What is Seroxat?
Seroxat is an antidepressant medicine also used for anxiety disorders
How does paroxetine work?
Seroxat is a type of antidepressant medicine known as a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by enhancing the activity of a neurotransmitter called serotonin in the brain.
How long does it take for Seroxat to work?
It can take between two to four weeks of taking Seroxat before it starts to work, so it's very important that to keep taking it, even if it doesn't seem to make much difference at first. Seroxat should be taken every day for several months.
What about driving while taking Seroxat?
Seroxat may reduce the ability to drive, operate machinery, ride a bike or play sport safely.
What should be known before taking Seroxat?
SSRI antidepressants like Seroxat have on rare occasions been associated with unpleasant or distressing restlessness and feeling as though it need to move, often accompanied by an inability to sit or stand still. This is most likely to occur within the first few weeks of treatment if it's going to affect. If experienced these symptoms call the doctor immediately.