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  1. Any thoughts about how long to stay on drugs?
    ... i have been on paxil for 8 years from SEVERE POST PARDUM ANXIETY. I got ... setback, and the severe anxiety came back so I got on paxil again. I plan on staying on it until well, for a...

  2. What do you think..... ?
    ... the studies. The antidepressants included Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Effexor, Serzone and Remeron...

  3. Please answer I need your advice
    ... Well I first went on Paxil CR back on 2003, and I went from 235 to 275 in about...
    ... Did you have problems going off paxil ? I only ask because because paxil has a much much ... withdrawals. That would be effexor, cymbalta, and paxil . It sounds like you're already writing the lexapro...
    ... Paxil CR was like pure hell going off of....

  4. Paxil vs. St. John Wort
    ... does it get to the point where it is extreme? i take paxil and it seems to help me with my social anxiety disorder...
    ... John's Wort makes most antidepressants ineffective. Paxil is a pretty strong med and is meant for a pretty deep...
    ... of studies backing up my experience on that one. Paxil is awesome for "anxiety heavy" depression....I hope ... you understand me, LOL. The problem with Paxil (as with almost all meds for me and this is very unique...
    ... to my primary care doc and got a prescription for Paxil today after a really bad stretch. I just started ... now. Now I am left wondering whether to start the Paxil or give the St. John's Wort a chance. Help!?!?!? ... imo stay with St. Johns and skip the side effects of Paxil ....
    ... me.......SJW was shown to work in "some" studies. Paxil was shown to work in "some" studies. Overall, not ... SJW and placebo....and not much difference between Paxil and placebo. Slight edge to both over placebo. ...
    ... A word of caution on Paxil . It can be a hard drug to get off. There is a lot ... of information out there on Paxil withdrawal. I spent six months weaning off it. A different...

  5. Have a question.
    ... ve been depressed since I was 17 and was prescribed paxil . i went off of it for four months when i turned 19...

  6. Weight Gain
    ... made me gain weight, though... My sister took Paxil and said that made her gain... I'm recovering...

  7. paxil
    ... I cannot help you with Paxil but I do know people respond well to low dose therapy...
    ... Hi! I have been on Paxil 20mg. for years! I also go to counseling along with ... the Paxil which has helped me out--TONS! I think it's a good...

  8. Doc gave me Wellbutrin XL
    ... doc and therapist recommended. The doc brought up Paxil and Wellbutrin XL at first as choices, but my therapist...

  9. Effexor/Cymbalta
    ... started Cymbalta recently while I was getting off of Paxil . Ended up quitting because of vertigo again, but ... possibilies since I haven't had a panic attack (reason for Paxil in the first place). I'm looking into treating OCD...

  10. What's the best anti-anxiety med?
    ... My son has been taking paxil for two years and has had excellent results for social...

  11. Coming off Paxil
    ... Did you quit Paxil cold turkey? I wonder how much what your feeling...
    ... decide that. I think really the only way to get off Paxil safely is while getting on something else. kd...

  12. anyone tried/use Cymbalta?
    ... different i could not tolerate the 2 year long effects of paxil , or prozac. Good luck...
    ... had panic attacks 6 months ago & was originally on Paxil . I've been off everything for about 3 weeks & am...

  13. Does this sound like depression?
    ... surprised to learn that my mother's husband was taking Paxil for anger problems. Anger can be a symptom of depression...
    ... surprised to learn that my mother's husband was taking Paxil for anger problems. Anger can be a symptom of depression...

  14. am I NOW out of options....just want to cry!
    ... you are.I have tried Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Paxil , Effexor,Cymbalt,Zanax,Ativan,and am now trying Prozac...

  15. Keep getting worst
    ... panic attacks for 10 years now and I've tried Zoloft & Paxil too. I'm starting to think the Lexapro isn't working...

