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  1. Effexor XR - appetite?
    ... occasionally. I have been on Cipralex (Lexapro) and Paxil. Paxil helped my GAd and panic attacks but made me more depressed ... appetite down it seemed like. I could eat good while on Paxil , but not on cipralex. What I am wondering is once...

  2. Has Paxil helped you ?
    ... I saw your post, but I do not have Agoraphobia. Paxil has helped my depression though. I have been on it...
    ... I do plus depression. Paxil was the worst medication I have been on. I switched...
    ... trg247, :) Would you mind telling me why you felt Paxil was the worst med. ? I'm guessing bad side effects...
    ... wanna get a job and all. Well...I'm happy for ya Paxil helps You. :) Could you tell me what dosage you ... 're on, and how long you've been taking Paxil ? Thanks so much....
    ... I was on paxil a while back for depression and anxiety, it worked...
    ... Well I took plain old Paxil for 2 years...The med was wonderful for me yes I had ... left the house like normal. My only complaint with Paxil was the withdrawl when I decided with my doctor to ... wean off with no problems.Like said though as far as Paxil working I have no complaints there it was wonderful...
    ... wanna get a job and all. Well...I'm happy for ya Paxil helps You. :) Could you tell me what dosage you ... 're on, and how long you've been taking Paxil ? Thanks so much. I have been on paxil 2 months...
    ... @ tommm & tnmomofive: I'm happy for you that Paxil helped. But yeah....getting off this med, I heard ... don't seem to have ANY side-effects. Been taking Paxil (25 mg) & Wellbutrin (150 mg 2x a day) together right...

  3. success with Buspar!
    ... I'm on 60mg Paxil and 15mg Buspar twice a day. The buspar has really ... difference for me as I started it 2yrs after starting paxil . :)...

  4. Has anyone taken the max of Zoloft?
    ... should quit Zoloft, and try another. I just started Paxil about 3 days ago. I hope it will help better than...
    ... irratible, feelings of granduer, etc. Presently, I'm on paxil 60mg and 30mg of buspar. I think the buspar has worked ... y, as i started taking it 2 years after starting paxil . :)...

  5. MS or anxiety?
    ... I'm taking 1/2 tab (10 mg) of Paxil a day and have been for 4 years. Frankly, I'm concerned...

  6. Tired of it....what has worked for you?
    ... had very unfavorable reactions to both zoloft and paxil , and a very bad time getting off xanax. Although, ... "weaker" because he is a man and he needs to take paxil . He is close to thirty and he also suffered in silence...

  7. Anxiety & Worry as a student
    ... found it difficult to talk to them. One prescribed me Paxil , but it didn't seem to work (didn't really do anything...

  8. This has to STOP, Please help!!!
    ... liver cyst) I don't know how to control it well. The Paxil didn't work for me so I had to stop it. None of the...

  9. My Fight With Anxiety/Panic Disorder
    ... to take during the morning and one at night and the paxil when needed. In the month of July and August I have...
    ... taking in the morning and night? He told you take paxil as needed?...
    ... for ur replies, I was taking both klonopin and paxil at the same time, paxil with klonopin helps much more ... to take them both in the morning and night and take paxil if klonopin doesnt work well alone, just only when...
    ... Do you mean he said to add the paxil to the klon if just the klon doesn't work? I didn...

  10. Help me please, anxious & dizzy for weeks.
    ... for anxiety are valium and an antidepressant, avoid paxil as its unusually difficult to eventually quit, generic...

  11. Does this happen to you when you are upset or angry?
    ... I have had the same issue since I started taking Paxil ... it takes a GREAT DEAL to get me to the point that...

  12. Need Help!!
    ... you are finding it hard to cope with everyday life... paxil is a good medication for panic disorder. just remember...

  13. Ran out of celexa....now starting back again. Ween on or just take it as i did?
    ... it, does anyone know an SSRI that works as well as paxil and celexa, but without the sexual side effects? ...

  14. Med Depression?
    ... This friday will be my third week on 10mg of paxil . Panic attacks are usually my problem but now Im...
    ... it could be either one. Paxil can take up to six weeks before it really kicks in...

  15. In search of the perfect med...
    ... really wanted to be medicated before, but I have tried Paxil & Zoloft in the past. I don't remember what Paxil...
    ... :) Hi I have taken paxil for about a year and it helped but I felt like I couldnt...

  16. med withdrawls?
    ... I've had panic attacks for 10 years now and take Paxil . Ativan when needed. Anyway, I have tried to get off ... floating. Has this happened to anyone else? They say that Paxil in non-habit forming but obviously not. I don't want ... now for taking them for so long. Is anyone else on Paxil ?...
    ... paxil is addictive like alot of antidepressants are. The ... only way to go off of paxil is to do it very slowly. Drop down to the next level ... On the net there is a guide for withdrawling from paxil good luck...

