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  1. Paxil weight gain/hypothyroid
    ... I know nothing about thyroid issues. But Paxil is notorious for making people gain weight. I was...
    ... I was on Paxil for several months. I felt that it worked for maybe ... doctor wanted me in the hospital to get me off of the Paxil , and on a different med. I am now on Lithium and...

  2. wHAT DO YOU THINK?
    ... dOC SAYS NO. i KNOW IT TOOK OVER 2 MONTHS BEFORE PAXIL STOPPED THE THOUGHTS. i GUESS rEMERON MAY TAKE AS...
    ... freak of nature. I had these kinds of thoughts on paxil and the doc said it was ocd. but this feels different...

  3. Lexapro anyone?
    ... I've been on Prozac, Celexa, Paxil , Zoloft. I finally found the one that works for me...

  4. Paxil vs. Orgasm
    ... I was on paxil for probably about 6 months. Everyone is different...
    ... paxil is a fifty fifty chance whether any sexual issues ... back. This is also why alot of people supplement paxil with wellbutrin trg247...
    ... have no sexual desire at all any more whilst being on paxil - not one sexual thought or image that I see stimulates...

  5. Wellbutrin Xl ?
    ... all) until 7-8 weeks. I'm on 300mg/day. I've tried Paxil , Effexor and Lexapro. All of them killed my sex drive...

  6. hOW LONG?
    ... thoughts. Been on present dose for just 8 days. It took paxil a good 2 months before the thoughts eased. But they...
    ... What is your dose? Did Paxil not work? Im asking as I have switched from Paxil...
    ... paxil worked, but i developed a severe urinary burning. ... Doc couldn't find anything but paxil to blame. So remeron is the one I am trying now. I ... just wonder how long. I take 60mg. the paxil never stopped the ocd, until my doc added 40mg of...
    ... Didn't have them with Paxil but am having them with Remeron, but dont know whether ... to blame Remeron or Paxil withdrawel for them, sorry that didn't help you much...
    ... I had them before I started paxil and before remeron. Just wonder if it is the med or...

  7. cymbalta or lexapro?
    ... every day, have not gained weight so far. I was on Paxil for one week, low dose but my therapist switched me ... to Lexapro because she said I would gain weight on Paxil . There is anxiety at times but I take Zanax to take...

  8. Want to take wellbutrin xl have you gave your doc suggestions?
    ... feelings on weight gain. Even if they gave me say paxil with a medication that prevents me from gaining thats...

  9. Remeron
    ... As I have posted before I am coming off Paxil 40 mgs a day and going onto Remeron 15 mg a day, it ... was deemed by my doc that Paxil wasn't working for anxiety but was for my depression ... so well and now Im so low Im tempted to start the Paxil up again but would need another script soon so she...
    ... going back on Monday and going to demand a return to Paxil after 12 months of hell I am going to be asking for...

  10. cymbalta/wellbutrin with another SSRI
    ... this combo? My doc wants me to start with prozac or paxil . For weight gain reasons I prefer cymbalta or wellbutrin...

  11. Need some help with bad mood swings
    ... on that. Anyone have any advice. Would Zoloft or Paxil help?...

  12. Confused
    ... Am moaning again, was on 40mg of paxil for depression and anxiety. As it wasn't working for ... changeover programme, Just starting week 3, stopped Paxil and now just on Remeron. Dizziness is getting very ... beforehand, to no avail. I tried to tell her today Paxil worked well for my depression an am on a massive downer ... another 3 weeks!!!!! I have gone from 40 mg of Paxil to just 15mg of Remeron (mirtazapine) feeling fed...

  13. lexapro and zoloft.....sex drive?
    ... Everyone reacts differently. Paxil killed mine Zoloft did affect it to some degree...

  14. can't get passed first couple of days with meds
    ... Well everyone reacts differently but paxil made me extremely sleepy....

  15. Antidepressant without sexual side effects!
    ... don;t have sex sideffects like no sex drive. I took paxil which worked great but killed sex drive. I don't...

  16. Lexapro
    ... I had the same reaction. My doctor had me try Paxil next and I had the same reaction, but a little less...
    ... dosage, my weekend was ruined! Ritalin, I wonder if Paxil and Lexapro are in the same family. I dont know much...
    ... doctor actually told me after I got sick from the Paxil "I have nothing left to help you with." Got to love...

