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  1. bad thoughts at first?
    ... was about to pee constantly. I was taking it with paxil . After stopping wellbutrin the sensation continued ... . Wonder if it was the paxil . I was fine and under control until stopping paxil...
    ... do you think that if i had depressive thoughts from paxil that I will have them from remeron too? I take a low ... am just wondering if the thoughts are just from the paxil . Does that mean I will havbe a reaction to remeron...
    ... depression worse? I don't know what to think. I took paxil before and the thoughts were gone, and then I stoped ... am still depressed or reaction from going back on paxil ....

  2. TMI about birth control, depression, meds
    ... I was on Paxil (had been for 7+years) when I went on a BCP, - the...

  3. anyone want to join the giving up sugar plan?
    ... and still deciding to take the drug. Same goes for Paxil and Prozac. Yes, drugs work differently for everyone...

  4. Celexa vs. Lexapro---Opinions, Please
    ... the side effects. I have never taken Lexapro but Paxil , Remeron, Wellbutrin and Effexor take care trg247...

  5. Switch from Effexor to Wellbutrin XL
    ... Wellbutrin is made by Glaxo Smith Kline, who also make Paxil , a drug that's notorious for it's withdrawal and other ... effects. Glaxo has settled many lawsuits concerning Paxil , but still insist that it's safe....

  6. Friends
    ... that easy, esp when you lack confidence. I take Paxil , also Zopiclone for sleeping, it takes all my strenght...

  7. SEX or Life
    ... symptoms. I nearly killed myself when I quit taking Paxil . A family is THE most important thing in the world...

  8. False Feelings
    ... changed from Citalapram, to fluoxetine and am now on Paxil . Whilst my mind seems to be more balanced, my heart ... heart is screaming *help me* I am sure this is the Paxil effects, I am reluctant to change as in my mind I ... tells me these are false feelings created from the Paxil . This is hard to explain, all the bad anxiety is...

  9. Effexor (venlafaxine)
    ... on Effexor when she was still in the hospital after Paxil caused her brain to bleed for 3 full days. As soon...

  10. Withdrawal from Effexor
    ... lots of water. There is a lesson on the net called " paxil withdrawl" it is very helpful take care trg247...
    ... I was on 60mg of Paxil (which is often compared to effexor) for almost 4...

  11. feeling the worst i ever have!!!!
    ... with other issues, i used to be on lexapro and than paxil ... i gained so much weioght i had to get off them...

  12. Brain Zaps
    ... Check out the Paxil weaning guide. Much of the information is also true...
    ... Spin and psolusny55..Thanks for the info about the Paxil weaning guide. I'll look for it immediately. Also ... patterns are so out of whack. Well, I'm off to find Paxil weaning guides. I really think my dr does not know ... improtantly, thanks for giving me direction about the Paxil weaning guide....

  13. Paxil CR or Effexor XR?????
    ... are so many different choices out there. You said Paxil CR or Effexor CR are the only ones that would work...
    ... good for anxiety w/ depression are Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil , and those are in order of least to more difficult...
    ... I have major depression. I had no success with Paxil . It sent me into mania after three weeks. (First time...

  14. male inability to arouse on antidepressents?
    ... wouldn't be a good choice for meds like Effexor or Paxil , but is for some. See if he will talk to his doctor...

  15. Cymbalta and DEPRESSED!!
    ... to try me on something else. I've already been on Paxil , Zoloft, Wellbutrin, and Lexapro, and we've determined...
    ... .......I will never get off that drug! I will say Paxil , zoloft ect all left me with NO PMS at all. IT was...
    ... with side effects? What happened when you took Paxil and Zoloft? Why did you stop? Weight gain? I...
    ... with side effects? What happened when you took Paxil and Zoloft? Why did you stop? Weight gain? I ... depression. As for meds........ Welbutrin made me SICK!! Paxil was Ok but weight gain Zoloft GREAT MOOD but anxious...
    ... depression. As for meds........ Welbutrin made me SICK!! Paxil was Ok but weight gain Zoloft GREAT MOOD but anxious...
    ... to change med as Cymbalta withdrawl is worse than Paxil withdrawl. let me know how you are doing!...
    ... the other. I am skeptical because I've been through Paxil withdrawal and it wasn't fun. I may need to refill...
    ... suggest Zoloft with the Cymbalta instead. Apparently Paxil and Prozac are two that she said wouldn't be compatible...

  16. how long can it take lexapro to work?
    ... Jabba, don't be scared. When I took Paxil , I thought, so THIS is how this stuff works?! What...

