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  1. Newbie
    ... yesterday because I have felt depressed, I was on Paxil about 2 yrs ago but stopped using it about 4 months...

  2. Bipolar or just my Borderline personality disorder?
    ... different meds tryign to find ones that work: Celexa, Paxil , Effexor XR, Zoloft, Clonazipam, Ativan, BuSpar, Olanzipine ... celexa did nothing, Effexor made me more suicidal and Paxil and Zoloft made me hypomanic to the point where I...

  3. the way you act around others v.s. around people you are close to
    ... medication change." They took him off Zyprexa and Paxil , which is probably a good thing because Zyprexa is...

  4. klonopin dumps
    ... respirdal. abilify and geodon...along with triletal and paxil so i take alot...don't do good all the time but i...

  5. VERY newly bp
    ... overwhelmed I can't get a thing done! I've been on Paxil for chronic depression for yrs, and the doc started...

  6. This is my story
    ... with a 'chemical imbalance' and have been on Zoloft, Paxil , Xanax, and now, Celexa. Not all at once of course ... . Zoloft made me feel like a zombie. Paxil had a negitive sexual side effect. Xanax made me...

  7. A word of encouragement about bipolar
    ... assistance. I know in the past she was on zoloft, paxil , lithium,prozac, geodone, remeron and a bunch of others...

  8. Bi-Polar confusion???
    ... you or another mental illness? I am currently taking paxil cr for panic attacks. Thanks, Sj...
    ... you or another mental illness? I am currently taking paxil cr for panic attacks. Thanks, Sj A HUGE welcome...
    ... Well it sure sounds like bipolar to me, & paxil would make it worse, unless you never (almost) never ... depression and then 3 weeks hypomania. I say the paxil makes it worse b/c it causes bipolar iii, which is ... antidepressant induced cycling. Add depakote and the paxil would be alright. Paxil is a good choice for anxiety ... norepinephrine, so it helps w/ mood control (what goes up - paxil - must come down) as well as anxiety. I have 1500...

  9. Anyone heard of or used trimipramine?
    ... trazadone and the trimipramine, but ssri's such as paxil and zoloft are another story. u may have dry mouth...

  10. just venting
    ... in LA, tv constantly has commercials for zoloft and paxil ....

  11. Am I Bipolar? I Have No Friends :(
    ... because of the depression, etc. But we eventually tried Paxil , and it did wonders for me! I wouldn't get sick to ... I take Lexapro, and I think it's even better than Paxil . I also take 1mg of Klonopin for generalized anxiety...
    ... serously dont want to take any drugs. im not taking paxil , zoloft or any of that if i Do have social anxiety...

  12. New to board, but not to Bi-Polar.
    ... Polar as long as I can remember. I am currently on Paxil and Seroquel. I have just started DB therapy. I thought...
    ... At 16 or 17 I found a great shrink who put me on Paxil and over the years and adjusting the dose, it is the...

  13. Help Please!
    ... helps. Then you got buspar, which does nothing. Paxil of the ssri's is the most recommended for anxiety...
    ... but it may be something to look into. By the way, Paxil was the very first psychiatric medicine I was ever...

  14. Anyone not take antidepressants?
    ... negative experiences with anti-depressants.. I took. Paxil for two years and ended up hallucinating for days ... brought me to normal. again.. The P-doc told me that the paxil caused the hallucinations and not to take it again...

  15. Can SSRI w/d trigger rapid cycling?
    ... ongoing moderate depression. I went from Prozac to Paxil then Zoloft. IT seemed to work sometimes but I was...

  16. Help!!!
    ... edications (Zoloft, Zyprexa, Concerta, Resperdal, Stratera, Paxil , Depokote ER, Seraquel, to just name a few) and they...

  17. From Paxil to Lamictal - Please Help
    ... As a side note I was on Lexapro (weight gain) and Paxil did'nt work for me. Anyway.... You sound like...

  18. Lamictal or Lithium?
    ... have a mood disorder. Therefore, he weaned me off of Paxil , and has prescribed Lamictal and Lithium. My problem...
    ... have a mood disorder. Therefore, he weaned me off of Paxil , and has prescribed Lamictal and Lithium. My problem...

  19. "Bad"manic episodes instead of "good"
    ... downs and think the world would look better through paxil coloured glasses. Oh I just realized how much...

  20. Anti-depressants and mood stabilizers
    ... fluoxetine (Prozac) fluvoxamine (Luvox) paroxetine ( Paxil ) sertraline (Zoloft)...

  21. Repressed Emotions(Mother is a Con Artist/I was Molested)-I think I'm bipolar!
    ... major history of depression, but have been on prozac, paxil and some others for short periods of time. I've...

  22. Zyprexa is awful
    ... Paxil is also known for gaining weight, my aunt was on Paxil for a good while, and once she went off she gained...