  17. Need help deciding! Remeron or Effexor XR?
    ... Ok, I've been on Paxil and Lexapro (Cipralex) here in Canada in the past ... concentrating in school. It really bothers me :( Paxil helped a lot better than Lexapro but had a lot more...

  18. Checking maps?
    ... panic attacks for almost 10 years now and am taking Paxil (30mg) Ativan too if I feel one coming on. Do any...
    ... Hi the paxil may not be working, it should be stopping or greatly...

  19. Had A Nice Night...
    ... cant stress that enough. I'm in klonopin .5mg and paxil cr 12.5 mg. I was scared at first of taking them but...

  20. is this anxiety?
    ... was time to go at it without the medicine. I took Paxil and it helped greatly. It is an anti-depressant that...

  21. Xanax
    ... anxiousinnj I am going to the doctor soon and I was taking paxil but I got some papers on taking Xanax and ima little...

  22. Worst Anxiety ever
    ... into. My anxiety is doing it's worst today, the paxil deffo have had no effect today at all. Ive tried...

  23. Effexor for Anxiety/Panic/Depression
    ... much luck with SSRI's. Even though I've only tryed Paxil , and currently weaning off Lexapro/Cipralex here in...
    ... blood pressure, dialated pupils? Although I find that Paxil and Cipralex both dialated my pupils, paxil had a...

  24. From Bad To Worse....This time not just anxiety
    ... I am at home with 5 prescriptions to fill (Zantac, paxil , glacotrol, glucophage and klonopin), 26 years of...

  25. Frustrated
    ... seizures, Effexor, Topamax...terrible side effects, Paxil ...terrible to come off of, Lexapro, Celexa, Klonopin...

  26. Success with Buspar!
    ... years I have tried Zoloft, Lexapro, Remeron, Effexor, Paxil and a couple of others. I also have been on Xanax...

  27. sudden weakness in shoulders and arms
    ... t have a neuromuscular disease. I wound up taking Paxil and Klonopin for a while, and from time to time I...

  28. concerns about ativan addiction
    ... me sound advice. in the past he advised me to quit paxil cold turkey and when i complained of the horrible...

  29. Paxil and nausea
    ... Yes, I experienced nausea on Paxil ....

  30. Cymbalta
    ... also read that Cymbalta is harder to quit taking than Paxil . Anyone know about that? How about weight gain?...

  31. Buspar?!
    ... better then srri, Atleast for me. I tryed lexapro and paxil but was worriable. I gained weight lost all sex drive...

  32. everyones normal but me
    ... course frightens me too. I'm scared. I've been on Paxil for about a week. I guess I'm not seeing huge effects...
    ... better!!! I tried a couple of different meds before Paxil did the trick. Hang in there!!! :)...
    ... an AD prescription. As it goes, the doctor gave me paxil . I didnt start just yet because I wanted to talk...

  33. symptom shifting
    ... feelings before, in 2002, thats when i got on the paxil and it took that all away for 2 yrs, now i'm on celexa...
    ... dose, if working, it should help the same way the paxil did when off the holter monitor, I think a beta blocker...

  34. Anxiety/Alcohol Problem???
    ... treatment (she's on Effexor but has been on xanax and paxil in the past). A couple of drinks of wine is not...

  35. My brother...anxiety in public
    ... prescription for either an antidepressant (i.e. Zoloft, Paxil , etc.) or an antianxiety medication (i.e. Xanax, Klonopin...
    ... taking Xanax due to the side effects. I asked about Paxil CR or Zoloft. She was going to prescribe Zoloft (had ... Effexor :) . I've heard so many good things about Paxil and Paxil Cr that I had hoped she'd try that first...
    ... as likely to help as any other antidepressant is, paxil is often very difficult to eventually quit ask if...
    ... reaction with other anti-depressant/anxiety meds (such as Paxil ...which the ER dr suggested)? Sorry to keep asking...
    ... effexor is a SNRI type and obviously doesnt suit him, paxil is a proxzac type and may be OK but it has a reputation...
    ... him in this morning and they gave him a script for Paxil . We'll see how that goes. hry33, we've been a little ... s what they'll try next though if the Klonopin and Paxil don't help. I requested thyroid antibody testing...
    ... all have side effects that are bothersome to me... Paxil being the worst. I also had to take Xanax and sleeping...

  36. I feel completely alone, I really need help
    ... I was having a heart attack. I am now on 10 mg of paxil and feel like a new person. I can do anything now...