  17. i'm new and in drastic need of some help
    ... officially diagnosed with dysthymic depression and put on Paxil about 4 years ago. in the past year my 8 yr relationship ... can go out. the best part? i have not taken my Paxil in 3 days because i ran out and I can't afford it...
    ... Please read my post to you in a new thread! Paxil withdrawal is causing all of what you're feeling and ... with you know what. That doesn't mean that you need Paxil ! You need some now, so you can wean off of it very ... really should get temporary help with the baby! BTW, Paxil causes weight gain - it's the number one side effect ... weight gain is mostly in the stomach area. We call it " Paxil gutt", but is true for all of the other SSRIs too...
    ... doc, s/he may have samples (hmmm, not so sure about paxil samples, as it's one of the original ssri meds). ...

  18. Was just told Amitriptiline (Elavil) is only for mild depression...confused..
    ... sleep, can cause some constipation too. But, I was on paxil for yrs and gained 30 lbs, and w/d was horrific. I...

  19. Where Do I Find Out How Long Meds Take To Leave Your System
    ... done can be long lasting, sometimes permanent. Paxil was technically out of my systerm within a couple...
    ... drugs are different. Just with the SSRI's alone, Paxil has the shortest half life, a day and Prozac has the...

  20. In a funk
    ... I have been 3 days without my Paxil . Not because I'm trying to quit but because I lost ... afraid because the last time I went too long without Paxil , I attempted an overdose of sleeping pills. I now...
    ... Oh maegsmom, quitting Paxil , cold turkey, is a bad idea as you've found. I went ... can help you? Can you call your doctor and ask for Paxil samples, so you can wean off of it more slowly? If ... PLEASE keep in mind that all of what you're feeling is Paxil induced and you WILL get better. It might take a couple ... said that the last time you "went too long without Paxil " that you overdosed, but did you know that Paxil withdrawal ... here. I just didn't want you to think that you NEED Paxil because you tried to kill yourself. It's what CAUSED ... especially if you take some other drug in addition to Paxil ! Here are some suggestions to help ease withdrawal ... which can 1.) cause anxiety, and 2.) interact with Paxil - in a bad way! It would be best to stay away from...
    ... when i overdosed and now the feelings were due to Paxil withdrawal. i wish i had never been prescribed this...

  21. Zoloft and Alcohol?
    ... attempt. Several people who used to post on the Paxil withdrawal boards, talked about how bombed they got...

  22. depression related?
    ... developed tardive dyskinesia within a week after going off Paxil . Another person still feels the effects years later...

  23. New here, not sure where to begin
    ... stupid and irresponsible things I've heard. When on Paxil boards, many women visited, writing about how unusually...
    ... published in 2005 found that the babies of women who took Paxil and Prozac in the first trimester had a greater risk...

  24. Tachycardia (rapid heart beat) -- scared
    ... internet to voice their concerns. After 12 days of Paxil withdrawal suffering, in 1999, it never occurred to...

  25. Home From Hospital...Some ?'s
    ... had heard someone else's story/stories before taking Paxil . I warn others about it now. I hate to see anyone...
    ... for a year prior to now. Before the Prozac, I was on Paxil , but wound up in the hospital for a suicide attempt...
    ... really thought that they were a good thing, but the Paxil ads/commercials just sounded so good and I figured ... stroke, my brother in law sent me a web site about Paxil withdrawal. Mind you, this was over 6 months after ... wives losing husbands, people in prison because of Paxil induced violent or other behaviors. Then I found ... couple of other sites - same story. And it wasn't just Paxil , although it's withdrawal seemed more notorious than ... of the SSRIs, Effexor, Klonopin and on and on. The Paxil petition was added to the Prozac one and then Effexor...

  26. Newby Hello and advice on depression and employment
    ... how things are going for you. I believe on the Paxil (dotcom) website there is information about employee...

  27. New here and Just plain sick of feeling lousy
    ... Finally went to the doctor 2 years ago and went on 30mg Paxil and .5 ativan which does help both reducing the frequency...

  28. Wellbutrin a.k.a Zyban/Bupropion
    ... the possibilities. For instance, I suffered through Paxil withdrawal and my doctor was no help at all. He didn ... withdraw. It was other users, like me, who developed the Paxil withdrawal guide. Most of us are adults and not...

  29. prozac and ativan questions
    ... Prozac is actually supposed to be good for OCD, as are Paxil and Zoloft. With OCD the dose may need to be higher...

