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  1. medication
    ... episodes of anger. The doctor has prescribed 20 MG of Paxil once daily, 100 MG of Gabapentin three times a day ... them. In reviewing the medication, I see that both Paxil and Gabapentin are somewhat the same, prescribed for...

  2. anxiety and tension headaches
    ... Wednesday so I will mention it to him. I am on 20mg of Paxil and 1mg of Ativan... when my headaches started the...

  3. Paxil + Alcoholic Beverages = Deadly?
    ... I just got put on the generic form of Paxil yesterday. While reading through the info on it I...
    ... i have been on paxil for 4 yrs and have never had a problem drinking.....
    ... QUOTE=ILuvBoston;2753645]Ive been taking about 2mg of paxil about 2x a weekQUOTE] why are you only taking 2x...
    ... QUOTE=ILuvBoston;2753645]Ive been taking about 2mg of paxil about 2x a weekQUOTE] why are you only taking 2x ... a week Ditto to the above question. Paxil is not meant to be an "as needed" medicine. I don...
    ... couple of bad episodes of drinking while taking my Paxil ... one of them times sent me to the ER thinking I...
    ... a couple drinks...it says don't drink while taking Paxil because it can make you more sleepy, she also said...

  4. Paxil seems to be working
    ... and am now back. Be careful of the weight gain on Paxil . You are a male, so maybe you won't have a problem ... control it. I don't know what your doctor told you but Paxil is the worst of the SSRI's for weight gain. I gained...

  5. Should I or not???
    ... month), my anxiety and panics are back. I used to take paxil , but i've decided not to take it this time, and to...

  6. Effexor?
    ... has anyone has success with it. Currently I am on Paxil wanted to get off of it but couldnt, I also cant stand ... the feeling of being tired all day on Paxil . Thanks...
    ... I have heard that Paxil and Effexor are very difficult to get off of, so I ... have so many unwanted side effects. How has the Paxil been working for ya? Later, OE...
    ... because one of the main reasons I wanted to switch from Paxil is because of withdrawls, and now I read that Effexor ... other suggestions? I want to eventually go off of Paxil . OCD...Yes I also take Klonopin for my panic...
    ... I took Paxil in the past as well. In my opinion, Effexor withdrawal ... is a thousand times worse than withdrawal from Paxil . It's like a living hell....
    ... I have had a few different meds, Lexapro, Effexor, Paxil , Vistarel, and Xanax. The only thing that worked for ... something like the Xanax. I had bad side effects from the Paxil and the others didn't help at all. Hope you find the...

  7. Upping Paxil CR
    ... it helps. It definitely takes more than a week for Paxil of any type to start working. Give it some time....

  8. Can't believe it! Pure O, panic and anxiety are back in my life
    ... constant obsessive thoughts, and I've started back on Paxil , and I've been taking .5 of Xanax, which really helps...

  9. need info on lorazapam
    ... worry about that as much if it is helping you though. Paxil and Effexor which are commonly prescribed for anxiety...

  10. Allergies and Anxiety
    ... makes me a bit groggy, especially since I also take Paxil . My mother swears by Tylenol cold and sinus (she has...

  11. Does your anxiety cause fatigue?
    ... like I just ran a marathon. I know part of it is the Paxil , but the other part I'm sure is my anxiety....

  12. Hi Im new and Could really use some advice
    ... Benzo's actually as a lot of people will testify to. Paxil is another that causes dependency. So all the negative...

  13. SSRI Withdraw symptoms - need advice
    ... they can't come off of them. My mother has been on Paxil for over ten years and has tried on numerous occasions...

  14. fear of needles
    ... my hear starts to race get really nervous etc.im on paxil and it helps some but not all the time....

  15. Nothing works
    ... which didn't help). So far I have had Effexor, Lexpro, Paxil , and Xanax. The only thing that has even begun to...
    ... rather be dependant on Xanax and have it work than Paxil and have it cause me horrible side effects. LOL....

  16. Would Benzodiazepines Work for me?
    ... been on a couple ssri's like zoloft, effexor, and paxil for ocd. Well i started that about 2 years ago and...

  17. Anxiety ruining my career and relationships
    ... a bad start under doc. supervision). SSRI such as paxil and lexabro would probably make your case worse initially...

