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  1. Weight gain and meds...what has been your experience???
    ... and we are going to start the weaning process off of Paxil and start something else. My main problems are anxiety...

  2. Weelbutrin
    ... I am on Paxil CR for anxiety and Wellbutrin for depression. I was ... partum depression and it made my anxiety much worse. Paxil helped my anxiety but made me SOO apathetic and depressed...

  3. How do I start on Xanax?
    ... like the prescription says, every 6 hours. I was on paxil before and all I had to do was take it once or twice ... or do I have to take it for a few weeks like I did Paxil before it starts working? I have 30 pills at .25...
    ... First of all, your paxil did not stop working for you becuase it is not a take ... week. I am guessing that the same Doctor put you on Paxil that is now giving you xanax. I'm sure he does have ... counciled you on this drug or He needs to be fired. If paxil was working for you the way you were taking it, you ... attack only along with a milder daily drug such as your paxil . Xanax is very additive and has severe withdrawal...
    ... back about taking something else...tried Zoloft and Paxil , but had an allergic reaction to both, so I just stayed...

  4. REALLY want to get off of Paxil....
    ... I feel your pain. I was on Paxil for 8 months and it was the most miserable time of...
    ... no troubles at all. My anxiety is returning on the Paxil so why take something so addicting to my body with...
    ... elevation of my liver enzymes and I had to stop it. Paxil works for my anxiety but I just do not like to side ... went to see my MD and he talked me into staying on Paxil and taking my Wellbutrin as I should. The Paxil brings...

  5. Help, Xanax questions!!!
    ... because I only take the surface streets. I was on Paxil first and it worked great but I think I became immune...

  6. WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY
    ... or a phsycologist to get help with it. I am taking paxil for anxiety... when i'm arond a lot of people i would...

  7. Is there such a drug?.....
    ... there is, it would be great to hear about it. I take paxil for anxiety/depression. Someone stated that wellbrutin...

  8. Stress, Anxiety & Panic Disorders
    ... that brought on the anxiety. He wanted to give me paxil (which I refused). Because, he refused to listen to...

  9. New to Board, Advice?
    ... doctor tried the anxiety route perscribing Xanax, Paxil and nuerontin at different times to try and figure...

  10. Throbs? Am I the only one that knows what this is really?
    ... one. Apparently, people who were taking I believe Paxil experienced a severe shooting pain, like electricity...

  11. Does anyone take a conventional med and also an herb?
    ... Lexapro and then valerian to sleep? Or if you take Paxil and then take skullcap for anxiety? I have heard it...
    ... Lexapro and then valerian to sleep? Or if you take Paxil and then take skullcap for anxiety? I have heard it...

  12. sexual dysfunction on zoloft!
    ... difficult. I talked to a doctor who told me zoloft and paxil have a high percentage, I think around 40% if not...

  13. yuk
    ... SSRI medication? That happened to me when I was on Paxil . I could induce it by yawning. First it would tickle...

  14. XANAX users.
    ... pills. The other doctor wanted to do Lexapro and Paxil . I have taken it in the past as needed would it...
    ... been on the following for anxiety: Xanax, Valium, Paxil , Prozac. The one's that worked? You guessed correctly...
    ... Considering the withdrawl people experence with effexor and paxil , what makes xanax that much worse. Not that I EVER...

  15. Can anyone relate to my problem?
    ... Syndrome) & an Anxiety Disorder. I started out on Paxil - it did nothing for me. Then it was Celexa, which ... took me off of that since it no longer worked. Tried Paxil again - still didn't work. After being off Celexa...
    ... i feel like i need to use the bathroom ....i am on paxil right now was on celexa ....what seemed to work for...
    ... think it is social anxiety, which i have also. I take paxil cr and it works alright. I still am nervous some...

  16. Social Anxiety Disorder?
    ... and SAD. Yes I've been treated for 4 years. I was on paxil for 3 years, xanax etc.. We are just doomed to this...
    ... became unbearable with ocd, TMJ, ect. I was put on Paxil & five years later became semi-normal. Then my mother...
    ... Hey ffsmith. Thought any more about taking the Paxil ? I think there is plenty of hope for you. What scares...
    ... Thanks for saying I'm an angel! Glad I can be of help. Paxil is a wonderful drug! Without it, I would be dead or...

