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What are the side effects of paroxetine CR?

Paroxetine CR may cause thoughts of suicide or self-harm. Call your doctor right away if you experience mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, impulsiveness, irritability, feelings of being agitated, hostile, aggressive or restless, or increased depression or hyperactivity.

Watch for any allergic reactions to the drug, including skin rash or hives, problems breathing, or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call 911 for emergency medical help if these occur. Let your doctor know if you have any serious side effects such as easy bleeding or bruising, fever, sweating, rigid muscles, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, loss of balance or coordination, eye pain, changes in vision, swelling or redness in the eye, headache, concentration and memory problems, weakness, confusion, seizures, or hallucinations. Other, less serious side effects include insomnia, nervousness, mild nausea, yawning, sexual problems, dry mouth, ringing in the ears, weight changes, constipation, drowsiness, or dizziness.

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