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  1. I hate the way i am feeling
    ... pretty young age prior to the ablation. I had to start paxil (ssri) and i am experiencing the side effects , it...

  2. Paxil start up ,,, Im having panic attacks
    ... body chemistry has changed since you went off the Paxil , it doesn't surprise me that you're having some problems ... possible, and see if you can drop back the dosage of Paxil again for a bit.....make sure you mention all your...
    ... Hey~ I am currently on 20mg of Paxil and I know how you feel. It took me almost 4 weeks...
    ... praying that the day will come and I wake up and the paxil is working and I am me again an anxiety is gone. Or...
    ... drugs before but starting with a full dose of 10 mg of paxil or 5 mg of Lexapro definitely must be fairly close...
    ... and panicky again today. I am sleeping better on the paxil but its when I awake thats the problem. Actuallly...
    ... I started on 12.5 mg of Paxil CR 6 weeks ago and it has made a world of difference ... staying on it and taking it day by day. Maybe try the Paxil CR (controlled release) as it meters out a constant...
    ... little daily thing. That came along when i started the paxil so I know it should pass. Mornings are worse, I wake...
    ... full blown panic attack. I took the first half of my paxil becuse i am taking 10 mg twice day to lessen side ... the panic and anxiety are worse before i take the paxil and im calmer after i take it. when i first started...
    ... You will notice you feel better after you take the paxil . I have noticed that a lot too. As the weeks have...
    ... the pills because i didnt tell him i went off the paxil back in may 07 . I know stupid thing to do not tell ... relief with anxiety. I teeter on the edge of quitting paxil , but i think this is only way to get better. One...
    ... Tami, When you first start taking Paxil you will have anxiety for a little while until it ... anxiety and wellbeing. I would continue to take the Paxil and also include a benzo as needed until the Paxil ... starts to work. The paxil has been wonderful for anxiety for me. It makes me ... it is weight neutral and newer, cleaner drug than Paxil . These drugs do work, however, it is so hard because...
    ... Hi all, I think i may be stabilizing some on the paxil . I was sure in utter panic this week and you all were ... a few days ago i was just kinda out of it from the paxil . I did get foggy and very anxious later in the day ... dont think i would have continuted this week with the paxil if i didnt have this board to come to for support...

  3. Paxil to Zoloft and having problems
    ... like that from one ssri to another but i have been on paxil on and off over 8 years first time 3 years then took ... I imagine that some of what you experienced is def paxil withdrawl. I cannot imagine doing fast switch like ... starting zoloft rougher. I am now starting back on the paxil again due to anxiety/depression back again. I dont ... clearing up. I think if you have gotten yourself off paxil and something else works you are probably better off...
    ... this has to do with the fact that one day I was on Paxil and the next day I went to Zoloft especially after ... being on Paxil for 6 yrs. It has to be a jolt to one's system even ... over night but said since I was only taking 10 mg. of Paxil and would start on 25 mg. of Zoloft that I should ... that I was most likely thrown off from going from the Paxil to the Zoloft and that my system likely just needs ... deal with this on my own for so many yrs. I opted for Paxil and honestly felt better. Now I'm wondering why I...
    ... actually tried several other ssri zoloft one of them and paxil seems to be best for me for the anxiety i experience ... I know your body had to be going nuts without the paxil . I have stopped it several times and got terrible ... going through that again right now getting back on the paxil . When i get back on it my anxiety goes through the ... if its not broke we wont fix it . Meaning that the paxil and xanax work for me so he wasnt gona mess with it...
    ... I tried other meds as well including Zoloft, and Paxil is the only one that works for me so I am staying ... never switching again and I am pregnant and still on Paxil and the Dr is ok with that as well. GOOD LUCK!...
    ... feeling better now that I'm past the 3 week point of my Paxil to Zoloft switch. I've started sleeping again and ... all over again I would've tapered off the 10 mg. of Paxil first prior to starting 25 mg. of Zoloft as I believe ... I was having withdrawal symptoms from the Paxil despite going right to Zoloft. My body obviously...

  4. Anxiety getting out of control
    ... couldnt take it anymore and went to er . They put me on paxil and xanax. Paxil is pretty powerful drug and i think ... worked for me for the anxiety. I have weaned myself off paxil 2 times over the years only to have anxiety comeback...