  17. SRRI VS BENZO's for anxiety
    ... anxiety, i could use your advice! I've been taking paxil cr for anxiety for almost two months. It has helped ... wondering if a benzo would work better. Not saying the paxil doesn't work, but could the anxiety be completely ... s still have the same libido killing affects like paxil ? Thanks guys!...
    ... Hi, if the paxil is actually helping you, and sometimes it doesnt, ... or panic attacks when getting the full benefit from paxil or any other antidepressant, and a benzo is useful...
    ... course, many people have benefited from SSRI's, and if Paxil is working for you, I don't think you should switch...

  18. prozac and unexplained problems!!!
    ... alone to their own emotions and life, stop selling Paxil after Hamburger Helper commercials and stop telling...
    ... and asked me what drug "Pazil" is. I said "you mean Paxil ?" She said oh yes, her new doctor just wrote a prescription ... she freaked out because her friend tried to taper Paxil and suffered so severely she ended up back on. My...

  19. Do symptoms return???
    ... Just wondering whether or not anyone has taken Paxil and then discontinued it and had their symptoms return...
    ... but often they dont, especially if you were on the paxil for 6 months or more...

  20. Back on Meds... anyone familiar with Paxil CR
    ... these also calm your body, the other PB meds dont. paxil is a SSRI antidepressant and these are popular and ... heavily promoted for anxiety and panic attacks, see the paxil website. agree that its good to carry some xanax with...
    ... these also calm your body, the other PB meds dont. paxil is a SSRI antidepressant and these are popular and ... heavily promoted for anxiety and panic attacks, see the paxil website. agree that its good to carry some xanax with...
    ... these also calm your body, the other PB meds dont. paxil is a SSRI antidepressant and these are popular and ... heavily promoted for anxiety and panic attacks, see the paxil website. agree that its good to carry some xanax with...
    ... kills libidos, you are in for a rude awakening with Paxil . SSRI's are famous for this..Some have good luck with ... paxil , prozac, etc. some don't. I didn't and will never...
    ... there too) I think the reason why the doc is trying Paxil is because the Xanax can be so addictive. I am going...
    ... there too) I think the reason why the doc is trying Paxil is because the Xanax can be so addictive. I am going ... them, some dont. I hate to discourage you from using Paxil , but there are some "disheartening" stories about ... make the final decision as to whether you want to try Paxil , not the Dr. ...

  21. difference between xanax and valium
    ... or maybe looking into something like an ssri like paxil or something. ...

  22. getting off pills
    ... I was put on paxil (didn't work), then adavand-[however ya spell it]...

  23. does anyone understand how i feel.
    ... you feel. I have a medicine cabinet full of zoloft, paxil and celexa and have never taken any of them. I am...
    ... started having anxiety again so the doctor put me on paxil ..... BAD MISTAKE .. it made me have the worst attack ... ever.. i felt bad for over a week.. so off the paxil and back on prozac.. only this time it cause every...

  24. Zoloft.....how long till it kicks in?
    ... Zoloft took 5 weeks to kick in. I had just come off Paxil and thought I was going to die durning those 5 weeks ... after a few more weeks it's not working I'd ask for Paxil . It worked like a charm for anixety and Panic for ... I'm about 88 pounds over weight now. (NOT all from paxil !) And the weight issue only increased my anxiety because...

  25. I'm New - Anxiety about recent tornadoes
    ... attacks were really bad that year and I had to be put on Paxil (my doc suggested a stronger medication, but I refused...

  26. EVERYONE READ AND POST
    ... have OCD I can't really relax etc.... I just started Paxil CR 5 days ago... ...
    ... ocd & my mother is dying of cancer! Thank God for Paxil & Klonopin or I would be in the rubber room or dead...
    ... is not real often. Do ya think i'm a candidate for Paxil ? My doc gave it to me, but i'm too chicken to try...
    ... They might be able to help you. I don't know about Paxil , sorry....
    ... before and after they occur YEP all of these!! I'm on Paxil , seems to maybe be wrking, but I'm not sure.. I have...
    ... Gregula - Good luck. I'm glad the paxil is working some. Windtrooper - I don't have many...
    ... cant sleep.....so i went to a dr and he put me on paxil ..i went back( scared to death i had to go back) and ... told him i once was on xanix (sp?)and paxil at the same time...so he gave me a few...but he never...

