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  1. Thinking of Going on Medication
    ... in November of the same year I was hospitalized as Paxil put me over the edge during the two month stay that...

  2. Has anyone tried 5-HTP as a depression cure?
    ... general. I've tried a few different antidepressants ( paxil , zoloft, wellbutrin, cymbalta). All of them had some...

  3. med question
    ... They say Paxil works well for anxiety, and I can attest to that. ... decreased my libido, it hasn't been decimated like on Paxil . Of course, everyone is a little different, and there...

  4. Wellbutrin or Lexapro?
    ... a lot of post tramatic stress my doctor put me on Paxil which I weaned myself off of last year by using the ... being depressed). I know I do not want to go back on Paxil or Celexa. I have a great GP who is always willing ... effects? It was so many years ago when I started the Paxil that I don't remember the difficulties, just the horrid...
    ...

  5. Cymbalta=Havent read one post anywhere about getting off this AD easily
    ... think its going to take the crown from effexor and paxil as the worst AD to get off of. Needless to say, I...

  6. A month on Zoloft, and things are looking up
    ... you need that much. I was on the maximum dosage for Paxil for quite a while at one point, and it was okay for...

  7. Antidepressants and weight gain!!
    ... people are dealing with this. Back in 2003 I was on Paxil CR and went from 235 to 275 in a little over a year...

  8. Seeking some information more than anything
    ... An example of each would be SNRI - Effexor, SSRI - Paxil , NDRI - Wellbutrin, MAOI - Narvil. MAOI are not used ... Wellbutrin, Remeron, Lithium and Temazapam. I was on Paxil for a very short period of time and I crashed and ... regarding antidepressants most notably Effexor and Paxil because they are addictive and its brutal when you...
    ... sleep. For pure depression I say either Effexor or Paxil as they are the two stronger ones out there, both...

  9. So paxil was a waste of time
    ... I have been on paxil for 4 weeks now and feel no different. No side effects ... , no results..nothing. My doctor said paxil is one of the stronger meds,yet I feel nothing. I...
    ... all anti depressants are different. i tried paxil ....made me nausia with the first pill. so i stoped...

  10. Paxil side effect or something else??
    ... could have merely been from your first few doses of Paxil ....

  11. I need some advice, please keep an open mind
    ... different meds, cymbalta, prozac, welbutrin, lexapro, paxil . I need something that will help me. Ive been in therapy...

  12. Paxil Withdrawl? This Freaked Me Out!
    ... Paxil withdrawal is AWFUL, Maria! I'm so sorry you feel...
    ... t do that again if I were you. I don't know about Paxil , but I've heard that some Psychiatric drugs can cause...
    ... Paxil and Zoloft both only stay in the body for 24 hours ... to go off of cold turkey. The longer you are on Paxil , the worse your withdrawal symptoms can be. I weaned ... through the first withdrawal symptoms, I looked up Paxil withdrawal online. I read about people who had far ... crawling on the ceiling and other hallucinations. Paxil is notorious for having the worst withdrawal symptoms...

  13. Feeling WORSE on AD's normal?
    ... I am on my 9th day of paxil and I have been feeling bad. I have been feeling depressed...
    ... [QUOTE=leoball80;3153891]I am on my 9th day of paxil and I have been feeling bad. I have been feeling depressed...
    ... feel worse, I just feel as bad as I did before taking paxil . I feel bored and empty and I am still struggling ... switch to wellbutrin. I am feeling no difference on paxil , I just feel empty..but then again I always have....

  14. Need help fast ! Emergency!
    ... I have been on paxil for one week on a low dose..and I had a very big anxiety...
    ... Hi; Paxil is one of the stronger antidepressants out there and ... could be the drug or the coffee or it just happened. Paxil takes between four to six weeks before it shows how...
    ... the caffeine right away. Too much is going on with paxil ...a stimulant on top of that is going to exacerbate...

