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Old 08-09-2002, 12:12 PM   #1
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Best time of day to take paxil?

My doc recently increased my dose of paxil from 20mg a day to 40mg a day. I usually take it after supper but i find that my eyes get really heavy and i can't stay awake. Does anyone think that if i take it before bedtime it would work better for me?
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Re: Best time of day to take paxil?

For me it is best that I take it in the morning. But since it makes you sleepy you should take it at bedtime. ---makes sense to me!

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Old 08-10-2002, 07:24 AM   #3
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Re: Best time of day to take paxil?

thanks for your replies. I decided that since i have to take a sleeping pill to get any sleep i'll take the paxil at bedtime and it might just elimate the need for the sleep aid. A lot of people however have said that they take theirs in the morning so i might try that one day as well. all i know is that dinner time was not working for me.

 
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