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  1. What is your least favorite symptom?
    ... I haven't had any anxiety symptoms since my Paxil has gotten into my system but I would say that I hated...

  2. Celexa Question!!
    ... was like was wasn't taking anything. I have been on Paxil and it's no longer working, and I was going to ask...

  3. Xanax XR is very different that Xanax?!
    ... my doc yesterday and he told me to take it with the paxil and it seems to work. so I suppose everyone is different...

  4. Not even thinking about it, then it comes back!
    ... feelling, vertigo just kind of out of it. I have been on paxil and xanax for a few months and I am going back to...

  5. Anti-depressants....Do they work?
    ... Paxil . It took my panic attacks away....

  6. Weird, out of body, feeling
    ... well, paxil does help make it WAY less intense. i have been on ... it does, sometimes it doesnt. but when i wasnt on paxil it was happening about 30 times a day every day!!...

  7. left arm pain and teeth hurting
    ... I have been on paxil for 2 months and xanax xr for a month, when I wake...

  8. Is it wrong to ask?
    ... anxiety over the years with my depression which I take paxil for. I want to relieve some of the symptoms I still...
    ... calling your doctor and asking to increase your dose of Paxil ? I take klonopin as needed. It is a good drug...

  9. How long until side effects go away ?
    ... awhile to see what dosage is good for you, I was on Paxil for years the only one I could tolerate, I literally...

  10. effexor XR
    ... nightsweats. I didn't last long on it--now I take Paxil and works great for me....

  11. Hello
    ... I know that I have anxiety disorder. I was put on paxil after I had my son 6 years ago for a brief time and ... take anything that will make me tired ect...After the paxil my doc put me on Lexapro and I was like a zombie....

  12. Zoloft
    ... the anxiety is a little high but managable. I was on paxil for a number of years but the doctor switched me to ... zoloft. He thought my weight gain was due to paxil ?. Paxil worked great. I am hoping the same will be...

  13. Question about morning anxiety
    ... have the big picture, Anyway, I went off the Paxil about 9 months ago, because I started getting dibilitating...

  14. My Paxil Nightmare -- Please Read!!!
    ... hopefully. Sorry to hear about your experiences with paxil .. I myself have never been on it...and now I will...
    ... doctor's supervision when you decided to drop the paxil ? Did the Paxil work for you when you were on it...
    ... well, ive been on and off of Paxil since i was in sixth grade(a long time ago) and i ... bad side effects or brain "zaps". i only get on the Paxil when i know im going to go through a stressfull time...
    ... I took Paxil for a few years.I too had a hard time weaning off ... things.Eventhough weaning off was tough I can say Paxil worked great when I was in serious need.As with any...
    ... I personally HATE Paxil . I am on it, have been for 3 years, and have on several ... of it, and can't do it. I get what is called the " Paxil Flu", a real condition that some people get when coming ... when I came off of that, it was a breeze compared to Paxil . I have to agree with the original poster that something ... fishy went on with the makers of Paxil . They deny everything, but there are so many experiences ... people out there with severe problems while stopping Paxil . I know there are side effects for all of the anxiety ... /depression meds, but Paxil is the one that seems to have the most problems....
    ... every 3 days i take a tiny microscopic piece of paxil if i wait 5 days... the zaps, etc. come back ... these "zaps", etc. would happen when people come off paxil -- because it takes yrs of testing to get a drug on...
    ... you thought about going on Prozax to come off the Paxil . Many people do this. Prozac stays in your system...
    ... Yes I heard of this -- taking prozac to get off paxil .... I just got a prescrip. for it the generic version ... well..... Hopefully this will help me get off the paxil and no zaps or anything!! :-\...
    ... you how long to take the prozac before dropping the Paxil ? Just curious....

  15. Everything was going fine than Bam it starts
    ... am getting intrusive thoughts again. I have been on Paxil for almost 2 months and I thought it was working until...

  16. Help with Celexa
    ... a week because of the sedated feeling, I am now on Paxil and have been for 2 months it seems to be working...

