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  1. paxil
    ... Hi, I too had problems with Paxil . My doctor prescribed it for anxiety, which was made ... worse. I have read that you can take buspar with the Paxil to alleviate some of the clenching symptons. I didn ... 't want to add more medication so I just quit the Paxil for now, until I get through splint therapy. I even...
    ... experiencing the jaw pain from clenching while taking Paxil . It's comforting to know that it was not in my head ... , and it makes my decision of whether to stay on Paxil or quit taking it easier. I've already begun to wean...
    ... I too have recently started taking Paxil , 10 mg. I have noticed that it apparently isn't helping ... worse. And I just realized tonite that since starting Paxil , my clenching has become almost constant. I hope you...
    ... Paxil and any SSRI makes my TMJ and muscles feel tighter...

  2. Have questions about paxil cr and tmj..etc.
    ... Tina, Did your doctor put you on Paxil and Klonopin as a treatment for TMJ or for depression ... can see the Klonopin (is it a muscle relaxer?), but Paxil ? My friend's boyfriend was on Paxil and it made him ... different effects on everyone, but from what I've heard Paxil is one that makes most people tired. I would assume ... opinion? I haven't heard of anyone else taking Paxil for TMJ but if it helps then that's great :) Good...

  3. TMJ Veterans please help me!!!
    ... .so I just dont know what to do. I also am taking paxil cr, klonopin, and flexeril...also, my doc wants me...

  4. Optical migranes & TMD
    ... blades, I felt ecstatic! I recently started taking Paxil . It seems like it is making all my symptoms of TMJ...

  5. Saw oral surgeon/so confused!
    ... me alot!!! And of course pain meds. I had to take paxil and xanax the first time this hit me. Believe me,...

  6. Can antidepressants make you grind your teeth?
    ... people have trouble with the SSRI medications such as Paxil , Zoloft, Prozac the newer meds. Maybe you could try...

  7. Sleep
    ... physician and told him I was at my wits end. He put me on Paxil and gave me Colanzepam (sp.) to help me relax and...
    ... you will too. netsirk - i guess I'll find out about Paxil at the sleep clinic. Widespread Panic is great Mosmom...

  8. Advice on types of Therapy for TMJ
    ... first, but I really can tell a difference now. Taking Paxil for my anxiety and excercise to build the muscles...

  9. just diagnosed with tmj yesterday....
    ... fed-exed to you, thats how I did mine. I was put on paxil and xanax after a panic attack and that helped my ... pain greatly. I am off xanax now but still on paxil for pain and just dealing with all of this. Hope helps...

  10. tina1966..........
    ... so long, this story is so unreal. I am still on my paxil . Got off xanax after one year. Needless to say I was...

  11. Tina1966
    ... before I know it, but still its pain. I am still on paxil to help with depression and the pain. I have to watch...

  12. Hard to Swallow? Panic attacks!!
    ... etc, and I too finally had a panic attack, I am on paxil CR still, for 1 1/2 years now, and was on xanax for...

  13. Paxil Anti-Depressant
    ... Hello - I took Paxil for a year and now I am taking Wellbutrin (due to ... the amount of weight I gained with Paxil ). If you read up the side effects, one of them is ... to you! Hi All Friday the doctor put me on paxil 20mg daily. But having to come off after 1 tablet ... he thinks. But 4 now could these be signs of the paxil or was it too soon to kick in after just taking 1...

  14. We're serving a life sentence
    ... effect bruxism. Some of the SSRI medications are Paxil , Celexa, Prozac, and Lexapro. It does not cause bruxism...
    ... effect bruxism. Some of the SSRI medications are Paxil , Celexa, Prozac, and Lexapro. It does not cause bruxism...

  15. Did the xanax exacerbate my asthma?
    ... night (it is prescribed for anxiety -- along with Paxil ), along with my regular meds. Well, to make a long...

  16. Anyone know about xanax and paxil use for pain??PLEASE
    ... Dr. to help you. I don't have any experience with Paxil . I have lots of muscle pain too and don't know if...