  17. Need ideas of what I have..depression/bi-polar, ADD?
    ... I have changed) so I went to Prozac, Lexapro, and Paxil . All had undesirable side effects so I finally found...

  18. Has anyone here been on Remeron ?
    ... Ive just started Remeron, Im coming off Paxil to change to remeron. I went to bed last night...
    ... All-alone]Ive just started Remeron, Im coming off Paxil to change to remeron. I went to bed last night...

  19. CYMBALTA - Any GOOD reports??
    ... feelings of a heart attack. All was well. I had to take Paxil in the past and it too had reverse effects. I told...

  20. Help Please...Questions about Moms depression!
    ... know what to do for my mom. Her dr. put her on Paxil about a month ago and she is still having the same ... feels the anxiety coming on. So she takes low dose of Paxil and Lorazepam daily. Thanks...
    ... magically bring back loved ones gone forever. Paxil itself can bring on anxiety, and lorezepam(Ativan...

  21. can't exercise
    ... the other things I've tried just don't work for me. Paxil , zoloft, remeron, pamelor, gabapentin, desprimine...

  22. Dr's appt yesterday (effexor taper)
    ... Effexor withdrawl I'm experiencing b) said outside of Paxil he heard nothing about other SSRI's causing withdrawl ... c) seemed to believe strongly that the documented Paxil withdrawl symptoms are experienced by relatively few ... people who have been on and try to get off Paxil . I don't want to debate the medical society's stance...

  23. New And Just Need Friends
    ... excessive drinking was self medication. I have been on Paxil for 2 years now and until recently felt great. I still...

  24. Could this be a problem from stopping Zoloft
    ... and then. I know about withdrawel with Lexapro and Paxil but I wanted yall's opinion on this. He's not here...

  25. Paxil
    ... are experiencing withdrawl symptoms from coming off Paxil quickly. I'm guessing that adding Remeron won't ... eradicate all the withdrawl symptoms of the Paxil . As you read this board (especially posts by Sickofeffexor ... ask him/her to read what others have to say about Paxil (and other SSRI's) withdrawl. Seems like the drug...
    ... that it's not wise to make such dramatic changes in Paxil doses. You have to go down by 1 to 2.5 mgs at a time ... stable. It should takes weeks, often months to get off Paxil . To cut by half in the first week is irresponsible ... ve found, you won't be fine. You're suffering from Paxil withdrawal and it is very hard for the majority of ... trouble, you might have to go back to your original Paxil dose and start weaning very slowly. See if you can ... or 2. That's the only way that many can wean off Paxil without becoming terribly ill. If you can't get the ... were me, I wouldn't mix the 2 drugs. I'd recover from Paxil withdrawal and then try to learn from that experience...
    ... I was terribly sick when my doctor took me off Paxil and put me on something else. That was years before ... about withdrawal -- so at the time I was taken off Paxil , I did not know I was suffering from withdrawal. ... prior to that), he kept denying it was related to the Paxil and just gave me more stuff for anxiety. It was a ... nightmare. Seems like from what I have read, Paxil and Effexor are two of the most difficult drugs to...
    ... says, don't know why I can't just add Remeron to the paxil and take both ?...
    ... says, don't know why I can't just add Remeron to the paxil and take both ? Are you taking it with food, such...

  26. babysitting job from hell
    ... the depression.... I gained weight from taking paxil over the past 8 months nothing in my loset fits anymore...

  27. Afraid of taking Wellbutrin...How long have you been on it?
    ... oxetine" seem to be the most effective for me, i.e. Paxil , Prozac, Cymbalta. Don't know why. I did gain weight...

  28. Going off Effexor
    ... experiencing this particular form of hell. c) read the Paxil withdrawl guide (google that one too) not exactly...

  29. What Meds worked best for you?
    ... Ive been on Paxil for about 4 years and Its just not doing It for me...

  30. OCD / Zoloft
    ... Zoloft and had ocd. It's noted to work for ocd, as are Paxil and Prozac. I'm not sure which websites you were...

  31. Telling It All (or most of it)and Drinking
    ... hubby and girls)......She prescribed me Atavan and paxil ..... I basically slept through the DT's on the Ativan ... ..for which I am gratefull....and by the time the Paxil kicked in, the Ativan was gone...which was good BC...