  37. Just Got A Hired, Ahh But Suffer From Debilitating Anxiety!
    ... them ever since I did a cold turkey withdrawal from Paxil - the first AD I was on 4 years ago. I've been ... and see if he will switch me from Lexapro back to Paxil or something else. Ever since I started on the clonazepam ... the dose, or try an AD switch. I am hoping that the Paxil is more potent than Lexapro and better for anxiety...

  38. Quitting Zoloft after 3 days, help
    ... it well. I've been on it for years. I once took Paxil and it made me very sick. I was very weak and shaky...

  39. Anyone had success with Paxil/Paroxetine?
    ... Paxil worked wonderfully for me personaly.I did have the ... I will say though it was hard for me to wean off Paxil I was taking 25 mg a day.I failed weaning off the ... off and feel better. Despite the withdrawl though Paxil worked great I also took klonopin twice a day at the ... As far as weight gain well I didnt gain any taking Paxil but many do These are the other anti depressant...
    ... I have been on paxil for about half a year...10 mg...and never had to go...
    ... is different, so of course your mileage WILL vary. Paxil was probably the most effective SSRI I have taken ... like crazy. There was no other explanation but the Paxil . I stuck with it for about one year, taking "medication ... have, um, satisfying sexual relations. Coming off Paxil was unpleasant, too. I had to wean off slowly because...

  40. Paxil for extreme anxiety?
    ... My husband had the same problem and started to take paxil and saw an amaxing change after six weeks. It is well ... still takes it as his body lacks serotonin and the Paxil replaces it. He is like a whole new person. Hope this...

  41. Starting and SSRI make anxiety worse?
    ... about three days and am thinking about asking for Paxil . (I've taken it before with no problems, but now ... , who knows) Can anyone share? Is paxil good for anxiety and depression? It's been a few...
    ... website that effexor may increase heart beat. I've tryed Paxil in the past, and it worked a lot better than Lexapro ... (Ciraplex in Canada). I found that Paxil had much more harsher initial side effects though ... , but once you get through that, the Paxil works a lot better than Lexapro I find.. Paxil withdrawal ... comes back full blast. I've only tryed the two SSRI's, Paxil , and lexapro, been on Paxil twice, the lex once. Paxil ... time around though. Maybe benzo's will help until the paxil kicks in full blast, if I decide to go the paxil route ... effexor, prozac, luvox, and maybe remeron to try if paxil fails. Not sure... Anyway, best of luck to you...

  42. Anybody else sleepy on Zoloft?
    ... I've tried prozac, zoloft, and paxil , all have made me tired. Zoloft just seemed to be...

  43. Anxiety driving me crazy
    ... diagnosed me with GAD a few years ago. I've been on Paxil (on and off a few times - first time was great - saw...

  44. Anxiety is TERRIBLE in the mornings when I wake up...WHY?
    ... and I am starting to not panic upon waking. I was on paxil for a year and although it helped with my panic during...

  45. need help with my social anxiety, its taking over my life!!!
    ... a good face by smiling all the time!! He put my on paxil , it made me feel worse, and since then i haven't...
    ... paxil and all other antidepressant meds often make anxiety...

  46. Need help asking for meds from new doctor!
    ... nonexistent), and do well academically. I tried Paxil 3 years ago for social anxiety/depression. I switched...

  47. anxiety scripts... opinions needed...
    ... on an SSRI... she mentioned Prozac, my GI mentioned Paxil ... I've heard other people taking xanax and other...
    ... a very low starting dose and some xanax helps paxil has a reputation of being unusually difficult to quit...
    ... I agree...I'd avoid Paxil . I took it and it was so awful compared with the ... worked for me (side effects are terrible for me), but Paxil made my anxiety problems ten times worse and the withdrawal...

  48. Health Anxiety...Please Help!
    ... And I Just Want To Stay Healthy) I Am Now Taking Paxil -40mg And Valium 8mg Daily But Dont Think They Really...

  49. I think I may be pregnant... should i stop taking my pills?
    ... and am staying on my meds (I'm 13 weeks). I was on paxil throughout both my previous pregnanicies. There is...

  50. Anyone have wellbutrin experience?
    ... see my doctor tomorrow to see if I can get back on paxil (been off it for years, even though it worked great...

  51. anxiety-ocd related, awful!
    ... even says i should see a counselor as well. I'm on Paxil 40 mg and Risperdal 5mg. If u could please give me...
    ... that unusual and are never acted upon, peohaps the paxil isnt working? sometimes it doesnt...

  52. Zoloft-vivid dreams!
    ... Wow went from paxil CR to zoloft and I have some really weird vivid dreams...
    ... I wonder how come it didnt happen on Paxil :)...
    ... first started taking medications, including zoloft, paxil , etc. I have no doubt that the dreams are a side...

  53. Having a breakdown, what do I do???
    ... the doc took me off wellbutrin and put me back on paxil , which has worked so well in the past (I just pray...

