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  1. New member-glad (well sorta!) to be here!
    ... ve had for various issues turned out fine. I was on Paxil and it helped alot. You should see your doctor about ... winded. My suggestion for you is see the dr and try the Paxil . Best wishes, JB...

  2. anyone have good results with zoloft
    ... my panic attacks :) Previous to this I was on Paxil for 3 years Which also helped but killed my emotions ... Zoloft without the "ZOMBIE" like feeling I had with paxil Please give Zoloft a honest try and I feel you...

  3. why do we stop drugs?
    ... i have been on prozac, paxil , effexor and celexa for anxiety. this has been over ... celexa. and it made me feel flat. not sure about the paxil though, i think it worked well. i was really young...

  4. hi my first post here and need an ear
    ... I also suffer from anxiety and depression. I took Paxil for anxiety and depression for a few years and it ... depression but the anxiety is returning so I know the Paxil helped with the anxiety. If neither of the above work...

  5. I feel anxiety in social situations
    ... need to escape. I would suggest an anti-depresant - PAXIL . I took it for a few yrs and it did help with the ... I hope you see your dr and at least ask about the Paxil . JB...
    ... than most - which I am -, or simply weird. I've taken paxil , prozac, lexepro and effexor. Non really worked. On ... paxil , the first two weeks, I had a grin on my face I couldn...
    ... overcome this that i spoke with a doctor. He prescribed, Paxil , which i do NOT want to take. I am completely against...
    ... GAD and gave anxiety in social situations. I was on Paxil for 5 years which helped but it suddenly pooped out...

  6. Are there side effects when switching from one ssri to another?
    ... My doctor switched me from Paxil to Cymbalta. I had a few days of nausea but am feeling ... MUCH better on the Cymbalta. I was on Paxil for a few yrs for anxiety but bacame very depressed...
    ... I posted on 9-27 about being switched from Paxil to Cymbalta. The Cymbalta seemed to be working for...

  7. zoloft
    ... little cancerphobia. Went to doctor and he put me on paxil . Couldn't take it.I have been on zoloft for approximately...
    ... with zoloft, that in the passed I experienced with paxil It has been very effective for anxiety in myself...

  8. Is this normal?
    ... doctor. I've suffered from anxiety for yrs and went on Paxil . It definately helped. I was recently switched from ... Paxil to Cymbalta for major depression and the anxiety attacks...

  9. Stuck in the middle of a war!
    ... have talked to your doctor about taking Zoloft or Paxil , both have the same effects of Prozac but kick in...

  10. Restarting Paxil-How long before relief??
    ... About a year and a half ago I took Paxil for anxiety. I did very well on it and after six ... longer took any. After two months of being off of Paxil my anxiety came back. I have taking 6 Paxils so far ... am taking Xanax to help with the anxiety until the Paxil kicks in but the Xanax only gives me a very short ... it was before I felt relief the first time I took Paxil . We go to Hawaii in 2 weeks and I don't want to...
    ... I was on and off of Paxil a couple of times. I was off of it for almost a year...

  11. Should I be taking Paxil?
    ... having panic attacks and has put me on a course of Paxil . I work really long hours, am under lots of pressure ... problems rose to the level of "panic." I am reading up on paxil and finding horror stories about withdrawal symptoms...

  12. Is 10mg of Prozac enough? should I up the dose?
    ... just started Prozac as well 10mg and when I was on Paxil I had to wait at least 2 weeks-1month to start increasing...
    ... just started Prozac as well 10mg and when I was on Paxil I had to wait at least 2 weeks-1month to start increasing...

  13. Pregnancy and Paxil or Prozac???
    ... All I know is Paxil can cause problems w/ pregnancy. I am on Paxil and...
    ... Also I think Prozac and Paxil are very closely related....

  14. Depersonalization on Zoloft...FYI
    ... None of that is anything try taking paxil . Talk about side effects...........WoW you name...
    ... had some definite 'depersonalization' a few times on paxil . Sometimes I wasn't sure whether I was awake or still...
    ... Why did you go off paxil ? How many mg were you taking? Zoloft seems to be ... good. I seem to have more anxiety with it than with paxil but no side effects except a little dizziness. I...

  15. effexor & weight gain?
    ... Not sure but I am on Paxil and have gained like 20 lbs in the last year. I want...

  16. advice needed on citalopram (celexa)
    ... been manifesting itself lately..) So, it's not like paxil where i felt nothing and was passive and sedated:...

  17. It's killing me..
    ... I've been dealing with anxiety for about 15 yrs. Paxil helped along with clonazapam - a mild tranquilier ... apart without help from meds. I did just switch from Paxil to Cymbalta because the Paxil was not working for...

