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  1. Celexa / Citalopram
    ... is driving me crazy. I had similar tingling with Paxil and discontinued that. So I don't know: Celexa did...

  2. Question once again, important.
    ... mention anxiety, fearing it all. That night I took a paxil 20mg for a few days as well, but I realized that was ... I stopped, so I went through alcohol withdrawl and paxil withdrawl at once, but now it's nearly over... or...
    ... panic attack, fastest if disolved under the tongue paxil and zoloft are both prozac type meds and may eventually...

  3. BEST Anxiety MEDS
    ... small prescription of xanax to see me through till my paxil kicks in!...

  4. ?'s about possible meds and anxiety
    ... Hi, I took paxil for two years, which eliminated my panic attacks and ... brain chemical changes are permanent. I went off paxil this spring and my panic attacks have started up again...

  5. ANXIETY ATTACKS with chest pain question!
    ... panic attacks lately ever since I went off Alcohol and Paxil in withdrawl, however the pains of the chest I...
    ... I went through Paxil withdrawal and it was horrible...it took about six...

  6. Please Tell Me I Am In The Right Place....
    ... brother-in-law that suffers from GAD and he loves Paxil . I tried Paxil and felt like I was in hell. I have...

  7. longterm health anxiety
    ... year. I had side effects with Lexapro, Effexor, and Paxil . I started with 25 mg. I haven't noticed any side...

  8. Coming off Citalopram
    ... work that quick! But I had bad side effects with paxil , Zoloft and Effexor. I wanted to ask you, who took...

  9. High dosage of Zoloft?
    ... Have you tried any other SSRI's? I have heard that Paxil may be the best for anxiety but it also has a lot...
    ... try and see what happens. Otherwise I may switch to Paxil ... thanks again everyone!...
    ... basically a zombie. MD switced me to Effexor XR and Paxil CR....

  10. anxiety/depression/weight gain
    ... i have tried many antidepressants ) paxil , effexor XR, lexipro, celexa...maybe more? and most...

  11. worried about meds ..
    ... if you were to try it out for a while.I have taken paxil ,zoloft,and now lexapro all have worked well for me ... .I didnt notice any side effects with paxil and zoloft but I did have some mild lightheadedness ... tired everyday I used to take klonopin along with the paxil twice daily it was still worth being tired though...

  12. recommended meds
    ... meds for anxiety with very little to no side effects. paxil or prozac any good?...
    ... you stop the zoloft, how long on it and what dose :) paxil and prozac are the same type, they are all SSRI type...
    ... many problems starting or taking an ssri I have used paxil ,zoloft,and now lexapro.I didnt notice any side effects ... on paxil or zoloft when starting but lexapro i had some mild...

  13. New user, looking for reassurance.
    ... so what type and dosage. --- I've only ever tried paxil which didn't work for me though it works for others...

  14. Celexa?
    ... medication, very low dose, 5mg for my anxiety. I tried Paxil , Zoloft and Effexor for a very short period of time...

  15. Anxiety/Panic attacks
    ... allergic reaction! That said, I did eventually go on paxil for my panic attacks/ anxiety -- I just couldn't manage ... would get very anxious during flights before taking paxil , so what I'm planning to do before my next flight ... first). I took xanax a few times before I went on paxil and was VERY anxious about it (kind of ironic, huh...

  16. Do SSRI's Cause This???
    ... When I tried paxil I had horrible muscle cramps and tightness all over ... doc tried to get me to ride it out for a month on paxil saying it would pass, it's a side effect, etc. I...

  17. Someone please just reassure me...
    ... though I was also its all the anxiety.I have also taken paxil and zoloft,klonopin,and ativan in the past and never...
    ... new meds. and was very anxious when I started taking paxil a few years ago. It took some time for it to kick...

  18. Zoloft for anxiety?
    ... have been on 50mgs for about 2 weeks (I switched from paxil ) and I feel a little more ramped up. Is this stuff...

