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  1. The Joys Of Doctors
    ... I also must add that my mother was on Paxil in the past few years. Not sure why. I plan on asking...

  2. Sexual side effects! Help!
    ... ssri's, as the same thing happened back when I took Paxil . I think the benefits outweigh the negatives though...

  3. I don't know what to do about my therapist
    ... months of not feeling any different i was switched to paxil , CR 25. Did nothing for my anxiety, i mean helped...

  4. medication for anxiety
    ... psychiatrist) which started with prozac, then celexa, paxil and then zoloft. On my 3rd year I had to cut ties ... since he was leaving and I thought I was ok (while on paxil ). Started suffering from tiredness and it was affecting...
    ... Time As Well. As Far As Med Are Concerned, I Take Paxil , Effexor And Ativan For The Now. I Have Been On A...

  5. Anxiety for life?
    ... effective anxiety treatment I've done was when I combined Paxil to my existing knowledge and cognitive therapy. My ... friend on the other hand just took Paxil on its own without the knowledge or therapy and can...

  6. zoloft
    ... good for anxiety too, so I switched to Zoloft from Paxil after getting really bad fatigue. To be perfectly ... honest, Zoloft barely touched my anxiety in the way Paxil did but it did keep it bay, if I look back and compare...
    ... it does make me feel less tired than when I was on paxil , I think. :(...
    ... Well it ( paxil ) was making me tired so I switched to zoloft at 50mg...

  7. Help! Can't sleep - keep being jerked awake
    ... I had this too when I first started on Paxil . Are you on any antidepressants?...

  8. Question: Paxil CR
    ... Neighbor, I still get the zaps once in a while from the Paxil CR I was taking over a year ago. You're not alone...

  9. Went to see a psychiatrist
    ... does not like the drug. He also said he doesnt like paxil because it is so hard to come off of. He wants me...

  10. Anxiety Meds....
    ... feeling better so i stopped the med....BIG MISTAKE.... paxil gave me too much weight gain, celexia had bad sexual...

  11. bad rashes from anxiety
    ... have been off it for three weeks. I am now on Xanax & paxil and (hydroxyzine for the itching). I am always tired...

  12. Here We Go Again...
    ... I used to take Paxil for my generalized anxiety that was so debilitating ... grinding were my main problems. I weaned myself off Paxil after feeling pretty much 80% better and have been...
    ... do on the Lexapro. As I wrote I was on low dose of Paxil for years and about 2 years ago the anxiety started ... going to doctors this week to ask how to wean of the paxil or if I can just start the lexapro. I hope another ... SSri helps again. Raised my dose of the Paxil for a few months but it did not work like the starting...

  13. anyone else please
    ... I took a very low dose of paxil over 10 years ago for lpanic attacks and hyperventilation ... working years ago because all the weight I gained on the paxil suddenly started to come off. Now I just turned 50 ... get just this with anxiety. My therapist raised my paxil dose months ago & it has not helped. I have a new ... Should I trust just a primary care doc to wean me off paxil onto something else. Would another SSRI work again...

  14. Paxil?
    ... Paxil and like all anti-depressants usually do this at first...

  15. 10th grade terror :O
    ... i'm learning to cope a little bit -- i was put on paxil but took myself off of it because i felt it made me...

  16. xanax to lexapro after 9yrs
    ... panic attacks and anxiety before. I tried zoloft, paxil cr, seratonin (blackboxed), and prozac all of which...
    ... therapies. The same thing happened to me when I went on Paxil . I asked the doctor for Xanax and he informed me ... people would disagree). I can say that after I got the Paxil in my system I did not need the Xanax anymore. ...

  17. Getting Off Xanax
    ... I have tried Wellbutin, Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft and a few others and they all gave...

  18. Lexapro users please read
    ... because 5 mg. is NOT a therapeutic dose. I switched from Paxil two years ago (weight gain!) to Lexapro and then tapered...
    ... LONG time ago. I did gain a lot of weight on previous Paxil but I have joined a new medial health/exercise facility...

  19. On Lexapro for almost a year and NO SEXDRIVE!!!
    ... had no sex life. Basically anything like Zoloft, Paxil , Prozac, Celexa, Lexapro, etc are all SSRI's are probably...

  20. GAD-numb left leg after seeing pdoc?
    ... a symptom that then came true? I take Xanax and Paxil and Zyprexa. Thank you....

