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  1. help
    ... wanna help myself but im not sure how. \Ive been on paxil for the past 4 years and now am on a very low dose...
    ... wanna help myself but im not sure how. \Ive been on paxil for the past 4 years and now am on a very low dose ... nervous person, did you ever think that maybe the paxil isn't working for you? I just got on a new AD and ... possible that your body has become tolerant of the paxil & it is not doing a thing to help you anymore, plus...
    ... well the thing is i lowered my dose on paxil to a very low dose myself because a while ago i thought ... anxiety around 4 years ago which made me go on the paxil i never went off it but i cut it down myself. I never ... but back then 4 years ago the docotors told me that paxil would be the best drug for me. Im not sure what to...
    ... well the thing is i lowered my dose on paxil to a very low dose myself because a while ago i thought ... anxiety around 4 years ago which made me go on the paxil i never went off it but i cut it down myself. I never ... but back then 4 years ago the docotors told me that paxil would be the best drug for me. Im not sure what to ... from a doctor several years ago and like I said, the paxil may not even be working for you anymore. It would...

  2. What constitutes "addiction"?
    ... found after some time they felt better. Take your Paxil for example. People were not only more anxious than ... never had before like brain zaps and dizziness. So Paxil is confirmed as a drug that causes the need for habitual ... definition of "addictive", and thus the ruling for Paxil , since it carried a distinct withdrawal syndrome which...
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  3. Does Prozac work for anxiety?
    ... thought that Prozac was more for just depression and Paxil and Effexor were more for anxiety. I don't think...

  4. anxiety is driving me crazy!
    ... s starting again..after almost 4 years of being on Paxil . (successfully) I've got pills called Propranolol...

  5. zoloft and weight gain
    ... oh i know i have been on paxil for 2 yrs-i just started to quit this for i have gained...

  6. Can anyone please give me a boost and some reassurance
    ... problems and the list goes on. I have tried going on paxil and had such a severe reaction to it I will never...

  7. The perfect drug
    ... times. I guess it finally set in then. I have taken Paxil cr for about 6 mths, and towards the end my emotions...
    ... times. I guess it finally set in then. I have taken Paxil cr for about 6 mths, and towards the end my emotions...
    ... My problem is the Paxil and protonix. I have a hiatal hernia and have to ... prescribe it for me, he only did once when I started the paxil . I don't have health insurance. So my pdoc said...

  8. Dreams, people with anxiety have.
    ... I was taking Paxil cr. But I stopped about a month ago. We are moving...
    ... I have these dreams and I am on paxil . Strange dreams like an entire movie but very disturbing...

  9. HI!!! Please, please help me with my Zoloft. I took my first pill yesterday.
    ... stressful times in my house right now and my husband is on Paxil and I am on Zoloft. So then how long should the...

  10. stress-induced pains, disorders, etc. throughout my body
    ... serotonin levels being on track. i have been on and off paxil for years but havent found a dose from my doctor that...

  11. Tinnitus and Anxiety
    ... Here is a brief overview of my history: 1. On Paxil for 5 years. 2. Stopped Paxil 1 year ago and had ... instrusive side effect). 3. Attempted to go back on Paxil but the side effects did not subside. 4. Changed ... it would have started when I attempted to get off Paxil . Anyway, if anyone has experienced this, please...

  12. Re: Ashton Manual-tapering off benzos
    ... sensitive, plus the stuff I'm replacing it wth (Buspar & Paxil ) have not begun to affect me yet (too early). But...

  13. med. side effects?
    ... increasing anxiety. I am assuming they'd put me on Paxil or Xanax or something, but at any rate I've heard...
    ... I am on 10mg of Paxil and have been so for several months now. I am doing...
    ... body to adjust to the medication. just a word on a paxil ... paxil is the only anti-depressant which i took ... went through medication withdrawal was when i stopped paxil , and i did taper, i didn't stop cold turkey. doctors ... now recognize that people go through paxil -withdrawal....

