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  1. Paxil and anxiety
    ... paxil , a prozac type med is very helpful for social anxiety...

  2. Do you get this too?
    ... of this. i trust my doc very much. she knows me.. paxil took those feelings away for 2 years, so i thought...

  3. Doctor gave me paxil
    ... paxil is 1 of many prozac type meds and may eventually help...

  4. Anyone taken Xanax or other benzo when prego?
    ... me when I was pregnant with my 4th child so I took Paxil 25mg and Klonopin 0.5mg (twice a day) through the...

  5. Lexapro Side Effects, Help?
    ... suffer for awhile before it gets better. i was ok on paxil , but prozac was a problem.....
    ... me to stop feeling sick with the lexapro. I was on paxil for 5 years before it stopped working and my doctor...

  6. Like a kid in a candy store...
    ... about the sexual dysfunction. From my experience with Paxil several years ago, I had no weight gain, but my sexual...
    ... example - one of us may have weight gain with say, Paxil , while another person loses weight. Or - one of...
    ... if the paxil helped last time this suggests try it again, or some...

  7. Doc give me buspirone.
    ... give me buspirone half atab twice a day. After trying paxil and lexapeo which was horriable. I was given buspirone...
    ... was just prescribed this medication today.. after paxil and serax i hope this one does the trick!...

  8. paxil cr and alcohol
    ... m not saying it is good to do, but, i did. .i took paxil cr for two years, and i drank every weekend. few glasses...

  9. A fragile Mind (anxiety and OCD)
    ... Yep Zoloft, paxil , remeron. I haven't noticed a significant difference...

  10. SSRI and bed wetting?
    ... anxiety. I finlly went to the doc awhile back he gave me paxil Cr 25mg worked great but I heard it was so hard to...
    ... such as imipramine are often used to stop bedwetting paxil and lexapro are both prozac type, but there are several...

  11. paxil and pregnancy
    ... A friend of mine was on paxil her entire pregnancy and the baby was fine. A little...
    ... I think its fine to take Paxil w hile pregnant I took Paxil through my entire pregnancy ... doctor actualy told me it would be best to stay on the Paxil because if I stopped I could be wacked with major ... that would be worse on the baby then staying on the Paxil also I have heard they have found most anti depressant ... hey I took the Benzo klonopin also along with the Paxil and my son is like I said GREAT...
    ... latest reports that came out a few months ago with Paxil and pregnancy. I think if you limit your intake to...
    ... baby, I know it would be soo much worse without the paxil . BTW, what were your dosages? I am taking 20mg and ... it's actually the generic form of Paxil . thanks again everyone! linsey...

  12. Has anyone had good/positive results with Bushpar?
    ... summer, I saw a new doctor who finally took me off Paxil and Buspar & prescribed me Zoloft (we're at 150 mg...

  13. Just took preg test & Positive tonight..on Xanax!
    ... though I too took meds while pregnant I actualy took Paxil and Kolonopin through the entire pregnancy with my...

  14. what to take for anxiety and ocd?
    ... obsessive compulsive disorder. The doctor started me on Paxil . I am taking 20mg and the anxiety is much better. ... can ask my doctor for (for the ocd)? I just know the Paxil works great for the anxiety and I definately do not...
    ... OCD is an anxiety disorder and the paxil may help if the dose is upped, ask doc self help...

  15. Help Is this Anxiety?
    ... suffered from panic disorder about 4 years ago, took Paxil , and it disappeared. Weaned off Paxi a year later...
    ... ya thhats crazy so why dont you just get back on Paxil if it helped you out so much. Do you ever have problems...

  16. Does anyone feel depressed after taking Klonopin (Clonazapem)?
    ... an SSRI. I thought only antidepressants (Lexapro, Paxil , Prozac, Zolft, etc) were SSRI's, I did not know anxiety...
    ... Xanax and Klonopin aren't SSRI's they are Benzos. Paxil , Zoloft and the like are SSRI's. The best thing...

  17. SSRI & Sexual side effects - men??
    ... when you find out, let me know! I was on Paxil a few years ago, and it completely shut everything...
    ... much feedback. My brother is on a strong dose of paxil and he is not being affected at all....lucky for him...

