Paxil is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).Depression and anxiety disorders are sometimes caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. One of these chemicals is serotonin, it helps send electrical signals from one nerve cell to another. In the process, serotonin is released from one nerve cell and travels to the next, where it is either absorbed or returns back to the original sender cell.
Paxil comes as a pill to take by mouth. The general dosage is one pill a day. It can be taken with or without a meal. For best effect Paxil should be taken regularly for a couple of weeks. Even you feel better don't stop taking Paxil without your doctor`s approval. If you have been taking Paxil in large doses or for a long time, your physician will most likely want to gradually lower your dosage before you stop taking Paxil. Don't take more or less of this medicine, than your doctor has suggested to you.
Be careful when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities. Be careful when taking alcohol during your treating. It can increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking This medicine.