  27. Dizziness anyone?
    ... of anxiety meds are you on? the first time i took paxil it made me feel like crap and when i stopped taking ... and the girl that gave one of the tests said that paxil did the same thing to her when she stopped taking ... concluded that it must have been a reaction to the paxil .....

  28. Paxil CR and Trazodone(Deseryl)
    ... serotonin syndrome which can be deadly. i want to try paxil but im worried about insomnia and want to take something ... to help me sleep. does anyone take paxil and have insomnia, and if so what do you take for...
    ... not take them 'together'. Celexa is very similar to Paxil . I took 60mgs Celexa in the am, and 100mgs of Traz...

  29. Anyone here get stiffness in both your arms?
    ... which I had bad side effects right away. He had tried Paxil , but I had really bad side effects from that.. As...

  30. Trying to stay positive, BUT....
    ... work for me, eventhough I have health insurance... Paxil was a no go, now prozac. If I had gotten a 10 day...

  31. venting
    ... SP I would go out everyday with no doubt, was given Paxil (I persisted after too many years of going through...

  32. Taking Paxil, and can't sleep!
    ... Hi Kev, This is a startup effect with Paxil . The same thing happened to me when I started it ... stick to taking it at more or less the same time as Paxil has a short half life and leaves your body quickly ... the same thing as you did. Keep eating healthy as Paxil is known for weight gain. I have been watching my...
    ... month or a little bit longer. Yes, unfortunately Paxil does have some sexual side effects. My drive has ... prescribing doc. You didn't say why you were taking the Paxil (symptoms). Just curious! Maybe we could compare notes...
    ... you could go back to 10mg paxil for a while, if this helps you sleep...
    ... done, and even a catscan). That's why I am on the Paxil . I think 20mg is WAY too much for me at this point ... per say :) What's really weird is, I stopped the Paxil for a few days before, and I felt GREAT on those days...
    ... Hey all, I've been taking paxil cr for a little over a month. I remember those days...

  33. I need some advice please!
    ... something like it. After kinda crummy times with BOTH Paxil and Prozac, I'm not too fond of everyday "brain" medication...
    ... drug I have ever taken for anxiety, and I have taken Paxil , PRozac, Xanax, and Kava Kava, is Valium -BAR NONE...
    ... that SSRI's do, though. Many people who have taken paxil have reported mania like episodes, such as fighting...

  34. Pins and needles!!!
    ... Also, people on one of the major popular drugs either paxil or zoloft get this- they walk around with their hands...

  35. relaxed....but cant speak....?
    ... Hi Im puzzled...since the introduction of paxil and wellbutrin, my typical anxiety symptoms have subsided...

  36. WEIGHT
    ... Well, since I started the Paxil , I have lost weight. I have lost almost 5 pounds ... I sleep ALL the time. I don't know if it is the Paxil or just a lack of motivation due to the anxiety/depression...

  37. Paxil : Drowsiness and sexual side effects?
    ... Oh, also - does Paxil help with OCD?...
    ... hello Yes, paxil does have those types of side affects unfortunately...
    ... I have the same problem with Paxil . I took it for 2+ weeks, had the deep uncontrollable ... this is a big no-no to me. I stopped taking the Paxil a few days ago, and the side effects are almost completely...
    ... the sleepiness should go away as you get used to the paxil , if not you can swap overnight to another paxil type...

  38. Need advice... what drug to use?
    ... the anxiety for about 6-12 months. She prescribed Paxil . I am to take half pills for the first week, then ... on it for about 6-12 months. I wanted to check Paxil out before filling my prescription so that's when ... pill popper. I rarely even take tylenol! Does Paxil always have bad withdrawls even when you only take...
    ... my anxiety always comes back.... I have never tried paxil so I can't comment.... I am sure you can find something...
    ... the last three months. I was originally prescribed Paxil but I noticed after 1 week of taking it it made me ... each individual's body. The new SSRIs like Zoloft and Paxil are said to be non addictive. I just hope you get...
    ... There are many that have taken Paxil with excellent results (Ricky Williams), and others ... a constant state of panic than be brain dead from Paxil . My experience with it was awful- night sweats and ... issues". As a matter of fact, the withdrawal from Paxil can be so bad that sometimes a doctor prescribes Prozac ... money issue involved in regards to doctors pushing Paxil ? I'd bet there is..for all the drugs, but Paxil seems ... now- if cost is an issue for you- for my insurance Paxil costs 30 dollars more than the Prozac Generic PER...
    ... Originally posted by majestikalj: ...She prescribed Paxil ... Seems like everyone has had a bad time with this...
    ... majestikalj, I had a bad experience with Paxil , it heightened my anxiety and caused rapid cycle panic ... in the pm On the other hand my Mom has been taking Paxil for years and it really helps her (she suffers from...

