Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Aropax; BRL 29060; BRL 29060A; Deroxat; Divarius; FG 7051; Frosinor; Motivan; NNC 207051; Paxil; Paxil CR; Seroxat; SI 211103; Tagonis

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Novo Nordisk
  • Developer GlaxoSmithKline; GlaxoSmithKline KK; Novo Nordisk; Scios; Vectura
  • Class Antidepressants; Anxiolytics; Benzodioxoles; Fluorobenzenes; Irritable bowel syndrome therapies; Piperidines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Serotonin uptake inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Depressive disorders; Generalised anxiety disorder; Major depressive disorder; Obsessive-compulsive disorders; Panic disorder; Post-traumatic stress disorders; Premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Social phobia

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Nov 2017 GlaxoSmithKline plans a phase I trial for Anxiety disorders (In volunteers) in June 2018 , (NCT03329573)
  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 20 Oct 2014 GlaxoSmithKline K.K. and Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma agree to terminate the co-promotion of paroxetine in Japan by the end of 2014
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