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  1. Are these anxiety/panic attack symptoms too?
    ... hours a day. I too was on a few SSRI's ( lexapro, paxil ) and a benzo ( xanax) They all felt like they didn...

  2. Paxil to Celexa
    ... problems at all! I was very concerned as I had been on paxil for so long. I feel great :)...
    ... Well...I've switched back to Paxil . After being on Celexa for a month my anxiety came ... back and I cried a lot. I switched back to Paxil and am back to my old self. I sorta feel like I failed...
    ... working at all, my doc has talked about putting me on Paxil , i guess it's stronger?? But you had weight gaining...
    ... Hi....I hope that you get relief soon. I feel like paxil has saved my life but yes weight gain has been a continual ... problem. Not sure that paxil is stronger, you and your doctor just have to find ... quick fix...it will last for about 4 hours. Zoloft, Paxil , Celexa, etc. can take up to a month to get the full...

  3. Loss of feelings
    ... I just saw your other post, and I know you're on Paxil . Perhaps it's not the right drug for you. Have you ... the "bad" side effects. How long have you been on Paxil ? If it's not over a month, you may just be in an...
    ... I have been on the paxil for about a year now. I guess maybe I should talk ... to my doctor. I have been on and off of Paxil for years but have never experienced any bad side...

  4. help me please.......
    ... attacks. wow. how did this happen? i went on low dose of paxil , which eventually went off the market and i went off...
    ... different meds and when he found out i had been on paxil at one time and it worked well, he put me back on ... also kept me on effexor, 37.5mg nightly. he says the paxil will keep me awake. after a week, i can then drop ... the effexor and after one month, he'll increase the paxil if need be. i told him about joining an online support ... thing he said when i told him about going back on paxil , he said,oh no you're not, and that he'd talk to the...

  5. What Are the Best Antidepressants for Anxiety?
    ... Paxil worked great for my anxiety. I was switched 3 months ... ago to Lexapro for depression, Paxil was not working for that. Well, I didn't realize how ... much the Paxil helped with the anxiety until I was switched to Lexapro...
    ... those brain zaps are horrid. And I think celexa and Paxil are the worst. I'm on celexa. I also heard though...
    ... hello, i have been on paxil and it worked good with me , and i had to take klonopin...
    ... and Prozac, Wellbutrin. I never tried Effexor or Paxil , I did not want to I have heard scary things about...

  6. Tired of anxiety
    ... Ativan. I would give a million bucks if things like Paxil , Effexor, which I take already, or Buspar worked to...

  7. Paxil making me gain way too much weight need help
    ... You should talk to your doctor about going off the Paxil . I am sure he will keep you on the xanax but also...
    ... SSRI and the other is a Benzo. You need to wean off Paxil very slowly or you can have with drawl, that can be...

  8. What is the best SSRI at NOT producing sexual side effect??
    ... Part of, if not the main reason I stopped taking Paxil was because I felt it was severly impacting my marriage ... s the best answer. I do know I NEVER want to see Paxil again, ever. Paxil is the devil. Any help would...
    ... supposed to have fewer of these side effects than Paxil and Prozac. I will say that when I first started...
    ... I am also on Paxil and it did affect my orgasm response at first, however ... , since I've been on Paxil for two years these side effects went away. I have ... gained weight on Paxil , however, I'm not sure it is the Paxil or just my ... lifestyle. I can't blame the all my weight gain on the Paxil . Paxil gets so much bad rap on these boards. Paxil ... decreases the sexual side effects you can lower the Paxil . Just a thought. I'll stick with my Paxil for...

  9. Anxiety and the cold weather
    ... appreciated, and by the way I take 5mg norvasc, 5mg paxil not sure if this would contribute to that....

  10. Coming off Antidepressants.
    ... Hi, Yes, I have had the same concerns. I was taking Paxil , felt great,:) so I stopped after a few months and...
    ... I was off of them about a year and then restarted Paxil which I am tapering off. I believed the "pushers...

  11. strange thoughts
    ... can offer help if you are open to trying it. I take Paxil for Anxiety disorder and it has helped me tremendously...

  12. don't know why I am having anxiety?
    ... this anxiety condition is part of me. I am taking paxil for this condition and it has been a godsend for me...
    ... she says it just mellows her out. I've heard that Paxil and Lexapro are great for anxiety disorders. I actually ... suggested Paxil to my doctor and he let me try it and it worked wonderfully ... again I would have suggested Lexapro instead since Paxil is difficult to stop taking. I've took Zoloft in ... however, I did not feel it worked as well as the Paxil . When I first started taking Paxil I did get a...