  18. Pregnant and taking paxil!!!!!
    ... pregnancy, but I think you should do it for the baby. Paxil can cause weird feelings in your head and increased...
    ... HI ,i was on paxil serxoat we called it in england, was great on it for...
    ... I took Paxil during my entire pregnancy with my 4th child.My son ... agree with the others though,if your going to stop the Paxil ,you should slowly taper off.Paxil is (for most it ... is very difficult to taper off.When I did taper off Paxil I had a ruff time.I failed the first try but succeeded...
    ... I was on Paxil with both my pregnancies because at the time it was ... Also, they say it's worse int he last trimester with Paxil and pregnancy. In the interm you may want to start...

  19. How long do the withdrawals from Lexapro last?
    ... depends on the person. I got them bad when quitting Paxil awhile back. It is like an electric shock, but smaller...

  20. Why am I getting worse? Need advice.
    ... It could be that you are weaning off of Paxil . It happens. Also to make your self more copmfortable...
    ... probably causing your symptoms. Why are you quitting the Paxil ?...
    ... I took a full dose of Paxil this morning, I just couldnt handle it and I also ... took .5 mg of Klonopin. I feel the Paxil is not doing anything for me anymore and I have been...
    ... Taking one full does of paxil is not going to do anything, as it takes weeks to...
    ... Coming off Paxil isn't easy. I was on it for years and when I got pregnant ... having my baby 6 months ago... I am back on 20mg of Paxil and 1mg of Ativan. Your monthly is probably a factor...
    ... I am feeling so dizzy today, I think it's from the paxil withdrwl, although I did take a full 20 mg today because ... function like this. I will just keep taking hte 20 mg of Paxil from now on...I just cant handle this. I feel fluish...
    ... Alex, Paxil is a very difficult drug to quit. You must wean off...
    ... Alex, Timber is right. Paxil is very difficult to come off of. You have to do ... of your physician. I remember forgetting to take Paxil for 3 days and felt so bad that I wanted to jump in ... Is it anxiety? Depression? OCD? Before taking Paxil , I was on Luvox (I was diagnosed with OCD) and it ... on it. I would recommend continuing to take the Paxil until you can speak to your Therapist and see if there...
    ... Yes i think your right. I was weaning off the Paxil and was down to almost half a pill, but the past few ... now but I think its turning into depression and teh paxil withdrawls are really starting to hit now. I am just...
    ... hear that you are feeling bad again. I weaned off of Paxil also. The first time I tried, I tried taking my pills...
    ... that. What you're experiencing is very typical of Paxil withdrawal. You're not going to feel this way forever...
    ... kind words..... I started back on the full dose pf Paxil again until I can see my Dr. I feel like a failure...

  21. Modafinil Anyone here take it or heard of it?
    ... suffer from Anxiety and depression, currently I take Paxil (trying to wean off of it) and Klonopin. I have a...
    ... a RX, because of the fatigue I have from kpin and paxil . But, it's hard to get the insurance companies to...

  22. Opinions on Celexa
    ... asking opinions. My doctor asked me to consider taking Paxil or Zoloft. She seemed only to consider those two ... I'm asking your opinion on: Why only Zoloft or Paxil and any thoughts on why it ended up being Celexa?...
    ... so glad to read your post about celexa. I was on Paxil for 8 years, then they switched me to Celexa as my ... post tramatic years ago...but got so addicted to the paxil that I couldn't wean off without horrid detox side...

  23. Prozac Is it good for Anxiety ?
    ... does it help or increase anxiety ? I cannot take Paxil or Effexor, they hurt my stomach horribly, and gave...

  24. What meds do you take and dose it help
    ... been diagmosed with anxiety about 4 years ago I used paxil for about 6 months I got abit better then went off...

  25. Wondering how much meds you all take ? I'm nervous.
    ... Ok I am 34 and take Paxil and Klonopin (.5 mg), then I take Prilosec and Mylanta...
    ... Paxil has been my enemy...I've gotten the dose down to a...
    ... I hear you two about the Paxil.I took Paxil for two years and while yes it worked wonderful tapering ... I do remember being tired very often which I think Paxil was causing.The worst was comming off them though...
    ... I have failed many of times trying to taper off of Paxil ...just so scared of those body Zaps we all get and...

  26. My anxiety My symptoms My Life
    ... anxiety disorder,her resident student prescribed me paxil but I haven't picked it up after reading the posts...