  39. so sad feeling numb inside
    ... she gave me a test on depression. She did put me on paxil , icky dont do, she kept trying till something worked...

  40. prozac and weightloss?
    ... it actually helped me. I am 27 now and just got on Paxil . I wanted Prozac, but they didn't have any samples...

  41. Does any one???
    ... cloaking me no way to get away from it I started on the paxil which really helps with the recovery time I still...

  42. Natural alternative to anxiety medication???
    ... Before I was put on Paxil , I was using kava kava and sometimes St. Johns wort...

  43. Chamomile with paxil?
    ... psychoactive and strong, such as kava and valerian. The Paxil is surely something more to be concerned about than...
    ... you could also ask the pharmacist who prescribed the paxil ....

  44. Could this all be down to stress?
    ... is malpractice for them to give you or anyone else paxil and be done with it when there is truly a physical...

  45. lexapro and alcohol
    ... supposed to drink much on SSRI's, but I was prescribed paxil a year ago for depression and i didn't have any problems ... he told me to quit lexapro and i decided to go on paxil cr. That made the wierd feeling come back and I quit...
    ... sounds like your switching all sorts of stuff around Paxil , Lexapro for 5 days, then Paxil Cr with Ativan for...

  46. paxil right for me?
    ... valium type medications being best for anxiety. I tried paxil cr for 5 days. I will never do it again. Loss of appetite ... sleepiness) and it does its job very well.Getting off of paxil sometimes requires prozac. IMHO, it aint worth it...
    ... of powerful. Could you get it in small doses? The paxil does have some side affects. I could probably go ... IBS meds.. so maybe that's why, but it could be the paxil to. The sexual side affects aren't to bad, but it ... sure took some of the H out of horny.. lol The paxil hasn't been all that bad, actually i've been in a ... on it... i guess what i could do is if i go off the paxil and i feel kind of depressed, i could talk to my doctor...
    ... anxieties about crowds sound normal to me!)anxiety, and paxil works for you and you dont mind the side effects, ... I just dont like taking meds- but thats just me. Paxil can be a real B*&#CH to get off of- so if you have ... withdrawals. Honestly, from my BAD experience with paxil , I am frowning upon getting meds from an MD. Its also...
    ... I've been on paxil for about 2 weeks now and it's working great for the...
    ... P.S. I never liked Paxil . Made me rather ill....
    ... I took paxil for about 6 months for depression I had side effects ... disorder. I've heard various horror stories about paxil , however. And the discontinuation sydrome from quitting ... paxil can be horrendous. It was with me for about a week...

  47. Driving Woes
    ... to chug down Citrucel because of it. Recently took Paxil and had an AWFUL experience with it. THe only thing...

  48. zoloft/klonopin for anxiety
    ... meds, as nothing would work for me. I found that Paxil CR is best - and have been on it for a few months ... doing VERY well (the previous year I was on regular Paxil , 30 mg, and found it adequate). I STRONGLY suggest...

  49. options??
    ... started on some anxiety/depression meds. she mentioned paxil . i know nothing about these kinds of meds, but have ... lot of posts here. i see a lot of people don't like paxil , in which case, what other meds should i be aware...
    ... I never did well on Paxil . It actually caused me more anxiety than it helped...

  50. sometimes an antidepressant med never works
    ... paxil and some other antidepressant meds are being heavily ... no big profits to be made It must be stressed that paxil and the other antidepressants simply do not work at...

  51. Weight loss with Paxil CR?
    ... I'm fixing to start on paxil cr myself. Could you share your experience with it...
    ... Yes, Paxil CR has helped me, but I do have some side effects...