  13. Wierd symptoms happening with Cymbalta-anyone else? help
    ... and tell me how you feel. I was switched back to Paxil . I am currently on Citalopream and Clonazepam which...

  14. anxiety over taking medications
    ... effects. I was the same as you when I began taking paxil , however, I stuck with it and my quality of life is...

  15. Lexapro Beginner
    ... the sexual side effects hurts big time. I was on Paxil for a couple years and I had to get off of it because...

  16. Cymbalta
    ... This is only my experience with Cymbalta. I was on Paxil for 2 yrs. I became very depressed for a number of ... so far for me, it has not. Since I've been off the Paxil , I now realize how much it helped my anxiety. So....

  17. Taking Lexapro and can’t climax
    ... Ugh, I had this problem with both Lexapro and Paxil . I sometimes felt like I had a sex drive, but I,...

  18. Has anyone out there used Paxil for a long period of time?
    ... with the help of your doc you can slowly wean off of Paxil it may take some time though. I currently take paxil...

  19. has anyone gained weight taking paxil?
    ... I havn't taken Paxil but I know many people that have gained weight with...
    ... come in generic form. Prozac does also. Is the Paxil working for you?...
    ... Yup, I gained 15 pounds on Paxil . I complained to my doctor and he switched me to...

  20. ANXIETY DEPRESSION OCD story
    ... differant depression meds but can't afford them I was on paxil for about 2 years and when my insurence ran out oh...

  21. Is it true that
    ... quits working, and they will desperately try others, Paxil , etc to take it's place. Sad part about true disorders...

  22. Quitting SSRIs cold turkey
    ... I was only on Cymbalta for 2 weeks (previously on Paxil ) when I told my dr I could not stand the side affects...

  23. anxiety attacks
    ... years and had no problem stopping it anytime. I was on Paxil and had a rough time getting off. I won't take that...

  24. Cymbalta Side Effects? Need Replies ASAP Please.
    ... insomnia and my anxiety increased. I went straight from Paxil to the Cymbalta. The Paxil worked very well for anxiety ... s why you are taking the Cymbalta, I would suggest Paxil . Sometimes, if you read the side affects of drugs...
    ... Just hang in there. I started Paxil on Tuesday and I pretty much talked myself into a...
    ... have alot of the same side effects, when I was on Paxil , I would get a sudden warmness radiating in my chest...

  25. 1st Night on Paxil was Horrible...
    ... My first time on Paxil was like yours, it brought on a panic attack like...
    ... Well, Paxil takes a couple of weeks before it actually becomes ... still have trouble it could be an allergic reaction to Paxil . Prior to Paxil CR, the regular paxil continuously ... The CR stopped that, however, I discovered that Paxil tends to dehydrate me badly at night --- once I figured ... I started drinking lots of fluids prior to taking Paxil CR at night time. After a couple weeks of the hydration...

  26. Is it ok to drink a little while on celexa?
    ... so of Merlot occasionally on Celexa,and did when on Paxil too and never had a problem.Just may make you alittle...
    ... I'm not sure about celexa, but when I changed to paxil I devloped a bit of a drinking problem, such as drinking...

  27. Switching from Zoloft to Celexa (& klonopin when needed)
    ... and my doc was SO confident it would help me) and Paxil made me sleepy:). Celexa seems to be right for me...

  28. Fireifgter with an anxious stomach
    ... with anxiety. The one that worked best for me was Paxil . You don't want to be taking any benzos (xanax ... become very addictive. See your doctor and try the paxil or other if doc suggests. I think you will not regret...
    ... racing heart, dizziness, etc. I was a former SSRI user ( Paxil ), in the beginning your anxiety will worsen (jitterness...
    ... I just started Paxil on Tuesday and I already feel a sense of calmness...

  29. Paxil Questions~
    ... medication for OCD and extreme social anxiety disorder. Paxil is blessing. The only side effects I had was (prior ... to Paxil CR) that my tongue would be very sore for months. ... me to dehydrate severely in my sleep. So, I take my paxil in the morning, but at night drink plenty of fluids ... -- stopped the sore tongue problem. For me, Paxil is not effective for anxiety at all. Great for OCD...
    ... Hey there, I was on Paxil for a few yrs and then recently became depressed. ... the depression. I did not realize just how much the Paxil helped to control my anxiety, until I went off it ... good bit. So I think you doctors switch to the Paxil is a good one.:) I hope your are feeling better...
    ... I am taking paxil and it has helped me immensely. I take 10 mg now...

