effects on the liver showing up in blood
tests of your liver function
• Panic attacks
• Overactive behaviour or thoughts (mania)
• Feeling detached from yourself
(depersonalisation)
• Feeling anxious
• Irresistible urge to move the legs
(Restless Legs Syndrome)
• Pain in the joints or muscles
• Increase in a hormone called prolactin in
the blood
• Menstrual period disorders (including heavy
or irregular periods, bleeding between
periods and absence or delay of periods.
Very rare side effects, likely to affect up
to 1 in every 10,000 people:
• Skin rash, which may blister, and looks
like small targets (central dark spots
surrounded by a paler area, with a dark
ring around the edge) called erythema
multiforme
• A widespread rash with blisters and
peeling skin, particularly around the










mouth, nose, eyes and genitals
(Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
A widespread rash with blisters and skin
peeling on much of the body surface
(toxic epidermal necrolysis)
Liver problems that make the skin or
whites of the eyes go yellow
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic
hormone production (SIADH) which is a
condition in which the body develops an
excess of water and a decrease in
sodium (salt) concentration, as a result of
improper chemical signals. Patients with
SIADH may become severely ill or may
have no symptoms at all
Fluid or water retention (which may
cause swelling of the arms or legs)
Sensitivity to sunlight
Painful erection of the penis that won’t
go away
Low blood platelet count.

Some patients have developed buzzing, hissing,
whistling, ringing or other persistent noise in
the ears (tinnitus) when they take Seroxat.
An increased risk of bone fractures has been
observed in patients taking this type of medicine.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via the
Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this
medicine.

5 How to store Seroxat
• Keep this medicine out of the sight and
reach of children.
• Do not use this medicine after the expiry
date which is stated on the blister and
the carton. The expiry date refers to the
last day of that month.
• Do not store your tablets above 30˚C.
• Store in the original package in order to
protect from light.
• If you are using half tablets, be careful to
keep them safely in the pack.
• Do not throw away any medicines via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to throw away medicines
you no longer use. These measures will
help protect the environment.

6 Contents of the pack and
other information
What Seroxat contains

10 mg film-coated tablet
The active substance is paroxetine (10 mg), as
the hydrochloride hemihydrate.
20 mg film-coated tablet
The active substance is paroxetine (20 mg), as
the hydrochloride hemihydrate.
30 mg film-coated tablet
The active substance is paroxetine (30 mg), as
the hydrochloride hemihydrate.

The other ingredients are

10 mg film-coated tablet
in the tablet core: dibasic calcium phosphate
dihydrate (E341), magnesium stearate (E470b)
and sodium starch glycolate (Type A).
in the tablet coat: hypromellose (E464),
titanium dioxide (E171), macrogol 400,
polysorbate 80 (E433) and iron oxide red
(E172).

20 mg film-coated tablet
in the tablet core: dibasic calcium
phosphate dihydrate (E341), magnesium
stearate (E470b) and sodium starch glycolate
(Type A).
in the tablet coat: hypromellose (E464),
titanium dixoide (E171), macrogol 400 and
polysorbate 80 (E433).
30 mg film-coated tablet
in the tablet core: dibasic calcium phosphate
dihydrate (E341), magnesium stearate (E470b)
and sodium starch glycolate (Type A).
in the tablet coat: hypromellose (E464),
titanium dioxide (E171), macrogol 400,
polysorbate 80 (E433) and indigo carmine (E132).

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and Manufacturer

What Seroxat looks like and
contents of the pack

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• Seroxat 10 mg film-coated tablets
are white to pinkish-white, oval-shaped
tablets, marked ‘FC1’ on one side and
‘GS’ on the other side. The tablets have a
break bar on both sides. Each pack of
Seroxat contains child-resistant blisters
of 28 tablets.
• Seroxat 20 mg film-coated tablets
are white, oval-shaped tablets, marked
‘20’ on one side, and with a break bar on
the other side. Each pack of Seroxat
contains child-resistant blisters of
30 tablets
• Seroxat 30 mg film-coated tablets
are blue, oval-shaped tablets, marked
‘30’ on one side, and with a break bar on
the other side. The break bar is only to
facilitate breaking for ease of swallowing
and not to divide into equal doses. Each
pack of Seroxat contains child-resistant
blisters of 30 tablets.

Marketing Authorisation Holder: SmithKline
Beecham Limited, Stockley Park West,
Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1BT
Manufacturer:
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals S.A., ul.
Grunwaldzka 189, 60-322 Poznań, Poland
You may also find it helpful to contact a
self-help group or patient organisation to find
out more about your condition. Your doctor
will be able to give you details.

Other formats

0800 198 5000 (UK only)
Please be ready to give the following
information:
Product name
Seroxat 10 mg tablets

Seroxat 20 mg tablets

Seroxat 30 mg tablets
Reference number 10592/0218
This is a service provided by the Royal
National Institute of Blind People.
This leaflet was last revised in:
August 2015
Seroxat and the Seroxat tablet shape and
colours are registered trade marks of the GSK
group of companies
© 2015 GSK group of companies. All
rights reserved

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Seroxat

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N/A

K

2756

1505

Poznan – Additional Artwork Information Panel

8.5pt
8.5pt
85%
8.5pt
No

Leaflet / dimensions after folding

148x608 mm

Carton dimensions

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Foil / Laminates width

N/A

Label dimensions

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Tube dimensions

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Replacement No.:

121926

Point of sale code No.:

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Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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