  17. Switching meds info
    ... Hi, I recently switched from paxil to the generic zoloft. I stopped taking paxil since ... my doctor suggested my weight gain was due to paxil . I was off for a month when my anxiety came back. ... stop working. Now I am thinking about going back to paxil , which I know works for me. What should I expect?...

  18. Paroxetine-can you split it?
    ... I know with paxil CR you cannot cut the pills. Can you do it with the...

  19. Paxil-tired
    ... I used to take paxil years back also.I took it at same dose as you and...
    ... had that feeling for 6 years...I know all too well, Paxil has helped me but makes me very lazy. I can't seem...

  20. Does anyone take Klonopin everyday?
    ... daily basis. I have been really stressed and the Paxil alone has bnot been helping. I usually take a total...
    ... wean off klonopin was'nt bad at all the hard one was Paxil (I was taking also) that gave me horrible withdrawl...
    ... prescribing medication is such an art. AND as far as Paxil goes...I believe it was created by the devil himself...

  21. Med info
    ... the time. Is this a temporary side effect? I was on paxil which worked great. however, my Doctor decided that ... my weight gain was due to the paxil and switched me to zoloft. I have lost weight 23 pounds...
    ... Hi If you felt better ont eh paxil I would switch back to that. I never had weight issues ... on Paxil . Or maybe try Lexapro...finding a med that works...

  22. antidepressants for anxiety
    ... Hi I was on Paxil for many years, For Anxiety and Panic attacks. It...
    ... nausea. :) YUCK. I quickly got off of it and went to Paxil . I have been on 20 mg for 3 years. Hopefully the ... episode in order to get me calmed down and used to the Paxil . Life is pretty good now, so there is hope!!!:) Take...

  23. new need anxiety help
    ... they gradually started to come back. I was put on Paxil ...which did nothing but make me sick....then Lexapro...

  24. Can you take both Xanax and Ambien?
    ... I would say yes. I was put on paxil and xanax and i still had terrible insomnia so my...

  25. Dr. just started me on Zoloft.
    ... started on 100 mg. I am hoping it helps soon. I was on paxil which worked great. The doc said that he wanted to...

  26. Paxil dose
    ... lower dose? I have never had a singel side effect from Paxil , at 20 mg. or at the 30 mg. I am on now. Thanks,...
    ... was a 37 mg. extended release. Is that was is called Paxil CR? What an odd dose, 37 mg. I wonder if it's any...
    ... Paxil has been the devil in disguise for me. It helped ... another time. I have tried a few times to get off of Paxil but couldnt do it. PLus no other AD has worked for...

  27. upping dose because not working
    ... when they have stopped working? I've been on 20 mg. Paxil for nearly 7 yr. and it stopped working. Tried Lexapro ... both did not agree with me. So my doc put me back on Paxil , and want me to up my dose until I reach 40 mg. I...
    ... yes i have been on paxil for five years. i also found that it wasnt working...
    ... to see results from upping my dose. I have upped my paxil from 20 to 30 mg. for 3 days now. Yesterday I was...

  28. mirtazapine
    ... Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) Luvox (fluvoxamine) Paxil (paroxetine) Prozac (fluoxetine) Zoloft (sertraline...

  29. Questions About Alprazolam (xanax)
    ... hours, it really helps with the anxiety. I also take paxil and so far it has been working great for me, but again...

  30. How do you change meds
    ... I've been on Paxil for about 15 years. I take 20mg of CR daily. Sometimes ... throughs of panic attacks I alternate with 30mg. Paxil works great for my anxiety attacks--which are very ... severe if I'm not on Paxil . But, I think its time for a change because the side...
    ... [COLOR="Red"]Hi Chipper, I have taken 20 mg. paxil for 6.5 yr. I always worked fantastic, NO side effects ... went back to my doc, who decided to put me back on Paxil and have me up the dose by 10 mg. each week until ... praying hard that upping my dose will work, as I love Paxil , and like you, I have to be on something for anxiety...

  31. What Benzo works for you
    ... amount of Ativan each month... but my father also takes Paxil , while my mother takes Zoloft. It's weird how differently...

  32. Anxiety Meds Dilema
    ... well, in my experience i have been on paxil for five years and i weigh 15 lbs LESS than i use...