  30. Anxiety vs. Depression
    ... For me Paxil worked for the anxiety but did not stop a major depression ... The Lexapro works better for the depression but the Paxil definately helped my anxiety more. The anti-anxiety...

  31. St. John's Wort + Anxiety
    ... problems. I am currently on my first med which is Paxil and it is helping alot. 1 week ago I was anxious and ... nervous. i started paxil tuesday and now i feel much calmer.. just hang in...

  32. Urgent! Please reply
    ... never had anything like that happen before when taking Paxil or since, Lexapro Best wishes, JB...

  33. Can increased dosage cause more anxiety?
    ... thru menopause,which only adds to the mess.I was on paxil twice which really helped so much,but both times it...

  34. My version of...anxiety?
    ... deal with it. So I went on meds. My doc put me on Paxil and it has already done wonders. You should really...

  35. Need feedback from Lexapro users!
    ... For me Paxil worked best for anxiety. I've been on Lexapro for ... almost 6 weeks for depression. The Paxil worked better for the anxiety. The Lexaro is working ... I were suffering from anxiety only, I'd recommend Paxil ....

  36. Is Lexapro or Celexa Better for Anxiety? Any Real Differences Between Them?
    ... exactly why, it's been awhile, that my dr switched me to Paxil . The Paxil worked very well for the anxiety, but not...

  37. Depakote/ Valporic Acid for Anxiety Treatment?
    ... heard and read, it seems like a better option than paxil or other benzodiaziapine drugs used for anxiety....

  38. Spaced out, drunken feeling for 3 1/2 years, 24/7. Please help me.
    ... pretty bad. The only thing left to try is Lexapro or Paxil , which scares the daylights out of me. I tell myself...
    ... including digestive and respiratory. I started taking Paxil last week (only 5 mg/day) in hopes of getting rid ... of the anxiety. So far, the Paxil is making me more anxious, shaky and spacey, but I ... doing. I'm just praying that it's anxiety and the Paxil will get me out of this. Let me know if you have...
    ... Right now, I'm hoping it's just anxiety and the Paxil will eventually conquer it. In the meantime, I'm ... ear (and whatever tests might accompany that). The Paxil really makes the "airplane head" worse which is really...

  39. Scared about being on Lexapro
    ... I've felt better since. Besides Lexapro, I was on Paxil for a few yrs. That helped with my anxiety, but not...

  40. Me again, questions about when time to change?
    ... to sleep sometimes. Prior to the Lexapro I was on Paxil for anxiety. It worked for the anxiety but not the ... anxiety. That has gotten much worse since I went off Paxil and on Lexapro. All I can say is I feel what you are...

  41. question on antidepressants rather then benzos
    ... if the anti-depressants work for anxiety. I tried Paxil years ago for OCD but cant' really remember if it...
    ... I was on Paxil for a few yrs. Then had a major depression and am ... now on Lexapro. I did not realize how much the Paxil helped my anxiety until I went off of it. The Lexapro ... someone needs one just for anxiety, I'd recommend the Paxil . JB...

  42. Klonopin Quit Working, Anyone Have This Happen To Them? What To Do??
    ... I've never gained weight on them. Paxil or Lexapro. Actually, I weigh about the same now that...
    ... GrannyO what helped you more with anxiety, Lexapro or Paxil ? Thanks. I remember being on Paxil years ago but honestly...
    ... For anxiety, definately the Paxil . Hope I'm not replying too late!...

  43. Anxiety seems to be getting worste any help?
    ... everyone, its very frustrating, I recently decreased my paxil from 10mg to 2.5mg. The reason being i started to...
    ... Paxil cut down.....job lay off...loss of confidence....sitting...

  44. how to get off clonazapan
    ... crutch for you? Do you have alot of anxiety? I was on Paxil for years and it helped big time with the daily anxiety...

  45. i'm very scared
    ... tension headache to me. I've had it all. I was on Paxil for anxiety that worked well for a few yrs. Then,...

  46. Zoloft or Prozac
    ... these meds, and many more. I have tried, effexor, paxil , wellbutrin, prozaz, lexapro, and zoloft, 1st, and...
    ... Prozac made me sick no matter what dose I was on.. Paxil is the only one that works wonders for me!!...

  47. Need some comforting words please...
    ... did end up going to the doctor, and she put me on Paxil , but it seemed to make things worse, so I stopped...

  48. zoloft/appetite
    ... diarrhea and was a physical wreck. Then I switched to Paxil much later and gained a ton of weight. Now I am on ... a plan to lose the weight after getting off the Paxil . My Zoloft experience was a nightmare, I had NO appetite...

