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  1. I've missed some school.
    ... school and work and I am stabilizing. Depakote and Paxil are working great for me. The only problem is still...

  2. Mom to 5 yr old w/ bipolar/mood disorder
    ... diagnosed as anxiety disorder/borderline OCD. He took Paxil for 1 1/2 years and when that quit working, we have...
    ... diagnosed as anxiety disorder/borderline OCD. He took Paxil for 1 1/2 years and when that quit working, we have...

  3. night sweats
    ... indications of anything but stability. I am taking Paxil 20 mcg once a day (morning), Lamictal 150 mg twice...

  4. Those with Type II Bipolar What meds have helped you? How long did they take to work?
    ... sleep. (Mind racing every night. Already have tried Paxil which nearly found me dead. Ambien/Xanax no longer...
    ... depkote 500mg twice a day for a mood stabilizer and Paxil for depression....thankfully this is working wonderfully...

  5. New BiPolar ll- Need opinions on meds
    ... info before the next visit. I also refuse to take Paxil . Been there done that too. Thank You for your support...

  6. Lithium forever?
    ... taken all of the popular antidepressants (proazc, paxil , zoloft.....) Worked wonderfully for about a year...

  7. Im not bipolar any more
    ... his name , well any ways in wv this doctor gave me paxil .... worse mastake cause paxil makes you insain he ... then crazy actions with out thinking .ps i was on paxil for panic disorder... now when they take me to juvinelle ... diagnos me with bipolar disorder... they take me off paxil give me depakote... farely nice drug had no use at...

  8. I was diagnosed with Bi-Polar2 today but.........
    ... everything I tolf you. I have taken Xanax, Klotipins, paxil , lexapro, buspar, and all sorta work. My anxiety from...

  9. Trouble sleeping, I take Benadryl Every night. Please Advise
    ... fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), or paroxetine ( Paxil ); or ยท any other medications that make you...

  10. Depakote?
    ... I use depakote for the mood stabilizers and Paxil for the depression- works like a charm for me as I...

  11. Side effects of Anti-Depressants in Bi-Polar Disease
    ... information of such anti-depressants as Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil , and Over the Counter Alternative Medications such...
    ... had a mania episode during which time I was only on Paxil (I had not yet been given the bp diagnosis). She promptly...
    ... Question: in my earlier post I said I was on a possible Paxil induced state of mania. However, I had been addicted...
    ... were probably primed for bipolar disorder, and the Paxil made it break through. No one ever knows, however...
    ... agree, I think that, among other factors, taking Paxil caused my first diagnosable episode....
    ... agree, I think that, among other factors, taking Paxil caused my first diagnosable episode. I should...

  12. weight gain
    ... the weight gain with the drugs as I took Prozac and Paxil and gained 30 pounds on those drugs. It was horrid...

  13. Topomax and weight loss - does it stay off
    ... weight gain. I had a previous bad experience with paxil that led to health problems from weight gain. I do ... cares about these things. The one who let me gain on paxil didn't....
    ... weight gain. I had a previous bad experience with paxil that led to health problems from weight gain. I do ... cares about these things. The one who let me gain on paxil didn't....

  14. obsession issues
    ... Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI's) such as Prozac, Paxil , and Zoloft are often the first choice for the treatment...

  15. Any advice?
    ... diagnosed as bipolar over 2 years ago. He has taken Paxil , then Symbyax, and Monday was switched again to Seroquel...

  16. Question about Topamax
    ... you might want to talk to your dr about zoloft or paxil , cause i know those are used for obsessive compulsive...
    ... that - two years ago I gained 60 lbs while taking paxil ....all my life I weighed 117 lbs until I was 37 and...

  17. Bipolar and pregnant ???
    ... they made me stop my Depakote. They let me take my Paxil along with something else but I can't really rememeber ... suffered from HORRIBLE depression and they kept upping my Paxil dose but it did not help. Finally I made the decision...

  18. Open Question for all diagnosed with BipolarI&II
    ... asked like 7 questions and, of course, prescribed Paxil , surprise surprise. Do you know how many people go ... have been on: Epival, lithium, olanzipine, Remeron, Paxil , Seroquel, tryptophan pills to help me sleep, immovane...
    ... far as SSRI's go-I am BP 1-they make me manic, and Paxil especially is dangerous. ;)...

