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  1. anybody on cymbalta?
    ... it in general. in the years past ive tried prozac, paxil , wellbutrin and a few others, the only one that really...

  2. Post-Partum Depression
    ... out by her doctor because she didn't want to take Paxil for, as she described it, "feeling down"(her husband ... What freaked her out was he said if she didn't take Paxil she was refusing treatment she needed and made her...

  3. Wellbutrin vs. other meds
    ... use street drugs, cocaine & ectasy. She was on Paxil & their warning was just alcholol. Why does Wellbutrin...

  4. antidepressants
    ... was on it to combat sexual side effects while taking Paxil , then later Prozac. It worked pretty well for me...

  5. Meds for SSRI withdrawal
    ... The doctor gave me a prescription for Paxil . I don't think I'm going to fill it......

  6. Help with SSRI Withdrawal
    ... thing you are currently going through. I took Prozac/ Paxil for more than 11 consecutive years. Last July (2007 ... phobia symptoms, so I decided to go off the 40 mg of Paxil that I'd been taking for years. In July I went to...

  7. Getting off depression medication
    ... it depends on the med. For Paxil and Effexor there are a number of websites devoted...
    ... just put in a search for Paxil or Effexor withdrawal or reduction. Against forum...

  8. Tired of being tired. Please help.
    ... know what you mean. This is the reason why I came off paxil and went on zoloft. The fatigue was just way too much...

  9. Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and Cymbalta? The 3 little bears.
    ... change much, but it was quite a while ago. I had taken Paxil even before that and it took an absurd amount of time...

  10. Abilify for depression
    ... Well I am on Abilify (10mg/day) and Paxil . For the abilify my doctor increased the dose from...

  11. got to do something...
    ... crazy, some days I am deliberately not taking my meds ( paxil ) just to gain certain feelings again (because paxil...
    ... Anger and aggressive feelings are a side effect of Paxil withdrawl sometimes. My advice is to either see a...
    ... saying this before, but.....rather than taking the Paxil on and off, take half of your regular dosage. All...
    ... Stay on the paxil and go see a psychiatrist who can help you pick another...

  12. anti depressant drugs and weight gain
    ... have fought depression for years. I recently went on paxil and started putting on weight. Is there anything...
    ... Effexor has its drawbacks though but is as strong as Paxil overall. take care trg247...

  13. is lexapro available in canada yet? Sounds like the best med out there!
    ... depression! Some studies compared it to other drugs like paxil and effexor etcc... Does anyone know if It is available...

  14. Reaction to Paxil?
    ... I have been on Paxil for several years. When I first started taking it...
    ... The only reaction to Paxil that I have is if I miss it for more than two days...
    ... while and then you regret even EVER considering it. Paxil was a dream drug at first, but overtime has become...
    ... Thanks for the replies............I was changed from Paxil to Effexor XR yesterday Jan.9........Took it then...

  15. depression and anxiety
    ... I have both as well I'm on 5mg of paxil , I too wish I could overcome both, I think its mostly...

  16. SSRI antidepressants
    ... all of them can have these type of side effects. On Paxil , I had inability to orgasm, which was corrected by...