  15. depression for you
    ... that I have beeen ON: cylexa, wellbutrin, zoloft, paxil , prozac, lexapro, serazone, buspar, klonopin in the...

  16. Depression meds that don't cause fatigue?
    ... depression and wants me to start Wellbutrin in addition to paxil to give me a lift. I got scared when I saw the seizure...

  17. Remeron taper
    ... my doc had started me on another med at the time, Paxil maybe). I didn't have any side effects from quitting...

  18. Another paxil question..
    ... about another issue I have been dealing with while on paxil and I am not sure if it is a side effect. Well, I ... which was part of the reason why I feared going on paxil because it can increase hunger, and weight. But all...
    ... about another issue I have been dealing with while on paxil and I am not sure if it is a side effect. Well, I ... which was part of the reason why I feared going on paxil because it can increase hunger, and weight. But all ... medications are different for everyone. Typically Paxil shouldn't do that ...as far as I know, part of the ... reason the doctors suggested Paxil to me years ago, was because I was also struggling...

  19. Diagnosed, Have Questions!
    ... to a particular med. Some people do very well with Paxil but it sent me over the edge, Effexor is my favorite...

  20. Sidr effects after just 2 days on paxil?
    ... very different about 6 hours after my first dose of Paxil . I felt euphoric, anxious, high self confidence, and...
    ... Hi: Paxil is one of the stronger antidepressants out there and ... before the full therapeutic benifit becomes apparent. Paxil is also picky and only helps certain kinds of depression ... from one antidepressant to the next. When it was Paxil s turn it took about a week before I was right off...
    ... your decrease in appetite. I would try taking your Paxil before bed, if it doesn't affect your sleep at all...
    ... It took 1.5-2 weeks for my Paxil withdrawl to kick in. I thought I was having a stroke ... sustained some brain damage. I had no clue it was from the Paxil ....

  21. Lipodrene
    ... of Lexapro and will shortly be switching to 20mg of Paxil . I have this bottle of Lipodrene that I'd like...

  22. I stopped Prozac due to inability to orgasm.. Doctor put me on celexa
    ... Unfortunately, all the SSRI's (Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, etc.) have sexual side effects to ... some degree. I had the same exact problem on Paxil and the doctor added Wellbutrin and I was fine after...

  23. What do you do when you can't stand it anymore?
    ... Bi-polar 2 and currently on Ativan (for anxiety), Paxil , and Lemictal. I have been depressed for so long...

  24. New to Wellbutrin
    ... and honestly, it scares me. I've been on Prozac, Paxil , Luvox, Remeron and now Wellbutrin. I do take xanax...

  25. When to go back on my meds?
    ... horrible period because I had a sponsor who was convinced Paxil was an intoxicating drug. I don't do AA any longer...

  26. antidepressant and sleep
    ... tried Celexa, Effexor (could not breathe on this one), paxil , desyrel, with either no benefit on sleep or if so...

  27. Friend might kill himself
    ... friend who suffers from depression like me, and is on paxil (like me) also. However, of the last 6 months he...
    ... friend who suffers from depression like me, and is on paxil (like me) also. However, of the last 6 months he...
    ... hospitalized. He should check with his doc to make sure paxil isn't messing with his thinking. Stay in close touch...

  28. Thursday
    ... I have an appointment next Thursday. The switch to Paxil (from Prozac) is going OK, except I keep getting a ... t know if this is from the new meds. Otherwise the Paxil is working out OK. Things are going well at work,...