  19. Evil Seroquel - Any Insight??
    ... They can't diagnosis it. I was doing fine on just Paxil and Adderall with klonopins when I needed them. This...

  20. Manic, again -- PLEASE HELP
    ... others take it. I also take Remeron for depression and Paxil and Klonopin for anxiety. I've been hospitalized...
    ... time or another-except Remeron, and I would look at Paxil as a "trigger." It sent me into a mania that led...
    ... My personal experience with paxil was to originally take it for panic attacks and I ... anger and manic states of mind. I tapered off the paxil and that in itself helped with weight loss. My mind ... alot. I also noticed that after years of being on the paxil my side effects that had not been a problem before...

  21. Those with Type II Bipolar What meds have helped you? How long did they take to work?
    ... for bipolar II. I've tried lots of meds (lithium, paxil , celexa, effexor, klonopin, ativan etc etc etc etc...

  22. Could I be Bipolar?
    ... depression last four months - right now on 40mg of Paxil 4. Suicidal ideation - mostly over the last four...

  23. Topamax
    ... disgusting to me) but I thought it was due to the paxil I was recently put on because I've had similar reactions ... to paxil before. Curious....

  24. Finally Saw My New Pdoc!!
    ... with addiction problems puts you at risk?) She added paxil (I took this long ago without a mood stabilizer pre...
    ... Hey Gee Gee Thanks for stopping in. 2 days on paxil and oI've already been told I'm acting better. Now...
    ... lot of drugs. Quick recap: new med regime = morn, paxil and klonopin; night, klonopin and seroquel and topamax ... sudden weight loss. I had the food thing happen with paxil before but not quite like this. Back then I at least...
    ... lot of drugs. Quick recap: new med regime = morn, paxil and klonopin; night, klonopin and seroquel and topamax ... sudden weight loss. I had the food thing happen with paxil before but not quite like this. Back then I at least...

  25. Is anyone out there - I'm new here - thanks
    ... well-butrin, sometimes on zoloft, just changed to paxil ........but none of then help much. Does anyone know...

  26. Medications...
    ... My doctor was the same as yours - she said I was on paxil , prozac and welbutrin at different times and that...

  27. Low Sex Drive
    ... sad that ADs have this side effect. I had been on paxil for about 4 years - not only did I have a low drive...

  28. Med Question Scared to take them
    ... I have Panic and anxiety I have tried meds like Paxil zoloft celexa but they made me 10 times worse.......

  29. Have Bi Polar 2 disorder and want to try LSD or Mescaline.
    ... through tons of other medications (lamictal, zoloft, paxil ..etc.) I'm not gonna give you my story cause theres...

  30. When to tell if you need medication...
    ... increase in side effects. I was once on a small dose of paxil that zoned me out considerably, an increase sharpened...

  31. Convulsion, body twitching, involuntary movement?
    ... diagnosis. The only mind med I was back then was paxil for a few months. I had not heard/read that SSRIs...

  32. Rant! I Forgot!
    ... stellar and I've get little relief from them. Except paxil it was great while it lasted but I was also sent into...

  33. just diagnosed.. what meds help?
    ... haven't yet discussed medications. I am currently on paxil and it seems to help part of the time. But i still...
    ... depression for about two years. I've also tried Zoloft, Paxil and Wellbutrin, without much success. For the last...

  34. Weight Gain
    ... I used to take paxil for the greater part of a year and it removed (not ... repulsed me. So I droped about 15 pounds. Now I'm off paxil and many med combos later I am on seroquel and I have...

  35. Cymbalta for depression
    ... overlapped my cymbalta (30mg) with the remaining 10 mg of paxil i needed to ween from. 5 days later we went to 60mg...

  36. (Polls?) Have any of YOU been OK'd to limit your meds "on your own" by your Pdoc or ?
    ... and racing thoughts. I have gone from 20mgs of Paxil to 40, 60, then to 80mgs (for OCD and depression, ... hyper, restless. It might be because of how much Paxil I'm on. I've got my OCD under control a bit more, ... so my Dr told me I could try decreasing my Paxil to 60mgs, or even 40mgs (as long as I taper from 80 ... He said it was up to me, and if I did decrease my Paxil and my OCD came back, I could always just increase...

  37. Irritability???
    ... scared to take anything more. Although I'm thinking paxil cr again. But yea, I'm living my own moody hell...

