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    Old 04-27-2005, 09:07 PM   #1
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    Question Question about Paxil vs Zoloft...

    Hey there, I suffer from general anxiety disorder triggered really bad by social anxiety. I started paxil this week... i'm easing on it starting on a quarter pill of 20mg tablets, and in a couple days boosting it up to a half a pill. My question is, is 20 mg a low dose, especially a half a tablet of it? I have a couple friends with less anxiety than me who are taking 50 mg tablets of zoloft... and so i was just wondering if paxil was a more powerful drug, or if they're pretty much the same, and 20 mg of paxil is 20 mg of zoloft, and vise versa? The reason I ask is because if they are pretty much the same, a quarter of a pill of paxil seems it wouldn't really do much to help the problem... sorry if this was confusing, but thanks in advance for any response!

     
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    Old 04-28-2005, 05:44 AM   #2
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    Re: Question about Paxil vs Zoloft...

    Zoloft doses are much different than Paxil, some people take 100 mg of Zoloft daily. Paxil at 20 mg is the therapeutic dose for treatment..

     
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