  52. Sad, so sad.
    ... general and social anxiety so I'm now on 10 mg of paxil since 25 mg made me too sleep. Sure its helping my...
    ... to OGRT you could swap to another paxil type med which should keep helping but hopefully wont...
    ... to OGRT you could swap to another paxil type med which should keep helping but hopefully wont...
    ... Well the doctor added wellbutrin to my paxil to see if that helps with me being so tired, if it ... does I will be going on a dose of 40 or 50 of paxil in a month....

  53. I need someones opinion
    ... have a look at the paxil website, this med is being promoted for social anxiety...
    ... I'll take a look at paxil . But I'm curious, I've heard of people that get on...
    ... be Well. That's the goal. kat P.S. I never liked Paxil . I found other meds in that class to work better for...

  54. Could this underarm rash be caused by Paxil?
    ... saw my dr. on Friday for a follow-up visit for the Paxil . He continued me on the same dosage, since it seems ... really wasn't sure if the rash was related to the Paxil . On Friday, when I saw him, the rash was almost gone ... seemed to think that if I was getting a rash from Paxil , the rash would be in more places on my body - not...

  55. WARNING TO ALL XANAX USERS!!! IMPORTANT!!!!!
    ... would. All he said he could give me was Zoloft or Paxil . I said no thanks....

  56. Rash..>Paxil???
    ... blood tests and everything is ok. I have been taking paxil for 8 months now...could this be causing this?? Out...
    ... another SSRI med, that is 1 in the same family as paxil but slightly different and see if this stops the rash ... many, lexapro, etc and it can be done overnight the paxil is helping you?? sometimes it doesnt...

  57. Need reassurance re: remeron
    ... see the post about paxil , remeron is also an antidepressant with similar problems...

  58. counselling vs. medication
    ... Mainly my anger and frustration levels. I take Paxil for depression as well. Thanks for the replies. ...

  59. getting off lexapro
    ... anxiety, but now I've decided to go it med-free. I did Paxil for 4 days but it made me incredibly dizzy, nauseous...

  60. vitamins to ease anxiety
    ... much on how well they work, because I started taking Paxil around the same time. ONE of them is helping - just...

  61. Can't Take the Stress of My Husband Any More
    ... Hi, Have you ever thought about paxil ? It does wonders for stress and anxiety. Good luck...
    ... I'm already on paxil . Actually I am on that and on Topamax. They seemed...

  62. Any good experience with PAXIL?
    ... paxil and all the other SSRI antidepressants reduce anxiety...
    ... My experience with Paxil has been very positive. When I first started on it ... had already been taking an SSR). I wanted off of the Paxil . They both said to give it time to work. I toughed ... was that I never knew what "normal" was until I took Paxil . There were other, longer lasting side effects ... end of 6 months both of those had vanished. I know Paxil doesn't work for everyone, but for me it was a life...
    ... A combination of paxil and topamax has helped greatly with stabilizing my...
    ... Unfortunately, I am unable to say anything positive about paxil . I know for a lot of people it is a positive experience...
    ... I have had very positive results with Paxil . I am being treated for depression and anxiety. So...
    ... Anyways, I was just wondering if the side effects for Paxil are any better and why my Dr perscribed zoloft when ... Paxil is more commonly perscribed for anxiety....
    ... paxil and zoloft are SSRI or prozac type antidepressants...

  63. Buspar
    ... 2-1 hr. to help with intense anxiety. I am taking Paxil cr and it hasnt really helped yet. the anxiety is...

  64. Paxil + Labido + Delayed Ejactulation = Sad sad me.
    ... antidepressants cant at all an overnight swap to another paxil type med may make the problem get better, stay the...

  65. anxitey.....does it get better?
    ... dont go away on their own an antidepressant such as paxil with a valium type med are the most common meds used...
    ... come to deal with it through cognitive therapy and Paxil , and I am MUCH better. Best of luck! Kaylie :)...

  66. Cutting
    ... understanding about it. I recently started taking paxil cr and she doesn't even want me to take it because...
    ... the paxil should help by relaxing you, it must be taken daily...
    ... the paxil should help by relaxing you, it must be taken daily...