  5. What is the best SSRI in your opinion????
    ... antidepressant med I took caused this! I also was on Paxil for a while, but the side effects drew my off that...
    ... I've taken Paxil, Lexapro and Zoloft. The Paxil worked great for my anxiety, but then I became very...

  6. zoloft
    ... I would look into Paxil as well. It worked nicely for me when I started it...

  7. Need suggestions
    ... was on celexa made skin crawl...then tried paxil ..same thing,bad dreams and nausea...doc took me off...

  8. Recently quit Zoloft
    ... taking lexapro and trying to come off after taking paxil for over a year. My anxiety worsened when I came ... off paxil , I went to lexapro because I heard it wasnt a weight...

  9. Where to start?
    ... myself, I agree with Joe, I was trying to wean off of paxil thinking I was ok and did not need the meds, I have...
    ... my anxieety/ depression. I am just getting back on paxil for 3 rd time. I have finally come to accept that ... meds my dr prescribed. I always felt better on the paxil , was productive, more outgoing, talkative. But when ... for it. It was hard for me each time to start the paxil with the initial side effects. If you read my post...

  10. Seems I can't tolerate the SSRIs. Anyone else been like this?
    ... cannot take them. I just got off Celexa, and had tried Paxil in the past. They made me very sick, extremely anxious...
    ... terror than ever even taking a quarter of an arapax ( paxil ?) the GP kept saying take a leap of faith- i couldn...
    ... few SSRI's in the past with no luck. The dr tried Paxil this time and I gave it as long as I could, but things...

  11. Hello My name is John and i think i am dying
    ... death sentence, that didn't help, was put on Xanax and Paxil and withing a few days the twitching was completely...
    ... death sentence, that didn't help, was put on Xanax and Paxil and withing a few days the twitching was completely...

  12. hello-paxil question
    ... due to my thyroid disease...my doc just put me on paxil 10mg..i have been on it 3 days and feeling little ... skin was crawling...i haven't had that feeling with paxil which i take at night,,,it actually helps me sleep...
    ... Paxil (and other related medications) can initially make ... diazepam; it can help you get over the jitteriness of Paxil . You and your doc can cut back on the diazepam when...
    ... I actually took paxil for a week and my doctor told me to stop. i didnt...

  13. has anyone had weight gain with Xanax?
    ... too. It must depend on the person?? I've been taking paxil for three years now and it too has made me gain. ...

  14. New and question
    ... Doc will probably prescribe an SSRI (Celexa, Zoloft, Paxil , etc..). If you do begin taking an SSRI, make sure...

  15. Paxil to Lexapro any advice on this?
    ... Hi, I was on 10mg of paxil for quite a while and then went off of it for a year ... mean time though. Right now I take 5mg of generic paxil . I would be very curious to see how you react to the ... Lexapro after being on paxil as I have read of a number of other people not being ... able to tolerate it after taking paxil . As for gaining weight from paxil I never did but...
    ... a week and if it continues than I will go back to paxil or something else. Will keep you informed....

  16. Xanax & eyes?
    ... different type of med is in order, like lexapro or paxil etc. Do you have constant anxiety or does it come...

  17. Xanax ????????
    ... work. Do you take any other meds with it? I also take Paxil ....

  18. Paxil
    ... Twig, That happened to me when I first took Paxil over a year ago, just remember if the side effects...
    ... I took Paxil also about 2 yrs ago, and also had side effects, such...
    ... Hi, I've taken Paxil for a long time now. This drug has been wonderful ... LA in May so I'll find out about anxiety. Before Paxil I would not even considered taking this trip. Now ... from extreme social anxiety in high school and the paxil also help this. I wish that I had taken this drug ... the good things aside: the one thing I hate about Paxil is weight gain. Paxil seems to increase my appetite ... mind to a weight loss program, however, since taking Paxil I've not been successful loosing weight. Even with ... will take your body/mind time to get back to normal. Paxil will your body/mind get back to normal faster. Good ... luck with Paxil . If this drug does not work for you don't get discouraged ... her that Lexapro has less weight gain issues than Paxil . Just take control of your diet and don't let Paxil...
    ... I had a terrible experience with Paxil . I started taking it for a bout of anxiety and depression...
    ... Please do keep us updated Twig. I have been on paxil for a little over two weeks. I started on 10mg for...