  38. What is this..?
    ... counseling and I will see a Dr. and maybe be put on Paxil next week, not soon enuf for me!! I have done things...

  39. zyprexa
    ... to say that when he was on that in combination with paxil and effexor he was the happiest he had ever been....

  40. down for a while...
    ... was misdiagnosed with depression and anxiety. I took Paxil for about a year. It made me feel great, really I ... was hypomanic from the paxil . I decided to stop taking it. Then about a year later...
    ... was diagnosed with postpartum depression and put on paxil then prozac, then hospital with bipolar put on depakote...

  41. Lamictal and sleeping????
    ... Lamictal, because I've been on my other medicines ( Paxil and Xanax) for awhile. Even taking a xanax won't help...

  42. Worried
    ... Effexor, Depakote, kolonopin and has in the past been on paxil , wellbutrin, trileptal, and one other seizure med...

  43. So I took my first pill today...
    ... I used to take Paxil so I am well aware of the withdrawal symptoms. They...

  44. Lamictal???
    ... Jules1 mentioned that his/her coctail is Lamictal, Paxil , Xanax. I'm wondering if this combo might work for...
    ... Jules1 mentioned that his/her coctail is Lamictal, Paxil , Xanax. I'm wondering if this combo might work for ... yes, my current medication cocktail consists of 80mg Paxil , Lamictal, and Xanax. Xanax is to help me sleep (and ... when I'm having a really anxious or restless day. The Paxil is for OCD and Depression, although it works well...

  45. "anxious, restless, and agitated" mania as opposed to "on top of the world" mania
    ... are in my prayers,hang in there, I'm on 80mgs of Paxil , along with Lamictal and Xanax. I haven't taken the...

  46. Some questions
    ... that if you want, let me know...anyway, then it was paxil , and finally wellbutrin. It soon bacame obvious...

  47. Paxil & Memory Loss/Trouble in School
    ... Hi there, I don't know if Paxil affects memory, but I'm wondering if you are combining ... Paxil with other drugs. My advice, tell your doctor, maybe...
    ... Hi A, Paxil is an SSRI and they are known to effect your memory ... changing it right now. That's the tough part since the Paxil is working for you. You are also going to have to...

  48. Think I am Bipolar...Need Advice...
    ... my meds. Then I felt bad again and they put me on Paxil . I really don't think it made me feel any better...
    ... diet. Prozac is good for the depression and the rage. Paxil isn't very effective. You need to be on a mood stabalizer...

  49. Bipolar tried every med, Geodon questions
    ... List of meds Ive been on since age 14 or so... Paxil Prozac Wellbutrin Depakote Klonopin Zoloft (at...

  50. seroquel resistance
    ... environmetal factors, like caffeine, etc. I'm on 80 mg Paxil along with Xanax (when needed) and Lamictal. I've ... been on the Paxil the longest... and there are times when I don't feel...

  51. Cross Posted-weaned off of cymbalta, weird side effect
    ... I had this when I was coming of off Paxil . It was like electric shocks going through my brain...

  52. Low Sex Drive..BP or Meds?
    ... When I was on Paxil I had a very low sex drive all the time and when I...

  53. Antidepressants making things worse
    ... vicadin until I could go to the doctor and get back on Paxil . Perhaps you are on too low of a dose? I know with ... adjustment period was over). I didn't realize how well Paxil worked for me until I started taking Effexor and noticed...

  54. Bp meds if you're not bp?
    ... suffer from major depressive disorder. I'm on 80mgs of Paxil (its so high because I also have OCD), seeing a therapist...
    ... then to see how the meds are working. Besides the paxil , I'm also on .5 mg/day of xanax, and I think adding...
    ... then to see how the meds are working. Besides the paxil , I'm also on .5 mg/day of xanax, and I think adding...

  55. Daughter with Bipolar?
    ... about a week then back to the bottom. One of them Paxil caused her to start cutting herself but the doctor ... believe it was the med. Although there is now evidence Paxil can do this. Still they wont put her on a mood stabilizer...

  56. anti anxiety
    ... ive been to 3 pysc"s so far 2 just wanted to give me paxil which I have been on for years and recently felt it...

