Paxil is pused in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
How it Works
Paxil is known as an antidepressant called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paxil increases the amount of circulating serotonin available in your brain, Serotonin works to stimulate other neurons in the brain that stimulates mood and physical symptoms in depression. Paxil works by potentiating the activity of serotonin in the brain which it achieves by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin.Altering the balance of the chemicals in the brain can help with the symptoms of depression, anxiety disorders, and OCD.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Paxil may suffer from such side effects;
Reduction in appetite,
Alterations in sense of taste,
Lower than normal libido or impotence,