  17. Need Answers in phase 2..and Having Back Pain!
    ... hurt. I should also mention that I take xanax and paxil to help with the pain, does anyone else have to take...
    ... too long. I should also mention I am on xanax and paxil to help with the pain and dealing with this. Do you...

  18. Has anyone tried Paxil?
    ... months. Anyway doc thought it was anxiety and put me on paxil . the paxil did not help my dizziness but it helped ... clenched except when very stressed. I wont say that paxil would work for TMJD caused by accident, dental work ... I think it would help. If you would like to try paxil or some other ssri make sure you give it some time ... pain worse. I know someone here at work who is on Paxil for her anxiety I guess it should make you more relaxed ... that if you have a mechanical problem with the jaw Paxil or any other pill will not help it totally until...

  19. I need info from long time TMJ sufferers Please
    ... muscles squeezing on nerves. When I take my xanax and paxil it does help. I have no pain when sleeping or when...
    ... muscles squeezing on nerves. When I take my xanax and paxil it does help. I have no pain when sleeping or when...

  20. A Message of Hope for others suffering!!!
    ... can do everything again I once could. I am still on paxil and xanax to helpme get through this, I still get...

  21. Looking for success stories, and help pls
    ... be a high stress type of personality. I did take Paxil for quite some time with great relief, but then I...

  22. Im In So Much Pain Life Is Over For Me
    ... headaches are gone, spasms gone, I take xanax and paxil to help me deal with this, because I have spontanepous...
    ... headaches are gone, spasms gone, I take xanax and paxil to help me deal with this, because I have spontanepous...

  23. Splint Progress?
    ... meds to calm down my anxieties over this. I tried Paxil . Effexor and Celexa and all made my feel so sick so...

  24. Paxil cr and tmj
    ... hi pootsi i would personally not recommend paxil or anyother antidepressant. i had a very bad experience ... with paxil SR. besides the normal side effects like insomnia ... probably wouldn't even flinch. so far i've been on Paxil , Effexor, Welbutrin, and Zoloft and out of all 4 i...
    ... Actually, I've been on Paxil cr before for 6 mth for anxiety/depression, and the...
    ... may want to try Zoloft, it's not nearly as bad as Paxil but almost as effective. i hope your having a good...

  25. feelgood - re:valium
    ... I take valium and it does help me. I am also on Paxil for anxiety. I have heard that anti-depressants can...

  26. New to board and have lots of questions about pain management
    ... effects, so you may be ok. i have been on celexa, paxil , and zoloft for depression/anxiety, and these medications...
    ... hi, i too was on paxil and fluoroxetine. i didnt know that they can aggravate...

  27. I need advice from experienced TMJ People
    ... I was fine.. when I got out they gave me Xanax and PAxil CR..which has helped me alot. When I take the Xanax...
    ... taking the xanax, i stopped getting the weird pains. Paxil has weird side effects too causing shock like feelings ... be that too. Be careful if u decide to get off the paxil . Ween yourself off it. Symptoms become worse from...

  28. Moral Support Please!
    ... depression and anxiety. I switched a month ago to Paxil 20 mg., 1 a day before bed. My doctor started me ... anyone tell me if they had the same problem with the Paxil and if it went away? I have also noticed my legs...
    ... probably won't be much help to you as I have never tried Paxil , but suffer from tmj and sometimes get the achy legs...
    ... Hi, I have been on Paxil for about 6 years now. I too am very sensitive to ... in the garden. I have read where some one said that Paxil can cause clenching but I asked my neuromuscular dentist...
    ... finally get off. I will hang in there and give the Paxil another month to see how it goes. By the way, it...
    ... Paxil is a SSRI (selective serotonin uptake inhibitor. ... a symptom or side effect for Celexa and Lexypro. Paxil is almost identical to these two drugs. The pharmacist ... effect. I had a hard time deciding whether or not Paxil was making me grind my teeth worse or not. I decided ... give you my opinion. I would say if you stay on the Paxil for another month and your TMJ feels worse, then you ... it to see if your symptoms get any better. I love Paxil . I think it is a wonderful drug, and I wish I could ... soon with the medication and you are able to take Paxil . Good Luck. ...
    ... I have been on Paxil for almost ten years because I was a case of nerves ... I was slowly increased to 40 mg & after a year on Paxil , I was finally brave enough to go to physical therapy ... TMJ trouble at all & was pretty much anxiety free & Paxil was like my "miracle drug". Then 4 months ago, my...
    ... stretches (gentle) has helped somewhat. I am also on Paxil )6yrs) which helped with anxiety until 2 years ago ... so have been pursuing every avenue for relief inc: Paxil -10mg - keeps anxiety down Diazepam - 2.5 mg - 4x ... day - an addition to paxil 1 yr ago Accupuncture - Did nothing 4 app'ts Massage...