  14. Taking Buspar & Benzos together?
    ... tiny piece of Klonopin once a day as well, along with Paxil . Thanks....
    ... piece of it, and I take full dosages of Buspar and Paxil . It's just that the Buspar and Paxil are taking a ... tiny piece of Klonopin once a day as well, along with Paxil . Thanks....
    ... milligram for three weeks. I have been taking Paxil for 1 month, and that's supposed to take about 1-2 ... to taper the Klonopin down in anticipation of the Paxil working soon. But the Buspar is still too recent; ... tiny 1/8 mg piece for the day, and pray my Buspar & Paxil work soon. Also will try to get cheap psychiatric...
    ... out. I'm curious, why did your doctor prescribe both Paxil and Buspar? In my case I have a constant state of...
    ... psychiatric consult. I went to a low-income place. The Paxil and Buspar combo is no longer working, so they're...
    ... psychiatric consult. I went to a low-income place. The Paxil and Buspar combo is no longer working, so they're...
    ... like it to last a while, the last drug I took (SSRI Paxil ) lasted about 2 or 2 1/2 yrs before it wore off, I...
    ... like it to last a while, the last drug I took (SSRI Paxil ) lasted about 2 or 2 1/2 yrs before it wore off, I...

  15. symptom of anxiey?
    ... .. maybe i'll get it checked out. I used to take paxil cr for anxiety.. it worked kinda good... now im trying...

  16. How long does it take to form dependence on anti-anxiety med?
    ... I'm being careful (plus, I'm beginning Buspar and Paxil , so hopefully, those will kick in soon). Good...

  17. How to get meds. and counciling without insurance?
    ... was almost going to refill a prescription for the Paxil cr, but decided not to. My anxieties are tolerable...

  18. Ativan, Wellbutrin, Paxil
    ... stuff. Trust the judgement of your doctor. I was on paxil and it sucked for my libido. Wellbutrin has had no...
    ... I told them (a long time ago) that I felt like the Paxil was wearing off, they suggested I take Wellbutrin ... along with the Paxil . I never did, though. I just gradually tapered off ... of the Paxil . I guess it would be safe to take the two of them...
    ... Paxil can cause aggitation and nervousness, which I am sure...

  19. Does anyone have Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
    ... I was on Xanax for about 6 months, and now I am on Paxil CR and am doing MUCH better. Drugs dont cure the...
    ... Yes, I just went on Paxil again (I was on it before). I am debating going on...
    ... Forrester, I have anxiety also, and was on Paxil cr for about 6 mths, but decided to come off of it...
    ... wrong). Coronado? About meds, I myself did fine on Paxil cr(controlled release). You don't want just plain ... Paxil . I also heard Effexor is good. It's really the only...
    ... the job because of this anxiety? When are the Paxil and the Buspar going to kick in and start working ... ? I started the Paxil Oct. 10 and the Buspar Nov. 6. Could someone please...
    ... blah. I got to a dead emotion stage after 6 mths of Paxil cr. Decided to quit (tapering off, of course). It...

  20. Yawning sensation
    ... Paxil cr caused me to yawn a lot....

  21. xanax questions
    ... as wellas other anxiety problems. I have been on Paxil twice. The first time it was fine, the second time...

  22. Derealization-does it always come with depression and anxiety?
    ... drugs in the past b/c of some bad experiences with Paxil , but I may give it another shot b/c I'm so sick &...

  23. Paxil and no energy
    ... its possible the paxil hasnt started working properly yet, try taking it...
    ... EXACTLY! Thats jsut the way I am. I have been taking paxil cr for around 4 months and I have had the sames symtoms ... dont have any energy whatsoever. I think it is the paxil bothering me....
    ... doctor say about the way you feel? I take the ragular paxil . I have an apointment on monday and I will ask her...
    ... switched me to zoloft 50 mgs... I have to taper off the paxil .. I am just glad to be getting off of it..I sure do ... know how it goes... Oh and my Dr. jsut said that the paxil just didnt seem to be a good med for me... go figure...