  17. Stuff it! I'm coming off!
    ... The article describes exactly my situation on paxil . I have become lazy, untidy, slopy, uncaring, less ... creative, yet more confident. When I first began paxil being more confident and feeling more positive was ... gone down hill - despite increase of dose. Before paxil I was on celexa which was okay for anxiety but worse ... for anxiety. I found the right drug and balance with paxil , but I have lost things about me that defined me as ... not sure where and what I will have to do without paxil if I do come off but I know now paxil has created ... left untouched and slung, now covered in dust. Paxil has made me yes a more confident, outgoing person ... a job and I goto uni finding the time to come off paxil is going to exhausting and time consuming, I just...
    ... The article describes exactly my situation on paxil . I have become lazy, untidy, slopy, uncaring, less ... creative, yet more confident. When I first began paxil being more confident and feeling more positive was ... gone down hill - despite increase of dose. Before paxil I was on celexa which was okay for anxiety but worse ... for anxiety. I found the right drug and balance with paxil , but I have lost things about me that defined me as ... not sure where and what I will have to do without paxil if I do come off but I know now paxil has created ... left untouched and slung, now covered in dust. Paxil has made me yes a more confident, outgoing person ... a job and I goto uni finding the time to come off paxil is going to exhausting and time consuming, I just...
    ... above poster is right first of all, you come off of Paxil the wrong way and it will put you through hell as...
    ... generate business. I can find ten positive reports on Paxil and just as easy find ten that go against it. With...
    ... you say. I think the key is finding the balance. Paxil has allowed me to get to grips with my self confidence...
    ... you say. I think the key is finding the balance. Paxil has allowed me to get to grips with my self confidence...
    ... adding another med to the mix before I would get rid of Paxil all together for this way you don't have to go through...
    ... kind replies. Sometimes I wish I never set foot on paxil because of the withdrawal problems you hear, and to...
    ... risky seeing as they are so new. The thing about paxil is it puts you in this safe bubble where nothing seems...

  18. what anti d is best for severe depression? i need help!!!
    ... on something for depression .so far i have tried paxil zoloft celexa which i liked effexor xr this one...

  19. Effexor Xr
    ... The withdrawal effect of Effexor and Paxil for that matter is what hurts the reputation of these ... where you can actually see the light again Effexor and Paxil are at the top of the list. A lot of people have ... wrong chemistry mix can lead to unpleasant times .... Paxil made me manic and out of control very quickly which...

  20. Ever feel like Jack Nicholson in "Schmidt"?
    ... control. I'm presently taking Effexor XL, 75 mg, Paxil , 40 mg, and Ativan when I feel the need for it. The ... being a help in the long term. I really wonder if the Paxil and Effexor are doing anything. I've been on Paxil...

  21. long term effects of ssri's
    ... different med. Effexor worked for me for a good while and Paxil put me in the hospital in a matter of days. All meds...
    ... dont want to start on a daily regimin of it... isnt paxil and zoloft for social phobia as well as depression...

  22. Coffee and Effexor XR, do they interact?
    ... Well I take coffee and paxil , and to be totally honest although I have had no known...

  23. How long do meds stay in your body.
    ... prescription medications in the last 3 months. I'v been on Paxil , Klonopin and Seroquel. They also have a doctor examine...
    ... Hi: It differs from med to med. Paxil and Effexor stick around for a long time which is...
    ... I was told by my doctor that Paxil stays in the body for three months after you stop...
    ... Look up half-lives of these meds.... Paxil is 20 something hours if I remember correctly....
    ... out traffic tickets. But its a state job. I'm on Paxil , Zyprexa and Klonopin....
    ... ask if you're married! Please don't stop taking Paxil cold turkey. It has a very long half life, and requires...
    ... prescription medications in the last 3 months. I'v been on Paxil , Klonopin and Seroquel. They also have a doctor examine ... curious how long do meds stay in the body? Thanks Paxil has a half life of 21 hours so you need to taper carefully...

  24. Tapering Off Zoloft
    ... After I had my 2nd daughter I was prescribed Paxil , since that was the only safe med while nursing, and...
    ... have the same reputation for tapering effects like Paxil does. For me stepping down to 50 mg. for a week or...
    ... It took me 6 months to get off Paxil . Zoloft was much easier. I tapered off 100mg. in 2...
    ... QUOTE=Breezes;3357346]It took me 6 months to get off Paxil . Zoloft was much easier. I tapered off 100mg. in 2...

  25. Zoloft - Weight gain?
    ... Zoloft is the least likely ssri to cause weight gain. Paxil is by far the worst. Ad's slow metabolism and any...
    ... Wish I had of known that sooner, I gained 70 lbs on Paxil . Ugh...

  26. Therapy - is it necessary?
    ... the withdrawl process works. I don't think it is in Paxil or Effexor leaguge when it comes to problems coming...