  27. please help me does anybodyfeel like me?
    ... looked uo Seroxat and that is Englands version of Paxil . Paxil can make you very tired , maybe you would ... better on Prozac or Lexapro. I don't know...but I take Paxil and it is a side effect. It is also hard to stop...
    ... you just need to find the right medication. Maybe paxil just didn't work a second time. That happened to...
    ... anxiety, suffer i went on seroxat they call it here but paxil same , i felt great on it for 3yrs loads of energy ... another baby i heard alot of people had stop on seroxat( paxil ) allway through there pregnancy but my doctors told...
    ... for years and I'm sure he can help you. About the paxil ...I really have no idea about that. My dp never started...
    ... seroxat; aka paxil . are you telling me that you psychiatrist put you ... as keep the panic attacks at a minimum. i was on paxil and it made me tied all the time so i switched to ... effexor for 6 years. now im back on the paxil and i went thru hell for 5 weeks before it kicked...
    ... when i stopped the effexor and went to paxil , i thought that i was nuts, so i phoned the crisus ... emergency twice for ativan to help me cope until the paxil kicked in. there is hope or you my friend, just get...
    ... months ahead of you at this point. im on 60 mg of paxil and 1 step up from ativan. its up to you to catch...

  28. long term use of ssri
    ... problems, ect? I'm worried because I have been on 20mg of paxil now, going on 5 yrs and am starting to get worried ... going through the withdrawals would be like. The paxil was used to curb my anxiety,and it worked, but now ... know if it is my anxiety causing it or from taking paxil sooo long. So does anyone have any answers, or can...
    ... I wouldn't worry about it. I took Paxil for several years and I was fine. I also know some ... people who have taken Paxil for 10 years. I am not sure if I can post a link ... to drug side effects but I don't recall of Paxil having anything major wrong with it. If your med...
    ... concerns with your doctor. My mother has been on Paxil for 10 years and it has slowly lost its potency for...

  29. can meds for anxiety/panic cause ADD?
    ... I have been on Paxil and Klonopin for almost six months now and I've noticed...

  30. Paxil CR not doing the job
    ... I would. What is the dif. between paxil and paxil cr?...
    ... Paxil CR is a time release version of Paxil . Hurting, maybe the SSRIs aren't going to work for...

  31. Expired Paxil... what should I do??
    ... to you under my message. I don't think the expired paxil is dangerouse its just less potent. I personally would...
    ... So you think expired paxil is just less potent -- not dangerous?? Is this...
    ... Start with a therapist though to get you on or off the Paxil . I know the zaps you are talking about. They are...
    ... should disappear after you have weaned off of the Paxil entirely. Good luck! OE...
    ... Paxil and all other medications break down after a period ... toxic. A specific mixture of chemicals make up Paxil . It may be 5 to 200 different ingredients. When ... these ingredients die or changes then it ceases being Paxil . When your food is spoiled do you still eat it...
    ... If i stop taking paxil tomorrow.... even though its 1g ever few days.......
    ... Paxil is non addicting, but that doesn't mean it shouldn...

  32. Paxil and cold med.
    ... spray and it worked wonders for my sinuses. How is paxil ?...

  33. Paxil weaning
    ... I weaned myself off of Paxil with suprisingly no problems. I had been on it for...
    ... . did you have withdrawal symptoms first with the Paxil ???? Does Prozac have bad withdrawal symptoms.. ... . or is Paxil 100x worse?? Im getting the worst "zaps" trying ... to quit paxil ... ive been taking 1mg about 3x a week the past year...
    ... long. You are taking 1 mg? That is hardly anything. Paxil gives the withdrawls because of the short half life...
    ... I was on Paxil for about 3 years and I weaned myself off of them ... original problem. For 6 months after I got off the Paxil I was the worst person to live with. My anxiety was ... worse than ever. I've been Paxil free for 8 months now and I'm doing better. I still ... of Clonazapam when needed. I will never ever take Paxil again.:)...

  34. 2nd week on Paxil Cr
    ... should go on something else. Did you from Celexa to paxil right away?...

  35. Does Anxiety/Panic make you "sick"?
    ... When I went back b/c I HATED the meds she put me on ( paxil ) cuz I felt so awful and out of it, she just said...
    ... ago or so for anxiety. I took Welbutrin, Zoloft, Paxil , Prozac, Buspar, the doctor even prescribed Zyprexa...

  36. anxiety after alcohol... any help pls?
    ... doctor to go onto Zoloft. I eventually switched to Paxil (approx. on this for the last 4 months) with Klonopin...
    ... used to have anxiety when not drinking but I am on Paxil which has helped a LOT! The Paxil didn't help at...