  29. Paxil or nothing?!!
    ... Paxil does not necessarily cause weight gain. I took it ... All I wanted to do on that med was eat & sleep. Paxil --yes, some people gain but others lose and still others...
    ... I lost weight when I took paxil . My appetite was practically non existent....
    ... t understand is why your Dr. can "only" prescribe Paxil , that doesn't make sense to me. Shouldn't a Dr. ... medication is going to be the best for you? I have been on Paxil in the past and gained alot of weight, I am now on ... the first place. I also drank heavily when I was on Paxil , so that didn't help either. I have quit drinking...
    ... covered for you? Can you go to a clinic? I took Paxil very well for almost 5 years. I went back on it last...
    ... t understand is why your Dr. can "only" prescribe Paxil , that doesn't make sense to me. Shouldn't a Dr. ... medication is going to be the best for you? I have been on Paxil in the past and gained alot of weight, I am now on ... the first place. I also drank heavily when I was on Paxil , so that didn't help either. I have quit drinking ... weight. Hope this helps. Tracker He only gives out paxil because it is the only one he believes in. He doesn ... apparently didn't help anyone he gave it to. He thinks paxil is the best for me because I have anxiety and depression ... is different. However, when people are referring to paxil as the "pack it on pill" I don't know what to think...
    ... covered for you? Can you go to a clinic? I took Paxil very well for almost 5 years. I went back on it last...
    ... I was on paxil for about 18 months while strugling with depression ... It took awhile for me to get the right dosage of paxil to work the best for me. But after I got that figured ... great. I didn't have any weight gain at all on the paxil . It just helped my brain stop going a million miles ... and get better. I was better able to focus on the paxil , and with therapy I learned to focus on good things...
    ... does paxil really work, like do you no longer get this depressed...

  30. What a day!!! Went to first app, and back to the dr!(paxil ?)
    ... should go on a anti-depressant. He has pescribed me Paxil . I have not filled it yet as i canot until monday ... . So i have sone questions about paxil if anyone has taken it. What are the main side affects...
    ... I just switched to Paxil after 13 years on Prozac. I'll be interested to see...
    ... Hi: Paxil is a powerfull antidepressant that doctors usually ... lower strength antidepressants have failed to work. Paxil and Effexor are at the same level for potency and ... side effects. Both Paxil and Effexor will not work for everyone but when they ... do work they work very well. Paxil was one of the first ones I tried and it pushed me ... right over the edge. Paxil has been around and has worked for a large volume...
    ... should go on a anti-depressant. He has pescribed me Paxil . I have not filled it yet as i canot until monday ... . So i have sone questions about paxil if anyone has taken it. What are the main side affects...

  31. only happy when sleeping
    ... yeah I take paxil thats it.I been on paxil for a long time 7 years.not sure if anything would...
    ... Maybe the paxil isn't working effectively anymore, did your dr. come...
    ... I am not on anything going to be starting Paxil and all I do is sleep during the day and up all hours...

  32. Wellbutrin XL and appetite
    ... this happened to me about 6 yrs ago when I was on Paxil ). The desire not to binge has lessened. But I don...

  33. Wednesday
    ... anything-er. This week I switched from Prozac to Paxil . My doc initially started me on a 1/2 dose. I doubled...

  34. Sinking.....Again
    ... so strong now. I recently changed meds (Prozac to Paxil ), and increased my dosage today (as per doctor's instructio...

  35. Anyone with previous weight gain find an acceptable med?
    ... I've been on Effexor XR, Paxil , Buspar, and Wellbutrin (usual!) and have gained from...
    ... Umm... Paxil and Buspar didn't change my mood significantly enough...

  36. Parent of a depressed teenage daughter
    ... first placed on prozac and later it was changed to paxil . She's been off that for about two years now. As has...

  37. Paxil
    ... to a different ssri, like fluroxetine, then taper, paxil n effexor are hard to comne off alone....
    ... I started Paxil about a week ago. I've noticed I've had really dry...
    ... For me, weaning off Paxil had to be done with very small reductions in dosage ... symptom. It's important to stay well hydrated with Paxil . Dehydration can lead to low blood pressure and make...