  29. Tmjd Symptoms
    ... get a diagnosis of anxiety disorder. I have been on Paxil cr 25mg. It has not helped. I also have bad head and...

  30. Post Your Symptoms, Everyone Welcome
    ... a day or two. I am on day 101 now. I have been on paxil cr for two months, it is just starting to work on...
    ... a day or two. I am on day 101 now. I have been on paxil cr for two months, it is just starting to work on...

  31. Day 3 - Not convinced.
    ... week!) and I don't want to be taking SSRI's. I tried paxil a couple years ago, and if the sexual side effects...

  32. Jamie - Inner ear damage
    ... cope. In 1996, my condition worsened and was put on Paxil 10mg and believe it or not I felt wonderful for 4 ... be the answer I have been seeking. I have read that paxil can cause jaw clenching, however in 1994 I was not ... on paxil . I have a dentist app't on the 17 and dr app't on...
    ... Thanks for the reply. Notice how when you were on Paxil you felt great for 4 years? Then it all came back...

  33. How do I know what is right????
    ... that you are having such a hard time. I have been on paxil 10mg for the past six years and valium 2.5mg, 4 times ... 2 years. At one time the dr told me to double the paxil and let me tell you all I did was sleep and have the...
    ... damage"? What do you experience? Also, Xanex and Paxil or other SSRI's can BE THE CAUSE of many "ear symptoms...

  34. My TMJ story and Can anyone explain nerve irritation to me?
    ... months. I then started back on a medication called Paxil due to anxiety/depression. I had taken it for several...

  35. Anastasia
    ... said I have tmj problems, not ear. I currently take Paxil and diazepam. I have only had one episode of spinning...
    ... i've been put on antidepressants like effexor and paxil for a non existant panic disorder. i've also tried...

  36. effexor
    ... worse. the worst anti-depressant i've taken was paxil . i didn't sleep for 9 days and started to hallucinate...
    ... I tried Paxil - made me too drowsy. Then tried Zoloft - wicked...

  37. myofacial pain?
    ... spaced out feeling. Are you on any meds? I've been on paxil and diazepam and I sometimes wonder if that is a contributi...
    ... anxiety but I decided to deal without meds. I've tried Paxil , Effexor and Celexa and I had bad reactions to all...

  38. Anyone tired all the time?
    ... have the same problem. I have been on a low dose of Paxil (anti-depressant) and diazepam for awhile now. Although ... At one point he told me to increase the dosage of Paxil , which I did but all I did was sleep. Now my problem...

  39. TMD - Solving the pain puzzle
    ... in my inner ear. ( no cure) At that time I started Paxil and Diazepam and am still on it today. I guess I...

  40. Please Help if you can!!!
    ... but the side effects were too strong for me), and paxil as drugs. I don't think it was TMJ though since it...

  41. Was able to get some better answers.
    ... hand in hand? I finally gave in and started taking paxil and diazepam to keep the anxiety under control. I...

  42. Lucy25 - Dr appointment
    ... except the odd x-ray (sinus,teeth). right now I am on paxil and diazepam and am coping however I think there is...

  43. First Appt Yesterday
    ... however the imbalance still remained. I have been on Paxil and diazepam as well. I started using Glocosamine...

  44. Any Thoughts
    ... My PCP had me thinking I was crazy, started me on paxil , xanax, sent me to a psych. and everything which added...

  45. Elaine..I still think of you often.
    ... was a mess.. from swelling.I also had to stop taking Paxil and on to Zanax. To be Honest its been downhill since...
    ... was a mess.. from swelling.I also had to stop taking Paxil and on to Zanax. To be Honest its been downhill since...