  30. Need help real depressed docs are no help
    ... .doc put me on 1mg lorazepam for quick releif and paxil went up to 50 mg worked great ,i have always been ... with anyone. All of a sudden wow depressed real bad , paxil just stopped working.....saw crazt doc put me on effexor ... either try this cipralex(lexapro) or go back on my paxil .....can i start the cipra;ex or paxil while i wean ... info about drug interaction with wellb and either paxil or ciprolex would be great....i cant live like this...
    ... while still taking the dang wellbutrin or start my paxil again....looks like i have to do this on my own till...

  31. Brain "shocks", what the..?!! Help Please!
    ... I came off paxil and i called it shock therapy.....dizzy ,electric...
    ... Most have trouble getting off certain drugs, esp. Paxil and Effexor. Mellowfish is SO right about doctors...
    ... I have had to go off Paxil for days at a time due to the fact that I can't afford...
    ... It's quite real I can assure you all. I have used Paxil , Effexor, and now Cymbalta and all three have caused...

  32. So I screwed up
    ... weekend? Hopefully these aren't like Effexor or Paxil with stopping. crossing my fingers......

  33. Doctor Results
    ... Russian Roulette with your brain. My sister just "tried" Paxil and she had a massive brain bleed. All of the SSRIs ... withdrawal, etc. Look for other message boards. Read the Paxil , Prozac or Effexor petitions. These drugs aren't...
    ... must be safe to try. Lexapro is an SSRI, just like Paxil and it can be difficult to quit taking, even after ... "just" a matter of weeks. I was on Paxil just 5 days before I quit because I realized it bogus...
    ... defense? When did it become so easy to get them?! I had Paxil in 10 mintues! Most of those I know or read about...
    ... She thought that she had nothing to lose by trying Paxil , so did I, when I took it. When a doctor prescribes ... paralysis, memory loss, confusion, etc., that her Paxil induced stroke caused. She's just one of the tens...

  34. paxil and insomnia
    ... My first thought is that a week of Paxil probably isn't enough time. IMHO, there's also the ... and anxiety, and that treatment with medication like Paxil helps the hippocampus get back to normal replacement ... that takes time. So, like I say, IMHO one week of Paxil probably isn't enough time. Does your psychiatrist...
    ... been on various SSRI's but for the last 2-3 months on Paxil , my sleep has stopped. My doctor just blames the depression ... , I blame the Paxil . I was given temazepam for sleeping with no effect...
    ... and sleep disturbances are a listed side effect of Paxil . As usual, Glaxo has vastly understated its commonality...
    ... be able to sleep. Honestly, every SSRI I've tried ( Paxil , Zoloft, Lexipro, & St. John's Wort) has caused insomnia...
    ... hooked on Xanax and sleep aids. I did not take any Paxil this morning and while I still feel numb and emotionless...
    ... You could have a withdrawal problem even being on Paxil for a week. That's about how long I took it and had ... a bad time of it. The problem with Paxil CR, is that it makes it impossible to break, cut or ... headachey, weird thoughts, etc. You can find the Paxil withdrawal guide and learn a lot more there. Hope...
    ... Hi I'm about a week into Paxil CR and I can not sleep. Last night I slept maybe one ... hour. Before going on Paxil CR I was just on Xanax 2 mg to sleep and it worked ... a panic attack. Anyone experience insomnia on Paxil , Paxil CR or any SSRI when you first started? This...
    ... you have sleep problems BEFORE you starting taking Paxil (or any other SSRI)? And what kind of sleep meds are ... med for awhile. If you do decide to stop taking Paxil though, do it slowly like others here have said. If ... getting some good quality sleep, the side-effects of the Paxil shouldn't bother you nearly as much, at least that...
    ... last night and slept 11 hours. :-) I did not take the Paxil yesterday and do not plan on taking it today. I will ... not go back onto Paxil until I finally hook up with my doctor. If he says...
    ... update...slept wonderfully all weekend long with no Paxil . While I hate taking Xanax to sleep at least I do ... reasonable functioning levels during the day. On the Paxil not only could I not sleep I had this awful fog that ... to talk to my doctor about the side effects of the Paxil and other SSRI's. I had tried Cymbalta and that stuff...

  35. WellbutrinXL
    ... bullet!! I learned my lesson, very quickly, from my Paxil (Paxhell) experience. Some don't learn until they...