  54. Doctor prescribed paxil...
    ... listen, not say much or offer any advice, say the paxil is OK and present you with a large bill far better ... anxiety , panic disorder and follow their advice, IMO paxil is one of many prozac type meds but does have the ... reputation of being very difficult to eventually stop, see paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net, generic prozac ... would be better, IMO paxil is being expensively promoted for panic attacks and...
    ... typically thought to be more addictive than drugs like Paxil , so that's definately something to consider (and possibly ... avoid). Also, Paxil is available generically, so drug companies don't ... your question, there is little harm in starting the Paxil now if you want to see how you do, but by all means ... something to find out about later. If you respond well to Paxil , it's unlikely that the psychiatrist would just change ... it. Your dose of Paxil is a really small dose, so if it works for you, that...

  55. CELEXA helps OCD only NOT anxiety-is LEXAPRO better?
    ... have no side effects either. The last SSRI I took was Paxil about 6 years ago. The side effects were unbearable...

  56. Anyone Taking Lyrica?
    ... huge struggle for me over the last few years (after Paxil ) and I have just lost 22 pounds and am scared to gain...

  57. Derelization and Anxiety?
    ... me for awhile. I had been well for years. I tried Paxil again, then remembered why I hate SSRI's and I figured...

  58. zoloft questions, not sure I should take it.
    ... troubles with panic and GAD and OCD for years (took paxil for 7 years but weight gain was aweful). I have been...

  59. All this torture AHHHHHHHHH!
    ... my personal anxiety scale of 0 - 10. I've been on Paxil a few times. Last time I tried it, I felt worse and...

  60. I need some help/advice!!!!
    ... tell him you a re in danger of losing your job paxil will help a lot if its working but it occasionally...
    ... I've had this problem for many years...I tried Paxil CR and found it wasn't for me. I hope it will work...

  61. Zoloft-Elavil(Amitriptyline) combination
    ... him, citalopram has more side effects and so does paxil . he says that he has had many patients and experience...

  62. ativan vs. anti-dep question
    ... yesterday i dont like the anti-dep that the ER gave me paxil and i wont take it and she gave me 2 weeks of cymbalta...

  63. Prozac?
    ... bad withdrawal from it like I did from Zoloft and Paxil ....

  64. cymbalta
    ... cymbalta today after i told her i wouldnt take the paxil cr the er gave me, she said this is better. I need...

  65. Nocturnal Panic Attacks
    ... have a heart attack or i am having one. They gave me paxil cr, i wont take it, just got some cymbalta today probably...
    ... symptoms before, and trust me I know how you feel. I took paxil for about 4 months then I quit and decided to cure...

  66. Am I crazy?
    ... this medication crap..please read my problem with Paxil ...for anxiety.. First off let me start by saying ... my doctor placed me on Paxil due to stress and anxiety I was feeling due to some ... to get off it because I had more issues on it.... Paxil Withdrawal= Day 1= No change felt a bit tired ... and I have to keep remembering how I felt before the Paxil came into my lifeā€¦..I was vibrant, alive, and happy...

  67. Very anxious about 'real' life
    ... that way you don't have to deal with the customers*. Paxil or some other medication will help your social anxiety...

  68. zoloft
    ... 22 and have pretty bad anxiety. My doctor gave me paxil at first which didn't work, and now I am on Zoloft...

  69. Good Doctor in Calgary, Canada? Please Read Everyone
    ... about trying Remeron cause I told him I have been on paxil and cipralex (lexapro) which I'm currently weaning...

  70. Question about Meds
    ... terrible side effects for me. The last one I tried was Paxil , about a year and a half ago because my panic disorder ... symptoms you described). I really hated being on Paxil and getting off, so since then, I've been okay with...

  71. How do you guys live with anxiety?
    ... but have to have xanax for my attacks. I have taken paxil in the past with 97% results. My hubby has bad panic...

  72. feeling a little better today
    ... burning in my chest. I have not taken any of the paxil they gave me but i do take my ativan if i get really...

  73. Does All The World Hate Benzos?
    ... drowsy with clonazepam, and sexual dysfunction with the Paxil ....ok, so the SSRI DID cause me a problem :-) However...
    ... can be just as addictive as benzo's. When I was on Paxil I had severe withdrawal coming off it, almost like...

  74. Anxiety while driving on expressway?
    ... panic attacks for almost 10 years now and am taking Paxil (30mg) Ativan too if I feel one coming on. Do any...

  75. Unsupportive wife - please help!
    ... I want to let you know my husband is on Paxil for Panic Attacks. I have all the understanding in ... he lacks serotonin and my husband agreed to try the Paxil . He is doing excellent and has been doing well for...