  21. I can't sleep!!
    ... my mental functions are terrible. I take Pexeva ( Paxil ) and I've never had trouble sleeping since taking ... get a good night sleep. I'm not suggesting you take Paxil . Just check with your doctor and see if you may need...

  22. Severe anxiety...is there anything else I can do?
    ... Have you also tried all of the benzo drugs, paxil , etc.? GABA supplements could help as well, I've been...

  23. Weening off Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide)
    ... although antidepressants arent new to me. Ive been on Paxil , then Effexor to Celexa...and now Im going back to...

  24. Social Anxiety
    ... may benefit from therapy and/or medication. I took Paxil for years for my anxiety and it helped with the social...

  25. Lexapro or ANY med withdrawals
    ... I was the same way when I came off of Paxil , for a few months now on Prozac. Just a side effect...

  26. Are there any anti-depressant anti-anxiety meds that do NOT increase appetite?
    ... Everyone is different but like you I gained 40 lbs taking paxil , my doctor recently put me on Prozac said supposedly ... so good, havent had a huge appetite like I did with Paxil . hope this helps...

  27. Upping Paxil Dosage
    ... I took paxil for several years and I didnt gain any weight... I ... have never read or heard of anyone gaining weight on Paxil either...
    ... Actually when I started taking paxil over a year ago I was 154 lbs during the year that...

  28. how to wean off 10 mg a day of valium
    ... for a couple of years my doctor wants me to go on paxil but i just wanna have nothing any tips on weaning...

  29. Effexor to deter ativan use?
    ... side effects, I get very nervous about it. Tried Paxil - Short Term Memory Loss Tried Trazadone: Oversedated...

  30. Diagnose me (no one else will)
    ... mostly due to looking on the internet. Doc prescribes Paxil for anxiety. Lose 13 lbs in 3 weeks, but have since...
    ... scrip, and of course it was for an anti-depressant ( Paxil ). *sigh* I pray you find the root causes of your...

  31. ativan
    ... anyway. A whole lot better than taking zoloft or paxil messing with your brain. I just got off that stuff...

  32. First day of Lexapro--help!
    ... switch to something else. What I did was switch to Paxil . I felt a lot better once I switched. So maybe you...

  33. nervous breakdown?? bi-polar??
    ... treat both the anxiety and depression like Lexapro, or Paxil . I'm on Paxil it treats both the anxiety and depression...

  34. New guys - tips, suggestions?
    ... So I talked to the doc and he wrote me a script for Paxil and I just took the first pill ten minutes ago. What...
    ... however, when I said I couldn't sleep it was due to the Paxil , not my anxiety. Sleep is one thing that I have no...
    ... lasts that long, but I do think it takes time for Paxil to build up to a therapudic level in your bloodstream...

  35. chest
    ... this problem for over a year been on meds came off of paxil due to weight gain a few months ago, still on xanax...

  36. I think it is rearing its head this time the symptoms are different
    ... had all the tests doen and all is ok. I was taking paxil but came off since the ssri is causing weight gain ... am trying to lose the 40 lbs I gained when I was on paxil , I have been eating healthy but cant lose the anxiety...

  37. Just started Zoloft to treat anxiety...
    ... ativan as a last resort to an acute attack; tried paxil for one day and had a bad experience (massive increase...

  38. can you take xanax with paxil
    ... lunch/dinner and 1mg before bed) and I take 25 mg of Paxil CR. Like you I was worried about taking both of them...
    ... regularly for a few days while your body gets used to the Paxil , or you can just take one as needed...

  39. Is The Heat Bothering Anyone Else?
    ... becamse sunburned and since i am on 5mg norvasc and 10mg paxil I know I am sensitive to the sun however I did not...

  40. Been a while since I have been here need help please
    ... took myself off of Lexapro a few months back was on paxil until I gained too much weight so went to lexapro...
    ... wish I could lose the 40 lbs I gained from taking paxil all last year. Thanks guys.;)...

  41. Celexa Withdraw....very irritable!!!
    ... I agree with ohhbee cut down very slowly, I was on Paxil for over a yr, I weaned off but not slow enough, I...

  42. New here but not new to anxiety
    ... single antidepressant on the market, I settled in on Paxil . I got my life back. I look back now and am astounded ... I worry. Today, and for the 8 years I've been on Paxil , my life is great. I am normal. I see all the wonderful...