  33. ~Racing heart~Panic Attacks~Seroquel help?
    ... Seroquel but my best friend has agoraphobia. She takes Paxil and always has a Xanax on hand when she starts to...

  34. Has anyone experienced this symptom?
    ... no relief. Of course I think I am dying. I am on Paxil , but i still had these pains which I believe are anxiety...

  35. Need to change meds, but afraid to
    ... flare up they last for months. Any way, I take Paxil , and have for about 15+ years. During that time I...

  36. Xanax Question
    ... in case she has a bad attack. She said now that her Paxil is working she doesn't really need the Xanax much...
    ... January and it has been a life saver, I also take paxil , the paxil is starting to work so I may be tapering...

  37. New to Board....Hello - Having some anxiety!
    ... depresssion and my doc put me on a very low dose of Paxil - due to me losing my Dad to cancer. I went off the ... paxil in October and I having been doing fine up until last ... tired, overwhelmed and I really do not want to go on Paxil again. I just wish I could be not so negative. I am...

  38. Doctor Changed my Xanax to the Xanax XR anyone take this?
    ... to the Doctor this morning, I am currently taking Paxil and Xanax, my doc although gave me another presc for...

  39. Xanax Use and Questions
    ... been a life saver for me. I have also been taking paxil for 3 weeks now, it seems to be doing ok so far but ... Xanax for the physical symptoms like you until the paxil fully kicks in and I hope it will soon. Like Bryson...

  40. Constant back tension
    ... Stressed, yes I am on Paxil have been for a few weeks, and been on Xanax since ... I go back to the doc on wed to let him know if the paxil is working, but I dont know if it is I still get anxiety...

  41. New SSRI, worse before better?
    ... started Cymbalta 12 days ago for anxiety. I had been on Paxil and it quit working. I tried Lexapro for 9 days before...

  42. Anyone Have experience with Effexor for Anxiety & Panic
    ... I just started Effexor after being on Paxil for 5 years I stopped the Paxil about 7 months ago...
    ... hopefully works. I know that my father has been on Paxil for years, first he tried Effexor and it didn't work...
    ... Can I ask you why you stopped taking Paxil ? I was on it for 6.5 yr. and it just quit working...
    ... for. Especially people who tried both Lexapro and Paxil unsuccessfully. If you take it everyday on time, you...

  43. Paxil and Xanax users
    ... When I first started Paxil I didn't have much of a sex drive, and having sex...
    ... have definately noticed a change since i've been on paxil . me and my hubby rarely have sex due to my lack of ... always thinks i dont love him. this is all since the paxil . it has just made me kind of numb. but, its either...
    ... Sex drive is one of the reasons I got off Paxil . I had no desire at all to have sex, and on the rare ... numbing of your emotions like pretty much everyone on Paxil reports going through. I'd rather have anxiety than...
    ... I am the same way, I have been on Paxil for almost 3 weeks and I too have absolutely no sex...
    ... paxil is a god send for me. thank yo paxil inventors, i do not have any sexual side effect, no ... i would NEVER advise you, takes a few days off of paxil to get her sex drive feeling back. i wouldnt ever ... because i get extreme dizzyness if i mess with my paxil pills. good luck,...

  44. constant facial blushing
    ... I have a history of social anxiety and was on Paxil for a few years, but have been off it for a while...

  45. What happens if you drink alcohol on SSRIs?
    ... not a doctor. but, i can tell you, i have been on paxil for going on 5 years and i drink a couple glasses...

  46. hands, feet and pits sweating everyday wonder if this is due to meds
    ... sweat everyday, I am wondering if this is from the paxil or is it the anxiety....
    ... I have been on paxil for over 2 weeks and I thought it would be helping...
    ... Just want to let you know I was on Paxil for 5 years, and it does cause sweating, you just...

  47. Magnesium Aspertate for Anxiety anyone heard of taking this?
    ... check with my doctor first as I am already taking paxil and xanax. Any thoughts on this from anyone?...