  49. Anxiety at Dr's Office - Will a Drug Help?
    ... worrier - never was when I was younger. Dr put me on Paxil which helped for the basic anxiety, but I would still ... than ever. That made me realize just how much the Paxil helped. Much as I ask for something for effective...

  50. SSRIs and weight gain
    ... an SSRI for anxiety that doe NOT cause weight gain? Paxil put the weight on me and I now take just 5 mg. Lexapro...
    ... been on paxil for 5 yrs and havent gained a pound. i weigh less...
    ... massive weight gain. I was taking remeron along with the paxil so I cannot attribute all of my weight gain to the ... Paxil . The dr. NEVER told me this was a side effect until...

  51. getting off Paxil...question
    ... ll leave in a few weeks or so. I've been on 10mg Paxil too for 10 months now and my doctor doesn't want me...

  52. So tired of health anxiety!!
    ... anxiety since 1994 and am so tired of it. I was on Paxil for several years and switched to effexor about 4...
    ... regular exercise is helping me. I am overweight from Paxil to begin with so I need exercise. But it DOES help...

  53. Wake with severe panic - Gone by noon
    ... The only thing that works for me is medication. Paxil cured it and now I am on Prozac and not doing too...

  54. Need Some Help Please
    ... I have been on Paxil and had no side effects going on it except vivid bad...
    ... I took Paxil for years for anxiety and never had any problems with ... depression recently and dr switched me right from the Paxil to Cymbalta. Well that was awful. I had horrible headaches ... these meds. If it's for anxiety I would recommend the Paxil . I didn't realize how much it helped me until I went...

  55. Seasonal Anxiety?
    ... doctor about going on a different anti-depressant. Paxil helped me for anxiety but not for depression. I'm...

  56. Always TERRIFIED that my husband, father, son or others close to me are going to DIE
    ... many other antianxiety drugs out there that mayhelp. Paxil worked good for me until I had a major depression...

  57. suddenly waking/ intense pass out feeling/blury vision
    ... Thanks for the input. I am actually on Paxil . I tried Zoloft a few years back and it didnt help ... months with some bad side effects so I've now been on Paxil for 4 days. The only reason I use the xanax is until...

  58. Addicted to Paxil...
    ... I consider Paxil and others like it such as Lexapro maintenance drugs ... abruptly. I don't know of any long term side effects from Paxil ? If you do, please share - I'd be interested in knowing...
    ... You are not addicted to paxil for any long term amount of time, trust me ! I ... try'd stopping paxil 4 times with total failure before I found out the...
    ... Granny - how long have you been off Paxil now? I would love to switch from Paxil back to Zoloft ... the first anti-depressant I took but I'm afraid that Paxil won't let me. Paxil works amazingly well for me (probably ... severe. From everything I've read and experienced Paxil is the one to fear the most and if I could switch...
    ... TryFailNot: How long have you been off Paxil for now?...
    ... I have been off paxil for 2 years now. I went one year no meds, and ... for 1 year. I also had the sexual side effects on Paxil , which are very minimal on Zoloft sexual side effects...
    ... I've been off of the Paxil for about a month. Went straight from that to Cymbalta ... sexual side affects will not be as bad as with the Paxil . I'll soon know. Best wishes, JB...

  59. Help! My b/f can't climax on Paxil.
    ... not a man, but I can vouch for the problem. I was on Paxil for yrs and had the same problem. It seems to be a...
    ... ssri's do that. it had nothing to do with you. paxil sucks. i can't believe so many doctors script ssri...
    ... my Hubby took paxil for 2 years, he had same problem, he could climax...

  60. what does this mean?
    ... adjusting to the Lexapro. I'm sticking it out. I was on Paxil prior to all this but had a major depression that ... the Paxil didn't help. I hope the Lexapro works for all of us...

  61. Social anxiety driving me insane!
    ... Have you guys tried Paxil or Lexapro? The Paxil was a big help for me for anxiety and social situations...

  62. another lexapro question (sorry)
    ... can take up to 2 months sometimes. When I was on Paxil before, the same thing happened.. I had anxiety for...

  63. Prozac Question
    ... I switched from Paxil to Prozac almost a month ago and have been on 10mg ... of Prozac and then maybe I will have less anxiety? Paxil worked great for me, but since I want to get pregnant...

  64. How do I know if this Medicine is working for me?
    ... about a year and a half. I been on Pexeva (generic Paxil ) for 35 days. Last weekend I started driving out...