  23. depressed but thinking i'm bipolar
    ... have been on celexa, prozac, something called geodon, paxil , effexor...nothing helped at all. prozac made me...
    ... have been on celexa, prozac, something called geodon, paxil , effexor...nothing helped at all. prozac made me...

  24. what kind of meds?
    ... kind of side effects to expect. My dr has put me on paxil and seroquel. I read the side effects stuff and am...
    ... question.. You are Bi-polar right?.... If so I was on paxil and that was not, and I think most will agree that...
    ... question.. You are Bi-polar right?.... If so I was on paxil and that was not, and I think most will agree that...

  25. Medication--what if it's wrong?
    ... medications that I was prescribed (zoloft, serzone and paxil ) all made my manic and depressive symptoms worse....

  26. Very Very Sad
    ... about the risks of giving out SSRI's (zoloft, prozac, paxil , luvox, effexor, anafranil) when there is even the...

  27. Can SSRI's cause bi-polar?
    ... with depression and anxiety, The doctor first tried paxil , that was a big no go for about 2 months, so he changed...

  28. Meds and bi polar
    ... Whatever you prefer to call it. Anyways, I was put on paxil cr 75mg daily and klinopin .5 mgs twice daily. Does...

  29. Symbyax
    ... 300 mg of Wellbutrin, 40mg of Adderall and 25mg of Paxil daily. They Symbyax dosage is 6/25 and my physician...

  30. just wondering! help!
    ... with ssri induced mania? i am currently tapering off paxil per dr.(weight gain)-no withdrawl just returning worsening ... over the last year the symptoms i had when starting paxil have gotten worse gradually.i had a couple of bad ... i am also on wellbutrin to counter the effects of paxil . )i have also come to learn that my grandmother was...

  31. Hi there, help if you can :)
    ... at that point, after having panic attacks was given paxil , and after a while on that, HATED IT bc it gave me...
    ... at that point, after having panic attacks was given paxil , and after a while on that, HATED IT bc it gave me...

  32. About Antidepressant-Induced Mania...
    ... well on the original SSRI's by themselves (prozac, paxil , zoloft) with no mania. They "pooped out" of me after...

  33. Just out of hospital
    ... Took me off lithium, upped my Lamictal, put me on Paxil , changed my Zyprexa to Seroquel. The Seroquel really ... sleep basically all night, which is good. I was on Paxil before, about 7 years ago (before being diagnosed...
    ... Took me off lithium, upped my Lamictal, put me on Paxil , changed my Zyprexa to Seroquel. The Seroquel really ... sleep basically all night, which is good. I was on Paxil before, about 7 years ago (before being diagnosed...

  34. Why can't I stay with a job???? I am bipolar???
    ... treated for depression in the past---I have tried paxil and zoloft and effexor and they all made me feel numb...

  35. two things....
    ... could sleep forever... Now that I am switching to this Paxil stuff, I don't need sleep at all... I am confused...
    ... could sleep forever... Now that I am switching to this Paxil stuff, I don't need sleep at all... I am confused...

  36. Screwy!!?
    ... Celexa every other day since last Wed... I am adding Paxil on Thursday......

  37. question about trazodone
    ... mild anti-depressant.. I've seen several doctor's mix Paxil or Zoloft with Trazodone.. (or wellbutrin xl and Trazodone...

  38. I'm back, new and improved and that's B.S.
    ... there changed all of my meds, pulled me off lithium, paxil , and buspar, and put me on topomaz, zoloft, and adavan...

  39. Christmas Wishes
    ... Li-thi-um Zoloft and Paxil ... These are things...

  40. Bi polar or depressed?
    ... feel happy then the next I'm depressed. I'm on Paxil right now... have been taking it since March 2003 ... having these "black hole" spells. I started back on the Paxil in September. They raised the dose to 20 mg. But,...

  41. unsure,...
    ... possible social-anxiety or something and was prescrbed paxil ,..didnt work. Have been told by friends however that...

  42. Ever heard of Lamictal??????
    ... my doc today and she added Lamictal, increased my Paxil CR and wants me to continue my Xanax XR. The Xanax ... is helping me sleep, finally, the Paxil I haven't seen the affects yet. She told me Lamictal...

  43. Topamax.. w/ Prozax? do you still feel angry?
    ... percentage of test patients on SSRI's (Prozac, Luvox, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro) who have Bipolar Disorder...

  44. new member & have lots of questions
    ... again off again visits for the last year. She gave me Paxil CR and Xanax XR (for 30 days only until the Paxil ... CR is working). Will the Paxil CR be enough? Will I have more mania or more depression ... appreciate any advice about what to expect on being just on Paxil CR is it enough or the right med and anything else...
    ... I am on paxil as well and although I find it helpful to lift me...
    ... sounds to me like you need to be on a mood stabilizer. Paxil is not going to even out the roller coaster; it might...