  24. what am i feeling
    ... and i get this fast sensation through my body. im on paxil and have BAD anxiety.im on 12.5 mgs is that enough...
    ... right as you start drifting off to sleep? I was on paxil cr 12.5 for 4 days in July, and on night 4 soon after ... body was burning up. It was terrifying! I quit the paxil right away, but for weeks after this I was unable ... out and fish oil that I started in Sept. About the paxil , my doc gave me 12.5 to start with for a week and...
    ... Well if you havent read my posts about paxil and panic then Go back and read them. I hate paxil ... something else. Everyone is different My Husband Took paxil for 2 yrs and did ok on it, but now he is on lexapro...
    ... Peanut, by the way, as others have pointed out, Paxil could be causing your symptoms. Go to their website...
    ... might be the medication. you didnt mention if it was paxil cr or just regular paxil. could you postpone your...
    ... and i get this fast sensation through my body. im on paxil and have BAD anxiety.im on 12.5 mgs is that enough...

  25. How long until effects are felt?
    ... If i'm taking 12.5 grams paxil cr... if i go to 25, how long until i notice the difference...
    ... I've been on paxil cr for about 2months now. I started with 12.5 for...

  26. Hello, and Heres my story...
    ... me at night when things are calm. I used to be on paxil about 3 yrs ago for about a yr, and weaned off cause...

  27. Help, I'm scared
    ... board. my anxiety level is too high. i just started Paxil 2 weeks ago (again, it works fine for me when i take...
    ... paxil sometimes helps a lor with depression and anxiety...
    ... can't expect it to go away overnight. Hopefully the Paxil will kick in soon. I've only been taking it for 2...

  28. Happy to find this place!!
    ... kinda hoping to find someone who can relate. I am on Paxil CR, but its not helping with my depression symptoms...
    ... my anxiety wasnt as bad. But my Dr. changed me to paxil cr and Its not helping me at all... The reason I was ... changed from Lexapro to Paxil was because the Lexapro didnt seem to last throughout...
    ... sleep.. i'd tried it with Effexor XR, Zoloft, and then Paxil b4 i settled with the Paxil.. my first dose i take...

  29. Anything like xanax?
    ... had a problem. Yet these same Doctors will give you Paxil or Zoloft. I've heard of people who have had horrible...

  30. Head Tremors w/ Social or Stress Anxiety
    ... Oh I have also tried Paxil one time for a period of 3 weeks but I noticed that...

  31. Please help me!!!
    ... 'poked' with a knife. I was put on clonazepam and paxil for some time, I tried to go off several times, but ... feeling edgy... etc. I was told that St.J's and paxil didn't go well together so I started taking St. John...
    ... 'poked' with a knife. I was put on clonazepam and paxil for some time, I tried to go off several times, but ... feeling edgy... etc. I was told that St.J's and paxil didn't go well together so I started taking St. John...

  32. So scared at how I feel...
    ... have that done. He said to stop Elavil and gave me Paxil CR 12.5 mg to try. Thinks is all anxiety. I’ve ... been on Paxil CR now for 9 days and feel worse everyday. I pray...
    ... tell you you're OK...believe them!!! Keep giving the Paxil a try..it should help you in a little time..mine took...
    ... anxious/or derpressed time. Im going to give the paxil a shot, no noticable horrible side effects after day ... stinks cause my mind seems so clear, (even before the paxil ) but when I dwell on how I feel, thats when I lose ... it and feel sad. I will give the paxil a shot to show the doctor that maybe my gut is right...

  33. paxil cr side effects
    ... I was on Paxil CR for a short while. How long have you been taking ... feeling. All drugs effect everyone differnetly, but Paxil may have more impactive side effects them most other ... your doc about this asap. If you've only been on Paxil for a while, and are already having these effects ... before you stop taking it. Good luck! Are you on Paxil for generalized aniety or something else? ...
    ... much depends on how long you have been on the paxil , your dose is mid range agree that if recently started ... , maybe swap to another paxil type med...

  34. Will I get side effects with more dose of Paxil CR..help!!!!!!!!!
    ... Hi Jersey Girl..Hi Spaniel... I just started on Paxil CR 12.5mg in August. My side effects included waking ... caught in the headlights), and constipation. The Paxil really helped my anxiety but I noticed after four ... the mornings. I take my meds at night. I feel the Paxil has made tremendous difference in my life. I don...
    ... Hey all paxil cr friends! Don't give up on the paxil . I had all those crazy side effects on the lowest...

