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  1. Benzodiazepines...and Anxiety
    ... Within the past two years I exposed to the SSRI's, paxil , remeron, and finally found a stablized dose of Effexor...

  2. major attack
    ... I don't like to get addicted to drugs. I was on Paxil for a while and that was a nightmare to get off. ...

  3. New to the boards!
    ... answer on the bloodwork next week. He put me on 10mg of Paxil to be taken every morning and .5mg of xanax if the ... What kind of side effects should i expect from the Paxil and Xanax? The Dr. and pharmacist told me that the ... most common side effect of the Paxil is decreased sex drive and/or delayed ejaculation...

  4. Paxil Withdrawal help
    ... hi, i am also trying to go off Paxil . i was on it for alomost 3 years. i'm considering...
    ... You are doing a lot better than me. I've only been Paxil for 4 months. Just over a year ago I was on Paxil ... down to 5mg. Anybody know how long roughly? I guess Paxil wasn't for me. I hope I am ok :) Clonazepam helps...
    ... to wildstrawberry look up paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net via a search engine ... ask doc about swapping overnight to any other paxil type med such as prozac which generally isnt as difficult ... to quit brain zaps or electric shocks may be from paxil or anxiety if doc originally prescribed the paxil...
    ... The brain zaps and electric shocks are from the Paxil Withdrawal, its quite the common withdrawal effect ... from Paxil. Paxil is also one of the hardest SSRI's to come off of due ... life. I've had the brain zaps before when i stopped paxil cold turkey, so i know its not from my regular anxiety ... , its from the paxil withdrawal. my head feels really dissassciated as...
    ... HI, I TOO WAS ON PAXIL E/R UPPED TO 40MG BID. IT SUCKED COMING OFF, I KNOW ... WEEKS/XANAX IS HELPFUL-EASIER TO GET OFF THAN THE PAXIL /GOOD LUCK U CAN DO IT, IT GETS BETTER. :p [SIZE=2...
    ... just quit Effexor cold turkey. They say Effexor and Paxil are the hardest two to quit, so i thought I would...
    ... hi i understand your ordeal i used to take paxil took it for 2 years.Then I started weaning off due ... clonopin was a walk through the park compared to the paxil weaning. the good news is it will pass.I felt alot...

  5. Does anyone have short term memory problems?
    ... I am on Paxil 20 mg for anxiety, which I have been taking for about...

  6. Night Sweats?
    ... had this several times and it was when i was taking paxil and clonopin I think it is a side effect of your...

  7. Side effects from 10mg Prozac
    ... expected. I have already tried Lexapro, Zoloft, and Paxil with horrible results. Prozac has been the most bearable...

  8. Anyone tried therapy with 5HTP for Anxiety?
    ... eventually try it out if I ever get myself weaned off of Paxil :( I'm down to 10mg but I'm having a hell of a time ... to go from 10mg to 5mg and then down to zero. The paxil was making my depression worse but did help with anxiety ... with 5htp? I will be starting this after I get off paxil if my panic attacks return. Thanks...
    ... anything else I've tried (St. John's Wort, Valerian, Paxil , Lexapro......)!...
    ... too believe that 5HTP is probably far superior to Paxil , or any other SSRI's. THe only SSRI I've been on is ... Paxil , and well it did help my anxiety/panic, it made my...

  9. Celexa and Anxiety
    ... My doctor tried putting me on Paxil for my anxiety and it made me very ill. I was then...

  10. Hi Again....Im back and in need of advice....Please?!
    ... depression and have a question about Lexapro. I have taken Paxil in the past without any side affects and it seemingly...
    ... that way for you...I hope you find what works best... Paxil seems to work for me right now--I just hope I don...

  11. strange...
    ... regular doc put me on Xanax (one pill at bed time) and Paxil (one in the morning) after I had a massive anxiety...
    ... also might want to ask your dr if you need to up your Paxil dose, sounds like it still might not be working to...

  12. Advice on Anxiety and weight loss
    ... four years ago, age 24, and I was immediately put on Paxil and Clonazepam (12.5mg and .5mg respectively). Within...

  13. convinced I have a terrible disease
    ... be a little panic going on. I have just started on Paxil which is an antidepressant but also very helpful with...

  14. Buspirone
    ... have high blood pressure and am reluctant to take paxil or zoloft) but at the same time I would also like...

  15. Social Anxiety Please Help
    ... Talk with your Doctor, but Paxil is best for Social Phobia.. Try a small dose, maybe...
    ... Hi dude paxil is a prozac type med being promoted for SA you will...

