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  1. doc is cutting back my xanax
    ... punkdizzle the ad made me crazy i'm still on 20mg of paxil though but when they tried to increase the dose i...
    ... ytheanxiety - have you tried any other AD besides Paxil ? It doesn't sound to me like it works for you if you...
    ... punkdizzle the ad made me crazy i'm still on 20mg of paxil though but when they tried to increase the dose i...

  2. Please Help
    ... breathe right, seriosu depresssion and anger.. i took paxil for 2 yrs and it made me almost 100%. i'm hoping...

  3. Effexor-XR and high blood pressure
    ... sure, but Cipralex aka Lexapro did not work for me. Paxil did for a bit, but made me very moody and made depression...

  4. Docs want me back on meds - Effexor, Paxil? nervous.
    ... I have never taken Effexor just paxil ,zoloft,and lexapro....they all worked very well for ... me but paxil was hard to wean off of because of the withdrawl symptoms...
    ... right. i had all the tests, and mine were pvc. i took paxil for 2 yrs and felt almost 100 percetn, so, i got off...
    ... paxil is a prozac type med thats known to be hard to stop ... however if it helped it may do so again but try another paxil type med such as generic prozac effexor is a different...

  5. Wondering about anxiety meds
    ... and others being perscribed meds like Wellbutrin and Paxil etc. Does anyone know what doctors use as a criteria...

  6. Hope is gone.. please just someone read and help
    ... anxiety, psychosis on my own for years, and finally took Paxil for two years. It helped alot, but I wanted to come ... the withdrawls were terrible. And in fact, I think, paxil withdrawl has actually negatively affected my immunity...

  7. Someone PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    ... then the occasional hangover. Alright so I went on paxil and then lexapro...The only thing that changed is...
    ... and give you the reassurance you need lexapro and paxil are prozac type meds that sometimes reduce anxiety...
    ... then the occasional hangover. Alright so I went on paxil and then lexapro...The only thing that changed is ... with pot over time. Taking meds like lexapro and paxil , IMHO, only complicate the situation since they both...

  8. almost a month and still side effects? anyone else have this
    ... go away for a month, so the doctor switched me to Paxil ... I think side effects should have disappeared after ... a month, or at least abated. On Paxil , I had no side effects. jb...
    ... within types. For example, you can go from lexapro to paxil to prozac to celexa (there are more, I know, but I...

  9. Week 4 of Zoloft, Please help
    ... his anxiety at ALL. One day someone told me that Paxil targeted anxiety much much better than the other SSRIs ... symptoms I can say that if you suffer from anxiety... Paxil worked for our son where the other SSRIs did not....

  10. Benzo Fatigue
    ... always there I just got used to it I was also taking paxil which can cause fatigue too...

  11. irritability
    ... parenting. I have tried many different antidepressants. Paxil seemed to help a lot with this, but I had bad withdrawal...

  12. legs
    ... to quit taking it. Now I only take a small dose of Paxil . I hope you are feeling better soon.... :) :) ...

  13. Buzzing in limb...
    ... 31 yr old male, anxiety and panic sufferer. i tried paxil for a few days and it worsened my attacks, doc switched...

  14. Buspar
    ... worked very well for me. I could not tolerate Prozak or Paxil . Buspar is a little different, it works quickly, not...
    ... from hyperthyroidism- I am currently taking 20mlgs of paxil and tried buspar. 2 days was a complete zombie. I...

  15. relationships a trigger...
    ... these horrible spells. I even just started taking Paxil 3 weeks ago, even though I used to be opposed to meds...

  16. college and anxiety...
    ... taking Remeron and Elavil... I'm hoping to try Paxil CR with my Xanax XR. You aren't alone in this,...

  17. withdrawal from paxil and clonazapam in the elderly-I need some advice please!
    ... lazy and overenthusiastic to prescribe strong meds paxil can be hard to get off, look up paxil discontinuation...

  18. I want off all meds
    ... to take xanax for two weeks three times a day and paxil for nine months then wean me off. Once home and i...
    ... to take xanax for two weeks three times a day and paxil for nine months then wean me off. Once home and i...

  19. bad anxiety
    ... and he wanted to put me on Xanax for two weeks and Paxil for nine months and then wearning me off after the ... go that route as i didnt want to become addicted to Paxil and have to be weaned off plus i know drugs can help...
    ... it sounds like the paxil never helped at all, this does happen sometimes, maybe ... the dose was wrong paxil isnt addictive but xanax and ativan can be if taken...