  18. Paxil Cr when?
    ... please hang in there. My husband has been on Paxil for several years. It took 8 weeks to really get full ... says he feels a little anxious but then he feels the Paxil "kick in" and take over and controls his anxiety. ... or flight which his body does not have enough. The Paxil is a substitute for the serotonin he does not have ... as my husband had a difficult time until he got the Paxil . He wanted to try to do it without it, but the dr ... says and shows his life is so much better for the Paxil . He has had no side effects and does well. Please...

  19. Upper Gastric Symptoms
    ... about it the more my insides knot up. I've been taking Paxil 10mg which worked great for years but about 2 years...

  20. sexual dysfunction and antidepressants
    ... doctor wants me to go on lexapro for GAD. I was on Paxil about 4 years ago for Panic disorder, and since I...
    ... ve taken other SSRI's (Luvox, Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil ) and they all killed my sex drive and I gained weight...

  21. Are all of the SSRI's and SNRI's supposedly "hard to come off of"? Withdrawal.....
    ... I personally had a brutal time coming off of Paxil a few years ago, and therefore don't want to try it...
    ... read up on paxil discontinuation syndrome n the net most come off...
    ... I had done some research on the Paxil - and experienced those "ZAPS" that people speak of...
    ... depends.I also had one heck of a time weaning off Paxil the first try after one week I gave up and started...

  22. what antidepressant are you taking for axniety?
    ... I started this post but I took Paxil cr 25mg for anxiety it worked good but.. When I read ... side affects well some sick feeling thats it. With paxil wow it was alot worst them lex. Justin...

  23. Anxiety getting worse on Lexapro, Zoloft
    ... medicaitions, but the one that worked for him was Paxil and he is still taking it as it has made his life...

  24. Lexapro???
    ... about the sexual side effects though? When I was on Paxil , I lost everything....I think I'd rather be anxious...

  25. Anxiety too much!
    ... really bad, but found he lacked serotonin. He is on Paxil as Zoloft didn't work for him, but the Paxil has changed...
    ... Thank you all for your responses. I tried Paxil and for the first year it was wonderful.. but then...

  26. what are your physical symptoms, fears, and how long does your symptoms last?
    ... more anxiety since i have a history of it. i started paxil cr and waiting for it to kick in. its nice to...

  27. can you mix aspirin with paxil
    ... I took almost anything I wanted while on Paxil - Advil, cold meds, pepto, etc.. and never had a problem...
    ... works is the exedrine with aspirin and since being on paxil havent used it because of the warning on one of my ... paxil bottle labels saying to watch out for aspirin while ... taking paxil :)...
    ... so if there is was any type of aspirin warning for Paxil - I guess I didn't worry about it. I'd either call...

  28. fear of having a heart attack
    ... head. I went to the Dr yesterday and she upped my paxil and she looked at my last stress test (from about...
    ... you?if so a beta blocker will help and goes OK with paxil fear or worry about the heart is common for anxiety...

  29. Hello, Advice Needed.
    ... read up on social anxiety disorder on the net, paxil is promoted as the med for it but I think prozac is...
    ... and I'm not on any medications. I am afraid to take paxil or any other kind of medication. I guess I would be...

  30. Are there any here who feel cured (or almost) and come for support of others?
    ... psychologist for equally as long and have been on: Zoloft, Paxil , Abilify, Lamictal, Remeron, Klonopin, Ativan, and...
    ... eyesight in one eye even got bad!! Anyway I went on the paxil (didnt want to but was desperate) and it eased my ... medications as and when I felt I could and finished paxil in Oct 05. I get a little morning anxiety on waking...

  31. kinda nice
    ... today marks the 2nd week of starting Paxil cr and ive got to say that i feel better today than...
    ... I had tons of symptoms and started taking regular Paxil yrs back (not taking them anymore) but yes Paxil did...

  32. anxiety and paranoia
    ... read up about social anxiety disorder on the net paxil is promoted for it, but IMO prozac would be better...

  33. Anyone have success with just 5 mg of Paxil?
    ... i was on 20mg of paxil for a couple years, but when i weaned i stayed on...

  34. First Step To Recovery I hope....
    ... common and it seems to run in their family. He is on Paxil and doing great. He wanted to be okay without medications ... medical help such as my husband. When he started on Paxil it took approximately 6-8 weeks for it to be build...

