Paroxetine: Supply issue resolved
There was a short out of stock for the Loxamine brand of paroxetine.
Loxamine is back in stock. It will be available once supplies of Paxine are depleted.
To ensure people could continue to access the medicines they need, we listed the Australian brand Paxtine from 1 March 2021.
Paxtine is the Australian version of Loxamine. The formulations of Loxamine and Paxtine are identical. Paxtine:
- has the same active ingredient
- is the same strength
- works in the body the same way
- has the same inactive ingredients.
|Current brand||Alternative brand|
Strength & presentation
|Tab 20 mg||Tab 20 mg|
|Pack size||per 90||per 30|
We know out of stocks can be inconvenient, we appreciate your patience.
Who to contact
If you have questions about the supply of Paxtine, contact your wholesaler.
If you take paroxetine (Loxamine), talk to your health professional (such as, your doctor or pharmacist). They know you and your clinical circumstances. PHARMAC cannot give medical advice.