  20. therapists, what are visits like??
    ... my June wedding I will be going for tapering off my Paxil and completely getting off of it. I will be seeing...
    ... I strongly suggest that if you can you stay on the paxil until you have learnt from the therapist and practised...
    ... have children, so this is my desire to get off of Paxil . I have seen studies that they have now discovered ... information. I think I will consider remaining on the Paxil while I work on constructive ways to handle my anxiety...

  21. zoloft with valium
    ... me off the zoloft and the valium and put me back on Paxil with xanax. I recently switched to taking zoloft,...
    ... will switch you. I had scary feelings on Cymbalta and Paxil and I just asked to be taken off b/c they made me...

  22. Anxiety/med questions
    ... Thank you for the advice! The Lexapro and Paxil that my MD tried me on made me very depressed. The...

  23. Very Depressed...my issues are interfering with my marriage now.
    ... unless I absolutely have to. He tried to give me Paxil and I tried it for a few days and felt crappy, so...

  24. Kicking the habit
    ... When I went through Paxil withdrawal, it took about 6 weeks until I felt okay...

  25. GABA vs Valerian Root
    ... diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and was put on Paxil . Paxil had sexual side effects with me so I got switched...

  26. I can't do this much longer
    ... the doc for all this, had tons of tests.. i was on paxil for a couple years, and got the idea in my head i ... back. now the last time, i could barely tolerate the paxil .. i get such weird feelings in my head..?? anyway...

  27. Is it possible....??? Need advice!!!
    ... was born and he is 9 yrs old now, although i was on paxil for about 4 years and that did help me alot , ive...

  28. Driving is no fun anymore!!!!
    ... drive down the street without panicking. I tried Paxil again and totally hated being on it, and coming off...

  29. Anxiety
    ... When I tried Paxil (the last antidepressant I tried) it made me feel...

  30. Paxil or Zoloft
    ... I've taken both Paxil and Zoloft. For me, Paxil was a nightmare, so I'd say Zoloft worked better....

  31. nervousness
    ... Should. I Don't Like Taking Pills But I'm Now On Paxil For My Anxiety And It Seems To Help Somewhat. I Have...

  32. Fainting or near fainting with anxiety?
    ... work. I finally went to my GP and was put on 25mg of Paxil a day. Going to my doctor was the best thing I ever...

  33. My Four-Year battle with Anxiety
    ... know if you are taking and Anti-Depressent ( ZOLOFT, PAXIL etc. ).....But I seem to experience these quite often...
    ... Just like my body cannot tolerate the SSRI's, i.e. Paxil , Prozac, Effexor....those drugs send me sailing.....

  34. Problem with Pills
    ... don't like taking Tylenol or Anti-biotics. I tried Paxil once and was up for two days. I had friends od on...

  35. can anyone help reassure doc opinion (long but please read)
    ... REMOVED} anyway went to doc the next day and she gave me paxil . all that day i was fine. i took my first dose the ... 30's. i called the doc and she told me to quit the paxil -that a side effect was worsening panic. gave me an...

  36. Question over Social Anxiety
    ... be an inhibitor like Elfkie said; Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil . I would suggest trying a variety of things before...

  37. Lexapro Question
    ... there! i've been on a lot of different meds...zoloft, paxil , celexa, lexapro, buspar, trazodone, klonopin, and...

  38. No one will HELP ME
    ... I have been prescribed over the years are:Zoloft, Paxil , Prozac, and Buspar, but that is all that I remember...

  39. Cold Turkey on Zoloft??
    ... can't remember the name of the med. but it was like Paxil . Just be careful and don't do anything like drink...

  40. Xanax alternatives?
    ... and I'll see what she says. I've been on Zoloft, Paxil , Lexapro and one other I can't remember lol. Paxil...
    ... take five times the dose that helped you a year ago. paxil and zoloft are very effective controlling the daily...

  41. Can anxiety cause abnormal stress test result?
    ... of breath, and to this day still do. I have tried Paxil and a couple other med's to try and get this breathing...