  35. generic Paxil??
    ... I have the same pills, white and round generic paxil . They are the exact same as the real paxil and I...
    ... about how the generic ones are much weaker than the " paxil " paxil, and when they switch from the paxil to the ... experiencing though, because the pills didn't say paxil on them. So far it's been a week on the round white...

  36. can anxiety attacks cause chemical imbalance?
    ... this way? im started SSRI treatment for anxiety Paxil CR......which is what i was told is the number one ... prescribed one. i heard paxil was kinda iffy but i was told that Paxil CR is new...
    ... so at the beginning of this year I started taking Paxil . So far I have had very good results with this as ... and wanted to share with you my experiences with Paxil . The only side affects I believe I have experienced ... I hope you are able to find some relief from the Paxil . Take care :) -deadsy-...
    ... just needed to sit down. It's a terrible feeling, but paxil has really helped with this. :) ...

  37. any good stoires with paxil cr?
    ... .. at least in my experience. I am taking 20mg of paxil currently... and have not had any major side affects...
    ... think CR would be much different, just more expensive paxil and the CR version are just 1 of many proxac type ... reason I often wonder why so many docs prescribe paxil when the paxil discontinuation syndrome problem is...
    ... i took paxil cr 25mg for 2 yrs and had no side effects NO weight ... Celexa because for some reason my insurance wont cover paxil cr.. they will cover generic paxil and thats it.....
    ... for some reason my insurance wont cover paxil cr.. they will cover generic paxil.......Paxil CR...

  38. paxil cr
    ... waiting for a call....but just has anyone been giving paxil cr and told to take 12.5 mgs the 1st week and double...

  39. pure anxiety???
    ... down and i feel tired alot too. i was just put on paxil cr and felt bad the 1st couple days and now starting...
    ... its only happened 2 times. both after taking the paxil cr....
    ... this since you say that happened AFTER starting the paxil cr.As far as feeling like you did after the attacks...

  40. Antidepressants cause anxiety?
    ... im on paxil cr and the side effects suck but they go away after...
    ... only tell you how it is with my body...........Oh and Paxil was the same way after 3 years on it.....it quit and...

  41. Paxil CR Side Effects...?
    ... hello i was put on paxil cr last week and have been having weird side effects ... feeling really off to get through the time until the paxil cr kicks in. can i ask what symptoms you had before ... you started that made you start paxil cr??...
    ... I was put on Paxil CR for health anxiety (hypochondriasis)/OCD. My pre ... - Paxil symtoms were mainly headaches and dizziness/lightheadness ... earlier in the week with nausea so I dunno if it was the Paxil or a virus....
    ... I had all those problems and more with Paxil CR and they didn't go away after taking it for over ... with the slight taper the doctor suggested. For me, Paxil caused way more problems than I had to begin with...

  42. anxiety question????
    ... hi,no i dont snore.i have tried paxil cr and some other but they did more harm then good...

  43. Buspar questions
    ... question is are their any withdrawl symptoms?? I came Paxil about a year ago and went through HELL. Second, how...
    ... weeks with no withdrawel symptoms. I was also taking Paxil at the time and as you said, Paxil is Hell getting ... off of. Has Zoloft worked for you better than Paxil ? Are there withdrawel symptoms from Zoloft?...
    ... Actually, I came off the paxil because I felt so good. I had very little anxiety ... had about 5 panic attacks in the five years I was on Paxil . I decided it was time to come off meds (BIG MISTAKE ... ) and went through 2 months of hell from paxil withdrawl. Once I was off the paxil I felt great ... meds. I told my dr. that I didnt want to go back on paxil because i could never go through that withdrawl agian...
    ... to photog, see paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net, you might ask ... for you if the zoloft isnt helping as much as the paxil did then I would be trying another antidepressant ... antidepressant may not work at all for a person zoloft and paxil are both prozac type, there are several other types...

  44. Anxiety symptoms...?
    ... suffer from health anxiety/OCD and my doctor has me on Paxil CR 25 mg/Xanax .5 as needed. I started to get headaches...
    ... to help but I have a lot of muscle aches due to the Paxil and my legs feel kinda stiff and tight. Mebbe my doc...
    ... anyways what meds did they put you on? i just started paxil cr and going to up it soon. waiting for it to kick...