  35. Advice on Anti-Depressants please !!!
    ... different types of anti-depressants? I started taking Paxil in March of 2001 and weaned off of it early this year...
    ... i'll be able to remember them all. you mentioned paxil . just wanted to let you know that of all the anti ... -depressants that i've taken paxil was the only one with which i experienced withdrawal ... works differently for everyone. i've been on prozac, paxil , zoloft, elavil, trazadone, celexa, effexor, pamelor...

  36. Help...very very stressed
    ... a rapid heartbeat and hardly slept. Then, I tried paxil cr, starting with 12.5 dose. I moved up to 25 and...
    ... I'm resistant to meds, my sister got addicted to paxil and gained a lot of weight from her other meds. I...

  37. lexapro question
    ... off the meds and the feelings came back. I went on paxil because Lexapro didn't help the second time. I have...

  38. anxiety cause muscle twitches
    ... husband (who is very supportive) and also being on Paxil CR, I don't have the pinching anymore. Boxx...

  39. Suffering from Anxiety for years
    ... panic disorder for about 8 years. In the past I took Paxil and Ativan and currently Im taking Lexapro and Xanax...
    ... i know i can't be on it forever. I also restarted paxil again 5 days ago. and I'm going to therapy ,starting...

  40. Benzo addiction
    ... Now that i'm having troubles again, I am beginning Paxil again. It still hasn't kicked in (it's only been ... 2 at night before bed. This is in addition to my Paxil . well, I don't want to be too drugged on a benzo ... should stay on this drug. The doctor said until the Paxil kicks in (usually it takes 1 to 2 months for the Paxil...
    ... (except for Gracie's doctor) Also, watch out for Paxil , it has turned on some people. So if for some reason...
    ... Klonopin. My dr said I could take Klonopin until the Paxil kicks in (which should be in 2-3 weeks), then I assume ... she meant I would taper it down? I just hope Paxil alone, when it kicks in, will do the trick. this...

  41. Feel anxious all the time--can't help it--is this GAD?
    ... after 2 years of fighting it, I'm finally taking Paxil . It really does help. Please consider trying a med...
    ... everybody, for your support in this. Cathy, to get on Paxil , what did you do? Did you go see a regular physician...

  42. OVERWHELMED!!!
    ... have it done. I want to take the effexor. I took paxil a couple years ago, before I was this bad, and it ... someone like me. You would think that since I took the paxil w/out trouble, that I would be able to take the effexor...

  43. anyone tried clarocet?
    ... had any feedback on it (good or bad). I was taking Paxil and decided that for me, it was time to stop. I was...

  44. Electric Jolts Anyone?
    ... those electric shocks when I was trying to get off Paxil , as soon as 2 days would pass without it I would start...
    ... babys in the car found out after two weeks of going of paxil this went away and never had them again....
    ... them "brain zaps". i get them when i don't take my Paxil for a day or two... bad, i know!...

  45. Help!... is it coming back?
    ... so they said. Anyhows, I was giving clonazepam and paxil ... they did help, though very addictive. I tried to ... while I was going through the process of 'detox' of paxil and clonazepam.. I was told it was roughly a month...

  46. Could GAD lead into social anxiety?
    ... lot. I just hope i can find a better medication. Paxil cr isn't working to well.. been on it over 6 months...

  47. Paxil to Prozac...HELP!
    ... paxil and prozac are both SSRI antidepressants and the swap...

  48. light-headed
    ... everything may be psychological, and wanted to put me on Paxil . I was hesitant about this because I felt maybe I ... everyday activities. I began to ease myself off the Paxil because I did not like the side effects. Then after ... Meclizine, Methylprednisolone, Naproxen, Ultracet, Avelox, Paxil Tests taken so far: EKG, chest X-ray, heart enzyme...

  49. Anyone taking Paxil CR for anxiety?
    ... Hey Philp, I have been taking Paxil for about 10 yrs. Not the one you take just regular ... paxil . I take 40mg a day. My son who is 15 takes the paxil ... I do get anxiety, its not as bad as it used to be. Paxil is very addicting. i have tried to get off it and ... I can`t. I know that Paxil has helped me a lot. I used to be a very high strung...
    ... same with me. i take paxil and my attacks are controlled. but lately with all...