  42. Hard to accept diagnosis....kinda long....plz help
    ... my doc diagnosed me with PD/anxiety and prescribed Paxil . I am having a really hard time with his diagnosis ... panicky and I'm having an even harder time starting the Paxil since I don't want to take something if it is unneccessary...
    ... my doc diagnosed me with PD/anxiety and prescribed Paxil . I am having a really hard time with his diagnosis ... panicky and I'm having an even harder time starting the Paxil since I don't want to take something if it is unneccessary...
    ... we cope?!!?!? I'm still a little nervous to try the Paxil , I'm the type of person who doesn't even like to take...

  43. Mind on overdrive?
    ... medicince. The two likely candidates are Lexapro and Paxil ....

  44. Question about anxiety/panic attacks
    ... I too have been prescribed recently Xanax and Paxil XR 12.5 recently for panic attacks and anxiety. I ... ..for example caffeine. Also I found that my Paxil helped my anxiety the best and within the past month...
    ... looking for healthy alternatives. I've taken Effexor, Paxil , and Lexapro for my anxiety and panic problems, but...
    ... state disability to have money to survive. I took Paxil for 3 months or so, but I couldn't stand the way it...

  45. Cant take much more
    ... Hi Everyone, I have been on Paxil CR for close to 2 months now, along with Xanax , ... have been on Zoloft, it didnt work. I am hoping the Paxil will eventually help, but I am not feeling any relief...
    ... disorder. I don't get them anymore though. 2 months on Paxil should definately be enough time to get a response...
    ... should be long enough to be feeling the benefits of the Paxil . It's possible the dosage needs to be increased or...

  46. Social Anxiety Keep From Working
    ... matter of finding which one works for you. I've tried Paxil and Zoloft in the past and neither worked for me,...

  47. 7 Months of Zoloft and Alpralozam (Xanax) - Feedback?
    ... of frightened me as well. I used to be on 12.5mg of paxil right when they had that brief interruption in supply ... and all the crap began. My psych is suggesting i try paxil again - but im afraid to go thru all the withdrawal...

  48. Decided against Paxil and the psychiatrist
    ... Just want to let you know that Paxil CR is what I have been taking for 2 years and it has ... and that is ok. But just wanted you to know that Paxil CR 12.5 mg is something worth taking if you are considering...
    ... It's not necessarily the Paxil that I had a problem with. It was the Dr. Paxil gets...
    ... opinion. Oh well. I moved on. Also, I didn't like Paxil as you probably read. Have you tried the program...

  49. Help! My anxiety will ruin my vacation!
    ... medicine, I wasn't on any type of medicaiton at the time ( Paxil ..etc) and I think back to how miserable I was. I beleive...

  50. VEry nervous about starting Paxil - any experiences?
    ... depends on how bad your anxiety is. When I first started Paxil I was so desperate, I did'nt care about weight gain ... and withdrawal effects. The Paxil takes up to 5 weeks to start really working. Sometimes ... bad as Prozac. Eventually I did have to wean off of Paxil and got some rebound withdrawal anxiety from it but ... the regular. It was originally thought that regular Paxil caused withdrawal symtoms because it is short acting...
    ... able to drive fine and do everything you need to do. Paxil CR 12.5 mg. is a low starting dose. Then they increase ... you to 25 and higher if needed. The thing about Paxil for me was it made me feel like I was on diet pills...
    ... Hate to be negative about Paxil but ugh. I went on it in my 20's with a VERY HIGH ... changing." What a goof, he didn't know much about Paxil . My gynocologist saw me and said "go off it, it is ... side effects. Everyone I know that has gone on Paxil has gotten puffy faces (water weight gain) and have ... be able to eat and eat with NO weight gain before Paxil . ON Paxil, I couldn't lose weight even exercising ... doctors, checked my thyroid, etc. Here it was the Paxil . I've never been able to return to my low weight ... Still am 20 pounds overweight and I wish I could sue Paxil makers. They did NOT state it's ability to create ... weight gain. Also, getting off Paxil is a nightmare. Even when done very, very cautiously ... honest with you, he'll discuss the pitfalls of this. Paxil wasn't the greatest though, I still had panic attacks ... Behavior therapy is the best. If you need to be on Paxil , watch yourself and check your weights and look for...
    ... I have postitive and negative things to say about Paxil .I took Paxil for 2 years 20 mg daily.I was feeling ... was constant so I felt I had to try something.The Paxil worked wonders for me as far as the anxiety went I ... alot.The negative is when I started to wean off the Paxil and I went slowly.I had bad withdrawl felt zappy feelings ... have the same experiance and some people think of paxil as like their "miracle pills".There are many other ... SSRI'S to take too I have taken Paxil ,zoloft,and Lexapro they all helped me GREATLY Paxil...
    ... I take Paxil 20mg a day for Social Anxiety and it works pretty ... ago and am having a few withdrawal effects, but the Paxil is helping me get through it....
    ... I know three people on paxil . Each is thin and fit. I think the key is physical...
    ... experience medications differently....I too was on paxil for almost 14 years.....and I gained over 100 lbs ... . on it....the paxil stopped working, or as some people say it topped out ... thoughts...I was very young when I started taking the paxil .....so I guess I didn't know any better...I was switched...
    ... I have a love/hate relationship with Paxil . When I first when on it was a wonderful thing. I ... maintain its effectiveness. I topped out at 75 mg of Paxil and it was the hardest thing I've ever done to wean ... then what I know now, I wouldn't have started the Paxil and instead opted for Zoloft first. Good luck and...