  45. sick of it
    ... life from day one has taken its toll. Ive taken, paxil , serzone, zoloft to name a few and felt like a literal...
    ... life from day one has taken its toll. Ive taken, paxil , serzone, zoloft to name a few and felt like a literal...

  46. Added Depakote to my Cocktail
    ... help me through. So now I am on Lithium to level, Paxil to lift me up, Clonozapam to help with the aggitation...
    ... SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) like Paxil can actually tip them over into mania. There are ... to keep a close eye on your moods while you are on Paxil . I know that we do all tend to be VERY self-aware...

  47. Oversedation and Misdiagnosis
    ... uccessfully weened himself off of everything except for his Paxil and he's doing GREAT! He showers everyday and has...

  48. Getting someone to take her seriously
    ... called it good. She takes Buspar for anxiety and Paxil for depression. She will go through a "busy" time...

  49. Just want to jump out of my skin!
    ... the meds to start working again. I am on lithium, paxil , and clonopin and synthoid for my thyroid. Thanks...

  50. I've had two different doctors tell me I have Bi Polar disease, could it be possible?
    ... anti-depressants known as SSRI's. (Prozac, Luvox, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro) They have been known to...

  51. lithium and depression
    ... Wellbutrin for almost 2 years, before that, Prozac, Paxil , Buspar, Zoloft..heck they all gave me the ZAPS. ...

  52. Anyone on lithium???
    ... HI there, I am on Lithium 2x/day, paxil , and clonopin 3x/day. These are prescribed by my...

  53. Hey Hooiser......
    ... one. I have been on prozac, effoxor, wellbutrin, paxil , all of the anti-anxiety meds you can name b/c i think...

  54. just wondering, a question for all
    ... then one prescription, example: lithium, clonipin, paxil and trazadone at a time. Do ever question your doctors...

  55. How we are rated?
    ... struggle like I do. I take lithium, clonipin and paxil daily and I have trazadone to help sleep if I could...

  56. official diagnosis after 20 years....
    ... along. Luckily the Lithium keeps me more level the Paxil lifts me up and the Clonopin lessens the anxiety....

  57. Moved and now suffering the consequences
    ... moved I ended up in the hospital. I am on Lithium, paxil , and clonapin. Also synthroid for my thyroid. Luckily...

  58. Lamictal
    ... ntidepressant I can take w/o CRAZY side effects! Ive heard Paxil is good for people w. BP but I havent tried it....

  59. Organic Lithium from the Health Food Store really works.
    ... he is on rispital, ritalin (the long lasting ),and paxil and clonidine too. we have to addres alot of issiues...

Depression board

  1. depression medications?
    ... My husband had been on Paxil for years and it worked for him, but unfortunately ... about side effects and thinking about going back to Paxil , but I was just wondering if anyone here had the experience ... with Paxil and its side effects and whether they switched to...
    ... I was on Paxil for eight months and then it crapped out on me. At ... problems in transition. I'm wondering, though, if the Paxil worked for him in the past, why not try adding the ... side effects? I had sexual problems while on the Paxil as well. Then my doctor added Wellbutrin and everything...

  2. WOW, withdrawal only after 2 weeks?
    ... Hey all. Ok, i was on paxil for 10 years, my doctor weened me off of it to 5 mg...

  3. Can you tell me if paxil or prozac works for you?
    ... I had been on paxil for 10 years. Seemed to work pretty good. Only downfall ... have gained 25 or more pounds. Cant sayt it was all paxil doing it though. I am thinking about going back on ... and interested in what kind of difference it is from paxil and if people have had better results....
    ... I hope people respond to whether they like paxil or prozac. Pros and cons....
    ... today and he put me on prozac instead of back on the paxil . he said that they are very much the same however ... is only 10mg however. My friend was switched from paxil to prozac and she said she felt a lot better, it lifted ... her depression a lot. Like i said, paxil helped me the best of all of them, only downside i...
    ... Paxil works well for me, however being on that and risperidal...
    ... EVERYTHING. I just don't know what to do. I've never tried Paxil but this may help someone out there. Thanks for reading ... 3787944]I hope people respond to whether they like paxil or prozac. Pros and cons....
    ... I've never been on paxil , but I take 20 mg of prozac and love it. I took Lexapro...
    ... I tried Paxil . Made me nausea right away I quit taking it. I'm...
    ... I was on Paxil for about 8 months. It worked well for my OCD but ... So I was weaned off that (withdrawal is bad for paxil too so consider that if you think you'll be getting...
    ... me think about suicide more, and I think I tried Paxil , and it made me sick. I was also on Zoloft that did...
    ... I have a question about the paxil withdrawal.. how long did it take for anyone to have ... withdrawal. is it the pristiq? Or could it be the paxil ? Any ideas? Just seems 2 weeks is not enough time ... to a drug.. yet, being off something for 2 weeks ( paxil ) seems like i would have gotten the side effects sooner...
    ... I hated Paxil and it was the hardest of all to get off of but when...
    ... Paxil caused me nausea, but the main reason I got off it...