  27. Severe Wellbutrin side effects
    ... effects on the Lexapro I'm taking now are not as bad as Paxil , which I was taking for anxiety prior to switching...

  28. paxil verses prozac
    ... Never tried Paxil long enough to notice a differance. But I can tell...
    ... Hi: In my experience Paxil is one of the top antidepressants in terms of potency ... really well with what the person is lacking. I was on Paxil for a week or so before it put me into the hospital ... chemical. Prozac is not as strong nor as picky as Paxil but it does seem to work for a large number of people ... epressants that are approved for teenagers. On a side note Paxil is as addictive as Effexor so you really need to come...
    ... Hi, I am on paxil . I went from prozac, to celexa to paxil. Paxil for...
    ... input, my daughter was very tired all the time on paxil seemed unnatural for a teenager she does seem like...
    ... better time dealing with the deppression while on Paxil . I have gained 70 lbs tho. Was thinking of trying...
    ... Yes paxil does seem to cause weight gain, the doctor told us...

  29. Soo depressed sometimes
    ... but nothing overly serious. I am on medication, paxil (paroxetine) and was on celexa and prozac before both ... of which did not treat my depression very well. Paxil has helped, but isn't always consistent. I did...

  30. Teen w/ moderate depression - med help please
    ... less powerfull ones and stay clear of Effexor and Paxil . Good luck. take care trg247...
    ... my daughter is 17 and has been on paxil but it didn't seem to make much difference to her...

  31. I can't ever take anit-depressants...
    ... I take synthroid, paxil and anafranil and have had no problems. They were...

  32. The ache in my heart
    ... does that mean the AD's don't usually work? I took Paxil for yrs for anxiety and that helped for that, but...

  33. Lexapro - expensive
    ... named by the scientific names. Generics for Zoloft & Paxil only came out in the last maybe....two years (hmmm...

  34. Annoying issues!
    ... angry at people much more) when I don't take dose of paxil one day. I get very angry, and wound up all day. ...
    ... more at ease, emotionally stable when I am taking paxil . It's crazy how much it balances me. A nerologist...
    ... Hi: Paxil is a heavy duty antidepressant and if you miss a dose ... this med as it will put your body into withdrawl and Paxil withdrawl can be very nasty. take care trg247...
    ... I had all sorts of strange symptoms from Paxil withdrawl. I didn't have the money to refill my meds...

  35. Paxil Withdrawl and lots of weight loss
    ... some AD's encourage unhealthy eating. Maybe when the Paxil was stopped your metabolism went back to normal and...

  36. I give... I think I have depression.
    ... front of my face. Another one handed me a script for Paxil and said "take it", but didn't offer any kind words...

  37. My Life in Hell
    ... to you.I have seen pschologist and psychiats I took paxil and it was wonderful in the beggining but it made...
    ... supposedly always family to rely on. I'm sorry. Hon, Paxil IS (or can be for many people) nasty to taper off...

  38. Lexapro side effects
    ... taken Celexa and it has bad withdrawls Efexor and Paxil are the worst however. Yuk, I hate having to take...

  39. PLEASE Help. Paxil/Prozac.
    ... thread. Anyways. My doctor told me to stop taking paxil today. Stop it cold turkey, and take prozac tomorrow ... . That's what i'm doing. I'm going to switch from Paxil to Prozac in one day. My doctor said that the drugs ... so I shouldn't withdrawal. Because i'm on 40mgs of Paxil right now, and tomorrow I will take 40mgs of Prozac ... only be mild. If anybody here has ever went from Paxil to Prozac, I would LOVE to be able to talk to you ... I don't know if this is the right way to go off of paxil and start prozac. But i'm going to follow the...
    ... NOT cause withdrawal symptoms. I haven't switched paxil to prozac, but I have switched prozac to paxil and ... paxil to zoloft with no problems what-so-ever. I think...
    ... NOT cause withdrawal symptoms. I haven't switched paxil to prozac, but I have switched prozac to paxil and ... paxil to zoloft with no problems what-so-ever. I think...

