Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat depression, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (premenstrual dysphoric disorder).
SSRIs work by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain (neurotransmitters such as serotonin). ...Read more
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