  16. If I ever needed you it's now...
    ... ever been in because of medication...specifically Paxil . She's been taking 10mg for about a month and the ... saw the doc today who told her to stop taking the Paxil cold turkey, but continue the Trazedone (prescribed ... for sleeping). From my research, taking Paxil and Trazedone is a no-no, and stopping Paxil cold ... really scared for her. I can't imagine quitting the Paxil cold turkey is the right way to come off of it. But ... Detox. I really think coming down slowly from the Paxil is best, but her dose is still low. Any advice is...
    ... untill you are satisfied she has gotten through the paxil withdrawal/abstinence syndrome and getting the help...
    ... in my younger years I was prescribed paxil and treid it and ended up calling the dr after 1 week...
    ... could be the traz and how much could have been the paxil or the combo of the two. If you could just give...
    ... From a previous Paxil user, I would advise you to take her to the ER and ... get her off the Paxil. Paxil can work for many but for others its been bad. I got ... so bad on Paxil that I even started to get troubling thoughts. The...
    ... i"m pretty darn sure paxil is on of the hardest meds to get off of. :) kj...
    ... i've never been on paxil but i was on celexa for 8 weeks and stopped ct. no ... sedating for me. Sounds like a strange reaction to the paxil . God bless:)...
    ... pain. She is doing really well with the w/d's from Paxil , and and narcotics. She is still in bed most of the...

  17. My 18yr old Daughter needs to get off Paxil...my doc says "cold turkey"??
    ... I agree with the above poster I don't think Paxil has anything to do with it. As for going cold turkey ... on Paxil I have done it with little to no withdrawl symptoms...
    ... was desperate to know what may happen by CTing the Paxil . Now that I know the "real" story she is on the road...

  18. Quick onset depression
    ... into depression. I took xanax as needed and 20 mg of Paxil . The intensity of my depression was severe and it ... quickly (so far). I got fairly regulated on 20 mg of paxil and essentially no xanax unless I had an extremely ... recommended I take xanax regularly and increased my paxil to the max, 75 mg of CR and I started taking lithium...
    ... hi greg, i think your meds ( paxil and lithium) are good, in that one (paxil) is basically...

  19. Reducing dosage of Paxil
    ... I went off 20 mg. of Paxil in 6 months. I needed to cut the pills down to 2.5...

  20. Celexa is making me EXHAUSTED. Normal??
    ... out I tried Lexapro.. terrible for me and so was Paxil .. :((( Olive [QUOTE=justlilme;2876213...

  21. Antidepressant Help
    ... some of them to do differently? I've tried Zoloft, Paxil , Lexapro, Wellbutrin, maybe another one or so. They...

  22. SSRI's and Stomach Pain
    ... the list of unusable anti-depressants, I have tried Paxil (gives me body aches and vertigo), Effexor (drives...

  23. Valerian and lexapro?
    ... it anyway, (no other meds). Stupid doc wont write PAXIL script but gives me lexapro for free. idiot, 200...

  24. Does anyone know which antidepressants are NONanticholinergic
    ... fluoxetine (prozac), fluvoxamine (luvox), paroxetine ( paxil ), sertraline (zoloft); then there are some others...

  25. Feeling worthless lately....
    ... First, thank you for responding. See I was on paxil but due to the weight gain I had to get off...so my ... switched over last week. See he had me ween off of paxil onto prozac. I went through all the side effects ... of going off of paxil (night sweats, vivid dreams, shocks) but I seem to ... be better now with that i am off of Paxil , but now this with prozac...:) Thanks again for...

  26. new to paxil, and i feel BAD...
    ... this bad? I'd call the doctor today. Sounds like Paxil might not work for you. They do say to give it a...
    ... to antidepressants, but I would urge caution with Paxil . There is a lot of information on Paxil withdrawal...

  27. Finding a Medication that doesn't cause weight gain?
    ... Hey all- I've been on Paxil , Buspar, Wellbutrin, and Effexor XR, all at various ... Wellbutrin and Buspar, which aren't known for weight gain. Paxil definitely is. Effexor could go either way. So...
    ... the nausea and vomiting made me lose weight with Paxil and Zoloft. However, after the first month went by ... about 15 lbs on each. I tried Zoloft first and then Paxil . Both times I was only on a single med (this was at...
    ... the nausea and vomiting made me lose weight with Paxil and Zoloft. However, after the first month went by ... about 15 lbs on each. I tried Zoloft first and then Paxil . Both times I was only on a single med (this was at...

  28. 5 Htp
    ... any experiences with this supplement? I've tried Paxil , Buspar, Wellbutrin, and Effexor for depression and...