  37. The best SSRI?
    ... stick to anti-anxiety drugs like Xanax. I have taken: Paxil , Prozac, Wellbutrin, Remeron, Zoloft, Buspar and more...
    ... bad as Benzo's in the dependancy category either. Paxil and Effexor have caused some pretty nasty withdrawl...

  38. Is this an anxiety attack? freaked out!
    ... recovery twenty years i take Xanax and may go back on Paxil as well. Obviously my serotonin levels are way down...

  39. Shakiness... please help
    ... them and also got her back into the swing of life ~ Paxil is what worked for her. As far as the gas station...

  40. gag reflex is destroying my life. long read
    ... will put you on a regimine. I take Paroxatine 20 mg ( Paxil ), the downside to it , is that its hard to get off...

  41. Dizzy spells
    ... yrs. it sucks. had tons of tests, docs say anxiety. paxil did help, so, must be... amanda...

  42. Obsessing over my chest pains
    ... ago my anxiety has come back and I am now back on Paxil and Ativan. I am constantly worrying about my...

  43. Chest Pains
    ... therapist. I finally went and was put on xanax and paxil . My symptoms sound the same as yours. I get these...

  44. Weight gain or loss with paxil?
    ... My sis experienced a significant weight gain on paxil . 20 to 30 lbs. She loves the stuff though. :)...

  45. Paxil?
    ... im on paxil right now. have been for 4 years. it has worked wonders ... hear good and bad stories. i've tried to get off paxil a few times, and the withdrawal is horrible. but honestly...
    ... I'm the opposite of the last poster. I was on Paxil for three years and found that it didn't really help ... through, but please be careful with them. I've been off Paxil for 8 months now. The first 6 were hell.:) I wouldn ... 't recommend Paxil to anyone, but that's just because of the bad reaction...
    ... Had alot of anxiety on Paxil . It's supposed to be the worst to withdraw from with ... many negs about Effexor W/D's I can't tolerate Paxil and neither can my son(21). It just made us both very ... should've waited it out. Let me know how u do on Paxil kj...
    ... I've been on Paxil for 7 years, mainly because the withdrawl symptoms...

  46. How can I stop my hands from shaking?
    ... tremors for a year and half. They finally prescribed paxil for her and kept adjusting the dosage. That got rid...
    ... tremors for a year and half. They finally prescribed paxil for her and kept adjusting the dosage. That got rid ... diagnosed w/ Social anxiety disorder and i had been put on paxil . it has helped a lot. i never used to be able to go...

  47. ALS Anxiety
    ... I had an EMG/NCV done which was fine. I was put on paxil for a condition my doctor described as hypochondriasis...

  48. Changing Meds Again
    ... now..its your call." In a split second he said..OK, Paxil CR. He said he has great success for anxiety with ... Paxil CR. I have anxiety but no depression. He said..its...
    ... Hurting333, Good luck with the Paxil . Sometimes we do just have to turn things over to ... the docs. Paxil helped my Mother tremendously & worked within a week...
    ... I am on Paxil and have been on an off for around 5 years. I have ... too used benzo's to help while I was starting on the Paxil because they are quick acting and make you feel better ... while you are waiting for the Paxil to work. I only used it when needed for a couple of ... yet. I will say that when I first started on the Paxil , I had some major nausea - it sucked and I wanted...

  49. Breathing problems and anxiety
    ... After being misdiagnosed with asthma and als trying Paxil , none of which helped, I just taught myself how to...

  50. Continuous brain zaps - any experience out there?
    ... Klonopin, for me.....was a horrible drug. I took Paxil for more than one year and now I am a big fat blimp ... fits all when it comes to the antidepressants. Yes, Paxil worked but the weight gain is horrible and Paxil is...

  51. Scared with Panic Disorder
    ... I did go to the doctors today and I have been on Paxil for years. I had my script upped and was put on xanax...

  52. Doc Gave Me Prozac For Anxiety-anyone Tell Me About It
    ... Help! Im always afraid to take new meds. I took Paxil a long time ago and it really messed me up big time...
    ... I have taken prozac, paxil wellbutrin and another that I don't remember the name...

  53. Anxiety and pregnancy... What medications are safe to take while pregnant?
    ... s (klonipin) are out and the Rx company that makes paxil just got into the news for saying it was ok to take ... pregnant, but now has been linked to birth defects. Paxil and Lexapro are both from the same family of meds...