  57. PAXIL & BP
    ... Paxil was the first psychotropic medicine I was ever put ... so don't go only by me. But also, just know that Paxil is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
    ... I started out on Paxil for depression and anxiety and I hated it! I did go ... when I was diagnosed with bipolar. Coming off of the Paxil was even worse. I had terrible withdrawals. Now I...
    ... The wife has never been on paxil . She does have BP....
    ... Hi, Paxil was my least favorite drug, the withdrawl was awful...

  58. Do meds cause anxiety attacks?
    ... med that I was ever on for anything psychiatric was Paxil , and it increased the frequency, length, and severity...

  59. New here
    ... July and was diagnosed with pp depression, went on paxil then prozac, then kept upping my dose etc. So I quit...

  60. Is anyone on Lamictal?
    ... in the hospital after that... , then I got put on Paxil and Seroquel - the Seroquel helped for awhile but ... effects worn't worth it. FINALLY I'm on 80mg/day of Paxil and .5 mg a Xanax (to sleep or on bad days). I was...

  61. 1 year ago i had stopped seroquel cold turkey, then developed a weird reaction
    ... ilitations. so then my dr put me on topamax, trazadone, and paxil for about 4mnths. those all didnt work for my problem...

  62. quit zoloft cold turkey...consequences?
    ... coming off of other anti-depressants like lexapro and paxil can give you severe stomach problems. I am guessing ... horrible by quitting cold turkey. Once, I went off of paxil cold turkey and was driving home and just threw up ... that before and it was highly unlike me. I took a paxil that evening and the nausea stopped and I was just...
    ... Munozchick, I will tell you my experience of quitting Paxil cold turkey. Oh my gosh, big mistake! I felt like...

  63. hmmm...could this be it?
    ... teenage thing and drugged me up with seroquel and paxil . I gained 100 pounds on that and finally refused...

  64. Can Someone Help Me With Info?
    ... Wellbutrin which made me VERY hostile then I took Paxil , but I could never wake up to make it to work, so...

  65. Why do they have to judge?
    ... month for many reasons. A) I started taking 40 mg. Paxil as opposed to 20 mg. B) I was having an UP day, which...

  66. Do you think i am over medicated??
    ... mgs 2 times a day, abilify 30 mgs, geodon 200 mgs, paxil 87.5 mgs, respirdal as needed usually about 3 or 4...

  67. I am bipolar/manic but dont like to admit it/ and i refuse meds all the time
    ... IS WHY I COULDNT SLEEP. THE DR EVENTUALLY PUT ME ON PAXIL FOR THE ANXIETY AND PANIC ATTACKS. THEN HE PUT ME ... DIDNT DO ANYTHING. THE ONLY THING THAT WORKED WAS THE PAXIL , BUT NOW FOR 2MONTHS NOW IVE BEEN ON NO DRUGS, AND...
    ... yes blue, paxil is the only drug that actually worked!! thank u all...

  68. Paxil... Crazy Paxil...
    ... Paxil worked immediately on me. I felt out to lunch on...
    ... Paxil never did work for me. In fact, it immediately worsened...

  69. Tell me What this is
    ... Anxiety and then 2 yrs. later with bi-polar. I took Paxil for my anxiety and it did help a lot. Now I am taking...

  70. Parents Don't Understand
    ... medicine and such, convinced me to stop taking my Paxil . Well, about 3 months later, my depression acted...

  71. Severe Anxiety
    ... first psychiatric drug I was ever, ever put on was Paxil , an SSRI in the same class of drugs as Prozac. It...

  72. Help with meds
    ... 30! For the depression I have been given Prozac, Paxil , Celexa, Welbutrin, and a few others. Now I am on...

  73. Please help! Cyclothymic or bipolar?
    ... doctor diagnosed me with acute manic depression. I took Paxil for a year and then stopped because I felt better ... a nurse because I dislike my doctor. She put me on Paxil which is NOT helping. She believes I'm either cyclothymic...
    ... or switching to a mood stabilizer. SSRIs such as Paxil can actually make a bipolar person worse, although...

  74. my story...advice needed!
    ... health center and ask for a referral. The reaction to Paxil is not uncommon in untreated bipolars as an antidepressant...
    ... diagnoses) that put her on bipolar highs and lows. Paxil was one of the worst, that's when she started slashing...

  75. help.. husband bipolar but not typical his is.
    ... biggest part of helping me deal with this. I was taking paxil when i was able to see a doctor(don't have health...