  19. Very sick on Celexa, should I keep taking ?
    ... which I read had less severe side effects. I did take Paxil about 2 yrs ago, and quit also after a wk of severe...
    ... which I read had less severe side effects. I did take Paxil about 2 yrs ago, and quit also after a wk of severe...

  20. Anxiety and Intrusive thoughts
    ... you - either AD or antianxiety medication. I take Paxil and it has helped me with my anxiety disorder. ...

  21. effexor
    ... I had to switch from celexa to paxil and did fine with the switch no side effects you should ... gain, I have gained about the same as you being on paxil . they are all SSRI so they all may do the same with...

  22. Why Does Anxiety Do This?
    ... Basically it becomes a vicious cycle. They have put me on Paxil because I was originally on Zoloft for two years which ... wake up a lot with panic attacks? And if you took Paxil how long did it take to work? THANKS!...
    ... that all about ? I took Zoloft and changed to Paxil a few years ago , both of them worked well for me ... for awhile , but just couldn't handle it anymore . Paxil and Zoloft are from my understanding start working...
    ... zaps, you are not crazy, I was trying to come off of Paxil and it was fine for a week than the withdraws started...
    ... almost thought you were talking about me. I took Paxil for several years. It started to work in about 2 ... helped. I did feel as though I was dieing . Paxil is especially good in the SSRI class for those who...
    ... to a tea the same problems with anxiety. I was on Paxil for years for hyperventilation attacks. It took me ... Tried anxiety tapes . Finally took the 10mg of Paxil . Within 2 weeks was not hyperventilating and the ... gone. I am 49 and have started perimenopause . The Paxil has stopped working also. About 2 years ago started ... med and don't even know what would be good after the paxil . Sorry this is so long but I feel better knowing...
    ... this. I am scared all day long. I have been on Paxil CR 12.5 mgs for 10 days now. I have noticed a slight...

  23. Health Anxiety...Share your Story
    ... see how it is possible. I am on a low dosage of Paxil now and since it has only been for a week I do not...
    ... keeps me from the er daily haha. i am on 10mg of paxil now and it is helping a bit, its only been 3 weeks...

  24. Breathing Issues & Anxiety
    ... In the meantime they have put me on 12.5 mg of Paxil ....

  25. Doc put me on Celexa and Toprol XL
    ... This is actually only my 2nd antidepressant, tried Paxil about 2 yrs ago, only lasted a wk on it with severe...

  26. Coming off of Paxil is this a withdrawl symptom? HELP
    ... it sounds like you should consider staying on the Paxil . You are having some of they problems that caused ... you to begin taking the Paxil in the first place, correct? JB...
    ... it did not work for me anymore which is why I'm on Paxil now....
    ... it was over a course of time, prior to taking the paxil I had lost 25 pounds and now I have gained that plus...
    ... How do I wean off the paxil then? is there another way?can I break the pill in...
    ... information regading loosing weight after quitting paxil , have been off this med for 2 and a half months now ... loosing the 12 pounds i gained in the 3 years i was on paxil . always had a fast metabolism....anybody have any...

  27. Anxiety And Breathing Disorders
    ... do they have you on now? They started me on 12.5 Paxil because Effexor did not work for me at all. I was ... ympathetic nervous system is in overdrive so they are using Paxil because it will sit on my receptors which cause the...
    ... a time.i have it a lot when i eat. i tried taking paxil . that was really bad for me. the doctors told me to...
    ... what side effects would you get with paxil ? i have not had any so far and i'm hoping it remains...
    ... never found any breathing problems. when i started paxil i took it for no more than 5 days. i was getting hot...
    ... but they are new and make people more weird. I took paxil for years and it did nothing for me but make me a...

  28. I am about to crack, help.
    ... as far as taking meds however, I have been taking Paxil and Xanax for over a year, I am trying to wean off ... the paxil but I still take Xanax twice a day at .5 Mg. I have...

  29. anxiety... what to do
    ... forming. I suffered for about 6 years. I've been taking paxil for the past three years now and I feel better than...

  30. Anyone had citalopram?
    ... increased anxiety, I had to let it go. Same thing with Paxil , both gave me panic attacks, and tore up my stomach...
    ... Hi there-i kept being recommended arapax ( is that paxil ) when i was very ill- i felt more scard than ever...