  65. Is Zoloft an alternative to Ativan?
    ... can see my GP and do the switch to Zoloft or maybe Paxil . And I will do the changeover cautiously for sure...

  66. Had my second full-blown panic attack...going to a doctor...questions
    ... Hi there, Paxil worked very well for me with anxiety. Recently started ... a major depression so dr switched me from the Paxil to Cymbalta which is more for depression. I had many ... prescribed Lexapro. I did not realize just how much the Paxil helped with my anxiety until I was taken off of it...

  67. Uncertain about possible acute panic attack and anxiety -- Any input?(long)
    ... carafate, lialda, ativan, xanax, diovan, loritab and Paxil . (i refused to touch the Paxil due to the side affects ... I go see a physiologist/psychologist? I dont want paxil , but I hear Lexapro or Celexa is good and helped my...
    ... health issues only made your anxiety worse. I was on Paxil for a couple years for anxiety. I was also prescribed ... I became very depressed and my dr changed me from Paxil to Cymbalta. Well, I couldn't take the Cymbalta because ... especially bad headaches. I did not realize how much hte Paxil helped with my anxiety until I went off of it. I'm ... depression, that's why I was swited to Cymbalt from the Paxil . Anyway, I just wanted to put my two cents worth ... possibly depression. Since you are so against the Paxil , I hope the lexapro works. I have'nt been on it long...
    ... like what I need. The doc that prescribed me the paxil knows that I refuse to take it. I havent been in...
    ... carafate, lialda, ativan, xanax, diovan, loritab and Paxil . (i refused to touch the Paxil due to the side affects ... I go see a physiologist/psychologist? I dont want paxil , but I hear Lexapro or Celexa is good and helped my...

  68. Am I having anxiety attacks or just fear of driving
    ... affect on you. Have you talked to your dr about taking Paxil or another drug thats for anxiety and depression such...

  69. Question about Ativan dosage
    ... Lexapro (5 mg) because I am already so fat from previous Paxil use. Afraid to go higher on the Lexapro........altho...
    ... Have you tried all the anti-anxiety/anti-depressants. Paxil , Lexapro, Celexa, Zoloft? The ativan is very addictive...
    ... weight, had no appetite for a whole year. Then the Paxil .......and the weight gain. Then we moved and found ... detoxed at home. I gradually came off of it and on the Paxil . I had a lot of side effects from the Paxil and then ... then we moved and I told new shrink I wanted off the Paxil ........that is where I am now. on the really low dose...

  70. gasping for air
    ... you tried any anti-anxiety/anti depresants such as Paxil or Lexapro? They may be a big help. I was taking Paxil ... major depression and I did not realize how much the Paxil helped until I was switched. I've started having anxiety...

  71. Anti Depressants
    ... I like Prozac and Paxil , Zoloft made me crazy. Everyone is different, you...
    ... Ask for Paxil . It isnt making me sick just a lil tired but the side...

  72. Please Help! I suffer from severe anxiety
    ... tells me that cardio excercise has the same effect as paxil , you may still need meds, I did 10mg for a little...

  73. Anxiety and muscle twitching anyone??
    ... is weaning me off of the Lexapro and trying me on Paxil . I asked her if it will continue with the Paxil...

  74. Lexapro vs. Zoloft ~ Questions, help appreciated.
    ... and shes weening me off of Lexapro and putting me on Paxil , which I've never tried and don't know if it will...
    ... depressive episode and asked my doctor could I try Paxil . At the time I had heard some good things about Paxil ... it. I am now taking Pexeva (which is the same as Paxil but my doctors says that Pexeva has less side effects ... ). Since being on Paxil I've never had another panic attack so I can't say ... so than Zoloft. The only bad thing I can say about Paxil is weight gain. I have had some weight gain; however ... daily basis. I feel that Zoloft is not as strong as Paxil and I had no problems withdrawing from the Zoloft...

  75. my Anxiety is coming back..........
    ... Hi everyone up until a month ago i was taking 10mg paxil to treat my anxiety and depression, i felt pretty ... its tough, so I decided to start slowly come off the paxil , right now I am down to a quarter of a pil per day ... have noticed alot of the problems i had before the paxil are coming back. Whenever i get stressed i feel...
    ... you are going thru. I recently switched from 50mg of Paxil to Cymbalta due to a major depression. I was addicted ... to the pain meds). Anyway, since I've gone off the Paxil , my anxiety has increased dramatically. I never had ... problems with the Paxil (other than the sexual side effects) and now realize...