  36. starting lexapro
    ... when starting this medication( in comparison to the Paxil I took for two years. After one week on paxil, I...
    ... Beyond that, why did you not just go back on the Paxil if it worked so well? You had good relief from it ... which doesn't really mean anything. Again, if Paxil worked before, why didn't you just go back on the ... Paxil ?...
    ... Thanks for the replies. I thought about asking for Paxil again, but I am concerned with the weight gain. Since ... I've been off paxil , I've lost 30 lbs. Plus if I can stop taking medications ... , I know that paxil for certain gave me horrible withdrawls. The lexapro ... IS working, albeit slower than the Paxil . Like C.L. said, I feel more normal when it is "working ... of the day. It's just been up and down, when the paxil had really harsh side effects during the first week ... Also, I have only been sleeping 8 hours; with the paxil , I sleep like 12-13 hrs. I feel almost normal...
    ... hi john i took paxil for 2 years and felt great got depressed out of no ... ,i think cause its a ssri it should work like the paxil so you like the lexapro Thanks chris...
    ... working pretty good for me, just not perfect like the paxil . Today has been the best day since I started. I ... slight appetite supressing quality compared to the Paxil that made me sleep and get fat. I started taking...
    ... John, I don't know when you stopped taking Paxil . It and it's withdrawal could account for some of...
    ... I stopped taking paxil about a year and a half ago. The withdrawals went ... HTP, to help after I completely weened myself off paxil . You brough up a good point, and I even thought that ... it may have something to do with Paxil . But I'm pretty sure it doesn't. I know the paxil...
    ... jabba. I feel like lexapro is way more gentle than paxil . I've only taken those two. I'm reacting to lexapro ... anything, yet I feel better. I'm not sure if the paxil covered up my problems, it just made me feel super...
    ... thousands of horror stories about all of the SSRIs: Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro, Luvox and Celexa. The negative...
    ... of thing that I'VE been doing for SIX years since Paxil caused my sister to have a massive brain bleed. In ... Doc said no side effects. Great. Much better than Paxil and Effexor which I had been off for over a year....
    ... said, to make any warnings at all. Do you know that Paxil and other SSRIs had NO warning at all, for years?...
    ... best, and my body is getting used to it. I've taken paxil before. The lexapro makes me feel just normal again ... , no weight gain, or excessive sleep. With paxil , I experienced extreme euphoria for 2 months, weight...
    ... meds right up unitl I started taking them. I took paxil for two years, and it treated me well. I weened myself ... of paxil , which was admitedly rough, and then I strated taking ... feel more normal than anything else compared to the paxil , and even the Wort and htp, which made me high. ...
    ... even saved a marriage. I had been treated with Paxil in the past, primarily for anxiety moreso my, THEN...

  37. Help Please: Who Sees A Therapist And Does It Work For Them?
    ... My primary care doctor has me on 25mg of Paxil CR that i have been taken for several weeks and i ... worry/anxiety isn't gone but it isn't as intense. The paxil has kinda made my emotions flat where i feel like...

  38. XANAX withdrawl?
    ... depression is very bad. My new doctor has put me on Paxil CR 12.5 mg and Lunesta 3mg to help me sleep. He recommended ... withdrawl side effects, side effects of starting up on Paxil or am I going through "another hard time"? Any...
    ... think your doctor was real smart in having you start Paxil and cut Xanax at the same time. Oftentimes doctors ... So, it could be Xanax withdrawals, it could be Paxil side effects, or it could be a combo of both. Of course ... would continue taking your Xanax as you have until the Paxil kicks in...as you probably know it doesn't work right...

  39. Nothing Helps...........
    ... all after trying Fluoxetine, Citalopram and now Paxil , nothing seems to work for both anxiety and depression...

  40. How should I be feeling?
    ... not trust everything we hear. You can check the Paxil withdrawal guide for tips on minimizing withdrawal...

  41. PMS with Med change??
    ... you switched to? I had terrible bleeding issues with Paxil ! Hope you are feeling better soon!...
    ... plus for me because I've been thru withdrawal from Paxil and I hated it! Keep me posted. Chris...

  42. Question about getting help
    ... at time of birth. So many women used to post on the Paxil sites I was on, about the very difficult time their...

  43. Anti-Depressants and Neuro-Transmitters
    ... treated my depression for many years, wanted me to try Paxil or Zoloft but by then I said "No thanks" I'll stick...

