Active ingredients: paroxetine
What it is used for
AROPAX CR is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder and panic disorder, social anxiety disorder/social phobia and treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder. AROPAX CR has not been evaluated beyond 12 weeks, 10 weeks, 12 weeks and 3 menstrual cycles in controlled clinical trails for the treatment of major depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder, respectively.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Yellow, round, biconvex film-coated tablet with bevelled edges. One side engraved with "GSK", the other with "12.5"
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient paroxetine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems