How long have you been on the Paxil? Drowsiness IS a side effect, but it should start to taper off as your body adjusts to the medication. If you've been on the Paxil for a fairly long while, I would suggest you talk to your doctor. If a side effect from any medication is interfering with your daily life, then perhaps you need to discuss a dosage change or possibly even another med.
Greenlydia gave some good advice. I have the same question. How long have you been on Paxil? I was on Paxil for panic disorder 4 years ago. It took a good six weeks before the drowsiness subsided. I am recently back on 10mg for a return of the panic attacks, though not nearly as bad as they were years ago. Still a little drowsy, but it's letting up.
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