  19. anxiety is ruining my life
    ... unless I said something about it. I ended up taking paxil for a few years, which helped immensely, though it...
    ... want to go on any longterm mind altering meds like paxil or zoloft. I was thinking.. is there anything I can...

  20. Increased heart rate/blood pressure
    ... Hi, I gradually went off paxil this spring after taking it for two years for panic...

  21. Effexor?
    ... from accute anxiety for the last 2 months. I tried Paxil and Zoloft, for about 10 days each, both made me more...

  22. paxil
    ... so i talk to my doctor and she wants me to take the paxil . It says on the bottle to be careful with alcohol ... depression. Although I'm not supporting drinking with Paxil , many people do it and without little ill effects...
    ... Ive been taking paxil for awhile, and i definitly get drunk alot faster...
    ... When I took Paxil , I could still have a couple glasses of wine and be...
    ... Just wondering how long have you guys been taking Paxil ? I have only been taking it for about 2 weeks now...
    ... I've been on Paxil for over a year and don't notice much difference from...
    ... Hi, I took paxil for two years. When I first started, it really made...

  23. Head Pressure...Help!!
    ... zaps people get when going through withdrawal from Paxil or other SSRI's. Otherwise, I guess you could just...

  24. Missing a klonopin?
    ... I'm tapering because I'm also on Paxil . I originally was taking only the Klonopin for my ... anxiety, until my doctor recommended an SSRI instead. Paxil ended up working really well for me, but I was afraid...

  25. Question
    ... enough i do. So she then wrote me a prescription for paxil . I havent taken it yet, because i have heard stories ... then looked up some of the side effects and info on paxil and i found out that paxil helps with social phobia ... listed. Now My question is this, should i take the paxil or should i go see a psychiatrist?...
    ... know for sure I just take medication.I have taken paxil in the past for 2 years and it did work very well...
    ... I tried Paxil last year and it made my anxiety worse, and the withdrawal ... like true hell. I can only speak for myself because Paxil obviously helps a lot of people. Is your problem ... can see a psychiatrist, I'd do that before starting Paxil ....
    ... idk but my brother took paxil and hated it..........i just started lexapro for anxiety...

  26. Meds question
    ... issue in my life. Would you recommend 1) Zoloft 2) Paxil + Wellbutrin (small dosage of it) As you all in...
    ... take cymbalta and not zoloft and I have never taken paxil so I don't know about it, but wellbutrin gave me even...
    ... Zoloft can (for some) be activating, which scares me. Paxil is very sedating(too much as a matter of fact) for ... see what you all would think. Let's say 20-25 mgs paxil with 150 Wellbutrin or 75 mgs Zoloft thanks...

  27. Switching from one antidepresant to another
    ... if I should up my dose or switch to something like Paxil . I have a question....if I did switch to Paxil, will...
    ... usual zoloft dose is 50 to 200 most go from zoloft to paxil overnight as they are both the same type, SSRI ... if the paxil doesnt help then I would be thinking of trying some...

  28. muscle twitching
    ... other anti depress/anxiety meds I ended up taking paxil , i really tried to avoid this drug as I had found ... makes you panic, bad thoughts make it worse. I was on paxil for a year, gained 12kg, have been off for 2 months...

  29. What medication (if any) has helped you?
    ... both depression and anxiety together. I've been on Paxil for over a year now, and it has helped me tremendously...

  30. How Old were you when Anxiety Started
    ... higher dose as it is helping some. I've tried Paxil CR in the past and only lasted 8 days. Those 8 days...

  31. Prozac and Anxiety
    ... went away. A friend of mine did the same thing with Paxil for her anxiety. She took it for about 10 days, and ... of the side effects. She now feels great. I tried Paxil , but it gave me more anxiety. Anyway, now I have...

  32. Help Please !!! SSRI'S
    ... lightheadedness I had.I have also taken zoloft,and paxil in the past.Never had any side ffects at all that...