  44. Has anyone not had a bad experience going on or coming off Effexor?
    ... is the absolute worst of all the antidepressants. Paxil comes in at a close second. Effexor most common cardio...
    ... is the absolute worst of all the antidepressants. Paxil comes in at a close second. Effexor most common cardio...
    ... just won't happen. Years ago, not long after our Paxil run-in, a whistle blower who worked for one of the ... were closed. Sadly, that's what happened to the best Paxil support board. Others have sprung up to take it's...
    ... info easily. I'm sure there are Effexor Effects and Paxil Problems posts lurking and waiting to be started by...

  45. Withdrawal HELP!(Effexor)
    ... slowly. There's a lot of good information in JB's Paxil withdrawal guide. Much of it relates to Effexor, all ... often takes months to completely get off drugs like Paxil and Effexor. Good luck to you. My heart goes out...

  46. Starting Paxil and quite worried
    ... nearly 10,000 signatures and many comments on the Paxil Petition. Know too, that the petition isn't advertised ... , so most people who've had trouble with Paxil , don't even know about it. The signatures there, ... who would sign it if they knew about it. Go to Paxil withdrawal sites. You'll find many people who wish ... or Dr. David Healy, for starters. It's not just Paxil withdrawal that can be so bad, but the many other ... sexual dysfunction, abnormal thinking and on and on. Paxil nearly killed my sister who had a massive brain bleed ... I could talk to you for a week straight about Paxil horror stories. I've got a small mountain of literature...
    ... Hi allsorts, Paxil has helped many people. I take 10 mg's of lexapro...
    ... nearly 10,000 signatures and many comments on the Paxil Petition. Know too, that the petition isn't advertised ... , so most people who've had trouble with Paxil , don't even know about it. The signatures there, ... who would sign it if they knew about it. Go to Paxil withdrawal sites. You'll find many people who wish ... or Dr. David Healy, for starters. It's not just Paxil withdrawal that can be so bad, but the many other ... sexual dysfunction, abnormal thinking and on and on. Paxil nearly killed my sister who had a massive brain bleed ... I could talk to you for a week straight about Paxil horror stories. I've got a small mountain of literature...
    ... I must be the only person who thinks Paxil is rubbish and non addictable. Didn't help depression ... anxiety. After Citalopram and Fluoxetine i relied on Paxil to help, for me it was rubbish, after all the horror...
    ... I know people who have been on Paxil for years with no complaints. Every anti deppresant ... signatures is a lot but it makes me wonder how many times Paxil is prescribed an educated guess it would be in the...
    ... I tried Paxil a few years ago and I never felt so weird. It does...
    ... petition. So, no, most people who had trouble with Paxil , have not signed the petition. I've never heard of ... one single person who had success with Paxil and didn't also have trouble and I don't just mean...
    ... grains of salt. Millions of people HAVE been helped by Paxil (quite a number have even pregnant and given birth ... and nursed babies while taking Paxil ) because the "alternative" was NOT an alternative ... depression, AND it's maybe got an easier taper than Paxil (or Effexor). There's nothing to say that you will...
    ... The person who started this thread isn't even taking Paxil yet. She came here to hear the comments of those ... who've used Paxil . I'm one of them and my sister is another. Both of ... with brain damage and partial paralysis. Scarey? Yes, Paxil IS scarey. When most people are hit by the harsh ... very, very slowly. Knowing that there are sites for Paxil withdrawal sufferers, where she can find a weaning ... guide, will also help her. Denial about Paxil 's dark side won't benefit her. She came here for the...
    ... so i had to do something and my doctor prescribed Paxil CR 25 mg and i have been on it for several weeks now ... i had i thought for sure was a side effect of the Paxil but i have to say that it has really helped me so...
    ... I do know 'how it all goes' if you get me. But paxil is something I'm worried about. I'm not sure whether...
    ... relief. Well, you've read what I had to say about Paxil . I would seriously recommend that you go to Paxil ... which is fine, but you really have to know more about Paxil before you take it. You'd then be so far ahead of...
    ... question for Spin444, is it only paxil that you are against? I agree that one should try...
    ... I didn't and I should have known better. Heck, if Paxil was so dangerous, wouldn't I have heard about it? ... research. My first initiation into just how dangerous Paxil was is when my brother in law sent me a very active ... site that had a message board for Paxil sufferers and those going through withdrawal. There ... sounded just like me! I just couldn't believe that Paxil was still on the market. Those who might defend the...
    ... I did do some research on paxil and in my finding I found the results for both anxiety ... but nobody wants to get fat) so I was more keen on paxil . But now as I have been informed of some rather nasty...
    ... Hi Allsorts, just in case you might still consider Paxil , weight gain is it's number one side effect, same...
    ... Hi Allsorts, just in case you might still consider Paxil , weight gain is it's number one side effect, same ... That's exactly what I searched, but weight and paxil on most of the message boards I went on didn't seem ... tomorrow, and I shall tell him about my concerns about paxil ....
    ... message boards you were on. Sometimes people still on Paxil , those who haven't tried to withdraw, do, like some...

