Paxil Drug: Special Warnings
The Paxil drug should be used cautiously by people with a history of manic
and those with high pressure in their eyes (glaucoma). If you have a
history of seizures, make sure your doctor knows about it. The Paxil drug
should be used with caution in these situations. If you develop seizures
once the therapy has begun, the Paxil drug should be discontinued immediately.
have a disease or condition that affects your metabolism or blood circulation,
make sure your doctor is aware of it. Always use the Paxil drug cautiously in
Paxil drug may impair your judgment, thinking or motor skills. Do not drive,
operate dangerous machinery, or participate in any hazardous activity that
requires full mental alertness, until you are sure the medication is not
affecting you in this way.
best to avoid an abrupt discontinuation of the Paxil drug. It can lead to
symptoms such as dizziness, abnormal dreams and tingling sensations. To prevent
such problems, your doctor will reduce your dose gradually.
Paxil Drug: Possible Food and
very important to remember that Paxil should never be combined with MAO
inhibiters such as Nardil and Parnate. If the Paxil drug is taken with certain
other medications, the effects either could be increased, decreased or altered.
It is also very important to check with your doctor before combining the Paxil
drug with any of the following:
Antidepressants such as Elavil, Tofranil, Norpramin, Pamelor, Prozac
Special information about
the Paxil drug if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
effects of the Paxil drug during pregnancy has not been adequately studied. If you are
pregnant or plan to become pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. Paxil
appears in breast milk and could affect a nursing infant. If this medication is
essential to your health however, your doctor may advise you to discontinue
breast-feeding until your treatment of with the Paxil drug is finished.
By Paul Susic MA Licensed
Psychologist Ph.D. Candidate
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