  33. My story.. I really need some input guys
    ... to see me like this.. So my new doctor put me on paxil .. which I'm not going to fill cause I hear of its...

  34. Has anybody heard of or tried Charles Linden Method for overcoming anxiety?
    ... symptoms for a while, but they come back again. I tried Paxil and Zoloft, for about 10 days each, and both increased...

  35. healing without medication?
    ... feel has an easy escape route to get home. I tried paxil , but couldn't handle the side effects. My doc has ... about putting me on effexor or zoloft, but after my paxil incident, I'm not sure I want to take meds anymore...

  36. What's the best anxiety medicine?
    ... always going to have some bad days no matter what...but Paxil has changed my life for the better to a point where...
    ... Please keep in mind that everyone is different. Paxil works for some, for me it was a terrible experience...
    ... you try any other antidepressants before going on Paxil ? I am on Zoloft and it doesnt seem to cut it for ... should increase the dosage) but I dont know, maybe Paxil is better for social anxiety? Let me know what you...
    ... I have tried a few antidepressants/anxiety meds ( Paxil , Celexa, Welbutrin, Effexor) and I found that Paxil...

  37. Tapering off Klonopin
    ... Lexapro and Zoloft didn't work, so finally I'm on Paxil and it's been working great for about a year now ...

  38. Is there anything besides benzos for anxiety?
    ... issues. Some of these are Zoloft, Lexapro, Prozac, Paxil and Welbutrin. These as you probably know can take...
    ... through the gamut of ssris: effexor, zoloft, celexa, paxil (which helped the anxiety alot of packed on the pounds...
    ... holding your breath for a while as this may calm you paxil and the other antidepressants dont cause weight gain...

  39. Should I up my dose?
    ... good enough for me or if I am better off switching to Paxil or something? Let me know what you think! Thanks...

  40. Diary of a drowning woman
    ... how many milligrams of paxil are you on? also, how old are you, are you female...
    ... to soo sad sounds like the paxil isnt working at all, this sometimes does happen, maybe...
    ... I am on 60mg of paxil a day.I just turned 31.My attacks started when I was...
    ... ok, more questions: are you on regular paxil ? and have you had hormones and thyroid checked? ...
    ... but worse afterwards. taking estrace(hormone) and paxil have helped a whole lot but so has keeping faith in...

  41. med change
    ... were not better (i was experiencing headaches with paxil and that's why my doc decided to switch.) and it...

  42. anyone..
    ... much water as possible. I was in bed ready to die! Paxil saved my life, i feel sick all the time still, but...

  43. Can anxiety cause you to feel ill? Please answer!
    ... who checked everything and gave me her prescription: Paxil . Even after 1 1/2 years, i find it hard to believe...
    ... Sonika, do you still take Paxil ? If so, how is it working for you? I have seen that...

  44. Whats the best Anti Depressent you have taken?
    ... again (like my old self). The worst for me was Paxil (terrifying nightmares, total impotence, head shocks...
    ... could eat anything and NEVER gain a pound. After Paxil , I gained 70 pounds within 2.5 years. Stupid shrink ... nothing! Went to my ob-gyn and he said, GET OFF THIS PAXIL !!! He said it was well KNOWN to lower a metabolism...
    ... Plus, getting off Paxil is a pure nightmare. Thought I was losing my mind...

  45. Do I have anxiety?
    ... doc will likely prescribe paxil which is promoted for social anxiety disorder, but ... being eventually sometimes difficult to quit, see paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net, also look up...

  46. Just started prozac. Help!
    ... Does anyone know about weight gain? On paxil and lexapro I gained 40 pounds. I have just lost...

  47. Exercise the key to beat ANXIETY!!!
    ... the excercise has also really helped. Plus I am on Paxil so I didn't want the weight gain. I have been on...

  48. I'm confused!!
    ... lot of courage to try the Lexapro because I tried Paxil before and it was awful. I only lasted 8 days and...
    ... told that they take 4-6 weeks to work and when I took Paxil for 8 days they told me I gave up too soon. Well here...