  18. Tell Me About Lexapro
    ... effexor way too strong (turned into a zombie), and paxil sedated me too much. on celexa i have a lot of energy...
    ... and they were milder, for me, than for effexor and paxil ..... best, c...
    ... you think it's worth asking again about Lexapro? Paxil was too sedating and I gained weight, so that's a ... caused any of you to gain weight? I was glad that Paxil curbed my anxiety, but the sedating effects, including...
    ... others. The only thing you can do is try. I am on Paxil and it works for me. I have been on it for over 5 ... knows what is the med. I did try Lexapro before the Paxil as my doc said it was newer and better. Unfortunately ... had a bad reaction from it and was then put on the Paxil . Once on the Paxil, I had some nausea for the first...

  19. Switching SSRI's
    ... porblem. I switched right from lexapro 25 mg's to Paxil CR 25 mg's and ha dno problem. Now when i got off ... the Paxil with nothing.... wow boy, never again! brain zaps...
    ... here goes..............I just stopped taking 25 mg of Paxil CR today & started 10 mgs. of Lexapro. Did alot of...

  20. Taking Buspar with Xanax together?
    ... far as taking two meds for anxiety I used to take Paxil and klonopin for 2 years.I actually just wanted something...

  21. Taking Pexeva(Paxil)- how will I know when i'm better?
    ... on my other post inferit, about taking xanax with paxil and commenting on my other post about paxil in general ... , so you started taking paxil huh? I still didn't work up the courage to start...
    ... or anything? I got xanax, if i do start taking the paxil i'm gonna be on xanax like crazy just to keep myself...
    ... hey worrybucket, how are you doing on your paxil , I still never took mine, I'm going to just wait til ... I hear there's better more modern day SSRI's then Paxil , too much bad thing I've heard about it to risk taking...
    ... a try. Its not some taboo med, lot of people took Paxil before. It won't kill you and if you don't like it...

  22. Can you take Xanax with Paxil?????
    ... you can take both at the same time, I have been on paxil and xanax since February and my doc said it was fine ... , since the paxil may increase your anxiety until it kicks in about...
    ... question is YES Absolutely you can take xanax with paxil . Benzo's such as (xanax) are usually given in the ... first few weeks of SSRI treatment such as ( paxil ) to help with the increased level of anxiety, they ... during the beginning stages of treatment with your paxil , and you will feel an over all sense of calmness while...
    ... Hi Matty Yeah you can take Xanax with Paxil . Also, I recently started taking Pexeva 3 days ago ... , which is a generic version of Paxil .. I know what your going threw. I was so nervous...

  23. Question about Seroquel
    ... and is now on something else cant remember, i am on paxil and xanax for my own anxiety and panic disorder. I...

  24. Help Me!!!
    ... much longer. My worst time of getting off a med was Paxil I had to get back on it once and from there it took...

  25. Has anyone gotten any good results from Paxil????!!!!
    ... maybe ask your doctor for a different one? I took Paxil for two years at ,I believe,20 mg.Now I can say for ... sure Paxil helped me enourmousley with the anxiety.My problem ... arouse when trying to get off Paxil it was pretty hard I felt really bad with withdrawel ... they all tend to have some side effect (s) for me Paxil like I said helped majorally but I was fatigued often...
    ... I have been taking paxil since January 07, it has made a huge difference with...
    ... pregnant I have to switch to Prozac. I am scared since Paxil was perfect for me, but it is BAD to take during pregnancy...

  26. Doctor visits make me sick
    ... me to just get up and walk out! I was on lexapro, paxil , small dose of xanax and nothing seemed to help. I ... the moment, but at the time i didn't feel like the paxil was even working, but i guess it was even only a little...
    ... anxiety meds for the past two months ( was on lexpro, paxil , low dose of xanax) Nothing worked. Last thing i...

  27. can't deal...
    ... The only thing that helped me was meds. I took paxil (made me too drowsy), then effexor (too strong), and...
    ... I have been on Zoloft (gained wight), Paxil (brain zaps) and decided to get off of those dailies...

  28. constant colds and flu from Paxil?
    ... No, I haven't experienced this. I've taken Paxil for nearly 6 yrs. for anxiety and don't seem to ever ... Maybe one cold a year but that's normal. Did the Paxil poop out or did something change in your life that...

  29. Annual Physical - so worried and can't sleep
    ... big time when she was about 5 months old. I went on Paxil about then when I was worrying that I had everything...

