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Paroxetine is a type of SSRI antidepressant, sold under various brand names including Brisdelle, Paxil, Pexeva and Seroxat.

It is used to treat a variety of conditions including anxiety and depression.

Paroxetine is sometimes used to treat people on the autism spectrum who have mental health problems.

It may also be used to treat people on the autism spectrum who have other problems, such as repetitive behaviours or social deficits

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