  49. What drugs work WELL for OCD/Anxiety??? no sexual side effects?
    ... see any changes in your OCD. I was on 80mg/day of Paxil at one point, and while it helped, it didn't take...

  50. Fat, thanks to paxil, will it drop of???
    ... Yes, a friend of mine gained a lot of weight on paxil too. He was on it for about 6 months and then can ... little time to re-adjust to the new change (being off paxil ). Good luck and take care, T....
    ... Hi, t panic, I have been of paxil for about 6 weeks after about 3 weeks I lost 2kg but...

  51. just starting paxil and scared about addictive nature of SSRI
    ... tup enough nerve to go to the doc, he has put me on paxil and xanax. I am scared b/c he said to take it once...
    ... about all the scary stories you hear. I don't take Paxil , but I have been taking Lexapro for 7 weeks. I feel...
    ... tup enough nerve to go to the doc, he has put me on paxil and xanax. I am scared b/c he said to take it once ... and a few drinks shouldn't hurt. I don't think the Paxil with alcohol will hurt either....
    ... myself and others I know who've taken it. I took Paxil for 4 years and gained way way too much weight and ... and it didn't help. I've heard and seen others on Paxil gain weight. Many get that bloated look in their ... Doctors say there are other SSRIs less risky on weight, Paxil is the one known for weight gain. I had a great metabolism ... until Paxil . I weighed 100 pounds, couldn't gain weight for anything ... , then after Paxil I just packed on the pounds. It was sad. After ... just water weight alone I believe). Going off of Paxil is not fun at all, I felt more anxious that I'd ever ... strange thoughts. There has to be something better than Paxil but that's my opinion and you should trust how you ... because he could tell what it was doing to me. He said Paxil was well known for LOWERING metabolism. Funny ... , the makers of Paxil should be sued for not putting it down as a side effect...

  52. Prozac\Xanax Question
    ... given me such as effexor, remeron, fluvoxamine and Paxil . I had such a bad reaction to effexor that I ended...
    ... prozac is the same type of antidepressant as paxil , if you have problems with it reduce the dose for...

  53. Anyone ever take prozac? EVER?
    ... mix. I have never been on prozac but have been on paxil . With me paxil and add do not go together..paxil...

  54. Sense of unreality = Dysthemia? What's my prob?
    ... are loosing time with their mother. I started taking paxil , and I have finally felt some relief and am starting...

  55. Could this still be lexapro withdrawal?!
    ... I wasnt on Lexapro, but tapering Paxil was the worst experience of my life. Over the course ... my dose from 30mg to 0. After my very last dose of Paxil , I felt the tapering symptoms for about 2-3 weeks...

  56. Lexapro question
    ... helped your anxiety? In regards to questions #2, paxil is a life saver for me but the side effects (urgh ... If lexapro doesnt work to well I will go back to paxil I believe...
    ... lexapro and paxil are both the same type of antidepressant these meds...
    ... helped your anxiety? In regards to questions #2, paxil is a life saver for me but the side effects (urgh ... If lexapro doesnt work to well I will go back to paxil I believe I take mine in the evening a few hours...
    ... helped your anxiety? In regards to questions #2, paxil is a life saver for me but the side effects (urgh ... If lexapro doesnt work to well I will go back to paxil I believe I was on Lexapro for about 3 months...

  57. Addiction to Xanax question
    ... withdrawl symptoms not all and not for everyone though. paxil had me a mess weaning off and i went real slow too...
    ... withdrawl symptoms not all and not for everyone though. paxil had me a mess weaning off and i went real slow too...

  58. Does Anxiety EVER go away? Or are we all cursed forever?
    ... had to try a few of the seratonin drugs - lexapro, paxil , etc. but had adverse reaction - cannot begin to tell...

  59. anyone take buspar??
    ... along with faciculations in my calfs. I had tried Paxil and Prozak but the side effects were too bad. I guess...

