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In what forms can Paxil be used?

Paxil (paroxetine) is available as a tablet that comes in four different doses, as an extended-release (or long-acting) tablet in three different doses, and in an orange-flavored liquid that contains 10 milligrams (mg) of paroxetine per 5 milliliters (mL) of liquid. Doctors prescribe Paxil to treat depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and several anxiety disorders.

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