  51. As-needed Meds??
    ... and now my doctor prescribes Xanax. He tried me on Paxil (I've tried many AD's for anxiety unsuccessfully)...

  52. anyone switch from zoloft to paxil....?? need advice
    ... I was on 175mg of Zoloft and went to 12.5 mg of paxil . I actually had some symptoms disappear and others ... experience it. So if you have no option and must take paxil I would try to not worry about it or search for wierd...
    ... I just wanted to say I had a very hard time with Paxil . I felt like I was on bad diet pills or speed, very ... headaches (I get those anyway, but they were worse on Paxil ), and I had to gobble my Xanax just to feel okay....
    ... had the opposite problem, my insurance wouldnt cover paxil , so i had to quit. i gotta tell you the withdrawls ... all over the net for people trying to get through paxil withdrawl. that's never a good sign right? i did ... like being on paxil though, i'd wake up in the morning and rush to take...
    ... I agree with heyzeus becareful if you go off paxil . I was put on zoloft 5 years ago, after 2 years it ... stop smoking and effexor was so so. Doc put me on paxil and I was on it for about a year until I was dx with ... add. Doc seems to think paxil and add/adhd don't go hand in hand. Now I am back ... on zoloft :) For me going off paxil was a nightmare. Instead of paxil could your doc ... put you on something other than paxil ? Does zoloft come in a generic? Good Luck :) it...
    ... paxil has been a Godsend for me I must say. i know other...
    ... however. I am hoping that maybe I will do well with paxil also and not have to rely on samples to get my medication...

  53. Heart and breathing
    ... im currently a sophomore in college now..I was on paxil up till my senior year in highschool then i came off...

  54. Out of it Totally
    ... head has just gone blank. I have recently been on Paxil Cr for 2 weeks, then to Lexapro, and then Prozac....
    ... a med would probably be about 3 weeks and that was Paxil Cr. I'm giving Prozac a shot because I was doing alot ... of reading on Paxil and found out that it may make me gain weight so I...
    ... to work. Maybe you should have just stuck with the Paxil a little longer. Don't binge on the Ativan. I know ... weight. I'm really not so sure if that's true with paxil though....

  55. Parents Don't Understand!!!
    ... something wrong she said "OK i'll give you prescription of paxil and take it to see if it works...that's the only way...

  56. Even DR confused.....Need personal input!!
    ... then poof stopped working..... I have since been on paxil , lexapro then now Cymbalta(VERY SMALL DOSE) It was...

  57. xanax makes you concentrate better?
    ... Hi all! I started paxil about 3 months ago (10 mg) and theh doctor gave me...
    ... Hi all! I started paxil about 3 months ago (10 mg) and theh doctor gave me...

  58. Help Please! Generic Zoloft and Regular Zoloft!
    ... which in this case is Sertraline HCI. Prozac and Paxil (similar medications) have also lost their patent...
    ... and they can use different fillers. I took Regular paxil and was fine, tried generic and I was puffy and retaining...

  59. Who's taking Lexapro? Can you please tell me if it's helping you?
    ... that most SSRI's are all basically the same. I was on Paxil 20mg before I was on Cipralex (Lexapro). Paxil 20mg ... than Lexapro that is about the only difference, also Paxil works on a few more serotonin receptors than Lexapro...