  60. Fight or Flight?
    ... me Zantac for naseau, didn't help. Right now Im on Paxil and Trileptal (mood stabalizer). Trileptal seems to...

  61. cant orgasm on lexapro
    ... I had the same problem on Paxil. I started taking Paxil when I was 23 and after only a few weeks on the Med ... problems reaching orgasm. Recently I tapered off the Paxil (horrible experience) and my sex drive came back in ... to help me orgasm. The first was obviously to stop paxil and the other was another med that would "balance...

  62. Lexapro and Lorazapem
    ... lexapro. This is what happened with me. I have been on paxil (hated it) and zoloft also, but lexapro seems to have...

  63. New here, crying, and desperate
    ... wanted me to use the seratonin drugs like lexapro, paxil , zoloft, but I had adverse reactions to them. My family...

  64. New to this. Question about meds and sypmtoms.
    ... get better. I took Klonopin when I was adjusting to Paxil , and it really helped...I haven't needed Klonopin...

  65. Panic Attack Relapse and Its Bad!!
    ... it was time to give meds a try. My dr. put me on Paxil and for the longest time everything was pretty good ... only having about 5 panic attacks. After being on Paxil from 2000 to april of this year, i decided it was ... time to try and come off meds. Tapering paxil from 30mg/day to nothing over the course of 2 monts ... bodybuilding until about 4 months ago when I stopped Paxil . My weight has dropped almost 30lbs in the past 4...
    ... that there are others that I can relate to. I was on Paxil about 4 years ago and I was on it for about 18 months...

  66. Is this anxiety?
    ... work for both depression and anxiety. Like zoloft, paxil , etc. You might just need a little help getting back...

  67. Zoloft and/or Prozac
    ... institution but i'm not saying it will do you the same way, paxil has always worked well for me!...
    ... think it is helping me at all right now. I was on Paxil for 5 years and it helped me so much and I even went ... rule my life. I decided to try and come off the Paxil to see if I could kick meds. Tapering Paxil was the ... worst experience of my life. After I was off Paxil for about 2 weeks, I felt GREAT. Then, BAM! Panic...

  68. pregnancy and coping with anxiety
    ... get I get really scared. I'm currently on 20mg of paxil but that doesn't stop my worries and sometimes it...
    ... Hi nancy your paxil dose could be upped, ask doc about this sometimes ... nearly all anxiety, OCD etc but often not many stay on paxil or similar now during conception and pregnancy with...

  69. looking for somthing... advice or ways to help
    ... excited about psyciatrists and the like. she took paxil for about a year but doesnt want to take drugs again...
    ... times and i go for walks and a bunch of other things.. paxil helped me with all that but now im off and i am able...

  70. nervous wreck
    ... letting your mind go to other places. I have been on paxil for years now! I find it works for a while and then...

  71. severe anxiety. my story. and what can it do to you?
    ... and told him about my experience and he prescribed Paxil . I took it, and I was panic free for a year. After ... mistake, as in the 2 years following quitting the Paxil , I've had a severe level of anxiety and I can relate ... imbalance in my case because of my experience with Paxil (I'm substantially worse off now that I was initially ... before the Paxil and even back when I first had PAs, because they won...

  72. after 6 weeks on zoloft............
    ... Zoloft works better for depression. Paxil would be your best choice if anxiety is your issue...
    ... Zoloft made my problems worse. Paxil is much better for me. Different people require different...

  73. Paxil Dose
    ... lots of fluids with this drug. Remember also that paxil has a very short half life, bring down your dosage...
    ... Was Wondering What The Highest Dose Is For Generic Paxil For Anxiety And Panic Disorder. You can go as high...
    ... hysterectomy a year ago, so trying to adjust to hrt and paxil has been rough to say the least! do any doctors do...
    ... you might ask doc about swapping to another paxil type med which may work better for you...