  38. A Paxil withdrawl question
    ... That seems like kind of a miracle. I withdrew from Paxil rather quickly as well but experienced horrible mood ... notice anything strange don't be afraid to slow it up. Paxil can be quite nasty....
    ... I had no withdrawal symptoms from Paxil until I tried to go lower than 10mg. At that point...
    ... I know it sounds silly, but the way i got off of paxil , (i was only on 20mg and had bad withdrawal) was to...

  39. New here, need help
    ... while being prescribed many medications, including Paxil , Celexa, Lamictal, etc. Finally, last year, I decided...

  40. Anxiety/depression... need some advice
    ... sleep or even want to leave my house. Was prescribed Paxil , but chose not to take it, as I was afraid of the...

  41. Looking for medication input
    ... effects and most people can take it. I have taken Paxil in the past and it is up there with Effexor in terms ... a real strong system in terms of handling meds and Paxil was a nightmare from day one good luck trg247...

  42. memory loss
    ... of alot of the SSRI's. I don't think I had it on Paxil , though, but a friend of mine has. Everybody's different...

  43. Effexor
    ... else had this problem with Effexor? I was taking Paxil and my doctor changed me to Effexor. I also have...

  44. brain zaps
    ... doses. I had this happen to me when I stopped taking Paxil (worst SSRI ever, for me anyway). At first I tried ... But I went to my doctor and she weaned me off the Paxil slowly (it seemed like forever because Paxil is so...

  45. New here and some questions!
    ... going through the posts and looking for information on Paxil . I have been prescriped Paxil due to depression and...
    ... Hi: Welcome to the board. Paxil is one of the stongest antidepressants out there and...

  46. Deppressed because im shy guy!
    ... apparently shy, i just cant handle it i suppose. I heard paxil was to treat shyness at one point but apparently they...

  47. How do I wean myself off Wellbutrin XL?
    ... though so I do not know. You could treat it like Paxil or Effexor and drop by ten percent, wait til your...

  48. weaning off antidepressants
    ... body and well being will be. Look on the web for Paxil Withdrawl or Tapering. take care trg247...

  49. Help, Prescriptions.....
    ... I've taken Paxil for almost 10 years for anxiety (It helps). I feel ... outgoing, but I've been isolating. I don't want to d/c paxil . I have talked to my doc about increasing the dose ... out there is taking a cocktail of medication with Paxil . I would be interested to know what has been prescibed ... along with Paxil . I appreciate any info....
    ... outgoing, but I've been isolating. I don't want to d/c paxil . I have talked to my doc about increasing the dose ... out there is taking a cocktail of medication with Paxil . I would be interested to know what has been prescibed ... along with Paxil hi kpoe, isolating is not a very good sign, ... i think you're right in not wanting to d/c your paxil just now. i think that if you've gone for a long time...
    ... [QUOTE=kpoe;3023155]I've taken Paxil for almost 10 years for anxiety (It helps). I feel ... outgoing, but I've been isolating. I don't want to d/c paxil . I have talked to my doc about increasing the dose ... out there is taking a cocktail of medication with Paxil . I would be interested to know what has been prescibed ... along with Paxil . I appreciate any info. Schedule w/ a psychiatrist...
    ... have OCD, so I've taken other drugs with SSRIs, like Paxil . I've taken Anafranil, Buspar... I think that's it ... Ask about Zoloft... If you stick with an SSRI ( Paxil is one, Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, etc. too), they are...

  50. Help Plz talk to me
    ... being depressed about 5 months ago and i start on paxil 12.5mg. well just recently i got dumped by my b/f ... how i'm feeling b/c even my friends dont understand. paxil doesn't seem to be helping like it used to and i was...
    ... being depressed about 5 months ago and i start on paxil 12.5mg. well just recently i got dumped by my b/f ... how i'm feeling b/c even my friends dont understand. paxil doesn't seem to be helping like it used to and i was ... with myself or my life and i hate that feeling. ..... paxil doesn't seem to be helping like it used to and i was...

  51. Living in the past?
    ... strength to step out of depression right now. I took paxil for about 2 years, and I'm not denying that anti-depressant...