  50. I want to feel normal
    ... want to change to help make this go away. i am on paxil and it is nothing to be ashamed of. so what, thats...

  51. Fateful disease from years of abuse
    ... led to more disaster. So I saw a doc who put me on Paxil , I hated it! So I got off that and started Zoloft...

  52. Paxil, Lexapro, Zoloft
    ... Hi, I couldn't handle Prozac yet I found Paxil a great help. I believe it is correct that intolerance...

  53. afraid to go out :(
    ... I too suffer from it and panic disorder....I take Paxil CR 25MG... Go see someone and get on some kind of...

  54. What is a pdoc?
    ... thru it is generally involved in recovery see the paxil website, this med a prozac type antidepressant is...

  55. Tightness in throat and Trouble Swallowing?
    ... the usual symptoms as do everyone else. I'm on 20mg Paxil once a day. Recently i've been having trouble...
    ... swallowing problems are common from anxiety, the paxil should eventually reduce anxiety, however if recently ... started, paxil can actually make your anxiety worse for a while...

  56. 24 hour anxiety attacks
    ... I am having 24 hour anxiety attacks. Tried , Paxil , Buspar , Lorsapam , Zolfolt. Nothing helps. HELP...
    ... tablets are fakes and have no medical effect at all. paxil and zoloft can cause panic attacks if recently started...
    ... I am having 24 hour anxiety attacks. Tried , Paxil , Buspar , Lorsapam , Zolfolt. Nothing helps. HELP...

  57. Paxil, Zoloft, or Effexor for SAD?
    ... paxil is being heavily promoted for SAD but actually is ... wont really be able to tell yet most people come off paxil OK but a small number do have problems, these dont...

  58. Here's My Story; Any Advice?
    ... to the small store in town. The doctor has him on paxil cr 25mg and Ativan . But it just doesn't seem to be ... working. The ativan does calm him down but the paxil isn't helping. He only takes the ativan when he feels...
    ... counselor who says he needs different medicine. That the paxil should have worked by now and she gave him some breathing...
    ... maybe his dose of paxil needs to be taken up. 25mg doesn't sound like much ... started having panic attacks. out of the blue. the paxil controlled the attacks, but caused weight gain. i...
    ... who dont want to get better, to be blunt about it. paxil and other antidepressants simply dont work at all ... in about 30% of cases and the paxil should be swapped for another antidepressant, if a ... paxil type one is got, then the swap can be made overnight...

  59. Help for social anxiety?
    ... more spacey than i normaly do. The doc tried to push Paxil on me, but i'm too chicken to try it after reading...
    ... valium type med such as xanax may suit you better, paxil would be worth trying, it often helps, see their website...

  60. bllod pressure and anxiety / panic
    ... this whole cycle of misery two years ago) I went on Paxil two years ago after convincing myself I had colon ... and a result of stress / anxiety, etc. Anyway, the Paxil took care of me, snapped me out of the cycle of thought ... life, and suddenly I went from 175 when I started Paxil to 215. In turn, my cholesterol went to hell, and ... needed to lose the weight. She said if I stopped the Paxil , exercised, etc. I would. So, about five months ago ... , I weened off the Paxil and felt great for a couple months. After four months ... even though the doc said it was normal to lose the Paxil weight once the metabolism returned to normal, weight ... freaked out basically, and immediately went back on Paxil . It has now been almost three weeks, and the days...
    ... hit hard with all this two years ago, after I was on Paxil a few weeks, it all went away. Now, It's been three...

  61. Other Anti-Anxiety Meds?
    ... There are people that swear by the SSRI's...like Paxil and Zoloft...I got the bright idea once that I wanted...

  62. when will this ever go away???
    ... im on paxil for having panic attacks and i have been on it for...
    ... you may be better swapping to another paxil type med, also exercise more and get some books or...

  63. when will this ever go away???
    ... im on paxil for having panic attacks and i have been on it for...
    ... To PM, the paxil may be partly responsible, try upping the dose to ... if it works better, otherwise maybe swap to another paxil type med, there are many recovery is always helped...