  29. I'm going to the doctor for depression- what do i say??
    ... recommend avoiding any with bad withdrawal reputations. Paxil and Effexor are two. You could get your doctor's opinion...

  30. Taking oxycodone for depression
    ... sometimes taking years to fully withdraw. Effexor, Paxil and Cymbalta all seem to have a particularly bad reputation...

  31. Help- I'm worried about my brother
    ... had to be rushed to the Emergency room. Then he took Paxil for a few years, which made him a bit better depression ... withdrawal symptoms, though, as he went off of the Paxil , and he said he would never take another anti-depressant ... depression medications that have less side effects than Paxil ? Thanks so much for listening and for your input...
    ... understand him not wanting to take anything after Paxil. Paxil has a reputaion of being on absolute [email protected]#$% to...

  32. Tapering off Anti-Deps Question
    ... hi i just got off of paxil and am definitely having withdrawl symptoms like dizziness...
    ... you tapered down over a long period? I havent taken paxil myself, but it has the reputation of being the absolute...
    ... but they won't be as bad. Main is right, though... Paxil has a rep for being a tough one to get off of. Another...
    ... I spent 6 months tapering off 20 mg. of Paxil . The dizziness was the worst withdrawal symptom. Adding...
    ... Breezes;2840628]I spent 6 months tapering off 20 mg. of Paxil . The dizziness was the worst withdrawal symptom. Adding ... make it easier. Breezes - how long were you on the Paxil for?...
    ... Studio1234;2840788]Breezes - how long were you on the Paxil for? Studio1234, I was on Paxil for a year....

  33. Going back to Zoloft after Wellbutrin
    ... symptoms you're describing. She switched to back to Paxil , although I don't know if that's the best for her...

  34. Question for those on (or were on) Paxil
    ... I'm on 40mg Paxil daily and haven't noticed any significant weight gain...

  35. New antidepression experiment
    ... so down and down I went. My doctor had put me on Paxil 20 mg. years ago and that seemed to help. Then I ... walk is just a therapeutic. Now I'm back down to Paxil 20 mg. and he's added Effexor 75 mg. I don't think ... afford. So now I've decided to continue taking the Paxil and Effexor but maybe augmenting it with other things...
    ... mixing some that are in the same class already (eg paxil and prozac) and even the same with the SNRIs ... this...

  36. New to Cymbalta
    ... I am not on Cymbalta (on Paxil ) but i believe that they all take 4-6 weeks to kick...

  37. Can you drink on Anti-Deps
    ... Well, I did for years. I was taking 20 mg of Paxil and I got to a point that I was putting sometimes ... choice. But, to tell you the truth, I felt that the Paxil made me want to drink because I never drank as much ... before I started taking the 20 mg of Paxil . It seemed to me to give me more of a craving. Anyway...

  38. SSRI's and sleepiness
    ... t take them I get severe depression. I have taken paxil , zoloft, lexapro and more recently for the past six...
    ... t take them I get severe depression. I have taken paxil , zoloft, lexapro and more recently for the past six...

  39. Anti-Depressants and Weight Gain - Need Your Help
    ... caused them to become fat and suicidal; some love Paxil while others sternly warn of its absurd side effects ... depressants. Over the years, I have tried Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Effexor and Celexa and I just have no clue ... remember getting unbearable headaches while I was on Paxil . That was a time when my binge eating was out of...
    ... big problem. When the SSRI's came out, I started on Paxil and gained weight almost overnight. Then I was put ... about 45 pounds even though I was taking 20 mg of Paxil , but I think that was more because I changed the type...
    ... Celexa, wellbutrin, prozac, zoloft, effexor, lexapro, paxil ... ((( i was 140 lbs))) when i started taking antidperessan...

  40. ***...?
    ... anxiety with manic depression. I am currently on paxil for the depression and anxiety, and I also take zopiclone...

  41. Are these physical symptoms of depression?
    ... zoloft, celexa, and lexapro. there're also luvox, paxil , and prozac. then there are the ssnri's (inhibit...

  42. Wellbutrin and Hives?
    ... one other tme a couple years ago and i thinki was on paxil then but im not sure but it is itchty lol...