  30. paxil question, please someone.
    ... Paxil has worked really well for me. At first they put...
    ... make a very good point about the side effects, so Paxil really helped you get control back of your life? ... did you use therapy as well or did Paxil really help you in a matter of a month or so to start ... some other people can tell me their experiences with Paxil on here as well, hoping I can hear from y'all, thanks...
    ... I was put on Paxil 7 yr. ago for extreme anxiety. It worked very well ... switch when this happens. What the don't tell you is Paxil is the WORST SSRI to get off of. It's extremely addictive ... extremely jittery, most likely due to stopped the Paxil . Also, for the last 3 years I've been sick more ... with colds and flu, and now I have found out that Paxil is linked to infection, flu, and a host of other things ... are going to take a med, take something other than Paxil . I know a few people that have taken Celexe or Cymbalta...
    ... ones, and yeah the withdrawal thing I've heard about Paxil , why is it just with Paxil and not with Prozac or...
    ... Hi Matty, I never took Paxil before but I'm kind of in the same boat as you. :p ... About a week ago I was prescribed Pexeva (generic Paxil ) 10mg/day for 30 days. But like you, I have been ... It seemed like I would read 10 bad reviews about Paxil to 1 good review. I got to thinking and honestly ... web about it. So maybe this is why when we search Paxil all we see is mostly horror stores. *shrugs* SSRIs...

  31. Anxiety Sucks!!!
    ... looking at me said i was depressed. i started taking Paxil and it worked. i took it for about 6yrs. For some...

  32. Lexapro...can you share your experience?
    ... as alot of people on this subject. I started taking Paxil last year, it seemed to make me worse. I switched...
    ... Celexa and find I'm more energetic than usual. I found Paxil and Effexor too sedating. I have also heard good...

  33. Anxiety?
    ... anxiety just changes with different symptoms. I take paxil and it helps as well, thank goodness otherwise I dont...

  34. help I am over whelmed
    ... that just goes away by itself. I am taking Xanax and Paxil and have been for the past 8 mos and glad I did it...

  35. Doc gave me Pexeva
    ... It is an ssri Brand Name: Paxil , Generic Name: Aropax, paraxotine never tryed...
    ... Oh okay, I actually did try Paxil a long time ago. It caused the side effects that all...

  36. Effexor
    ... come off: just reduce the dose slowly.... I was on Paxil but I slept for 2 hours in the afternoon, so I had...
    ... is "working" and i should be on this or lexapro or paxil or something along with the benzo. though i'm not...

  37. left side of face tingling
    ... and some of my physical symptoms are back, I take paxil and xanax but I dont know whats going on,. any suggestuions...

  38. panic attacks and migraines
    ... maybe you should take them, I have been on xanax and paxil everyday since January and believe me I feel so much...

  39. So confused about wellbutrin
    ... I have been on paxil for nearly 2 weeks now and I feel nothing. I have...
    ... might not. One more thing. You haven't taken Paxil long enough for it to work. You should feel a difference ... meds take 3 to 4 weeks to notice a difference. Give Paxil some more time before trying something new. My sister ... takes Paxil & it works very well for her, but she does not suffer...
    ... I plan on taking paxil for another month just in case. It seems the only...
    ... [QUOTE=leoball80;3158545]I plan on taking paxil for another month just in case. It seems the only...

  40. Is it anxiety or something else? HELP!!!!
    ... the other girls.Anyway, I have tried deep breathing, Paxil , research, and I don't know what to do.I am not on...

  41. Anxiety and retching
    ... sure that I was okay. The Doctor finally put me on Paxil and told me to go to counseling. After getting on...
    ... dry heaving for several years and until I went on Paxil , it got worse. I have been on meds for 3 years now...

  42. SSRI's have destroyed my life for 6 years and counting.
    ... GAD? or something else? If anything, I'd try Paxil . It's great for anti-anxiety. I've been on Effexor...

  43. Prozac....not sure
    ... I may have to go back to paxil , I dont know if this is going to work. I am on 20mgs ... days but I can already feel the calming affect of paxil going away. Kinda sucks, the reason I wanted to...

  44. Which medication is best for me?
    ... that doesn't help it. My doctor wants me to go on Paxil but I'm reluctant because I've heard so many horror ... stories. Maybe Paxil is the best for me, but I'm worried about the side...