  32. going to friend's house...
    ... your head it will be good for you. I have been on Paxil for 2 years now, and it's not just a magic pill that ... sure do understand your body image issue...even on Paxil ....that is just something that we deal with for lots...

  33. sorry to put this out there
    ... get help. Today I have ben sober for 2 years and on Paxil for as long. Sometimes I think it must be criminal...

  34. Weaning off Effexor
    ... Thank you so much for your weaning process. I was on Paxil for a while and that was awful to come off of. Sounds...

  35. Having weird side effects from Paxil CR
    ... i was once on paxil and had the dizziness problem. after my doctor told ... me to stop taking paxil it took 14 days to stop the dizziness. good luck!...
    ... Hey, there! I have been on Paxil for years! Anyway, when I first started it, My Doc ... re talking about. Now I have no problems with the Paxil and I'm still on the low dose I started with--20 mg...

  36. meds and weight gain
    ... the last time i took meds were in feburay..it was paxil ... since then i took myself off,and now i cant seem...

  37. Lexapro = Always Hungry?
    ... to gain weight. I was already on the first week of Paxil and she said that people do gain weight on Paxil....

  38. Anti-depressants and metabolism
    ... pretty common, especially with the SSRI group, Lexapro, Paxil , Zoloft, Luvox, Celexa and Lexapro. The weight is...

  39. A MAGIC combination! It seems to work!
    ... HORRIBLE. Eventually, all the 'old school' SSRI's ( Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft) do the same thing. They erase you...
    ... HORRIBLE. Eventually, all the 'old school' SSRI's ( Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft) do the same thing. They erase you ... warning. I think I know what you mean.... I've been on Paxil on and off for years, but I was too young to realise ... have severe panick attacks and whenever I got off Paxil they would come back. I'm learning to deal with life...

  40. Tried many different medicines
    ... last 2-3 years I have tried different meds. Prozac, Paxil , Celebrex, Zoloft, Lexapro. None of these worked for...

  41. wanting to start a new med
    ... pregnant and when I was nursing. Since then I tried paxil , wellbutrin, and prozac again all with the side effect...

  42. Antidepressants and Alcohol!! :(
    ... Alcohol and Ad's do not mix. When I was on paxil I drank more then I ever have. I also had a strong ... drink a 12 pack to 18 pack about aday. I stoped taking paxil and my drink slowed way down back to normal. If I...

  43. Acne from Zoloft?
    ... my skin became oily and filled with acne. I was on paxil before that and it made my skin nice. the difference...

  44. Upped Lexapro & Still Not Feeling Much Relief
    ... after a few months of being off Lexapro i was put on Paxil , i gained 30 pounds from that so i got off that as...

  45. Feeling stupid
    ... taking? I also take mine at night. I used to take Paxil , which made me into a total Zombie. The Zoloft is...

  46. can anyone relate to my story...thank you
    ... have gaiend like 45 pounds from when i was taking paxil and lexapro off and on.... i have other issues with...

  47. Going back on an AD you thought stopped working before?
    ... I was put on Paxil and stayed on for over 7 years, loved everything about ... useless. Soooo, I'm thinking about going BACK on Paxil . Has anyone made a switch BACK to a previous med...
    ... for the posts, sounds like I just need to try it. Paxil made me feel real at ease and I miss that feeling...

  48. intro to me
    ... severe, and treatment resistant. I just went off paxil (which didn't really help at all) and back on celexa...
    ... How did you get off Paxil ? Did you just switch to Celexa? If quit Paxil cold ... never heard of anybody who was able to go right from Paxil to another drug (even an SSRI) and not have a lot...
    ... I titrated off paxil and onto celexa. I amazingly enough didn't have withdrawl ... prozac, welbutirn, zoloft, celexa (twice now), lexapro, paxil , and I feel like I'm forgetting another one. I've...

  49. Need To Talk To Someone Who Takes Seroquel
    ... I HAVE BEEN TAKING TRAZADONE AND PAXIL FOR SEVERAL YEARS FOR BI-POLAR DEPRESSION. THE LAST ... OKAY MY DOC TOLD ME TO TRY SEROQUEL, AND STOP THE PAXIL . I WAS JUST WONDERING HOW GOOD IT WORKS AND WHAT TIME...
    ... Did your doctor tell you about Paxil withdrawal? You have to go off of it really slowly...

  50. mom helping son
    ... funny then he is looking at anti depressats such as paxil , prozac, effexor, wellbutrin and many others. The...