  64. IF YOU'RE THINKING OF TAKING PAXIL...
    ... weird effect when I was on zannex (or it may have been paxil ) where I'd wake up exactly at 5:00 AM and could not...
    ... If someone wants to know what Paxil is like...it's not good at all. First of all I tried ... then they may have a slight idea about the effects of Paxil . In my opinion, it is a VERY bad, weird, and an altogether...
    ... I have been on paxil cr 25mg for 2 months and have yet to even notice a...
    ... doctor if he didn't explain the side effects. I was on Paxil and it worked wonders for me. My doctor sat me down ... hour and told me everything there is to know about Paxil and it's side effects while taking it and those that ... jitters and twitching are very common side effects of Paxil and while it may not work for some, it does work great ... learn to manage my life without meds. I have now been Paxil free for almost 2 years but if I needed to, I would...
    ... I think that just because one drug Paxil in this case, didnt or doesnt work for you, doesnt ... for anyone. But......it may be worth it. I found Paxil did not work for me either (it just plain did nothing...
    ... hadn't subsided within a few months though. I was on paxil for about a year, i had those damn electric shock...
    ... such a bad time, pauline. it sounds awful. i was on paxil for only a few weeks several years ago, and felt nauseous ... person makes another worse. anyway, it sounds like paxil is definitely not doing you any good and it's good...

  65. ok, but I'm still feeling anxious!
    ... depression, without anxiety/panic symptoms. I've found Paxil to be VERY helpful with those symtoms, and it is marketed...

  66. Muscle Twitches and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    ... had the same exact problem. If you saw my post on Paxil , the "medical problem" I mentioned was generalized ... doctor assumed it was anxiety related and said the Paxil would take care of it == WRONG! It is this Benign...

  67. Has anyone heard of anxiety like this
    ... worse. My next diagnosis was anxiety so I was put on paxil l, and even though I have had several attacks like ... dizziness seems to be going away. I dont think the paxil has anything to do with that, I am still wondering ... these problems and if it is anxiety why hasnt the paxil started to work. Have any of you ever had problems...
    ... from the medication you were taking. My b/f is on paxil cr and they are going to have to up the dosage because ... improvements) and he is on Ativan for the panic attacks. Paxil can actually cause panic attacks at first. There...

  68. Has anyone heard of anxiety like this
    ... worse. My next diagnosis was anxiety so I was put on paxil l, and even though I have had several attacks like ... dizziness seems to be going away. I dont think the paxil has anything to do with that, I am still wondering ... these problems and if it is anxiety why hasnt the paxil started to work. Have any of you ever had problems...
    ... I had a similar experience after 4 days on paxil . Woke up in the middle of the night feeling like I ... nothing. Doc said it was all anxiety and put me on paxil . Like I said, I lasted 4 days before I started really...

  69. constant worrying

  70. trouble remembering things
    ... Hi everyone. I've been on paxil cr for about 6 months. My dosage now is one pill a ... Has anyone experienced this side effect while on paxil cr? Does it go away? Because I ready to go off the...
    ... definately be a side effect of your meds. I was on Paxil for a while and it just did NOT work for me. I am...

  71. New to this board
    ... case I ever have to stop. My doc wants to try me on paxil , but I've heard bad horror stories about the withdrawal...
    ... for a while but should only be taken when needed paxil type meds often help but can have early side effects ... seldom a problem, there are many others similar to paxil , prozac, lexapro that arent known for paxil's withdrawl...

  72. xanax vs. klonopin???
    ... doctors keeps suggesting to put me on an antidepressant ( paxil ), but i'm reluctant to change to anything. I wish...

  73. Anxiety Program
    ... healthy. Any good meds out their for anxiety? I was on paxil once for social phobia, but it was hell to get off...

  74. Chronic Depression won't go away!? Elavil?
    ... Serzon (off market now) Prozac (almost committed me) Paxil (Men, what are they and why!!! No Labido) Wellbutrin...

  75. lorazepam?
    ... his anxiety and it helps calm him down. But also on paxil cr that doesn't seem to be helping. Ativan does make...