Generic Paxil is an antidepressant which selectively inhibits the reuptake of serotonin in the central nervous system and enhances serotonergic transmission in the central nervous system. Paxil is prescribed to treat depression of various etiologies such as anxiety, reactive, recurrent, atypical and postpsychotic depression. It can also be used to treat bipolar disorder, dysthymia, depression on the background of schizophrenia, organic diseases of the central nervous system and alcoholism. Generic Paxil comes to market in the form of film-coated tablets. Paroxetine is an active ingredient of Generic Paxil. One tablet contains 10, 20, 30 or 40 mg of active ingredient. Five different packages of Paxil are available in Malaysia. 60, 90, 120, 180 or 360 tablets in a package.