Can you overdose on Seroxat?
Can you overdose on Seroxat?
Paroxetine is relatively safe in overdose as compared to tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) and is rarely fatal when taken alone. Patients have survived paroxetine overdoses of up to 3600 mg. Moderate overdoses of SSRI (up to 30 times the normal daily dose) have been found to be associated with minor or no symptoms.
When to seek medical attention for paroxetine side effects?
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor Seek medical attention right away if you have symptoms such as: agitation, hallucinations, muscle stiffness, twitching, loss of coordination, dizziness, warmth or tingly feeling, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, sweating, tremors, racing heartbeats, or a seizure (convulsions).
Is there a difference between placebo and 40 mg of paroxetine?
A significant difference from placebo was observed only for the 40 mg/day group. At endpoint, 76% of patients receiving Paroxetine 40 mg/day were free of panic attacks, compared to 44% of placebo-treated patients. Study 2 was a 12-week flexible-dose study comparing Paroxetine (10 to 60 mg daily) and placebo.
Is it safe to take two doses of paroxetine at one time?
Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time. What happens if I overdose? Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of paroxetine can be fatal. What should I avoid while taking paroxetine?
What’s the best way to measure paroxetine tablets?
Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release paroxetine tablet. Swallow it whole. Shake the paroxetine oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup.
What’s the maximum dose of Seroxat you can take a day?
Older people The maximum dose for people over 65 is 40 mg per day. Patients with liver or kidney disease If you have trouble with your liver or kidneys your doctor may decide that you should have a lower dose of Seroxat than usual. If you have severe liver or kidney disease the maximum dose is 20 mg per day.
What are the different types of Seroxat tablets?
Seroxat tablets come in three strengths: 10 mg: White to pinkish-white tablets, marked with “FC1” on one side and “GS” on the other 20 mg: White tablets, marked with “20” 30 mg: Blue tablets, marked with “30” Sometimes you may need to take more than one tablet or half a tablet.
Is it safe to come off of Seroxat?
As someone who has been on Seroxat for ten years with two attempts to come off it, both ending in going back on it because the depression comes back every time with great pain and suffering and lived to regret ever stopping. I warmly and strongly recommend you stay on Seroxat, from personal experience.
When did I start taking Seroxat for psychological problems?
Since I was about 11 I’ve been taking medication for psychological problems, what the medicine was called I can’t remember. It came from Switzerland in a bottle with a glass dropper and was really expensive. It was prescribed for me by a doctor at the teaching hospital in Leiden.