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Paroxetine is an antidepressant sold under the brand names Brisdelle, Paxil and Seroxat. Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and is used for depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder.[1]

Theory[edit | edit source]

Evidence[edit | edit source]

The Canadian Consensus criteria for ME/CFS states that paroxetine may be useful for depression in people with ME/CFS.[2]

Risks and safety[edit | edit source]

Side effects include:

Paroxetine has more anticholinergic side effects than fluoxetine (Prozac) or sertraline (Zoloft).

Costs and availability[edit | edit source]

Perscription only. Widely available.[1]

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