  51. Hate vivid dreams
    ... I literally quit taking Zoloft and went back to Paxil because Zoloft gave me these crazy vivid dreams. I...
    ... on video as a teenager playing air guitar. I took Paxil for two years-no dreams...
    ... on video as a teenager playing air guitar. I took Paxil for two years-no dreams Wow, you are lucky! I...

  52. depressed........... help
    ... also. I'am going to call my doc tommarow. I been on paxil and lexpro paxil worked better but got off of it becasue...
    ... choice by seeing your doctor thats the first step. So Paxil worked before for you? What were the side effects...
    ... depressed but they don't know.I try to hide it. I took paxil cr for about 2 1/2 months felt ok but the weight gain...
    ... Paxil can have some nasty side effects; in fact, it's known...

  53. How to know?
    ... feel. For instance I was switching from Zoloft to Paxil and I was so damn moody I dont know if it was withdrawls ... from Paxil or the start-up effects from Zoloft. Give a new...
    ... That is what I was thinking. Paxil was what I stopped too. I am trying an older med. ... I will never go back to paxil . I think part of the thoughts are from changing meds...
    ... Tofranil and they rave about it.... Why did you stop Paxil and how long were you on it?...

  54. lexapro and exercising
    ... extremely fatigued. It's been 10 weeks. I've taken paxil in the past, so I'm sort of gauging all this by my ... experience when started taking Paxil , which, I know, may or may not be comparable. I ... adjusting to the lexapro, even outside of the running. The paxil only took 2 weeks. Any thoughts? pieces, John...

  55. Anti with Buspar?
    ... anxiety which works good. I have takin anti in the past paxil lexapro quit becasue of sideefects.Which would be...

  56. Lithium Takers How Much Weight Have You Gained??????!!!!!!!!!!
    ... suicidal and depressed. he has also been on effexor, paxil , lexapro, you name it. help?kcmom...

  57. Cant Get Things Done
    ... I have been treated on and off for 10 years with paxil and ibprotin and while become less sad and enjoy...

  58. Agomelatine ? new AD, first of its class... any info?
    ... affecting a mere (and laughable) .2% or 2 in 1,000 Paxil users. It's more than 50%! It's not even funny how ... known for years that the distinct characteristics of Paxil made it prone to cause withdrawal reactions when discontinu ... Health Organization data obtained by the class members, Paxil has the highest rate of adverse experiences during...
    ... affecting a mere (and laughable) .2% or 2 in 1,000 Paxil users. It's more than 50%! It's not even funny how ... look I am familiar with your position relating to Paxil , ...and i sympathise with you, but on the same token ... post... but this drug has a different mechanism to Paxil ... also, I didn't just read the companies disclaimer...

  59. Feel that I need meds but afraid to go on them...
    ... they helped. I was on zoloft, and then switched to paxil . I didn't experience any major side affects. But ... I will never go on paxil again due to weight gain and severe sleepiness. Well...
    ... on zoloft 100mg once a day. Then I switched over to paxil 40 mg once a day. Of course I tapered on and off and...

  60. Having those feelings!
    ... long you'd been taking each med. Did you stop the Paxil completely? If so, that would be my guess--any abrupt...
    ... but I wonder why going back to the paxil made it worse? Now I am taking nothing. My doc says ... altogether it wont. This is probably from the withdrawl of paxil . I thoght another ad would mask withdrawl. I dont...

  61. Wellbutrin XL 150 or 300
    ... drug. For instance, even dropping just 2.5 mgs. of Paxil will bring on difficult withdrawal symptoms for the...

  62. anyone?
    ... into a withdrawal problem, so be careful. I was on Paxil just 5 days and the next 12 were pure hell. I had...
    ... thoghts. Just 4 weeks ago it was all under control with paxil . I was having urinary problems, so we tried prozac ... the doctor and she said I needed to go back to the paxil . As soon as i did which was about 2 weeks offf of ... just don't understand not being able to tolerate the paxil that soon. Unless the prozac brought all of this on...
    ... much switching around of meds in such a short time! Paxil , Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin all within 4 weeks?? ... the Prozac? It's supposed to be good for ocd, as is Paxil . BUt of course, side effects can make a big difference...