  45. Anxiety/Paxil advice
    ... sometimes. Anyways, my doctor wants me to go on Paxil . His reasoning (which makes sense) is that even though ... about it. He keeps telling me that he really likes Paxil but it seems like people have mixed feelings about ... anxiety.) He knows that I'm cautious about going on Paxil but he insists it's the best option. Also, I'm starting ... how I respond. What have your experiences with Paxil been like? What should I know about it? Are there...
    ... I have Been on Paxil for a few months now and it seems to be working very ... be stopping soon. I have heard that coming off of Paxil is very hard and gives bad withdraws but everyone...
    ... confused about is that my doctor wants me to go on Paxil because panic attacks come back 90% of the time ... coming off it? Anyone one else have experiences with Paxil ?...
    ... level of stress that i was under. I started taking paxil and it worked wonderfully for me for the first 8 or ... keep the same effect. I finally decided to quit the Paxil , see if i could handle the anxiety myself, then go ... tough withdrawals. I think if you are on 20 mg of paxil or higher, you are at more of a risk for more severe...
    ... on for 3 months or so. My doctor wants me to take Paxil but from what I've read, it seems to stop working...

  46. valium vs klons vs atavin for social anxiety
    ... about buspar or an anti-depressant SSRI(but i think Paxil is NOW KNOWN TO BE NOT A gOOD CHOICE for social anxiety...

  47. Buspar
    ... that gave me side effects. Here are the meds. 1) Paxil ( terrible) Made me feel hyper, and nervous. 2...
    ... made me light headed and caused nauseua. I'm trying paxil right now, only into week 2, but it's causing some ... cut back on the xanax and started on buspar, and now paxil , and it has been downhill since then. Like you...

  48. Prozac question
    ... also start having better quickly. For me, with paxil , I had no sudden onset of side-effects, I went straight...

  49. Help recommend a switch from paxil
    ... Hi, I was on Paxil for years. Talk to your doctor before you stop taking...

  50. Missed Lexapro Dose?
    ... I dont take Lexapro I take Paxil and yes I have had the same thing happen to me if...

  51. Paxil CR?
    ... Yup. I use Paxil for my anxiety and it's very good i find. I have had...

  52. anti-depressants and pregnancy
    ... in Toronto it's called Motherrisk. I am taking Paxil . It apparently causes no more Birth Defects then if...
    ... I heard paxil is not safe. I was told specifically not to use paxil...

  53. Help with options...
    ... disorder about 8 years ago. At first I was put on paxil , for me it worked to stop the panic attacks, but the...
    ... being tired all the time with Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil . Although i really liked Celexa. I was gaining too...

  54. Prozac, (fluoxetine 20mg) question pls
    ... was on prozac. It didn't work out for me, so I am on paxil (paroxetine now)....
    ... year now, I am hoping the 20 will be enough. I tried Paxil before the prozac and put on 20 pounds in about a...
    ... medicine making me sick a few months ago....I had taken Paxil , Wellbutrin and something else...anyway, everything...

  55. SSRI's causing panic attacks??
    ... panic attack was when a Dr. three years ago had me try paxil for my anxiety. I stopped taking the paxil and only...
    ... see my doctor, and she put me on Zoloft (similar to Paxil and Celexa). She did warn me that my condition would...
    ... I was put on Paxil 20 mg a day because of very mild anxiety (I just worried ... all). I had my first and only panic attack on the Paxil after only the second dose. I stopped the Paxil and ... anxiety. I was later told that they put me on too much Paxil at once and I should have started with a 1/4 of a ... fighting with anxiety. I have a friend who takes Paxil for panic attacks. Initially her panic attacks got...
    ... panic attack a couple years ago when my Dr. prescribed Paxil for my anxiety. I took it a couple day and had horrible...

  56. Long term Xanax use and Anxiety Disorder...have questions, need advice
    ... m in a similar situation of fear. I take 80 mg of Paxil (moved up from 20 over a 16 year period) for an anxiety...

  57. stubborn about meds/therapy
    ... very close friends of mine have been on lexapro and paxil ..I have kicked my panic disorder but it has resulted...

  58. Drinking Alcohol whilst taking Citalopram, Celexa?
    ... myexperience..... i have been on celexa before and paxil now for 5 years. i have drank on it the whole time...

  59. Question about paxil/Paroxetine
    ... Hi I used.to take Paxil when there was only a brand name version of it. My ... doctor recently gave a new precription for paxil since I have mild depression/anxiety again. I was ... experience any differences between generic Paroxetine and paxil ? I know generic is the same as the brand name just...