  31. quit paxil cold turkey
    ... When my prescription of 40 mgs of Paxil lapsed I didn't have the dreams, but I definately...
    ... anger or irritability. yet? i decided to get off paxil on my own because of the constant exaustion and i ... to see if they continue and for how long. started paxil after diagnosed with anxiety in late december. my ... iritability towards my family. i was prescibed xanax and paxil and they both worked great. i didn't have a need ... after our delivery and decided it was time to get off paxil . i was on xanax for only a month just to give the ... paxil a chance to work. feling really good now but i hope...
    ... the deal, I started a new thread on coming off of paxil and the withdraw symptoms, I am dizzy also, having ... stronger sex drive than I ever had while taking the paxil for the past year, so I dont know if that has anything...
    ... seemingly uncontrolable age. the longer a person is on paxil the harder it must be to get off it. i wish you all ... when i thought i would have to put myself back on paxil , i made it through one more day and the withdrawls...
    ... felt the need was over to go ahead and quit taking paxil . i would be more concerned about stopping other drugs ... such as steroids. the vast knowledge i obtained on paxil from my doctor and through the internet, i drew the ... conclusion that everyone will experience with drawls from paxil . some more severe than others. with drawl severity ... also. i didn't walk into a drug store and purchase paxil without a physician supervised prescription nor did ... the street to the local crack house and pick up some paxil for a quick fix....

  32. why do i keep feeling numbness in my head?
    ... about it and he said it had to do with anxiety. I take paxil now and I feel that it has saved my life. You might...

  33. Confused!! Plz Help
    ... Hi Gigi, I've been on Paxil , Lexapro and am now on Zoloft. The Paxil worked great ... depression. I just wanted to tell the how much the Paxil helped with my anxiety. Maybe dr can switch you to ... helped my depression but not the anxiety as well as the Paxil did. Hope this helps. Best wishes, JB...
    ... Hey Gigi, I am also taking paxil . I was taking Xanax for about three years. I took ... that helps. I tried three different meds. before the paxil . hope this has helped. Good Luck, terrier07...

  34. Tell me something good about Zoloft
    ... sexual, but had the same problem with Lexapro and Paxil . I've never felt like a zombie or drugged on any anti...

  35. med experiences
    ... i took paxil and that was the end of it. the side effects were...

  36. Anyone Every Get This Im Scared?
    ... feel. I had anxiety for 6 years. I've been taking paxil for three years and I feel great. I've put on weight...

  37. Anxiety breaking though meds
    ... anxious at certain times of the year? Also, I take Paxil 25mg. Presently I am starting to feel anxious so...

  38. chemical imbalance and meds
    ... I did try paxil and i hated it. the side effects were worse than the...

  39. Help! CanNOT stay awake on xanax
    ... asleep at the drop of a hat? Or am I doomed? I take paxil also...but have never had any bad side effects from...

  40. How do you help a teen with school anxiety?
    ... have been better if I had done this in highschool. Paxil has helped my social anxiety tremendously. Anyway...

  41. Anxiety and Driving? PLEASE help
    ... dizzy and feel lightheaded. I had great success with PAXIL . I feel that paxil saved my life and allowed me to...
    ... that has to deal with this stupid anxiety. i did try paxil but it didnt work for me. the side effects were worse ... i think it actually made me worse. before i took paxil i was able to go into stores and after taking it i...
    ... tried different meds. but they didn't help. Now I'm on paxil I believe it saved my life. I can now drive out of...

  42. Do Anti Depressants work for Anxiety ?
    ... the AD'S make many people with anxiety more anxious, Paxil gave me the Panic attack from Hell, when I took it...
    ... taken Valium (as needed), Xanax, Ativan, Zoloft, and Paxil . Zoloft did not help me and I actually had to take ... Zoloft to control panic attacks. I am currently taking Paxil and this drug has done wonders for my anxiety and ... depression. I know Paxil is an older drug with bad side effects (weight gain ... I felt more anxious when I first starting taking Paxil and did not feel like it was working until about 3...

  43. How Do You Take Xanax As Needed
    ... few thoughts: taking an SSRI every day (Zoloft, Paxil , Celexa, Prozac or Effexor) will likely reduce your...

