PAROXETINE- paroxetine hydrochloride tablet, film coated 
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Paroxetine (pa roxe teen) Tablets, USP

Medication Guide available at to each patient.

What is the most important information I should know about Paroxetine tablets? 

Paroxetine tablets can cause serious side effects, including:

Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:

What are Paroxetine tablets?

Paroxetine tablets are the prescription medicine used in adults to treat:

Do not take Paroxetine tablets if you:

Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist if you are not sure if you take an MAOI or one of these medicines, including the antibiotic linezolid or intravenous methylene blue.

Do not start taking an MAOI for at least 14 days after you stop treatment with paroxetine tablets.

Before taking paroxetine tablets, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Paroxetine tablets and some other medicines may affect each other causing possible serious side effects. Paroxetine tablets may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect the way paroxetine tablets works.

Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take:

Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure if you are taking any of these medicines. Your healthcare provider can tell you if it is safe to take paroxetine tablets with your other medicines.

Do not start or stop any other medicines during treatment with paroxetine tablets without talking to your healthcare provider first. Stopping paroxetine tablets suddenly may cause you to have serious side effects. See, “What are the possible side effects of Paroxetine tablets?”

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take Paroxetine tablets?

What are possible side effects of Paroxetine tablets?

Paroxetine tablets can cause serious side effects, including:

In more severe or more sudden cases, signs and symptoms include:

The most common side effects of paroxetine tablets include:

These are not all the possible side effects of paroxetine tablets.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store paroxetine tablets?

Keep paroxetine and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of paroxetine tablets.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not take paroxetine tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give paroxetine tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You may ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about paroxetine tablets that is written for healthcare professionals.

What are the ingredients in paroxetine tablets? 

Active ingredient: paroxetine hydrochloride  

Inactive ingredients:

Tablets: anhydrous lactose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, sodium starch glycolate and titanium dioxide.



10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg and 40 mg

Manufactured by: Manufactured for:
Apotex Inc. Apotex Corp.
Toronto, Ontario Weston, Florida
Canada M9L 1T9 USA 33326

Revised: September 2023

Revision: 17

Revised: 9/2023
Apotex Corp.