  52. Different anti-depressants for different people
    ... case. I took lexapro, wanted to kill everyone, I took paxil , it gave me nightmares and I thought of suicide for...

  53. The only way?
    ... different meds in the past--Welbutrin, Effexor, Prozac, Paxil , Ativan, Celexa; just to name a few. They all seemed...

  54. Lexapro
    ... medication I have taken so far for depression. I was on Paxil CR and gained over 40 lbs on it, was on luvox, just...

  55. prozac and pregnancy
    ... of women who have been on this med, as well as on paxil , and they said they had healthy babies in the end...
    ... However, with the recent info on birth defects with Paxil my ob/gyn would like me to go off everything but I...

  56. Friday
    ... you! Last night my therapist said he didn't think Paxil caused weight gain. I trust him so I'll give it a...

  57. Thursday
    ... Thursday so I'll ask my therapist about Prozac vs. Paxil . Chaos, what's with your ex and the get togethers...

  58. psychiatrists are always right
    ... went to was years ago and he only helped me wean off Paxil . I haven't been to therapy since and have been thinking...

  59. Paxil vs. Prozac
    ... is switching me from 40 mgs of Prozac to 40 mgs of Paxil . I've been on Prozac for 13 years and am sort of nervous ... about the change. Does Paxil cause weight gain? I only know 2 people who take Paxil ... know if their weight is related to their meds. If Paxil causes weight gain I'm going to tell my doctor to ... what about side effects? Are they different with Paxil ? I have enough Prozac to last a few days before beginning ... the Paxil . I hope to get some responses before I have to switch...
    ... is switching me from 40 mgs of Prozac to 40 mgs of Paxil . I've been on Prozac for 13 years and am sort of nervous ... about the change. Does Paxil cause weight gain? I only know 2 people who take Paxil ... know if their weight is related to their meds. If Paxil causes weight gain I'm going to tell my doctor to ... what about side effects? Are they different with Paxil ? I have enough Prozac to last a few days before beginning ... the Paxil . I hope to get some responses before I have to switch ... Prozac, why change? I'd be very careful about taking Paxil . This is just one girl's story but I think it's worth ... I'll lose too much weight. Before Prozac I was on Paxil for 2 years and had problems with side effects the ... list goes on and on. And for all the side effects, Paxil was not very effective in helping to control my depression ... or anxiety. I tried several times to stop taking Paxil but would end up really sick with something like bad ... a psychopharmacologist who put me on a cocktail of Paxil and Prozac in order to gardually wean me off Paxil ... . His words to me were "You cannot just stop Paxil like you can some anti-depressant or anti-anxiety ... homework first. Don't listen to the manufacturer. Paxil is addictive and dangerous. If you ever want to get ... help of other meds. Find out everything you can about Paxil before agreeing to take it so you know what you're...
    ... I took Paxil . I didn't gain or lose weight on it, but I couldn ... I did not have any withdrawal symptoms quitting Paxil . Effexor was the worst for withdrawal out of all...
    ... I will put this as simply as possible. Paxil caused me to gain nearly 50 pounds. The withdrawal ... syndrome associated with Paxil is terrifying and EXTREMELY uncomfortable. I believe...
    ... Hi Maria ~ Paxil didn't work for me. Zoloft does. I've heard weight ... gain stories for Paxil too, though. It's important (I think) to remember...
    ... I did have a really lightheaded feeling on Paxil for the first month or so; very strange, and dry mouth ... Apparently, enough people have had trouble with Paxil and with the withdrawl that folks are trying to get ... everyone. There are those who have done very well on Paxil so I really shouldn't bad mouth it. I just wanted...

  60. Lamictal for depression?
    ... least that's what I think. Apparently she was on Paxil and had the suicidal thoughts. So... Maybe docs are...