  45. fatigue, exhausted.
    ... doctor but my meds sometimes make me achey at least the Paxil CR did for the first month...Exercise daily for at...

  46. Depersonalisation Syndrome ?? derealization, anyone ever been through this?
    ... before in exactly the same way. I was prescribed paxil for anxiety - but it didn't help me. I was also...

  47. Please help
    ... last 5 years... with the exception of 2 yrs i was on paxil . i did have them every now and then, but not much...

  48. How old when anxiety started for you? Please share your story
    ... anxiety here & there, but nothing really major. Took Paxil briefly but generally was doing okay. But then...
    ... went to the doctor and tried antidepressants again ( Paxil ). That was horrible and ever since then, I've been...

  49. Should I take zoloft?
    ... thing you should know about SSRI's such as zoloft, paxil , etc., is that every person metabolizes medicines...

  50. Xanax withdrawel
    ... wasnt properly diagnosed until 3 years ago and I tried paxil ,zoloft, buspar, clonipine and about 3-4 differant...

  51. Side effect of lexapro?
    ... Fullhouse3, Ive went from Paxil 20 mls a day to Lexapro 20 mls a day also about 3...

  52. I'm stopping Paxil, what a nightmare!
    ... Yes, Paxil is very stronge. I made the mistake of not taking ... ask your Dr. to gradually decrease the mg dosage of paxil until you get back to 10 mg....
    ... paxil is known to be very hard to quit sometimes, see paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net its doubtful ... an alternative would be to gradually taper off the paxil , allowing a washout period then start the cymbalta...
    ... Hi andilyn: I only took Paxil for one month and it was hell for me to get off of ... Cymbalta at the same time...it might be confused with the Paxil withdrawal. You could take Paxil every day, only ... tiniest bit was taking Xanax. My withdrawal from Paxil lasted for six weeks, after I only took it for a month...

  53. Can Lexapro cause more anxiety?
    ... I not be able to take it now? Have taken prozac, paxil before as well. Tried those again recently and they...
    ... I not be able to take it now? Have taken prozac, paxil before as well. Tried those again recently and they...

  54. Cymbalta confusion!!
    ... withdrawals from Cymbalta from her patients, like Paxil . I spoke to the pharmacist this morning and he...
    ... withdrawals from Cymbalta from her patients, like Paxil . I spoke to the pharmacist this morning and he...
    ... haven't tried. I felt really good when I started Paxil , but then became pregnant within a month and didn...

  55. finally benzo free after 7 years!!!!!
    ... GAD. I do Not take anything else. Years ago I was on Paxil but it left me void of all feelings and I had no sex ... did you decide to get off ativan? When I went off paxil I weaned myself very slowly as these pills were very...

  56. What IS the best Anti-Antiety (or depression) Pill for YOU?
    ... this is only my opinion, but I would stay away from Paxil . I've tried many antidepressants and that one was...
    ... very well for me with little withdrawl.I agree about Paxil it worked great BUT weaning off was horrible. ...

  57. Needing some reassurance please!
    ... kept me from taking other maintenance drugs, like Paxil , etc. I still just treat my anxiety with Xanax as...

  58. Can anyone relate?
    ... happening more and more often, despite being prescribed Paxil and ativan. What is wrong with me? Does anyone...

  59. Just looking for some reassurance...
    ... i am on the phone with my doc all the time. i took paxil for a few years and it did take all that away for...

  60. Need relief from anxiety
    ... Klonopin now at bedtime. Over the years I've also taken Paxil and Prozac (both SSRIs). Neither one helped and both...
    ... sure that the zoloft has pooped out but I have tried paxil (thought I would lose my head the anxiety was so bad...

  61. Anxiety/Lexapro
    ... just begun treatment for AD and have only been taking Paxil and ativan for a little over a week. I too have trouble...

  62. xanax.vs.xanax xr or clonopin
    ... As with Paxil CR, I don't think Xanax Xr is necessary. The regular...
    ... longer and does not leave the body so abruptly. As for Paxil , Zoloft etc. I agree with the other replies, tooo...
    ... med that you can take as needed or is it more like Paxil ? The Xanax worked very well for me, but my MD doesn ... 't do refills on it. Lexapro and Paxil had an awful effect on me and the Xanax when needed...