  47. Medication for Depression
    ... puts children or teens on Prozac, and young adults on Paxil , Zoloft and Lexapro. Elderly on Zoloft. Right now...

  48. I love my new med...
    ... doesn't do it he has his favorite med in mind which is Paxil . So we have a backup in case this doesn't work out...
    ... goody, you should know that Paxil has been banned in 5 countries, for those under 18 ... . Paxil is not safe, especially for children. The FDA announced ... always said that I wouldn't give my son one hit of Paxil for all the money in the world. Paxil didn't make...
    ... Center for Drug Evaluation and Research says that Paxil is not recommended for children under 18, and then ... on to say that a doctor is qualified to decide if Paxil is needed in certain cases. It also says that the ... is based on 3 studies (3?) in which children taking Paxil were found to have more dark-related thinking, and ... There's a difference between ideas and desires. Paxil has been on the US market for over 14 years. It also...

  49. Chucking Meds
    ... very interesting. I remember when they started the Paxil one - they had thousands of signatures in a very short...

  50. So unmotivated
    ... with knowledge, comes power. I used to be several Paxil withdrawal boards where a few users would post, defending...

  51. I need help
    ... tidepressants, paradoxically. I found that out when I tried Paxil . I hated how it made me feel. I thought to myself ... attitude. She had a massive brain bleed after 3 days on Paxil , an SSRI, just like Lexapro. She lost her job as the...

  52. Wonder if my thinking is helping or hurting
    ... have been addressed. I have 6 siblings. One tried Paxil . One of my cousins tried Prozac. I have a very large ... suggestions for safe help. Will everyone who takes Paxil , let's say, kill themselves? Of course not. But, like...
    ... to make an informed decision. Most people who take Paxil and Effexor, for instance, are completely unprepared...

  53. Does anyone get better?
    ... class of drug in its history, than the SSRI class, Paxil , in particular. I've called the FDA several times ... , to report something about Paxil and they've said, "Oh, another Paxil call". Some...

  54. PLEASE READ: Been on Paxil CR for 11 days and feeling like crud!
    ... neurological". Everything you mention are side effects of Paxil . Yes, you DO need help, but you DON'T need to be ... too. My husband tried to convince me to stay on Paxil because he knew that I was having trouble and, like ... was safe and effective. I knew, within days, that Paxil was bogus. When I tried to quit taking it, after only ... drug actually IS addictive. Nice! The problem is, Paxil CR cannot (should not) be split or shaved. Anything ... to wean off. Maybe you'll need to switch to regular Paxil to do that. I don't know if they still make the liquid ... since you've "only" been on it for 11 days. A little Paxil is still a LOT of Paxil and the changes that it causes...
    ... Spin444 Wow, I did not know about Paxil . My husband is on Lexapro and it seems to help. ...
    ... now. The symptoms you're having make me think maygbe paxil isn't the AD for you. I have been on lexapro and...
    ... Paxil withdrawal can happen even after one dose. I've been ... visiting Paxil message boards for nearly 6 years, since my sister ... use) and have talked to many people who quit taking Paxil after fewer doses that I took and had the same exact ... thoughts of suicide (I had not had those thoughts pre- Paxil ), etc. It really has nothing to do with an addictive ... personality, something I don't have anyway. Paxil withdrawal can happen to anyone. Cheryl, Lexapro ... is aslo an SSRI, in the same class as Paxil . The side effect profile is nearly identical and...

  55. Another depressed newbie
    ... more agitated on antidepressants, esp. SSRIs, like Paxil , Luvox, Lexapro, Celexa, Prozac and Zoloft. Dr. Ann...

