GENERIC NAME: paroxetine
BRAND NAME: Brisdelle
GENERIC AVAILABLE: No
- Brisdelle is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause.
- Brisdelle should not be used to treat depression or other mood disorders. The drug is not indicated for pediatric use.
The most common side effects of Brisdelle are:
Other side effects include:
- Dry mouth
Possible serious side effects include:
- Increased risk for suicidal thoughts or actions
- Bone fracture
- Low salt (sodium) levels in the blood (hyponatremia)
- Visual problems
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis
- Abnormal bleeding
- Manic episodes
Numerous other side effects may also occur infrequently.
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