  48. SSRI Withdrawal
    ... Well, I had been taking Paxil for 6.5 yr. and it just suddenly stopped working. ... changed me to Lexapro, and told me to just stop the Paxil and start the Lex. I did, and in 2 days I was VERY ... not be the Cymbalta at all, but withdrawal from the Paxil . One recommended I take a dose of Paxil to see if ... yesterday and today. I'll see, may not be enough Paxil if it is withdrawal. I know these meds take time to...
    ... to a lousy doctor who switched me immediately from paxil to wellbutrin. I am usually a person who will not ... it each week until I was taking a dot/pinpoint of paxil per day for a month. Never again!!!...

  49. Changing meds, please give advise
    ... Hi, Still working on this med change. My paxil quite working after 6.5 yr. I went cold turky onto...
    ... going back to 30 would make me feel like. When my Paxil quit working, it felt different than this. It was...
    ... meds if one stop working? My doc told me to go off Paxil cold turkey and start on the new med. Is this how ... Could my nervousness be from withdrawal from the Paxil ?:blob_fire...

  50. Does SSRI nervousness go away?
    ... m not following, would you please explain? I took Paxil and never had a single side effect, but it stopped...
    ... jitters or nervousness CAUSED by the SSRI. I took Paxil , it was great, but stopped working, then Zoloft, didn...
    ... me some advise. I've never had this happen before, Paxil always worked, never had a reason to change. Thanks...
    ... is probably because of withdrawal from stopping the Paxil cold turkey more than it is from the starting the ... today. I tried a test an hour ago and took 5 mg. of Paxil to see if it helped it it truly was withdrawal, and...

  51. New Here; I can't calm down
    ... sure enough, I fit the profile. So, she put me on Paxil , and it worked like a Miracle. I also took Trazodone...

  52. Cymbalta for Anxiety
    ... to 15 mg. for a few days and see how it goes. The Paxil never gave me ANY side effects, and once I tried Zoloft...
    ... thinks the nervousness could be from stopping the Paxil , not the Cymbalta. Who knows, maybe it's both! So...
    ... a possible side effect from all these drugs, inc. Paxil which never made me nervous. They say it should go ... too? My doc suggested I try adding a little bit of Paxil back to see if my nervousness is from withdrawal, ... so I took 5 mg. of paxil yesterday and today. Thanks for helping. I need...
    ... nervouse an jittery, even before I started this, probably Paxil withdrawal. Yesterday I felt a lot better, and was...

  53. anxiety about anxiety meds =/
    ... behaviors. The thing is, her friend suggested that I try Paxil and though I know people always react differently ... , I've heard a lot about paxil causing shaking, mania, a feeling of "electric shocks...

  54. Paxil 12.5 every other day?
    ... doc told me that was ok and would still work because paxil cr has a long half life........
    ... Go with what your doc says...don't deviate. Paxil is probably like Zoloft. I did the same thing you...

  55. Anxiety feeling sick
    ... when I am not on something, like my Paxil that stopped working, for my anxiety, the anxiety...

  56. Is there a cure?
    ... used to be totally wonderfully 'normal' on 20 mg of Paxil , until it just quit working. Now I am trying to find...

  57. Anyone took Effexor?
    ... Hi, I was on Paxil , and it stopped working. Tried Zoloft once, it didn ... 't work. The Paxil was great for nearly 7 years. Just started Lexapro...

  58. Spaced out all the time
    ... heart tests and stuff you have and i'm fine. anyway, paxil helped alot with these feelings, and i was feeling...

  59. How much Lexapro?
    ... COLOR="Red"]I just started Lexapro 5 days ago after my Paxil quit working. I am on 10 mg. So far I can't tell any...
    ... nervous still. Could I be on too much? I was on 20 mg. Paxil , and when it didn't work, I upped it to 30 but it...
    ... doing the weaning? My doc told me to just stop the Paxil and Start the new. I'm wondering if that was the best ... thing to do, even though the Paxil was not really working anymore. Dawn <><...
    ... the nervousness. I have been told it may have been Paxil withdrawal. Let us know how it goes....

  60. SCARY heart flutters, dizziness... HELP!
    ... on nothing except Ativan. I gained TON of weight on Paxil and Remeron. Now on a diet plan with nutritionist...