  63. What to do?
    ... before you find the right one. I went from celexa to paxil to effexor in a matter of months before finding one...
    ... having the constant bad thoughts until I went of the Paxil , then as soon as I went back to it I started having ... bad mood hanging. I just cant understand being on paxil for 3 months and doing ok and now it sends me into...

  64. i'm new here, wanted input about effexor
    ... vitamin B complex. There are lots of other tips on the Paxil withdrawal boards. Dr. Joseph Glenmullen wrote a book...

  65. Help with meds?
    ... urges when starting meds. I was doing better with paxil and my doc wanted to try prozac. Started with thoughts ... as soon as I took it. 3 weeks later went back to paxil and got worse. How could I get worse with a med I ... gone 4 weeks ago. Was having urinary problems with paxil that is why we tried prozac. Is it depression or the...
    ... anyone's mood or physical health. So, you were on Paxil and the doctor just switched to Prozac?! NOT a good ... unusually sensitive in general. Good luck! Check out Paxil boards for tons of stories from others who had a hard ... Check out and read the comments on the Prozac and Paxil petitions to get an idea of what thousands of others...
    ... around you will suffer anymore. I was fine on the paxil until the urinaray tract stuff started. I stopped ... the paxil like a dummy. And went straight for the prozac. My ... me, but I was hurting. But when I went back to the paxil all heck has broke lose. I wonder if most of this ... is paxil withdrawl....

  66. help!frightened about mood/personality changes in boyfriend going off depression meds
    ... you to tell anyway, wouldn't it? When I quit taking Paxil , I felt like my mind wasn't my own - that I couldn...
    ... where others, like a kid who I use to work with was on paxil for five years and he was perfectly fine when he stopped...
    ... others, like a kid who I use to work with, was on paxil for five years and he was perfectly fine when he stopped...

  67. Brain Damage?
    ... What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil , Celexa and Luvox (and now Lexapro), he explains how ... sister now lives with permanent brain damage caused by Paxil . It caused her, after 3 days on the drug, to have ... s only 2 in 1,000. Anyone who knows anything about Paxil , knows that the number they report is laughably inaccurate ... site once, looking for others who may have been on Paxil when they had their stroke. Mind you, this was just ... about Paxil , not to mention the other SSRIs. Within a few months ... got nearly 50 letters from others who had been on Paxil and wanted more information. Some letters were from...

  68. Pain with your depression?
    ... tumors. The scientists tested other SSRIs such as Paxil and Celexa and found they, too, had the same effect...
    ... twice the risk of breast cancer. And those taking Paxil , a reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs), had seven times the...

  69. does anyone struggle with meds?
    ... thoughts and feelings since starting wellbutrin, but paxil was worse. Is it the drug or my condition. Why would...
    ... med. Can it be from going to wellbutrin from the paxil . I will feel alright and then here it comes. Just...
    ... mood swings with severe depression. Lamictal and Paxil made me anxious and agitated. Zoloft made me a zombie...

  70. Which medication has the least side-effects?
    ... concern is insomnia, because of worrying. I took Paxil in the past and it helped with anxiety and sleeping...
    ... moonstruck, how long ago were you on Paxil ? Possibly, you're still experiencing withdrawal symptoms...
    ... withdrawals from certain drugs, most especially Effexor and Paxil , but there are some people who don't. I've never...

  71. Anyone Else Have Ad Work For A Week?
    ... years and have tried multiple antidepressants. Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, etc.... Some made me...

  72. Antidepressant work for a week
    ... years and have tried multiple antidepressants. Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, etc.... Some made me...

  73. Lexapro 40 mg and up
    ... way over the top published dose of both Zoloft and Paxil , and they worked well for them. Eventually they tapered...

  74. Can anyone Help?
    ... naturally, is the best way to go. Have you looked for the Paxil withdrawal guide? Much of the tips there are also...

  75. Side effects of coming of effexor-ugh
    ... Read the Paxil withdrawal guide. There is info on withdrawing from ... with psych meds. It's not just Effexor either. The Paxil and Prozac petitions are also full of comments from ... helped me too. Take a vitamin B complex. Read the Paxil withdrawl guide. Hope you're feeling better soon...
    ... Rough Rough Rough. Spin's suggestion to read the Paxil guide is a good one. Not the same drug but reinforces...
    ... knew what to expect after the doctors took me off paxil . (however neglected to tell me the side effects) ...
    ... water really supposed to help. I'll check out the paxil message now also. Other symptoms I have had from...