  40. Parnate
    ... Temazapam - various other meds -Trazadone, Celexa, Ativan, Paxil , Zyprexa, Klonopin and there is probably more. ECT ... dosage. There are a lot of good websites on Effexor/ Paxil withdrawl that eliminates the majority of side effects...

  41. depressed and lonely
    ... better. I've been on anti-depressants for a few years. Paxil for anxiety. Then went into a bad depression and I...

  42. I'm going to explode
    ... anxiety disorder. One that worked well for me was Paxil . Made me alot less anxious and alot more outgoing...

  43. Question about Cymbalta...
    ... I went directly from Paxil to Cymbalta @ 30 mgs for one week. That week was not...

  44. medication and weight gain
    ... gain... I looked these up in my drug book Celexa, Paxil , Lexapro, Prozac - I was wonder woman on that one...

  45. Steps That I have Taken To Beat The Monster
    ... Been on damn near every med in the book - Effexor, Paxil , Wellbutrin, Remeron, Temazapam, Seroquel, Klonapin ... the med had the proper chance to work...except for Paxil which sent me right to the psych ward in under a week...

  46. why do they tell you not to get off medication quickly
    ... them, the two main examples of this are Effexor and Paxil to such a degree the companies are being sued because...

  47. venlafaxine read the small print
    ... are countless posts on this site about Effexor or Paxil withdrawl, countless how to come off it the safe way...

  48. 20 mg of prozac (generic) is that a large amount?
    ... working. i can say that cause i tried a couple of them. paxil made me nausia. zoloft made me so anxious. celexa...

  49. I'm normal and happy on the outside, but deep down I'm very depressed
    ... appetite, headaches, etc) as depression. I was on Paxil prior to that for the anxiety which worked well on...

  50. Which antidepressant makes you NOT unable to concentrate?
    ... I've been on Paxil for anxiety and am now on Lexapro for depression....
    ... I was on Paxil for two years, made me very sleepy, but really helped...

  51. Weight gain and meds
    ... When I first went on meds, I was on Paxil , and put on a LOT of weight. I switched to Effexor...

  52. Depression meds question.. what could this mean?
    ... would it be easy to go back and try other SSRI's? ( Paxil , Celexa, etc..) Any insight would be appreciated...
    ... Hi Leyena07, I was on Paxil for a few years which worked great for my anxiety ... depression & my dr prescribed Cymbalta. So i switched from Paxil to Cymbata and could only tolerate the cymbalta at...
    ... OMG my wife was taking paxil and when she got off she was WORSE than ever I MEAN ... [QUOTE=granny0;3283852]Hi Leyena07, I was on Paxil for a few years which worked great for my anxiety ... depression & my dr prescribed Cymbalta. So i switched from Paxil to Cymbata and could only tolerate the cymbalta at...

  53. Help , I dont know what to do anymore.
    ... depression, think about fixing up the resume . I took Paxil for 2 yrs and it helped with anxiety. Went into a...

  54. Looking for medication advice
    ... I took Paxil for 2 yrs and it really helped with the anxiety. I ... to a series of sad and bad things in my life. The Paxil was not working for the depression. Dr switched me ... anxiety attacks while on it. Just shows how well the Paxil was working for me on the anxiety issues. Best wishes...
    ... circumstances....can be quite normal. Medication, like Paxil , works on the chemical imbalance in your brain...if ... the Paxil didn't work, maybe it was because your brain was balanced ... you can work out the bad circumstances, maybe the Paxil will work again. Just a thought.... Lil...

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  56. Cymbalta/no Libido...medications To Help?
    ... Hey Matt, I've been on Paxil , Cymbalta and now Lexapro. Every one of them had ruined...

  57. Wellbutrin Experiences
    ... However, it did help combat the sexual side effects from Paxil and then later Prozac. I just couldn't deal with...

