Paroxetine Mesylate Drug Information
Paroxetine mesylate (Pexeva®) is a prescription drug that belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It comes in tablet form and is generally taken once daily (usually in the morning). This antidepressant is not appropriate for everyone; your healthcare provider needs up-to-date information on your medical history and what medications you are taking before prescribing paroxetine mesylate.
Some of the conditions that can be treated with this medicine include:
- Major depressive disorder, commonly called major depression
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
Headache, dry mouth, nausea, and ejaculation problems are some of the drug's most common side effects. However, most people are able to take it without any problems.
(Click Paroxetine Mesylate for more information on this drug, including tips on how to take it, other issues to discuss with your healthcare provider, and whether you can buy it in generic form.)