  16. Zoloft for a month...yet still anxious.
    ... I had increased anxiety when I first went on Paxil , so I took a benzo for the first few weeks to help...

  17. severe anxiety problem
    ... stage. A close friend of mine had anxiety and went on Paxil for 6 months then came off it and hasen't had any...

  18. Meds for Panic Attacks
    ... like it's noting. Before I tried the zoloft, I tried paxil which did not work for me at all. It made me worse ... work for the next guy. The only reason I even tried paxil was because I have a friend that does great on it...
    ... You could toss the prozac and give Paxil a try...........
    ... about 4 years ago when i was 15. my doctor put me on paxil which worked very well for me. i got myself back off...

  19. Jelly Legs
    ... everyday, mostly to relieve myself of this agony...I take Paxil 20 mg, but I may up my dosage as I don't feel totally...

  20. Medication question....someone answer this time!!
    ... not have a problem with withdrawal affects? I know Paxil is hugely problematic. Also, does anyone know any...
    ... different people though,so ya never know.I do know paxil is real bad for withdrawl symptoms,I thought i was...

  21. zolft................so tired,any others?
    ... panicking at work.. :) ,thanks for the feedback ,I tried paxil & celexa before this ,but always took in morn without...
    ... Prozac was definitely more zippy (drove me crazy), Paxil was like taking sedatives. P.S. Zoloft is notorious...

  22. Will Zoloft help Anxiety/Panic Attacks???
    ... that it doesn't help you, you'll just have to try Paxil or Prozac or Xanax until you get the right one......

  23. best anxiety med. for weight loss
    ... i have been on paxil and cymbalta and have gained a little weight and from...
    ... Really, Paxil doesn't cause weight gain??? I am a marathon runner...
    ... respect, hry33, SSRI's do alter the metabolism. Before Paxil I was 14% body fat and 30lbs lighter. I ate clean ... on a SSRI and I'm having a heck of time losing the Paxil and Celexa weight in spite of 90minutes of cardio...
    ... Since I started on prozac in March after having tried paxil , zoloft, and effexor over the years, I have lost almost...

  24. Anyone on or has taken Effexor XR??? 1st med ever, welcoming all comments!!
    ... This is day #4 for me on Effexor XR. I used to take Paxil for my depression and social anxiety, which just made...
    ... the walls. This is completely opposite from the Paxil , which made me a zombie. Bye, for now!...
    ... Sephrarine Reuptake Inhibitors: Zoloft, Prozac, Paxil and Elavil. Was on elavil for five years, great sleep...
    ... have been on anti depressents for years now. First paxil which worked wonders for me. It took my anxiety away...

  25. Mood Swings On Paxil
    ... maybe the paxil has stopped working or is not working properly and...
    ... hi Bethie- what dose of paxil are you currently on?...
    ... hi I dont reccomend paxil to anyone because of my experiance with it,although...
    ... I was on Paxil for about a year. At first it helped quite a bit for...
    ... never experienced anything so bad as coming off of Paxil in particular. The others had some mild withdrawl...
    ... That sounds about right, I hear Paxil is the toughest in that respect.....

  26. Anxiety or MS?!?! Scared!!
    ... after you took Zoloft. Mine started after taking Paxil ! I wasn't on it for very long because I had bad side...

  27. Ahhhh!! dentist appt.
    ... wot its like when ur head goes off on one lol Paxil ......is valium any different from diazepam???...
    ... diazepam??? Valium is Diazepan. Same stuff.... Paxil is Paroxetine......

  28. Cylexa/Citalopram
    ... sleep was completly screwed up. Was switched to Paxil plus taking xanax which my body seems to handle better...

  29. Need Lexapro Advise!!!
    ... I am VERY happy with this drug. I used to take Paxil . Paxil was alright, but I gained 20 lbs on it and...

  30. anyone have good results with zoloft
    ... went without meds untill 1997 then started taking paxil and xanax. they worked for about 3 years but then ... boom they hit me hard. i upped the paxil from 20mg to 40mg but started to think bad thoughts...
    ... paxil and zoloft are both prozac type meds these can help...

  31. Anyone else not happy with lexapro?
    ... anyone else feels this way? I have tried zoloft and paxil and both of those made me feel worse....

  32. strange feeling in chest
    ... are you on paxil or effexor by any chance?...
    ... pretty muched blamed it on the meds I am taking... paxil being one of them. take care...
    ... pretty muched blamed it on the meds I am taking... paxil being one of them. take care yeah paxil and ... didn't care for that too much. If i recall though the paxil never did that to me unless I forgot a dose, or when...