  44. Nausea
    ... better). I also take ativan as needed. I was on paxil and had great results, but the weight gain was terrible...
    ... of stuff (cognitive behavior therapy, meditation, paxil , zoloft, prozac, klonopin, ativan, different trycyclics ... , and the only one that really worked was paxil , and to a lesser degree, wellbutrin)....

  45. Zoloft for GAD.. when does it kick in?
    ... GAD and I am on my third week of Zoloft. I was on paxil before for 5 years but I it pooped out. Anyways I...
    ... the side effects are a pain in the but. I was on paxil before so I kind of new about the side effects for ... What week are you on? It took a good month for my paxil to start working, so I am hoping that my Zoloft will...
    ... also on wellbutrin. I have been on it since I was on Paxil because of the tiredness. I have been on the...

  46. meds upped
    ... My doctor just upped my Paxil from 40 mgs to 50 mgs will i have any side effects ... dose or will i notice anything since ive been on the paxil for a few months now. The reason the doctor upped...
    ... are feeling much better now with you dosage upped. Paxil can be a tricky one sometimes, you get it upped and...

  47. Possible chance of being fired
    ... before this, I never had a problem with my anxiety on paxil , but now I am taken back to how I used to be (if not...

  48. Sleeping Symptom- Does anyone ever get this or feel this way
    ... medication are you taking? I have had this with both paxil and zoloft. It's very weird, but I can relate......
    ... not working anymore. I haven't gone the Zoloft or Paxil route because I am so pill sensitive. I can do the...

  49. need opinions on zoloft & klonopin
    ... morning gives you energy or makes you tired? I was on paxil and slept good now that im on zoloft im not sleeping...
    ... sleep as well on zoloft than compared to when I was on paxil . Paxil made me sleepy all day and all night, I may...
    ... I remember taking zopiclone when I was on paxil . I took that at night and paxil during the day, and...

  50. Medications for anxiety?
    ... to bulk up anyway. Lexapro i had 0 side effects, on Paxil i had a decrease in sex drive, but not as bad as some...
    ... about $10 a month... without insurance. I had taken Paxil in the past and didn't really feel any different with...
    ... these problems ? I've only taken 1 SSRI, and that was Paxil , which gave me the worst panic attack of my life I...

  51. Starting Celexa
    ... 20 mg. I also don't sleep all day the way I did on Paxil . Everybody reacts differents to these types of meds...
    ... to relax and then eat more! ;)I gained weight with Paxil , but not with Celexa (however, I am being more careful...

  52. Scared to take meds
    ... and depression. I have in the past, a yr ago, taken Paxil , and after a wk, had the worst anxiety/panic attack...

  53. Anxiety depression and stress
    ... and been meds to try. Nothing seems to help.Tried.. paxil , effexor,zoloft,wellbutrin,cymbalta,xanax. One...

  54. I'm not so sure
    ... in the middle of a transition phase of coming off paxil (which worked wonders for my anxiety) to zoloft to...
    ... done CBT and tried various medications and knew that paxil was working, and I explained the dose I was on was ... your file and saying straight out to you "you're on paxil , what are you doing on that?" in quite a quirky tone...

  55. Severe Anxiety with other medications
    ... but another problem was they didn't work lol, was Paxil and lexapro. Have you had any luck with klonopin?...
    ... Plus remembering how much it sucked getting off the Paxil ! well that was my own mistake cause i thought i could...

  56. anxiety out of control! time to admit I need help...and suggestions?
    ... something to take more regularly. I just started taking Paxil and after a week I am feeling much better. At first...

  57. How long before withdrawl symptoms from SSRIs start.
    ... sick for a few days. BOY OH BOY!!! Getting off the Paxil was one of the worst experiences of my life and i ... back to my doctor and he gave me a lower dose of the Paxil to start taking again to wean off it and thank god...

  58. tremors/ not sleeping
    ... to go on before the problems are gone. I am taking Paxil and Kolonopin still just want to feel good when I...
    ... dosage changed a bit...or maybe you can take your Paxil and Klonopin at different times during the day. From...
    ... exsistent. You should also take a SSRI, like Zoloft, PAXIL . etc. Until you get back on your feet so to speak...
    ... when i was taking my SSRI's ( first lexapro then paxil ) i would have the WORST nightmares i have ever had...