  60. Paxil withdrawal
    ... a few times now that some go on Prozac to get off Paxil . It may be something I need to check into. I stopped ... Do people take it at the same time they are on the Paxil , as they wean off Paxil? Dawn <><...
    ... sure on that. Maybe they have you cut back on the Paxil and add the Prozac. I have read that many people end...
    ... You start out slow on the Prozac as you wean off the Paxil . Well, my ins. company could not seem to get me...
    ... and a half years it stopped working on me like he Paxil did for you.I don't know,maybe alot of the anti-depressant...
    ... I don't know anyone who has got off paxil in real life or on this board. But personally, when...

  61. Lexapro dosage
    ... for now. I have a high resiliance for drugs. I tried Paxil , Zoloft and now Lexapro but none seem to make much...

  62. spasms with xanax????
    ... time to time and I take xanax once everyday with my paxil . The xanax does help, the doc did tell me vertigo...

  63. getting off meds that aren't working
    ... I have been taking Paxil for 7 years for anxiety. 3 months ago it stopped working ... and jittery the whole time so my doc put me back on Paxil and doubled the dose. My anxiety only got worse, so ... somewhat better. I want to just get off of it, but I know Paxil is really hard to stop. I feel very tense all the ... still on it? Has anyone here successfully gotten off Paxil ? Thanks, Dawn <><...

  64. Please help w/alternative for paxil
    ... there are some funky side effects of coming off of Paxil , such as "brain zaps" and feeling very off balance...
    ... if you have found a medication that works. If the Paxil is working and you have a side effect of being tired...
    ... Hi My question is how much paxil are you taking? and why both drugs? I take Paxil and...

  65. Xanax VS Klonopin VS Valium
    ... which is mid-level, but many people only take 20 mg of paxil for the same effect. Similarly, a 1 mg klonopin...

  66. headaches from lexapro
    ... a tired yawn. I had the same thing when I was on Paxil . As a matter of fact, there was a commercial for ... paxil and they actually listed "yawn" as a side effect...

  67. worry worry worry
    ... Anyways, I am trying celexa to see if it helps. Paxil did help me, but sedated me too much. Hopefully, I...

  68. Desperate... need help!! Please read.
    ... diagnosed me with anxiety and depression and he prescribed Paxil and Xanax, but I never took them for fear of side...
    ... what, religion etc. Finally In My late 30's I fouind Paxil and Ativan. The best thing that ever happened to ... I was afraid of. Life was great, I went off the Paxil for a 8 month period, and I paid the price for that...

  69. anyone take Paxil & Zoloft together?
    ... was on Cymbalta my nervousness was from stopping the Paxil cold turkey, and she suggested I add some Paxil back...

  70. Prozac for anxiety?
    ... I suggest you NOT begin Paxil . If you do decide to try it, read about it online...
    ... well, it's too late to NOT take Paxil . That is my problem. I got servere anxiety that showed ... not sleeping for days at a time, by doc put me on Paxil . It was glorious until it stopped working about 3 ... was from the Cymbalta, or going cold turkey off the Paxil . I have a doc app tomorrow, and was going to ask ... to try Celexa, and then wean off Paxil slowly and onto Celexa. I was wondering how Prozac...

  71. Paxil reallying screwed me up
    ... solution to my numbness. I can't stand it. After quiting paxil i became emotionally numb. What the hell is wrong...
    ... Do you mean you took Paxil for years, then stopped, and now you are emotionally...

  72. Getting scared again
    ... some days couldnt get out of bed. I started back on Paxil and in 12 days I am almost back to my old self. Good...
    ... some days couldnt get out of bed. I started back on Paxil and in 12 days I am almost back to my old self. Good...

  73. Mixing SSRI
    ... ve read it being called a 'cocktail'? I have taken Paxil for 6.5 yr and it's not working anymore. I tried to ... was nervous all the time. So my doc put me back on Paxil and doubled my dose to 40 mg. It's just not working ... Celexa. My homeopath said I should slowly wean off the Paxil and I slowly go on the Celexa instead of stopping ... she thinks my nervousness on the other meds was from Paxil withdrawal from stopping all at once. Any input...
    ... want to know about a drug. It states in there that Paxil should be gradually tapered off or other symptoms...
    ... I have that book, and I know you have to taper off Paxil . That is why I was wanting to taper off it when starting ... a new med, rather that just drop the Paxil cold turkey, which my doc had to do last time. Thanks...
    ... My doc told me if upping the Paxil didn't work I would need to see a psychiatrist because ... two, gradually upping the celexa and lowering the paxil and she said yes. Just can't take a lot of both at...

  74. Help me describe this?
    ... like my equalibrium is off its wierd, after I take my paxil and xanax xr it seems to disappear, til the next time...

  75. Anyone experience itching taking Paxil
    ... I take paxil and no I havent had itching but I started out with...