  61. Coming off Effexor!!!
    ... long period of time. Look up Effexor withdrawl or Paxil Withdrawl on the net and that should help. Effexor...
    ... long period of time. Look up Effexor withdrawl or Paxil Withdrawl on the net and that should help. Effexor...

  62. Depression what med works good?
    ... I would avoid an antidepressant like Paxil which has a reputation for difficult withdrawals....
    ... but just had to comment on that... I agree on Paxil ... A lot of people say it has bad withdrawl symptoms...

  63. How long did it take to get meds that worked?
    ... drugs will effect everyone differently. I went through Paxil , Celexa, and a few others before any progress showed...

  64. Cymbalta crushes creativity
    ... to crush creativity. I lost my ability to write on Paxil , Effexor, Remeron, there are probably more I don't...

  65. Should I do it?
    ... Should I just quit paxil ? I have been on it for over a year now and before...
    ... First off do not quit Paxil cold turkey for you will get really sick. Meds are ... how are you going to be mentally if you come off of Paxil take care trg247...
    ... I have heard going off paxil is rough. Go slow and play it by ear if you do....

  66. Supporting someone with depression
    ... detached herself from everyone and everything.. She's on paxil and xanax right now for her anxiety and started getting...

  67. Paxil and Want to have a baby
    ... i have PTSD and I am on Paxil . I want to get pregnant next year. I am trying to...
    ... stop i realize i can't function w/o them. I think Paxil is stronger in the anxiety area than Lexapro. I was...
    ... Traumatic Stress Disorder. I have lowered the dosage of paxil I am on with my dr. permission and now I am on the...
    ... Hi, my wife was on paxil when she got pregnant with our first baby. She used...
    ... [QUOTE=dg32;2979385]Hi, my wife was on paxil when she got pregnant with our first baby. She used...
    ... one has and I think it's something every woman on Paxil should know. Every woman on ANY anti-depressant should...

  68. MAOI Patch
    ... Recently, he said I'm TOO depressed, and had me go off Paxil and Lamictal before starting the Emsam. I *think it ... question. (But I'll have more as time goes on) Does Paxil and/or Lamictal put an end to sex? Thank you for...
    ... None of the SSRI type meds were very good for me. Paxil is famous for wiping out your sex drive. Emsam has...
    ... None of the SSRI type meds were very good for me. Paxil is famous for wiping out your sex drive. Emsam has...

  69. celexa
    ... is was 16. I do remember having more energy with Paxil , but it had some side effect that i can't remember...
    ... well first was on effexor xr 75 mg then zoloft 50 mg paxil 20 mg celexa 20 mg and the coming off was the worst...

  70. Sexual Side Effects
    ... drug. Everyone's different... Oh I also heard Paxil can affect your sex drive... With mild depression...
    ... I was on prozac, paxil and zoloft and had no sexual side effects....

  71. Zaps
    ... I first had the Zaps when I tried to quit Paxil (20 mg) cold turkey several years ago. The drs put...
    ... I got Zaps coming off of Paxil . along with the worst flu feelings you could bare ... vivid dreams. It was the worst ever coming off of Paxil . But that's the only time getting them when going...

  72. New to Lexapro
    ... first. Has anyone tried different types? I was on Paxil a few years ago, didn't do too much for me, at least ... effects or weight gain, but like I said, I did not with Paxil or Zoloft. I guess he thinks that the Lexaro's the...

  73. Depression and constant crying
    ... depression for 15yrs (31yrsoldnow). I have tried Paxil , Prozac, Effexor, Zoloft, Cymbalta....yeah, i know...

  74. Depression? or Personality Disorder?
    ... likes her,becuase of low self esteem?They say that Paxil is good for social anxiety. Take care,Sherri...

  75. Help, I can't stop sweating!
    ... take the medicine or I will relapse. I have taken paxil , zoloft, lexapro, and now cymbalta. Help please!!...
    ... problems on Effexor, so I don't recommend that one. Paxil , too, was pretty bad....