  56. is it okay to still be crying after being on meds?
    ... off all the medications, but it scares me. I was on paxil and went off slowly.. as per the docs instructions...
    ... medications. The last experience I had was going off of paxil where I ended up with brain zapping and vertigo.....
    ... to hear about all of your problems, especially your Paxil experience. I felt VERY suicidal while going through ... support. One would think that, after all these years of Paxil withdrawal horror stories all over the internet and ... about it. Effexor's withdrawal is as bad or worse than Paxil 's, for many users. There's a chance that you won't...
    ... through withdrawal. I was involved in writing the Paxil withdrawal guide. We've received so many letters ... but it's not quite as common or severe as that of Paxil or Effexor, for instance. I hope that you're one...
    ... the reputation of being perhaps more difficult than Paxil to taper off from. Share with him what you have learned...
    ... should do so. After my experience of coming off of Paxil , I should be talking to them. I find myself lately...

  57. Hi. Yeah, I'm new.
    ... dysthymia (minor but chronic depression) and I took paxil for years with great results, but the weight gain ... but I'm just not responding as well as I did with paxil . I refuse to switch back and I'm really having...
    ... Wellbutrin does not work as well as anti-depressants like Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft....and more. The SSRI anti-depressant...
    ... Lindsay, this is my first time here. I also took Paxil plus other meds for Fibromyalgia & gained 45 pounds ... 5 months. I am now taking Effexor in place of the Paxil & it has helped more than the Paxil, plus a added ... you & you would like to try something else besides Paxil . Good Luck, & hope you will be feeling a lot better...
    ... Lindsay, this is my first time here. I also took Paxil plus other meds for Fibromyalgia & gained 45 pounds ... 5 months. I am now taking Effexor in place of the Paxil & it has helped more than the Paxil, plus a added ... you & you would like to try something else besides Paxil . Good Luck, & hope you will be feeling a lot better...

  58. AD withdrawal and "brain zaps"
    ... searches on withdrawal sites. There are a couple of good Paxil ones. Someone said that they thought being on Effexor ... suffere withdrawal if she quit taking it. I was on Paxil just FIVE days and suffered incredibly through a horrific...
    ... researching. It's a big no no. My cousin was on paxil for three years and asked her Dr. if she could try...
    ... to help you out so you can ween off of it slowly. Paxil was the hardest for me. Took me 3 months to get off...

  59. Effexor XR Nausea
    ... nausseau on effexor (I take same mg.) than Zoloft and Paxil . Just be patient.... give yourself couple of more...

  60. Okay I'm ready to try again
    ... my husband has low serotonin and is doing well on Paxil , but others don't, but at least he knows low serotonin...

  61. How much longer will this last
    ... doctor knows of this, I am waiting for CBT, and taking paxil , 40 mg a day, also temazepam for sleeping(with no...
    ... psychiatrist prescribing for you or not? 40 mg. of Paxil isn't a real high dose, and there are other meds that...
    ... "AllAlone", Paxil could be making your original problems a whole lot ... worse. Any amount of Paxil is a LOT of Paxil , but 40mg is about he average dose of 20. A perfect ... indicator of just how powerful Paxil is, is the even a 2.5mg drop can bring on the withdrawal ... at each lowered dose for at least a week. 40mgs of Paxil IS alot of Paxil. Have you read the list of neurological...
    ... doctor knows of this, I am waiting for CBT, and taking paxil , 40 mg a day, also temazepam for sleeping(with no...
    ... one good day means 6 bad days Doctor just says Paxil will work, and you are getting CBT when they have ... etc and after trying Citalapram and fluoxetine, the paxil should work? Ive told her diff, and finding a new...

  62. 2 weeks on Paxil- daydreaming and not able to focus. Normal side-effect?
    ... I've been taking a small dose of Paxil daily for the past 2 weeks and I have been very 'out...
    ... I hated Paxil . The withdrawal nearly killed me. My sister had a ... available on the internet or from your pharmacist. Paxil can, like all of the SSRIs, make a person feel tired ... it until you get used to the drug. Nothing about Paxil , Zoloft, Prozac, Lexapro, Luvox or Celexa is "normal...
    ... there, How were the first 12 or so days on the Paxil ? I'm wondering because what happens with the small...
    ... volcom, If you do some searches on Paxil withdrawal sites or message boards (for any SSRIs ... Health Organization) got far more complaints about Paxil than any other drug in its history. Now, think about...