  61. just prescribed trazadone... nervous, help!
    ... mg. at bedtime. You know, I was just thinking: My Paxil stopped working and I just started Lexapro 5 days...

  62. From prozac to zoloft
    ... Hi, I was on Paxil for 6 years, and decided to go off it. That was a ... it has not worked, and I wound up going back on my Paxil . I should never have stopped the Paxil. I thought ... takes 200 mg. Zoloft and it works great for her. My Paxil just stopped working a month or so ago, and now I...
    ... mom, and two of my kids. Why did you ever stop the Paxil to begin with if you were doing well on it? Maybe...
    ... was doing well, and I thought I could wean off the Paxil slowly, and be fine. The anxiety didn't kick back ... no sign of improvement, that is why I went back to Paxil . God I pray this Lexapro works well for me. It's...

  63. Lexapro question
    ... Hi, I just started Lexapro 4 days ago after my Paxil quite working. I have cramping and diarrhea. Will ... this go away after I get used to the Lexapro? The Paxil never did that to me. Thanks for helping. Dawn...

  64. Lexapro is making me loose my hair :(
    ... just started taking Lexapro 4 days ago. I had been on Paxil for 6.5 years prior, but it just stopped working. ... Diarrhea, and discomfort. I never had that with the Paxil , but I have not long ago had a bout with ulcerative...

  65. Anxiety Medication and Pregnancy
    ... especially with your harmone levels changing. I was on Paxil 20 mg and Klonopin .5 mg towards the end of my first ... pregnancy. I was on Paxil 20 mgs the whole time I was pregnant with my second ... daughter. Both children turned out fine. Paxil they now say is not good to be on while pregnant ...
    ... working that well for me, not nearly as well as the Paxil I had been on before trying to get pregnant). It...

  66. Anxiety and insomnia...
    ... And I never had a single side effect. I was taking Paxil at the same time. NO sleeping pill out there could...

  67. I have no Idea whats wrong with me.
    ... sometimes there is no answer. I did really well with Paxil , had to stop taking it because I was planning on becoming ... talking to your doctor. When I tapered the dose of Paxil , I experienced a lot of strange withdrawal symptoms...
    ... These sensations faded once I began medication, Paxil is what worked for me with occasional Xanax....

  68. Paxil Question
    ... doc. She gave me Lexapro. Told me to just stop the Paxil and start the Lexapro at 10 mg. I did that 4 days ... that SSRIs, esp at first can give you D, though the Paxil never did that to me. Any ideas? Thanks, Dawn <...

  69. Klonopin and your experiences?
    ... tingling feelings... The withdrawls are not as bad as Paxil or something like that. Usually splitting the .5...

  70. social anxiety sufferer.please. any tips?
    ... make it my one year anniversary. i have been taking paxil . i am now 21. i shouldnt be feeling so scared to ... tell me. society tells us shyness is a bad thing. paxil has been called the anti-shyness drug. it makes me...

  71. Paxil stopped working, need help!
    ... i took paxil for 6 yrs also and it did the same i have been on...
    ... purple"]Chelchel, How did you do the weaning from the Paxil to the Celexa? Like did you just one day stop the ... Paxil and start the Celexa? I have a freind who takes Celexa...
    ... I took 20 mg. Paxil for 6.5 yr and it worked great. I loved it. When I ... from the Cymbalta but from abruptely stopping the Paxil . I just put it to the test and took 5 mg. of Paxil...

  72. Doc gave me Wellbutrin
    ... I have panic disorder and currently take 10 mg of Paxil . My doc told me to try Wellbutrin XL to fight some ... of the paxil side effects (being tired, hungry etc). How did...

  73. lexapro withdrawal
    ... easy to get off of after I told him how getting off paxil was hell. I feel like I've been tricked. I knowI...

  74. Pregnant??
    ... breakdown. I ended up needing loads of meds (wellbutrin, paxil , ativan, and elavil) because I let my anxiety get...

  75. Hello, I'm new!
    ... following medications. Effexor XR Wellbutrin XL Paxil CR Gabitril Zyprexa Lexapro Trazodone Remeron...