  43. Please someones adviceee ! scared !
    ... made me vomit and sick all the time. Then i went to paxil and it helped me out tremendously. sometimes its ... suffering by another 2 months. when i finally started paxil the results were amazing. I went back to a pretty...

  44. popular anxiety meds
    ... and very sparingly. If you need something for GAD, Paxil also helped keep my anxiety at bay. The worst side...

  45. Luvox and anxiety?
    ... panic disorder/social phobia. I am currently taking paxil for anxiety and ocd but feel luvox may be better for ... worried about my anxiety increasing if I discontinue the paxil ....Any suggestions? thanks...

  46. Advice for generalized/social anxiety
    ... Lexapro would help... which it never did. Zoloft and Paxil seem like a good option... maybe with Xanax or Vistaril...

  47. what is the thruth on lexapro
    ... been on a variety of AD's over the past few years. Paxil , Lexapro and now Zoloft. I am about 20 lbs lighter...
    ... side effects were unbearable, so I was switched to Paxil , I gained 43 lbs in 3 mos :(, I went from 154 to 197 ... . I took myself off Paxil a few months ago and I am now still struggling to...

  48. Anxiety so bad I cant sleep :(
    ... I went off paxil about 5 months ago.It took me 2 months to get over...

  49. Aniexty meds.
    ... to the medication. I'm on Paroxatine, it's in the Paxil family. Also, when on SSRI's you can take other medications...

  50. can someone help me?
    ... I'm glad you are giving the Cymbalta a chance. Paxil really helped me to feel normal again quicker. You...

  51. Massive anxiety...
    ... Charley, Have you tried Paxil for anxiety? While it didn't completely take it away...

  52. Coming Off Of Ativan!!! Please Help!
    ... I was in the hospital 14 days where in place of my Paxil they gave me 1MG of Ativan intravaneously per my request ... off before going back to work. I also started my Paxil up again after a 2 1/2 week hiatus. Today was...

  53. Would you guys help me if I try another SSRI??
    ... loop. I posted on here like crazy when i started the paxil and was going through the increased anxiety spacy...

  54. Breathing issue due to anxiety?
    ... s can do that if stopped. I am now on 12.5 mg Paxil CR and am getting ready to go up in dosage. Sometimes ... way but in an "angry" kind of way. I'm hoping the Paxil works this time because I am only 29 and my son needs...

  55. Nocternal Anxiety attacks.
    ... going on so I rushed to the ER, well I was given meds, paxil I believe, I took it and decided I was not going to...

  56. can anbody tell me their fears from anxiety?
    ... together and now I am on Paroxatine, a member of the Paxil family. It has helped me a lot. In my first year...
    ... s. But everyone is different, it may work for you. Paxil IS good for anxiety/panic but beware, it is a major...

  57. This Anxiety Is Almost Too Much To Deal With Sometimes!
    ... year i do have to take medication. I am currently on paxil and xanax. I feel so much better. When i first started ... the paxil on april 4th i did go through 2 weeks of extreme anxiety...

  58. 6th Day Off Lexapro...Help!
    ... for two days. I will now have to work on getting the paxil weight off. Don't let ANYONE fool you............ALL...

  59. New here -questions about side affects of Zoloft
    ... Lexapro because afther the Zoloft experience I was on Paxil for a year and half and gained 60 freaking pounds...
    ... the time. Went back to the doctor and he put me on paxil . Never had any trouble with that. There are lots...

  60. Lexapro Question
    ... same anxiety's I had before I started. I've taken Paxil before and it worked great for my anxiety, but I gained...

  61. Wonder if I should just persevere with an SSRI??
    ... of anti-depressant (lots of talk about Zoloft and Paxil on this board). The last type of SSRI I tried, the...
    ... and went the the first couple weeks of torture with paxil and i tell you im so glad i did. it was worth it because...

  62. Zoloft--How long before it kicks in?
    ... Hi I have just been through this with paxil and generally it takes 4 to 6 weeks for anti depressent ... to get the benefits. i felt awful starting on the paxil and wanted to quit so bad but i didnt want to feel...

  63. IS there really a connection??
    ... peri then hit meno and really sent me for loop. on paxil now thank goodness and that has helped so i can deal...

  64. maybe someone can help me?
    ... and it is really scary. I am currently just starting paxil and it is working great for me along with xanax. i...

  65. a thanks to all who helped me start paxil
    ... I'm happy to hear you were able to get use to the paxil and are feeling great. Did you stay on the 20mg or...