  59. I Need Some Advise Please!!
    ... ages i know its not good for me but its better than paxil or xanax. our society has conditioned us to belief...

  60. What do I do Now?
    ... x-rays (smoker) all okay. Dr. wanted me to go on Paxil 3 months ago since I was having trouble. Read about ... feeling. Yesterday, Dr. said she doesn't want me on Paxil until I return. Just want to feel happy about this...
    ... check into Celexa even though my Dr. wants me on 12.5 Paxil . Had such a bad day yesterday that I called her ... office. Now she wants me on Paxil BEFORE the cruise. But the pharmacy called and can...
    ... hopefully that will change too. If I go on the Paxil , I'll have to get off, with Drs. help, the Klonopin...
    ... I have to get rid of the 'if's' with starting the Paxil . I'm still not sure about that one. But as of right...
    ... a little upset with me because I haven't taken the Paxil . It's been two months. But I have a prescription ... haven't picked it up. The pharmasist said he fills Paxil often and all meds have warnings. I always ask about...

  61. Just stopped taking Wellbutrin and Prozac....Need some advice!
    ... high dose of Wellbutrin! I once tried stopping my Paxil cold turkey without slowly lowering the dose and let ... This went on for a week and i decided to start the Paxil again but only half of my dose and i kept doing that...

  62. Zoloft or Celexa, anybody try both?
    ... just started zoloft today. im on 50 mgs. I got off paxil because of the bad side effect of weight gain. I ... started it and I am always starving. Is anyone else on paxil ? Will zoloft make me gain weight like that? I sure...
    ... tell you what seemed to help me the best that was paxil , but side effects suck. If you can handle having...

  63. WHAT IS YOUR BREAKTHROUGH DOES TAKING ClONAZEPAM ?
    ... take me off of it unless I was on something else ( Paxil ) which I really don't want to take either. Evenings...

  64. Welbutrin is so confusing!!
    ... anxiety disorder and depression. So far I have been on paxil and celexa and felt NOTHING. No good or bad side effects...
    ... anxiety disorder and depression. So far I have been on paxil and celexa and felt NOTHING. No good or bad side effects...

  65. Paxil questions
    ... I had this same symptom when I started Paxil (5 mg) 3 months ago. I also got it again when I upped...
    ... some much more aware in the day. I startd taking my paxil at night before I go to bed. It has really helped...

  66. Can all this truly be anxiety? The mind is such a powerful thing.....
    ... 75-80 which i take 5 mg of norvasc for, and 5mg of paxil (half of a 10mg pill) for what appears to be pretty...

  67. Whats wrong with me?
    ... and she said Im suffering from anxiety. Prescribed Paxil 20 mg. Told me to take only half a pill for a few...

  68. Weight gain with paxil please help
    ... weight on a few ADs in the past but not this one. Paxil I have been told works good for anxiety but has the...

  69. New to anxiety/insomnia; not sure how to start handling it
    ... doctor about an AD that also treats anxiety, such as Paxil - there's others I just can't think of their names...

  70. I'm just about to begin starting on Paxil. Have some questions
    ... I have been on Paxil for 5 yrs now. I am not sure about the sleep aids ... questions. I think with the alcohol, drinking it on Paxil , in my experience, has just increased the sleepiness ... what you come up with. Anyway, good luck with your Paxil , hope it helps!...
    ... This is just me - but I took Paxil for 2 yrs. While taking the Paxil, I drank, not a ... took amb**n for sleep. Never had any problems and the Paxil did help my anxiety. Best wishes, JB...

  71. Anxiety on dose increase... normal?
    ... I have been on Paxil since November. I started on 10mg per day and the...

  72. Losing Control
    ... treated with meds since 2000. I've tried Prozac, Paxil , Effexor, Klonopin, Wellbutrin (XL and SR), Celexa...

  73. Please Help! What Can I do?
    ... the time to look at her whole body. She did take Paxil for awile, but she went off it because it made her...

  74. SSRI's causing anger and depression??
    ... beginning to wonder the same thing. Originally I was on Paxil for a few years and it helped my anxiety, but then...

  75. panic and anxiety
    ... on a few for anxiety and none have helped. lexapro, paxil then finally xanax. I felt immune to xanax and it...