PAROXETINE- paroxetine hydrochloride anhydrous tablet, film coated 
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Medication Guide

Paroxetine Tablets, USP

Antidepressant Medicines, Depression and other Serious Mental Illnesses, and Suicidal Thoughts or Actions

Read the Medication Guide that comes with your or your family member’s antidepressant medicine. This Medication Guide is only about the risk of suicidal thoughts and actions with antidepressant medicines. Talk to your, or your family member’s, healthcare provider about:

What is the most important information I should know about antidepressant medicines, depression and other serious mental illnesses, and suicidal thoughts or action?

  1. Antidepressant medicines may increase suicidal thoughts actions in some children, teenagers, and young adults within first few months of treatment.
  2. Depression and other serious mental illnesses are the most important causes of suicidal thoughts and actions. Some people may have a particularly high risk of having suicidal thoughts or actions. These include people who have (or have a family history of) bipolar illness (also called manic-depressive illness) or suicidal thoughts or actions.
  3. 3.  How can I watch for and try to prevent suicidal thoughts and actions in   myself or a family member?

Call a healthcare provider right away if you or your family member has any of the following symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:

What else do I need to know about antidepressant medicines?

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for all antidepressants.

Revised: 02/2013
 
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