  43. Grrrrrr!!!!
    ... husband is getting on my nerves!!!:) ok, I've been on Paxil since last august for post-partum depression. I tried...
    ... often. and if you have to stay on that dosage of paxil just to make it through a bit more, than stay on it...
    ... Well, paxil is a pain in the butt, like a lot of medications and ... obviously is relating to those horror stories of paxil . Sure enough, there is some very bad exposure of the...

  44. advice re:prozac withdrawal
    ... month and was on Prozac for over a year. I weaned off Paxil in the fall, but Prozac withdrawals are just the worst...

  45. Prozac taken with Xanax ?
    ... at all because I also have serious anxiety issues. Paxil is supposed to be better for anxiety, also Zoloft...

  46. Do you talk during sleep bc of ADs
    ... I have noticed that when i started Paxil , i have been talking out loud in my sleep. Its funny...

  47. Abdominal Pain and AD Link ????
    ... My internist and gynocologist think it relates to Paxil since i started Paxil two weeks prior to the pain ... experienced this? do you think it could be related to the Paxil . I wouldnt think so since its not really a GI problem...
    ... My internist and gynocologist think it relates to Paxil since i started Paxil two weeks prior to the pain ... experienced this? do you think it could be related to the Paxil . I wouldnt think so since its not really a GI problem...

  48. Can I have some opinions on this
    ... stopped working. I was then prescribed paroxetine ( paxil ) and I felt on top of the world, and was overly enthusiasti ... which I did have initially after the first month on paxil . I am a bit concerned, because people have told...

  49. Prozac weight gain
    ... gained 50 pounds from 16 months of being on prozac and paxil . I stopped taking the paxil in the fall and just stopped...
    ... gained 20 lbs in 7 weeks. I gained 7 lbs in 2 weeks on Paxil . This was all while training twice a day as a college...

  50. Im 21 and very low...Need advice please....
    ... meds do the opposite, they make me want to eat. Paxil made me not want to eat, same with Wellbutin. But...

  51. Is it ECT time for the Pianoman?
    ... supposed to work but I just don't know. My Aunt took Paxil for years and she had a stroke a few mths ago. They...

  52. Depression Or Med Side-affects ??
    ... effects such as these. I"ve tried 3 antidepressants, Paxil , Effexor, and Elavil. I'm now not taking anything...

  53. New Need Help Paxil Withdrawal How Long?
    ... I spent 6 months trying to wean off 20 mg. of Paxil . Finally, a doctor added 25 mg. of Zoloft and I got ... off Paxil without any withdrawal problems. I discontinued the...
    ... you! I am alergic to Zoloft..I was on the med before Paxil and loved it but got a rash all over my body. I guess...
    ... tell you that was one of the worst time of my life. Paxil is a horrible drug and I cant believe any dr would...

  54. Abilify
    ... better than Zoloft, Celexa, Lamictal, Welbutrin or Paxil . Trying to treat depression is really a crapshoot...

  55. So down even with meds
    ... Thing is I don't want to change my meds as I had tried paxil and prozac before and did not have a good experience...

  56. does it ever get better?
    ... horrible. I wish their was a magic pill...i have been on Paxil for 7 years and tried Cymbalta recently but made my ... ...maybe i'll try it again. We also tried upping Paxil to the 37mg but I felt so sedated i couldnt function...

  57. I don't know if I should give up or not?
    ... work then stopped,,, u name it celexa, welbrutrin, paxil , prozac, zoloft, effexor, lexapro, I've been to...

  58. what is this feeling in my gut?
    ... SSRI's/AD's: prozac, zoloft, lexapro, celexa, and paxil . there're also the older AD's (the tricyclics, such...

  59. Paxil cr 37.5
    ... and the side effects are killing me! I tried this Paxil CR 37 today and was so dizzy I thought I was going ... m losing it! Anytime I add anything ot the 20mg of Paxil I already take I get so jittery and dizzy. I don...

  60. Tired of not Sleeping.... Effexor Withdrawal?
    ... Once I got a few good night sleep they put me on Paxil (side effect of sleepiness and Klonopin). However...

  61. Cymbalta success stories?
    ... effects...but I started today 30mg's. I am still taking Paxil since I cant stop Paxil all together....

  62. Those of you on Paxil how many Mg's do you take?
    ... weaned off. If you switch anti depressants go off paxil real slow....