  54. HOT FLASHES related to anxiety
    ... meds. i still get it just not as much now that i'm on paxil . but yea, i hate it, feels like my head gets real...

  55. Scared
    ... the Dr. and get something different. I have tried Paxil I gained weight, Wellbutrin made me mean and now Zoloft...
    ... How is Lexepro working for you. I have tried Paxil and wellbutrin. Wellbutrin made me mean and paxil...

  56. New to Anxiety - Q's
    ... could it be from the meds? I'm taking 40mg a day of Paxil (generic) and .25mg - .5mg of Xanax (generic) as needed...

  57. Anyone stopped anti-depressants cold turkey?
    ... sick and it magnifies by the amount of time missed. Paxil also has a nasty reputation of being hard to get off...
    ... sick and it magnifies by the amount of time missed. Paxil also has a nasty reputation of being hard to get off...

  58. Recently prescribed Lorazepam
    ... commit myself but then another doc gave me ativan and paxil and by that afternoon (thanks to the ativan) I was ... almost myself again. I continued with the paxil and only used the ativan when I needed it - which...

  59. sometimes this just is depressing
    ... tofernil was the first meds and now i have been on paxil for the last 6 yrs. i also take lorezapam when i...

  60. I Need Help!!
    ... I have never taken effexor. I was on Paxil , Prozac and then Celexa (which finally worked for...

  61. Moved from 20mg to 40mg of Celexa
    ... If this does not work.....we are going to go to Paxil . How long should I give the increase to 40mg to work...
    ... to be working and much gentler. My sister is on paxil and that is working for her....
    ... Zoloft then I did with Celexa. I have never tried Paxil ....
    ... Celexa is my Golden Drug....if this doesnt work.... Paxil ...here I come...

  62. Altered Perceptions with Extreme Anxiety?
    ... I just started the Celexa, before that I was on Paxil . Do you think Celexa will help? What medications...

  63. PLZ HELP I am new and have questions about Lexapro Zanax & Klonazepam!
    ... May 2006.At that time I was taking Seriquel. I tried paxil & adivan for 1-2 weeks but those did not work for...

  64. antibiotic increased my anxiety
    ... antibiotic because I couldn't stand the anxiety. I'm on Paxil CR and had leveled out quite nicely on the medication...

  65. HELP!! Anxiety bad - Zoloft?
    ... quit it but it wasn't helping anyway. When I was on paxil for years I had no problems with the low bp or hr...

  66. Zanax Tolerance
    ... side effects they cause me. I have taken: Prozac, Paxil , Remeron, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Buspar etc. the only...

  67. Anxiety disorder and pregnant!
    ... pregnancies with anxiety....the first time i was on paxil but weaned myself off during the pregnancy(by my own...
    ... NEED to be on meds that that will be the one I go on. Paxil is NOT recommended for women who are pregnant or who...

  68. Fear Of Going To The Doctor
    ... he wants me to go to the Dr.s to get a some meds ( paxil or Cipralex) for my panic and anxiety , and i just...

  69. Does anyone here take an SSRI AND a beta blocker?
    ... I took paxil and atenolol for many years with no problems. Recently...

  70. I feel like I'm going crazy.
    ... seeing a psychiatrist and she changed my meds from paxil to lexapro. She also put me on depakote, buspar and...
    ... hey, i know exactly how you feel! i use paxil and klonopin too. (i hope you didn't do a quick swith ... from lexapro to paxil...stopping the paxil too quickly can cause some really bad withdrawal symptoms...

  71. Your experiences with Prozac
    ... that, the last thing I need is added anxiety. I took Paxil and Effexor and had the worst panic attacks of my...

  72. new gameplan for Anxiety for me
    ... early (4 months) to go back to Celexa and he suggested Paxil . I talked him into letting me go back to Celexa....

  73. Paxil and Seroquel...any advice/thoughts??
    ... no issues with taking seroquel....but i do not take paxil ...i am on cymbalta.....so i don't know how those two...
    ... hi. i'm on paxil and now respiradal. i tried seroquel but it made it...

  74. Lightheaded
    ... classic anxity, I have much martial stress. I am on Paxil and Xanax, 4 weeks, any input from the board is helpful...

  75. How can Side effects pf Lexapro
    ... I want to go back on and I know he wants me to try Paxil ....