  74. Addictive Anti-Anxiety Meds
    ... a half life, I believe a half life of 5 or 6 days. Paxil or Zoloft can be very addictive and would not be a...
    ... Even when people do wean off...certain drugs, like Paxil , still make people go nuts with withdrawals even AFTER...
    ... Even when people do wean off...certain drugs, like Paxil , still make people go nuts with withdrawals even AFTER...

  75. going off paxil... support please!
    ... pill.. I feel very happy for you. I used to take Paxil and clonozepan to 'treat' my panick attacks (2-3 times ... depression. Weaning off clonozepan was no problem. Paxil was a little tough for me.. just remember, if you...
    ... Went off paxil and onto zoloft. Thought I was going crazy when I ... was going off paxil . Taking the zoloft seemed to help. Good Luck!...
    ... I tried weaning off paxil and going onto zoloft a few months ago. The zoloft...
    ... zoloft and paxil are the same type of med a gradual taper is generally ... best for quitting paxil , xanax a valium type med, does help with any paxil...
    ... body. So make a plan with your Doc to wean-off the Paxil (cut dosses, then some days yes, some days no.. you...
    ... your original "disorder" reasserting itself once the Paxil is out of your system. I've been off Paxil for more ... etc... I'm worse off now than before I started on Paxil ! So much so, that I am planning to restart the meds ... of rebound anxiety/depression due to the (lack of) Paxil leaving your brain in a low serotonin state. See...
    ... The main reason I was on Paxil was anxiety due to a relationship and college. Well...
    ... had it, but would I want to continue like that? " paxil did help me mask off my panic attacks and anxiety ... when they decide 'that's enough'. ..I agree, once paxil is out of your system, your body might and most probably...
    ... all...stayed med-free for 5 years. Now, I too am on Paxil 20 mg and hoping to soon be weaning...let me know...
    ... how is the paxil treating you jittery? any side effects? i am on...
    ... I had a very hard time coming of Paxil . Although most doctors will tell you it is the best...
    ... Today is Day 5 completely off Paxil . I've been weaning off for the past month or so. I ... wanted to try going off when it seemed to me that Paxil was not helping anymore or rather, there's no need ... anymore. I did notice for the past year that I took Paxil that my suicidal thoughts (orginally something like ... utilizing their services to make the transition off Paxil smoother. The things I've noticed are light-headedness...
    ... got better over time post meds? When I quit taking Paxil , I was under the impression that eventually the brain...
    ... I have decided to wean off of Paxil . I went to the dr the other day, and told her how ... a Xanax. Has anyone else had success going off Paxil ? And what was it like? Did you lose a lot of weight ... experience with you. When I was 25 (33 now) I went on paxil because I was having about 20 to 30 panic attacks ... I decided to give the pills a try, they put me on Paxil ...for 5 days I thought I was dying, my mom sat at ... .hahaha! I was so calm it felt unnatural. Well, paxil worked! I took it religiously for 1 year 1/2 and ... a another nervous breakdown. :( So I went back on Paxil and started to take better care of myself. Started ... better transition when I was ready to stop taking Paxil . Another 1 year 1/2 I was ready to get off the meds ... better result the second time round. I have been off Paxil for 5 years now and even though I still get anxiety ... but I will be battleing that pretty darn soon. Paxil was a godsend for me, but like everything else too...
    ... Two words: BE CAREFUL!! I recently weaned off Paxil , since it wasn't doing much for me anymore. I started ... taking Lexapro at the same time. Paxil withdrawal was HORRIBLE. It lasted over a month, and ... health problems, too, that were exacerbated by the Paxil withdrawal. This is not an uncommon side effect ... ! They call it " Paxil flu". I've weaned off of Prozac, Zoloft and numerous ... that level of fallout. It's something specific to Paxil . I definitely encourage you to get off of Paxil...
    ... I had a simular experiance to yours weaning off paxil .Samthing flu like symptoms,zaps in my head and body ... weaning from them either.I dont know what it is about Paxil i will say though it did help me alot when I needed...
    ... got better over time post meds? When I quit taking Paxil , I was under the impression that eventually the brain...