  58. Just need to tell someone
    ... disorder and have been for about 3 or 4 years now. I take paxil once a day. The doc also put me on clonzapem (sp?...
    ... I had the exact same meds and experience. I was on Paxil for a few yrs along with clonazapam when needed. I ... major depression, which sounds like you are, and the Paxil did not work so well for that. My doctor tried switching...

  59. Can Xanax cause depression?
    ... getting the full effect of it yet. When I was on paxil , I was fine without xanax but since I eventually want ... to have a family, the Dr. took me off Paxil because of birth defects....

  60. Question for those who have used Paxil
    ... I took Paxil for 2 yrs and did not gain weight. Every person is ... had not heard that weight gain is a side affect of Paxil . If anything, I think I ate less on it. Best wishes...
    ... Weight gain on Paxil is a side effect for many people. I gained the ... most weight on Paxil and Effexor (taken at separate times). I also gained...

  61. going off paxil- eating issues??
    ... I went off of paxil a week ago and I havent eaten a meal in a week, Ive ... just wondering if this may be caused from going off paxil ..or if anyone else had this effect with switching...

  62. What a rolle coaster ....
    ... depression from time to time and in the past have taken paxil cr. I took the paxil for about 2 years and then quit ... dr. last week, and we've decided to try me on the paxil again. I do have a family history of bi-polar and...
    ... behavior - wanting to go home. The whole time I was on Paxil . I found it helped with the anxiety, but did not stop ... of us that we're going to be depresed. I hope your Paxil helps and you find some peace of mind. You are not...

  63. How Long Does It Take Paxil to Work
    ... time goes on let your doctor know. Within a week Paxil had pushed me into a manic state but that is me though...

  64. Zoloft vs Effexor
    ... out what your needs are and to fulfill them. I took Paxil for awhile and it sent me right over the edge because...

  65. Prozac/tired!
    ... years, and my experience with each of them (prozac, paxil , zoloft, luvox, etc.) has been the same regardless...

  66. EVERYTHING is coming down on me at once.............
    ... I've been on it for a little over a week (was on paxil for anxiety) and have to say I'm starting to feel...

  67. Been on Cymbalta 1 day. Don't like the way it makes me feel. Should I keep takinging
    ... feeling bad and depressed all of the time. I was on Paxil before that for anxiety and it just did not work for...

  68. Celexa sexual side effects?
    ... just not at all. Same thing happened to me with Paxil . Anyone else experienced this? I'm guessing it will...

  69. what to do next?
    ... feel like a zombie.Prior medications has been zoloft, paxil , prozac , remeron, celexa, and wellbutrin.Zoloft ended ... me up in the hospital. Paxil and remeron made me sleep all the time.Wellbutrin...

  70. am i crazy?
    ... four other kids who need me.... ive been on effexor paxil , zoloft and in hospital several times i cry to my...

  71. Going cold turkey...
    ... duration you have been on it. Cold turkey either Paxil or Effexor you are asking for problems and its not ... have gone cold turkey on Celexa, Remeron, Zyprexa, Paxil (I was in a hospital) and for the most part with no...

  72. Need to switch meds again... suggestions?
    ... years but it eventually stopped working. I then tried Paxil but didnt like it. I've been on Wellbutrin for about...
    ... with it For some reason people who do poorly with Paxil respond well to Effexor. The med I always recommend...

  73. Paxil withdrawal?
    ... I tapered off 20 mg. of Paxil in 6 months. I had to use a pill cutter to cut the...
    ... I quit 40 mgs of Paxil daily when I ran out of meds and money at the same ... brain damage or stroke! Yikes! I went back on the Paxil and was miraculously cured. My advice, take it slow...

  74. only off 9 days-depressed again
    ... to go back on the paxil or no is the question for me this morning. i quit ... sluggish, etc.... but no anxiety/depression on 20 mg of paxil after a 3-4 day stint of feeling good coming off...

  75. starting over with my life
    ... games for too long. i am tapering from seroxat/ paxil now and i feel a lot better now that i am on 10 mg ... stolen my energy... of course there are people who like paxil and i will not say it is a bad drug. for some people...