  46. medicines
    ... breakthrough pain. The anti-depressants I've tried are paxil and effexor. I am currently on Lexapro and I love...
    ... side effects with the other ones I was on (effexor, paxil ). I highly recommend this anti-depressant. hope you...

  47. what do we do?
    ... sounds like she needs an antidepressant like prozac, paxil or zoloft. [This message has been edited by tmjinflorid...

  48. to sue the doctor or to not sue the doctor ?
    ... working. Lorcet 10/650 Carisoprodol 350 Trazadone 200 Paxil 20 wellbutrin 100 prozac 300 valium 5 ambian 10 nexium ... until this whole jaw thing started. Well besides the paxil . Which of course i know makes me grind my teeth but...

  49. Are my symptoms normal?
    ... telling me it was all in my head, putting me on xanax, paxil , lexapro...go see a shrink!! I was getting depressed...

  50. Hi Elaine! Are you the same one that-----
    ... you know? You made an awsome decision not to go on paxil a long time ago. I wish i would have done the same ... in the news. but it's working. I never tried liquid paxil but i think i just might soon. I am down to 25mg so...
    ... know too much about it, other than she got off the paxil without too much trouble. A back fusion is a very...

  51. get this everyone,,,, tmj/tmd vs antidepressants
    ... life until 5 months after taking the antidepressant paxil (this was the day i woke with my jaw dislocated). ... See what this all boils down to is my antidepressant paxil . Paxil caused me to grind and clench so bad that i ... figure. And i know your all saying well just get off paxil . The problem is i can't because i am addicted and ... can't handle the withdraws. So the longer i am on paxil the more i cannot be helped........ Just wanted to...
    ... Penny, I have a friend who was also addicted to paxil , not to mention the extra 100 pounds she gained, among ... other things. She went on liquid paxil and cut back very slowly. Addiction is tough and easy ... doing very well. Like you said, the more you are on paxil the more you can't be helped. At least it is a start ... do. A few years ago, a doctor recommended I go on paxil . Not even knowing a thing about it, I said no. For...
    ... i take anti-depressants (not paxil ) and mine do not cause me to grind my teeth, in fact ... my anti-d, i probably would grind my teeth. maybe paxil does this, and there are other anti-d's your doc can...
    ... on? I have been on effexor, prozac, and celexa and paxil . All antidepressants have bad sides to them. Trust...
    ... straight off my rocker! now i just read 100lbs. from paxil , in which was just picked up for me last night. no...

  52. carol_in_california
    ... far the only thing the dr. has given me is diazepam, paxil and an anti-inflammatory cream. i find the diazepam...

  53. thisstarr - re anti inflammatory cream
    ... called diclof 10% in diffusimax. I am also taking paxil 10mg at night and diazepam 4X per day (2.5mg dose...

  54. A rude awaking!!!!!!!
    ... IBS medication for your stomach..I just stop taking Paxil the first of August.. and now have Zanax on occasion...

  55. Have any of you considered suing?
    ... problems with tmj until I started my antideprssant paxil . It was so strange I just woke up one day and the ... dentist and all have agreed that my antidepressant PAXIL is causing me to clench and grind so bad that i am ... down. They pretty much can't help me until i get off paxil . OH by the way the grinding i am getting from paxil ... my crowns. So now it's a mission for me to get off paxil so my jaw can get better. BUT guess what i can't, ... yeah i said i can't, why, because paxil has such severe withdraw problems that i have tried ... over 1.5 years sincce i have been trying to get of paxil with several doctors behind me. Even my shrink is ... trying everything to get me off paxil . I am addicted to paxil which is causing my jaw to ... or dentists but again the makers of the medication paxil . DUE to their medication I have been through hell ... heard of the lawsuits against the antidepressant ( paxil ). The reason i am telling you all this is because...
    ... ground her teeth down to stumps and she has been on the Paxil for a few years so you are not alone. Good luck in...

  56. Disc Reatachment Surgery
    ... feeling,,so I 'm tapering off..I stopped taking the Paxil a few weeks ago and I'm taking Zanax 2x a day half...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. anyone have really bad fatigue when on....
    ... And Dr. also always perscribe medicines... prozac, paxil , zoloft, adderal, lahdeedah... Dr. is not always...