  66. Afraid to take anti depressants
    ... depression. i just went through a few rough weeks starting paxil and had intial anxiety increase,nasuea,dry mouth and ... because i panic on taking any of them. i take xanax and paxil now and i feel good finally. i think the most important ... thing in starting an ssri such as zoloft,lexapro and paxil is to have support whether its family or on here....

  67. paxil
    ... HI , i just started paxil april 4th for the 3rd time over an 8 year periodl ... at time. yes all that you mentioned are effects of paxil . i went through it all. i was posting on here like...

  68. How to stop Lexapro?
    ... taking 5 mg. and am trying to lose weight caused by Paxil , previous to taking Lexapro. I am managing my anxiety...
    ... You sound like me luvdog, I was on paxil for a year gained way too much weight started lexapro...

  69. paxil----nightmares
    ... has anyone ever had bad dreams on paxil ..started on it felt fine then on 4th day had bad nightmare...
    ... have experienced weird vivid dreams when starting paxil . i am just restarting it for 3rd time in 8 years right...

  70. Need help through rough times
    ... last week. i am just in the beginning of starting my paxil and been going through rough times. i got so much ... week i was in constant panick state from starting the paxil i though i was gona end up in hospital. Well i started ... off paxil slow at 4th of pill moved to half then whole 20 mg...
    ... opinion. Also, I think that once you were on a drug like paxil and get off of it and then try to take it again it ... is extra hard to tolerate. When I first tried paxil I had no start up side effects at all but after I ... are you on the generic Paraxotine or the brand name paxil ? The brand name for me is much stronger than the generic ... which is what I am on. 5mg of brand name paxil is like 10 mg of the generic for me. Take care....
    ... on the generic pazoxetine. i would prefer regular paxil but insurance wont cover and i dont have the money ... to pay for it. quite expensive. the regular paxil did work better for me i agree and i didnt have the ... side effects with it. the second time i was put on paxil was the generic and had sexual side effects and it...
    ... Hi Tami, I am also fairly new to Paxil and started on 5 mg/day. I initially had more anxiety...

  71. Adrenaline shocks/surges when falling asleep
    ... experienced that. i got exactly that when i started paxil . after that i never took it again. what in the brain...
    ... heres what happened, i took paxil for four days at a low dose and on day five i upped...

  72. Going to start Counseling/psychiatrist...scared
    ... Primary Dr. about 6 yrs. ago and he started me on Paxil (SSRI) at 20mgs./day. I began to feel better and...

  73. Anxiety over dentist appointment
    ... My heart is racing and so is my mind.I use to take paxil but I stoped taking it 6 months ago and i feel pretty ... family doesnt understand.I really dont wanna take paxil again but i know this is not normal..I also get Anxiety ... prozac but it really took me 2 months to get off of paxil it was really hard i was on it 9 years i will never ... take paxil again withdrawls are bad from it.do you think im crazy...

  74. Need advice-Paxil&wellbutrin or Lexapro?
    ... can offer some more good advice. I'm currently on Paxil CR (37.5). This drug has been wonderful for me. ... dose. So I know it has pooped out for me. Also, paxil has caused a 50 lb weight gain. I've never been this ... scales are not moving. I would like to reduce the Paxil and add wellbutrin or just switch to Lexapro. I've ... read that Lexapro is more weight neutral than Paxil . Also, I've hear some success stories on this board ... incorporating wellbutrin with an SSRI. On the 25 mg of Paxil my depression came back slowly and that is why I upped ... If you were me would you add Wellbutrin with the Paxil ? or switch to Lexapro? Thanks for your response...
    ... have not been on wellbutrin or lexapro, just starting paxil . Not sure if this will be of any help but my sister ... weight like i orignially did on my first round of paxil . she is now on wellbutrin by itself and she takes ... thread, i am having rough time of it right now starting paxil again and really appreciate it. Tami...
    ... so I know what you are going through. For me, the paxil made me feel normal again. Before paxil I would have ... t have any problems with any of those situations. Paxil did not cause the sleep situation at lower dosages ... the right med for you. In the meantime, take the paxil at night and it will help you sleep. During the day ... during the day. I hope you feel better soon. The paxil will slowly build up in your system and you will feel...

  75. Has anyone NOT gained weight while they were on Zoloft ???
    ... and have had even less of an appetite than I did on Paxil and Lexapro. I just don't get hungry and wonder if...