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How Long Does Paxil Stay In Your System After Stopping?

Paxil (Paroxetine) is an antidepressant manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline that hit the market in 1992.  It was originally approved by the FDA for the treatment of major depression in adults.  The drug has since received FDA approval to treat a variety of other psychiatric and medical conditions including: generalized anxiety disorder, hot flashes, panic disorder, PTSD, …

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Paxil vs. Placebo: 2014 Meta-Analysis with Unpublished Data Questions Drug’s Efficacy

A new meta-analysis recently showed that the antidepressant Paxil (Paroxetine) is only slightly more effective than a placebo for both depression and anxiety disorders. Prior to this finding, it was assumed that all SSRI antidepressants were significantly more effective than a placebo, hence getting approval to treat depression. In the article I wrote entitled “Do …

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Antidepressants For Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is defined as an unpleasant feeling of nervousness or fear that is often accompanied by unrealistic thinking, dread, and panic. For some individuals, anxiety is an uncontrollable part of life – no matter what they do, they cannot escape the anxious thoughts, constant worry, and physical symptoms such as a fast heart rate. If …

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