  2. Paxil made me fat
    ... Library. You can do it but it begins in the mind. Paxil gave you an appetite your over eating made you gain...

  3. Anyone on LOW CARB diet need your help!!
    ... Ive gained 12kg due to paxil and read a book called after atkins and other low ... bla. I have lost some weight 2kg but I think the paxil has upset my metabolism and its gonna take a looonnnngggg...

  4. I'm Gaining:(
    ... switched meds, to help stop the weight gain. I was on Paxil , but now and taking Buspar because it's not supposed...
    ... Paxil has that effect on people. Weight gain that is. What...
    ... i was on paxil and put on 60 pds in 1 yrs. drs sid it was what i ... eating. i weighed 140 for 10 yrs and started taking paxil went to 200. you know your body, listen to it,i quit...
    ... those with more positive experiences? It seems like Paxil is the worst offender among the SSRIs, on average ... , but then, I have known people to take Paxil and not report that effect at all!! Kathrin...

  5. Weight Gain
    ... in the past month due the anit-anxiety medication Paxil . I asked my doctor to switch me to Buspar because...
    ... take for my metabolism to be back to normal? I took Paxil CR for 4 weeks, at 12.5 mg....

  6. Xenedrine and anti-deppresant
    ... about the diet stuff and so they change the meds. to paxil ...still thinking I'm crazy I finally read the bottle...

Exercise & Fitness board

  1. Need some advice on getting back in shape
    ... depression (mild) and anxiety which i take 10mg of paxil for, most of my anxiety seems to do with my breathing...

  2. Anyone read this news?
    ... doctors bugging the crap out of them to get on Prozac or Paxil when all they needed was a kind ear or time to heal...

Nutritional Disorders board

  1. low in calcium and iron
    ... I've heard of Paxil and Xanax both causing some of those symptoms. Look...

Obesity board

  1. dizziness
    ... now i feel like i cant get off them i just got of paxil and started wellbutrin and now the dizziness is worse...

  2. lexapro
    ... It may be a solution to people who gain weight from Paxil , etc....
    ... eat way to much, well did eat way to much. I was on paxil for four years and it may have caused my weight to...

  3. Cortislim
    ... from the stress. I don't want to take any drugs like Paxil , because I heard that they will make you gain weight...
    ... from the stress. I don't want to take any drugs like Paxil , because I heard that they will make you gain weight...

  4. Swollen Ankles/Edema Due to Obesity?
    ... failed miserably and gained more weight. Was put on Paxil for anxiety (an SSRI) and gained even MORE weight ... . I'm now off the Paxil , so I'm hoping this will start the weight loss again...

  5. Weight Gain From Antidepressants?
    ... Ahh. same old story, I've been taking Paxil , and have gained weight. Can't fit into hardly any ... of my clothes, love the sanity I have with Paxil , but hate the weight I've gained. Tried to taper...
    ... I wonder if it is Paxil and Prozac that cause weight gain, sounds like that...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Has Anyone Been On Vit. D & Not Noticed Any Difference?
    ... I'm on the highest dose. I guess I'm thinking paxil or prozac. Tried both of them many years ago, but ... have that. I have anxiety and pms and I read that paxil is for those too, so maybe it will help. I'm always...
    ... generic for Zoloft) and in the past have also tried Paxil and Prozac. NOT ONE of those have made me feel any...

  2. supplements for depression
    ... increase serotonin levels. the prescription ssri's ( paxil , zoloft, prozac, lexapro) can only work with the serotonin...

  3. Anyone ever try ashwangdha
    ... I took them with the SAMe and it was better than paxil for me :) Good luck, Tori...

  4. Extremely Exhasted...begging For Your Help!
    ... I can sleep the whole day. My doctor put me on paxil , didn't work now im on prozac. Could depression be...

  5. How does 5 HTP compare to Zoloft, Paxil etc
    ... get this prescribed. How does it compare to Zoloft, Paxil etc? I take 5htp for pms and insomnia but I do notice...