  33. Do any Dr's. refuse to prescribe benzos to you?
    ... asked my GP about trying xanax. Instead she recommeded Paxil . I feel I had done enough research to ask for something...

  34. Drinking with anxiety...
    ... happen before....... Of course, they weren't carrying Paxil CR which I was taking, so the doctor had to switch ... me to regular Paxil ..... Also noticed the anxiety coming back lately...

  35. Have you always had anxiety?
    ... all (except worrying about the attacks!). I took paxil and was able to learn to deal with them. Now the ... experiencing more generalized anxiety, and back to the paxil I went....

  36. Expired Xanax
    ... having troubles with anxiety and being prescribed paxil by my new doctor I'm starting to think I'd like to ... NO refills on it and my new doc who prescribed me paxil is sort of against giving a prescription to xanax...
    ... xanax taken sensibly is useful and goes well with paxil , check with pharmacist carry a few xanax whenever...

  37. am I the only one that gets these panic symptoms
    ... said it has to be anxiety so they wanted me to take paxil for it...I'm too scared to take paxil after all the...

  38. Alprazolam/Xanax..whenever?
    ... most side effects or unplesent feelings: Xanax or Paxil ? I really want to stop these anxiety attacks ... breath, cant sleep) and my new doc told me to get on paxil for 6 months but I dont want to be on a daily pill...
    ... better. To me this is much better than being on paxil or some other meds if you can tolerate it because...
    ... having them there. For me, they are far better than Paxil or the other SSRI's that I have taken....

  39. Should i accept that i have anxiety?
    ... person so what works for me might not work for you. Paxil didn't work at all for me but it works great on a...

  40. medications and weight gain
    ... kind of anti-depressants, anti-anxiety meds. I took paxil for 6 months and gained 120 pounds, going from 140 ... of the medication. I was reluctant to go off the paxil because I have suffered from extreme anxiety since ... I was 5 years old and the paxil really helped. When I was 16 I had a psychotic episode ... antipsychotic medication. When I was 18 I took the paxil as well and that was when the weight came on. 6 months ... after turning 18, I came off the paxil and anti-psychotic meds and tried many other anti...
    ... post: I believe that my weight gain associated with Paxil , Seroquel, and Lexapro was partially genetic. My ... mother also takes paxil and she has gained 50 pounds on it. She has chosen...

  41. Constant Tingling - Help!!
    ... sound like your anxious. I was just told to start on paxil . I'm going to work on my anxiety first with out meds...
    ... to help me sleep at night. My doctor tried me on paxil , lexapro, and zoloft. All of them were unbearable ... , especially the paxil ....

  42. anyone have side effects from paxil?
    ... Im on paxil and doing great. you will be feeling much better soon...
    ... very sleepy. I'm hoping that will go away. I was on paxil a few years back and don't remember being tired....
    ... kind of anti-depressants, anti-anxiety meds. I took paxil for 6 months and gained 120 pounds, going from 140 ... the medication. I was reluctant to go off the paxil because I have suffered from extreme anxiety since ... I was 5 years old and the paxil really helped. When I was 16 I had a psychotic episode ... antipsychotic medication. When I was 18 I took the paxil as well and that was when the weight came on. 6 months ... after turning 18, I came off the paxil and anti-psychotic meds and tried many other anti...
    ... I have been on paxil for many yrs now and the only side effect i have from...
    ... I was given paxil about two months ago and I couldn't get past the first ... it. My symptons just in the two days that I took Paxil where tremors, clenched jaw, horrible headache in ... blown panic attack...which I had never had before. Paxil was horrible for me and I was taken off immediately...

  43. What should i do
    ... 3 different doctors and they all want to put me on paxil and i really dont want to be medicated for my anxiety...

  44. xanax question
    ... self harming tendencies. Anyway right now I am on Paxil 30mg, xanax .25mg three times a day and zoplicone...
    ... self harming tendencies. Anyway right now I am on Paxil 30mg, xanax .25mg three times a day and zoplicone ... counter the over-stimulation effects of SSRi's like Paxil so you might have some problems staying on the Paxil...

  45. Wondering what my problem is....
    ... and suddenly feel like you are freaking out. I take paxil for mine and it really helps. when this feeling starts...

  46. Reassurance this is anxiety
    ... anxiety and stress. He wants to put me on 10mg of Paxil for a week and then 20mg after that week and stay...

  47. Does anyone know what this is called?
    ... SSRI with a ten foot pole...had allergic reactions to Paxil and Zoloft, but apparently they do help with the OCD...