  63. SSRI's, Sex, and "Our" Truths
    ... side effects as well. When it comes to the SSRI's ( Paxil , Zoloft, Lexapro, Prozac NOT wellbutrin and non-ssri...
    ... No sex drive with Paxil , but we still get intimate. I still enjoy teh closeness...
    ... Effexor, Paxil and Zoloft brought my sex life to a halt. My husband...
    ... ssris will do that not sure why.i take paxil i dont care about sex anymore i dont care if i have...

  64. Any Good Medications that helped deal with deralization?
    ... I have been a mess and my current combo of Paxil and Klonopin/Xanax is not helping me. I have been...
    ... issues over the years and the most effective for me was paxil , however, i had major sexual side effects with it ... which was good but definitely not as good as the paxil . i sure wish there was a med. that helped the anxiety ... like the paxil w/o all those side effects. you might not have those...
    ... really sorry that i didnt see you were already on the paxil . you dont say how long you have been taking it, but...
    ... You know, you can go up to 60 or even 80 mgs of paxil . You might need a higher dose. brooke...

  65. Tramadol for Depression?
    ... least aggravating back pain) I stopped taking the Paxil , but use my Xanax - which I also want to ween myself...

  66. Brain Pains
    ... was most noticeable on higher doses or Prozac and Paxil . It really is a shame that it takes so long to diagnose...

  67. What is an anti-depressant that will make you gain weight?
    ... I heard paxil will make you pack it on. It didn't affect me weightwise...
    ... Paxil did not make me gain weight at all, but most people...
    ... My mother gained weight like crazy on Paxil ....

  68. Please Help, just found out i'm pregnant and am a mess!
    ... harmones are rising. My Ob said to keep taking Xanax and Paxil until we know whats going on. Thank you all again...
    ... better today. I am glad to know you do already have Paxil on board. I have a dear friend who went thry 3 pregnancies ... on Paxil --her babies were fine. ALso glad you have the security...
    ... liz, i'm so glad to hear that your fried was on paxil while pregnant and her babies turned out wonderful...
    ... harmones are rising. My Ob said to keep taking Xanax and Paxil until we know whats going on. Thank you all again ... that's a good thing. I know a mom or two who was on Paxil throughout pregnancy and bf as well. Her kids are ... sound like your dose is helping you right now, of Paxil that is. Are you only on 20 mg.? A lot of women...

  69. Lexapro - Has Anyone Tried This?
    ... sensitive to medications I guess. He switched me to Paxil CR. I hope it works as good as the Lexapro (without...
    ... sensitive to medications I guess. He switched me to Paxil CR. I hope it works as good as the Lexapro (without ... the rash:) ). OMG! That's awful, I hope that Paxil will work out better for you! I have been noticing...
    ... type" OTC treatments. It was definately better than Paxil which had horrible side effects. I took St John's...

  70. Lexapro Withdrawal and it's Killing ME!
    ... Ride it out, you can do it. I got off Paxil and Effexor, I didn't realize Lexapro would be that...

  71. Medication: Paxil/Gabapentin/Prilosec
    ... episodes of anger. The doctor has prescribed 20 MG of Paxil once daily, 100 MG of Gabapentin three times a day ... them. In reviewing the medication, I see that both Paxil and Gabapentin are somewhat the same, prescribed for...

  72. lingering colds related to depression
    ... I should note a couple things. I stared taking paxil and zyprexa in 2002 after a serious psychotic epeisode ... stable ever since I started meds. I had to go off paxil in 2004, and had severe withdraws, which I believe ... lexapro, which is working, but admitedly not as good as paxil ... I'm willing to take that since I feel like it's ... safer (who knows) I didnt get sick that much whil ON paxil by the way. It started when I came OFF. Anyways...

  73. Best and Worst medications
    ... Anybody on Paxil ?...
    ... tardive dyskenesia. Prozac did nothing for me. Paxil was my first med, so I loved it for a few years. ...

  74. Dealing w/o meds.
    ... gave in. After 2 awful experiences with Lexipro and Paxil , I was ready to give up again. I tried Wellbutrin...

  75. advice on how to change unwanted behavior
    ... help anxiety (and depression) include Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil and maybe some others. It may be worth it to talk...