  63. Can Someone Tell Me How Paxil Cr Made Them Feel The First Week?
    ... paxil and other Ad's can take up to four weeks and as long ... as six weeks to work. Hopefully paxil is your drug and you will feel much better than you ... are now. I was on Paxil for a while can not remeber which one off hand, the...
    ... withdraw by not giving you the meds. I hope the paxil works for you. I wish you happiness and good luck...
    ... Paxil has been a life safer for me!!! Please take it as...
    ... I tried several AD's before I was given Paxil (not the CR) I do feel better on it than the other...
    ... the pharmady" Debjean, do your own research on Paxil . The withdrawal definitely IS something to worry about ... receive all of the information you need when you get Paxil ! If only that were true, my sister wouldn't be severely ... I wouldn't have gone throught twelve longs days of Paxil withdrawal HELL! Pharmacists and doctors RARELY give ... adequate warning, even any. You HAVE to visit Paxil withdrawal websites. THAT'S where you find the real ... story. Paxil 's a terribly powerful drug who's withdrawal is horrific...
    ... My doc put me on paxil like 5 years ago. I took it for several months and ... and it also don't have the bad side affects that the paxil does. Good luck to you :)...

  64. I'm Stuck in a Depression Time Warp
    ... please go see about getting your doctor to give you Paxil as it was working for him and felt it couldn't hurt ... understanding. The problem? He lacks serotonin and the Paxil replaces it. Just like I lack thyroid and take a replacemen ... t pill, he takes the Paxil for serotonin. It took 6-8 weeks for it to build up ... people we know tried Zoloft, but ended up changing to Paxil . My husband has had no side effects at all. After...
    ... please go see about getting your doctor to give you Paxil as it was working for him and felt it couldn't hurt ... understanding. The problem? He lacks serotonin and the Paxil replaces it. Just like I lack thyroid and take a replacemen ... t pill, he takes the Paxil for serotonin. It took 6-8 weeks for it to build up ... people we know tried Zoloft, but ended up changing to Paxil . My husband has had no side effects at all. After ... helps!!! thanks to you too, dwallech. I've heard of paxil and what it can do for you, but that is one I've never...

  65. Is Paxil Cr A Bad Drug To Take??
    ... people that it takes a slooooooow taper to go off Paxil later on, that's the usually mentioned problem. ... somewhere, lol? I know quite a few moms who take Paxil and are fine with it....
    ... nothing scientific to back it up. It is true that Paxil can be one of the harder drugs to wean off of. But...
    ... some terrible disease. I wish i woudn't have look up paxil because know i have negative thoughts about it and ... twitch i have i will automatically think it is the paxil . I guess i need to stay positive because if this medication...

  66. supplements along side antidepressants
    ... my head and body is already going away. I've taken paxil before for two years, and lexapro seems to be alot ... on my body; it doesn't feel like a drug compared to Paxil . Does anyone find that liquid fish oil is better...

  67. I'm so lost... and please read!
    ... also. I cry several times a day. I recently started Paxil CR but it hasn't kicked in yet. I'm so tired of feeling...

  68. Paxil withdrawal or Wellbutrin effects?
    ... Sunny I would have to lean more toward the withdrawel. Paxil is a tough one to get off of. Be careful and good...
    ... It sounds like Paxil withdrawal. You should slow down your taper. Go...

  69. finding the right AD
    ... are/were on. Are they also SSRI's (such as Lexapro, Paxil , Prozac, etc)? Have you talked to your Doctor or...

  70. Trying to decide whether to take meds..
    ... going on for a long time). In the past I've taken Paxil (made me anxious) and Zoloft (caused insomnia and...
    ... Personnaly my mom takes paxil .... personnally i am a psycologist..... before refering...

  71. bye bye Zoloft
    ... withdrawal isn't nearly as bad for most people as that of Paxil or Effexor. Still, it's not always easy and often ... to try to stay focused on getting well. There's a Paxil withdrawal guide on the internet if you do a search ... you. There are people talking about withdrawal on Paxil withdrawal message boards. I can't leave them here...
    ... s common truth. Even when I was in the throes of Paxil withdrawal and called my doctor, he denied that what ... I was feeling was related to Paxil at all. He said that there was no withdrawal problem ... she was still in the hospital recovering from her Paxil induced stroke! When I confronted him about the fact ... that Paxil had caused her stroke and that Effexor's side effect...

  72. Suddenly senstive to AD's?
    ... suffer with depression and anxiety. Have taken prozac, paxil , zoloft, lexapro....... All worked fine at the time...

  73. Which antidepresant to take?
    ... first ones you try, oh and i would avoid seroxat ( paxil )...

  74. Can;t stop from crying
    ... awhile. I have used Lexapro, Amiltriptoline(sp?) and Paxil . I have done well on all of them. It sounds like...

  75. Derpessed please read
    ... helped. I was in a depressive state for 5 years and on paxil for 4 of it. Im recently (last year) med free and...