  48. Severe paranoia! What is going on?!
    ... when I was on any type of SRRI, I got worse (Zoloft, Paxil , Lexapro) -- even tried Wellbutrin ( a big no, no...

  49. 1st day on Lexapro
    ... that I should start taking an SSRI like Lexapro or Paxil . I chose Lexapro. I took it for the first time last...
    ... just recommends them. She said to try Lexapro or Paxil . Turns out that my wife works for a Dr. & she mentioned...
    ... your not alone. lots of people go through this. Im on paxil and it has really helped me. you can do it....
    ... I started Paxil a week ago and I'm having similar side effects. I...

  50. medication
    ... anyway? Thank you. Hi, Each med such as zoloft, paxil , lexipro, etc., works different for each individual ... 10 days & am now having no side effects at all BUT paxil had terrible side effects on "me" so, I stopped taking ... they were so sever. A friend of mine though takes paxil & it works great for him with no side effects after ... effects. I metabolize zoloft well & he metabolizes paxil well. Most doctors will give you an anti depressant ... a med and have TERRIBLE side effects like I did on paxil , then I'd stop after 2 days & go back to the doc to...

  51. Experiences with extended-release versions? (CR, XL, etc.)
    ... extended-release versions of antidepressants (such as Paxil CD or Wellbutrin XL)? How do they compare to the ... effects? Do you take the same dosage? I'm on regular paxil but considering switching to the CR - but I'd like ... the CR version is 2x as expensive as regular generic paxil !. Thanks!...
    ... extended-release versions of antidepressants (such as Paxil CD or Wellbutrin XL)? How do they compare to the ... effects? Do you take the same dosage? I'm on regular paxil but considering switching to the CR - but I'd like ... the CR version is 2x as expensive as regular generic paxil !. Thanks! Each person has a different experience ... As far as the strengths, they differ as well. Paxil is available in 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, and 40mg. Paxil...
    ... so if you're taking, say, 10 mg of paxil , would a different amount of paxil cr be equivalent...
    ... so if you're taking, say, 10 mg of paxil , would a different amount of paxil cr be equivalent ... ? Paxil CR 12.5mg would be most equivalent to Paxil 10mg, ... as both are the lowest dosages available. When Paxil CR was recently unavailable for a few months, doctors ... switched their patients to the regular Paxil closest in strength. Patients on CR 12.5mg were switched ... to Paxil 10mg or 20mg, patients on CR 25mg switched to Paxil ... 20mg or 30mg, and patients on 37.5mg switched to Paxil 40mg. I personally didn't hear any complaints about...
    ... I'm on regular paxil but considering switching to the CR - but I'd like ... the CR version is 2x as expensive as regular generic paxil !. Thanks! The only reason the CR came out was because...
    ... any difference (or lack of one)? I've tried both. Paxil 12.5 CR, 25 CR, and 20 Regular. There is no difference...

  52. Paxil and alternatives
    ... Well, I don't know about metabolism but Paxil is known for making people "sluggish". I was on it ... much, but I couldn't lose it!!! I finally got off Paxil and lost weight - not because I felt so energetic ... but because Paxil withdrawal made me feel like I had the flu for a whole ... month!! It was a horrible experience. If you go off Paxil , make sure you have a safety net, somebody to look...
    ... I've heard Paxil can make you gain weight by increasing your appetite ... said, I don't think I ever gained weight while on paxil . Being depressed and anxious makes me want to eat...

  53. 24/7 panicy/anxious feeling
    ... your first try. The most common ssri's are Zoloft & Paxil and are usually the first ones given to try. Paxil ... again. Believe me, after going through what I did on paxil it was hard for me to push on to the next medicine ... with each person. I have a friend who does great on paxil & not on zoloft so, you just gotta keep trying till ... you tried & that you want to try either zoloft or paxil (Paxil CR is from what i've read a little better than ... regular paxil ). The doc should have some free 1 month samples and...

  54. Question
    ... dizziness i get from it it quite scary. i have started paxil to hopefully help this....

  55. Are my going to die of a life threating disease?
    ... my last severe panic attack a year ago I was put on Paxil . I had also found out I was pregnant and didn't want...
    ... or starter packs to their poor patients if the paxil was still helping when you stopped it( sometimes it...

  56. NEED HELP lowering anxiety!
    ... in and all anxiety was gone. I also have been on paxil and prozac all these worked for me besides a typical...
    ... depression alot. I take klonopin for the anxiety and paxil for the depression part.. to me it is important to...

