When to take Paxil
Depression of all types, including reactive and severe depression, as well as depression accompanying anxiety.
In the treatment of depressive disorders, paroxetine has about the same efficacy as tricyclic antidepressants. There is evidence that paroxetine can give good results in patients in whom standard antidepressant therapy has proven ineffective.
Taking paroxetine in the morning does not adversely affect the quality and duration of sleep. In addition, as the effect of paroxetine treatment appears, sleep can improve.
With the use of hypnotics, short-acting in combination with antidepressants did not cause additional side effects. In the first few weeks of therapy, paroxetine effectively reduces symptoms of depression and suicidal thoughts.
Results of studies in which patients took paroxetine for up to 1 year, showed that the drug effectively prevents relapses of depression.
Paroxetine is effective in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (ROC), including. and as a means of supporting and prophylactic therapy. In addition, paroxetine effectively prevented recurrence of OCD.
Paroxetine is effective in the treatment of panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, incl. as a means of supporting and prophylactic therapy. It has been established that in the treatment of panic disorder, the combination of paroxetine and cognitive-behavioral therapy is significantly more effective than the isolated application of cognitive-behavioral therapy.
In addition, paroxetine effectively prevented the recurrence of panic disorder.
Paroxetine is an effective treatment for social phobia, incl. and as a long-term maintenance and prophylactic therapy.
Generalized anxiety disorder
Paroxetine is effective in generalized anxiety disorder, incl. and as a long-term maintenance and prophylactic therapy. Paroxetine also effectively prevents relapses in this disorder.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Paroxetine is effective in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.