  63. What med has worked best for your anxiety ?? Confused!
    ... options out there. My doctor has mentioned Lexapro, Paxil , Effexor, Cymbalta, Zoloft, and Buspar. I tried ... much anxiety & could not tolerate it. I tolerated Paxil well years ago, but couldn't handle the withdrawals...
    ... Well, years ago I tried Paxil and the side effects were aweful. I went to a new...

  64. anyone??????
    ... seek treatment for anxiety. Since I started meds ( Paxil , ativan) I do not notice it as often. But I do occasionall...

  65. lexapro and itching
    ... ad that works like lexapro? My dr. won't prescibe paxil . Effexor was nothing great for my anxiety/panic. ...
    ... something for depression. I wouldn't recommend you take Paxil either, in my opinion. It was like poison for me...
    ... prescribed Xanax in December '04 to take along with Paxil . After a terrible month on Paxil, he took me off ... of the Paxil . He has continued to refill my Xanax and we haven...

  66. I just feel broken.
    ... doc and am starting meds(celexa) because i did take paxil in the past for 2 yrs and it worked. i know how you...

  67. Post Paxil weight loss
    ... IMO paxil or the other antidepressants dont alter your weight...
    ... IMO paxil or the other antidepressants dont alter your weight ... pounds the longer you use them. I gained 40lbs on Paxil and Celexa over a period of 4 years in spite of vigorous...
    ... I have not confirmed that 10-12 months post paxil is waht it take sto lose weight. I will tell you that ... I've been able to so far, lose 10lbs while ON Paxil . Hope this gives you some hope. I think it is possible...
    ... Hi, I was on paxil for two years and gained about 10 pounds while on ... that I lost about five pounds and then went back on paxil because my panic attacks returned (along with high ... month back on it and lost another five pounds! The paxil seems to be affecting me differently this time around ... . Anyway, I hope this helps. I really think paxil affects everyone differently so it just might take...

  68. withdrawal from antidepressants
    ... who only need them occasionally. My doc put me on paxil about 2 years ago and after 4 months of use, I decided...

  69. Paxil and Prolactin
    ... of this, you could ask a pharmacist to look up his paxil reported side effects, if its thought the paxil may ... responsible, ask doc re an overnight swap to another paxil type med, there are many...
    ... I have not heard of it but I've been on and off paxil (i know not advised) due to not taking it on the weekends ... of Prolactin can cause periods to stop - and that paxil raises Prolactin levels... I wonder if that's what...

  70. S.a.d?
    ... anxiety disorder is a real problem for many, the med paxil is being especially promoted for it but other meds...

  71. ANXIETY help it's controling my life!
    ... to the doctor awhile back for axniety. He gave me paxil cr 25mg at night. I took it about 3 months it helped ... axniety on. I decided to get off of it My doctor told me paxil is not addtive. Well i'am on the second week off of ... paxil and I have these shocks in my body, headachs, dizzy ... xanax for my anxiety but said it's too addtive and paxil isn't so took his word for it. My anxiety is controling ... back to my doctor and see if he can put me on xanax. Paxil did not help me get my life on track. I can really...
    ... and get on something right away to help you. Forget paxil . If it didn't work.......you need something else...
    ... and get on something right away to help you. Forget paxil . If it didn't work.......you need something else...
    ... try to put my on a different anti-depressant. These paxil withdraws suck. The electric shock in my arms legs...
    ... to a point I didn't want to leave my house. I used Paxil and had great benefits from it :) for anxiety, but...

  72. I need someone to talk to
    ... since 18 years old till now 27. I was on 80mgs of paxil and 60 mgs xanax a day....the weight gain the problem...

  73. Prozac Not Working
    ... what?? I have been on Zoloft, Prozac, WellburtinXL, Paxil Cr, Effexor Xr and that's it what else out there could...

  74. Any luck with "no weight gain"?
    ... i've been on paxil for 3 yrs, zoloft, tried buspar, effexor and no weight...
    ... I've been on Paxil for awhile now. With a regular healthy low-calorie...

  75. Effexor and Social Anxiety
    ... hopew of eventually finding the right one for you paxil is the one with withdrawl peoblems, I havent heard...