  57. pressure in my head: is it anxiety?
    ... help, but I can take it only rarely. I have taken Paxil , Effexor, Serzone, and other stuff, but nothing helped...

  58. Success with combatting sexual side effects?
    ... I have finally decided to go back on an SSRI ( Paxil ), because that just seems to be what does the trick...
    ... interesting. I've been on Paxil before, for around a year at a time, and unfortunately...
    ... I never had any sexual side effects on Paxil . But like any of those SSRI's, alot of that stuff...

  59. wellbutrin
    ... me that since wellbutrin is not a classic SSRI like Paxil or Lexapro, that it may not be as strong. Strong...

  60. is lexapro as effective as zoloft?
    ... anxiety? like it is prescrived for that too? Only Paxil is prescribed officially for social anxiety by the...

  61. My anxiety is controling my life!
    ... expect paxil or some other antidepressant from the psych but also...

  62. Good Experiences with meds???????????
    ... would even know where to start. I was prescribed Paxil but I never took it (was too afraid!!). I just have...
    ... now) are the ssri's. To name a few Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil , Celexa,Lexapro, Wellbutrin. There may be more, but ... with ssri's has been good. The first med I tried was Paxil , and it worked well, I stayed on it short term. Then...
    ... Ive taken paxil and yes it worked for me, but i didn't like the side...
    ... Hi, I was first given a prescription for paxil about 2-1/2 years ago & tossed it into the trash! ... attacks came back & I went to the doc again. I was given Paxil (i think it was 20mg) to start on then was to go up ... to 40 the next week and stay there. I took my first paxil 20mg & felt terrible! Muscle cramps & fatigue all ... the 2nd dose & felt terrible again! I stopped taking paxil that day & went back to a different doc this time ... thought I had been given too many mg's of the zoloft & paxil for my body size/weight (I'm about 5'4 & 107 pounds...
    ... I have been taking paxil 10mg for 3 weeks now and couldnt be happier with the...

  63. drinkiing and drugggs
    ... just keep it small....when i was on medication i took paxil and klonopin and the most id drink was one drink and...

  64. Do not know what is wrong with me
    ... Medicine that is typically given for depression such as Paxil or Luvox can take these obsessive thoughts away. ...

  65. Just need some sympathy and good advice right now :(
    ... there! I am just glad my doc didn't want me to try Paxil , because I've just heard too many bad things about...

  66. I can't breathe!!
    ... has resurfaced. Far as medication i have taken paxil ,zoloft,and klonopin in the past . the klonopin worked ... for a long period of time it is habit forming the paxil and zoloft are anti depressant just as the effexor...

  67. Please any idea's on what is wrong
    ... all the fainting? episodes a doctor did put me on paxil and klonopin which helped with the anxiety but i was...

  68. Is Xanax addictive?
    ... xanax can become addictive. I am on Paxil and Xanax for anxiety. I take paxil for the chronic...

  69. Can long-term Xanax make me sick?

  70. Nausea from Lexapro
    ... did help my depressions. I did have to go back on Paxil . I just couldn't take the stomach problems.......

  71. Taking Zoloft...sometimes xanax..still anxiety!!!
    ... for you you'll be SOOO glad you did! :) I tried paxil too and had WAY too many side effects to handle (TERRIBLE ... switched to zoloft. I know people who do GREAT on paxil though so, unless you get a DNA drug reaction test...

  72. What's the longest anxiety/panic attack you've ever had?
    ... work for some people & now for others. For example, paxil didn't work for me but I know people who do great...
    ... I have been on Paxil for a year.. now I'm at the highest dose. As for...
    ... I have been on Paxil for a year.. now I'm at the highest dose. As for ... too much. If you're still having anxiety & panic on paxil then maybe it's time to swtich & try something else...
    ... to twizliz obviously the paxil isnt working, paxil can quit or never work at all, some doce refuse to...

  73. Is It Ok To Take Advil While On Ssri's?
    ... Wondering If I Can Take Advil Or Tylenon While On Paxil ? It Says To Check With A Dr First About Aspirin ...

  74. weird symptom
    ... things to alleviate it but no success until he gave me paxil cr, which worked wonders for me, good luck...

  75. Looking For Feedback About Nortriptalyne
    ... thanks for your help, i guess i will stick with the paxil i am on now until i get more details about the nortriptalye ... ne. do you know if i can stop the paxil and jump right into the nortrip or is there a waiting...
    ... depends on what you are taking the paxil for and the dose, upping the paxil may stop the dizzyness...