  67. Paxil CR and Insomnia
    ... Hi Newbie I started on Paxil CR about 6 weeks ago and have not really experienced ... a "deep sleep" since I have been on them. I am on paxil cr at 12.5 mgs and for emergency situations I have ... have only taken the Lorazepam on 1 occasion as the paxil cr has seem to do the trick along with some professional ... counseling. I agree that the paxil cr causes insomnia and I have heard the same from ... well. Although my doctor has told me to stay on the paxil cr, I am giving it some thought to try and ween off...
    ... I have been on Paxil CR for about 3 months now. It makes me so tired that...
    ... when started, paxil takes some weeks to work properly, the CR tablets ... cut as this stops the controlled release feature if paxil is helping to reduce anxiety and panic attacks, it...

  68. HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... Hi I am currently on paxil cr for anxiety attacks. I was recently talking to ... only her fear was choking on food. She was also on paxil , and with some counselling, she was able to overcome...
    ... one of my sisters is on paxil . It really helped her. I tried to go to a counsilor...

  69. New to this forum and just started paxil CR
    ... panic disorder for about 24 years now. I've been on Paxil for years. Tried others but they didn't seen to help ... as much as Paxil. It takes about 3-4 weeks for Paxil to really settle in. If you can't sleep, ask your ... Dr. about taking Paxil in AM, or splitting dosage in AM and PM. As far as...
    ... Also brand new to this site. I have been on the paxil cr 12.5 for about 6 1/2 weeks. I took me about 3...
    ... the usual paxil dose range is 20 to 50mg daily anything lower is probably...

  70. upset with my therapist
    ... wasnt working you could try a prozac type one such as paxil ask a pharmacist for a list of antidepressants that...

  71. SSRI's and brain damage??
    ... I've recently been described 12.5 mg of Paxil CR a day for anxiety and depression. My anxiety has...
    ... Inhibitors (SSRI’s), such as Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil , and stimulants like Ritalin and Provigil. During ... Backlash: Overcoming the Dangers of Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil and Other Antidepressants by Joseph Glenmullen, M...
    ... She become depressed, and she tried this drugs: Paxil Celexa Effexor XR Prozac None of them helped, seemed...
    ... DIFFICULT ROADS AT BEST WITH EITHER.I AM CURRENTLY TAKING PAXIL CR 12.5 MG DAILY. THIS IS MY 3RD DAY. I AM EXPERIENCING ... PROBLEMS SLEEPING AND TAKE THE PAXIL IN THE MORNING. I DON'T REALLY SEEM TO NOTICE ANY ... AND JUST HAD TO WAIT THEM OUT. THE DR. PRESCRIBED PAXIL AND THE NEXT DAY I JUST SLEPT ALL DAY NOT CONDUCIVE...
    ... will never give you peace. Serzone is nothing like paxil or prozac, etc. It does work for anxiety and depression...

  72. Paxil
    ... taking it for longer, then an overnight swap to another paxil type or SSRI med may be called for, ask doc paxil...
    ... good way to run a board, IMO if you recently started paxil these side effects probably will go away after 8 weeks ... or so if on it longer, an overnight swap to another paxil type or SSRI antidepressant could be considered, ask ... side effects can be tollerated, always assuming the paxil is actually reducing your anxiety, sometimes it simply...
    ... good way to run a board, IMO if you recently started paxil these side effects probably will go away after 8 weeks ... or so if on it longer, an overnight swap to another paxil type or SSRI antidepressant could be considered, ask ... side effects can be tollerated, always assuming the paxil is actually reducing your anxiety, sometimes it simply...

  73. Paxil CR
    ... I have been taking Paxil CR for about a month now and it's great if you can ... that these are pretty manageable. I would reccommend Paxil CR to anybody who is suffering from depression and...

  74. Lexapro for social anxiety disorder
    ... s.a.d. so it may or may not work the best for me. Paxil was great for my social phobia, but I couldn't handle...
    ... lexapro and paxil are both SSRI antidepressants and hopefully, the lexapro...

  75. Lexapro for Social Anxiety Disorder
    ... s.a.d. so it may or may not work the best for me. Paxil was great for my social phobia, but I couldn't handle...
    ... lexapro is in the same family as paxil , they are both SSRI antidepressants sometimes several...