  60. nervous about medication
    ... anxiety/panic attacks. My doctor perscribed me 10 mg of paxil to take everyday and .25 mg of xanax to take when ... thinking about taking either of these meds. I know paxil has some pretty bad side effects. Can someone just...
    ... panic attacks any longer. I recently started back on paxil after being off it for five months. I took it for ... also took .25 xanax three times while waiting for the paxil to kick in. I didn't notice much in the way of side ... time I took it didn't seem to help much. The paxil side effects that never went away for me were morning...
    ... Sorry -- I forgot a few things: Both times I started paxil I started at 5 mg. for four to seven days and then ... fifteen minutes). It took about two weeks until the paxil really started to make a difference for me. Whether...

  61. Avoiding Palps.
    ... valium will stop palpitations also until the Zoloft, Paxil or whatever antidepressant you're taking starts to...

  62. Medication
    ... stimulating of the SSRI's. Zoloft is next on the list with Paxil right behind it. Celexa is supposed to be more activating ... than Paxil but in my experience I found the complete opposite ... the side effects). My own personal experience, Paxil worked best for me at one time and i would like to...

  63. so SICK of this anxiety HELP!
    ... ve been taking xanax as needed while waiting for my paxil to take effect and the last time I took a xanax when ... scared me (it was a pretty low dose, however). I took paxil for two years and it eliminated my panic attacks and...
    ... thing you can do. As far as the antidepressants go, Paxil and Zoloft are the 2 that are FDA approved for long ... higher dosages). I dont care whether it's xanax or paxil . Stopping either one abruptly can produce severe withdrawal...

  64. Question about my Panic Disorder again!
    ... ve had panic disorder when I went off Alcohol and Paxil , and every day now I usually have chest pains on my...

  65. Tingling sensations in my hands and legs (feet).
    ... feel that with my anxiety. I had similar feeling on Paxil , I discontinued it right away because of that. Celexa...
    ... HI, I've had that when coming off Paxil , but I think anyone can get almost anything for a...

  66. Q? about side effects from Risperadol
    ... you describe sound similar to the trouble I had with Paxil . My doctor said to stick it out a month, and I did...

  67. Really could use some advice!
    ... emergency room numerous times, my doctor put me on Paxil 20 mg. and everything was perfect. I never had anymore ... problems. Well I havent been able to take Paxil because I have no insurance now and I can't afford ... the doctor visits and the $50 a month for the Paxil . And I was fine not being on it for a month or two...

  68. Driving myself & my family crazy
    ... worst was nearly 10 years ago I got so bad I went on Paxil , but that only caused me to get really spaced out...

  69. To tell the PDoc or not? Help please appt today
    ... just changed up all my meds about 3 weeks ago from Paxil CR 50mg, 2mg Lunesta and Klonipin as needed, to Cymbalta ... Rozerem 8mg for sleep. Only 1 week transition from the paxil to the Cymbalta, {REMOVED}. But the new meds are working...

  70. Medications for Anxiety? What do you use?
    ... I used Paxil 20 mg a day...
    ... bothers me and I need something. Be careful about Paxil . Was on Paxil for 4 years and gained 80 pounds because...

  71. Argh!! Has my Lexapro stopped working already??
    ... Here's a little background about me: I was on Paxil 3 years ago for panic when I abruptly quit taking ... after I was on it for about a year. Quitting the Paxil like that seemed to turn on the anxiety and panic ... switch off again and go back to how I felt on the Paxil the first time around. Unfortunately, I haven't...
    ... weeks all symptoms had returned. I wanted to try Paxil because I had great results about 10 years ago with ... my doctor was worried about sexual side effects of Paxil and insisted i take Lexapro and even gave me 2 months...

  72. Does anyone here have pac's and pvc's that are destroying their life?
    ... had all the tests you had too.. i recetnly went off paxil , and am now back on, because they got so bad again...

  73. Anxiety prone AND Inattentive ADD???
    ... depression or anxiety to accompany ADD. He put me on Paxil for the Social Anxiety. For me the combination made...

  74. The perfect anxiety pill!
    ... sedating at lower dosages... Anti-depressants like Paxil and Zoloft have been approved to treat anxiety. ...
    ... sedating at lower dosages... Anti-depressants like Paxil and Zoloft have been approved to treat anxiety. ...

  75. panic attacks, headaches, weird feeling in body...paxil?
    ... anxiety? i'm kind of scared of getting hooked on paxil but i feel like there is little else i can do... ...
    ... also, with the paxil , you shouldn't become addicted to it. people with ... addictive personalities. as long as you take your paxil as your doctor directs you to, once you start feeling...