  4. how long does it take effexor xr to get out of your system
    ... for me. My doctor took me off of it and put me on Paxil the same day. When I went off my meds once and had...

  5. Wellbutrin SR and Pristiq
    ... depression and anxiety for many years and have been on paxil the past 10. A new dr. i am seeing decided to get ... me off the paxil and then put me on Wellbutrin SR and pristiq. Surprisingly ... , I didn't get any paxil withdrawal! the dr started me on wellbutrin sr, 150mg...
    ... When i first saw the psychiatrist, i was only on paxil 20mg. For 10 years. And it was doing nothing for me ... and i really like that! But, after 10 years of the paxil we agreed it was not doing anything and i needed to ... physical. So he added the pristiq in place of the paxil to address those particular problems. I think right...
    ... am calling the doctor tomorrow. I think, being on paxil , topamax ( for the migraines) and wellbutrin seemed ... to make me feel the best. I HATE to go back to paxil , but , i guess i know it works.. I cant stand the...
    ... add-on med--made me so sick. I'm thinking about paxil or prozac--both of which I took many years ago but ... going to. I have anxiety and pmdd and i've read paxil is good for that. It didn't help your depression at ... how even my dr. doubted it could do that. I read paxil is for ocd too. Any weight gain from it? I can't deal...
    ... with aura migraines, i am thinking back on it I go. Paxil worked for me, as I answered under your other post ... the past month and the changes were , no topamax, no paxil , and new pristiq.....oh and one last thing, yes, i ... have been on the generic paxil for, well as long as it has been out. Was no different...
    ... to my new post. The reason I was thinking about the paxil over the prozac was for gad and pmdd. I couldn't believe ... it was for all that. Also paxil didn't have the blood sugar warning that i read prozac ... would think the WB would combat any weight issue w/the paxil for you. Guess I'll have to really watch what I put...
    ... I'm still hoping we will hear about the prozac vs. paxil question. I want you to be helped. Hugs, Salty...

  6. Is it true that Antidepressants don't work at all?
    ... I take 40 mgs of Paxil and 25 mgs of Anafranil. I took Prozac for 12 years...
    ... you have? Did you have weight gain? How is the paxil ? Do you weight gain with that? Thank you. Salty...
    ... et.al., My psychiatrist switched me from Prozac to Paxil because I hit a really heavy depression slump and ... was on 40 mgs of Prozac and switched to 40 mgs of Paxil . Today I feel great. I think it's a combination of...
    ... et.al., My psychiatrist switched me from Prozac to Paxil because I hit a really heavy depression slump and ... was on 40 mgs of Prozac and switched to 40 mgs of Paxil . Today I feel great. I think it's a combination of...

  7. Should Trazodone and Paxil (or Lexapro) be taken together???
    ... i'm about 85% sure ive been on paxil and trazadone at the same time a few months ago...

  8. Has Anyone Ever Heard of Going Off Your AD for a Month & It Works Again?
    ... Starting and stopping certain AD's like Zoloft and Paxil can screw up the brain and cause severe anger,paranoi...

  9. Have Not Posted In A While
    ... have been on almost every antidepressant around from Paxil to Nardil to you name it but none seem to last for...

  10. Best Anitidepressant for Chronic Insomnia
    ... every anti depressant... I have been on Zoloft, Paxil , Doxipine, Prozac, Welbutron etc.. I honest cannot...

  11. Celexa Stopped Working
    ... asking my psyc to change me to another antidepressant, Paxil , as I was on this previously with good results. Has...

  12. how does depression affect parenting?
    ... you out. Depression is a sickness. I just started Paxil and am even more tired but my mood seems a little...

  13. Just Started Paxil
    ... of sadness and isolation. Hang in there...the Paxil will kick in soon (mine took at least three weeks...
    ... postpartum? I had to go to my Dr.'s office to start the Paxil . It is already helping! I hope to get more energy...

  14. lexapro
    ... I have also just recently switched to Lexapro from Paxil and I'm not noticing a change, either. I guess it...
    ... for the reply ZEPPELINHEAD86; my mom used to be on Paxil ; and she now takes Effexor 75mg. But currently, i...

  15. what dose of st. john's wort?
    ... which brand to buy or what dosage to take. I was on Paxil , but I don't like taking drugs, I'd rather something...
    ... which brand to buy or what dosage to take. I was on Paxil , but I don't like taking drugs, I'd rather something...

  16. Scare of the Effexor I just started taking
    ... idepressants before I found Effexor XR. Just as Prozac and Paxil did not work for me, Effexor may not be for you. ...