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  1. Isn't there any happiness left in the darkness
    ... depression..i cant seem to find anything..i have been on paxil , celexa, lexapro, cymbalta and now am on welbrutrin...

  2. New to Paxil
    ... Hi Tertree, I am taking Paxil ..the controlled release kind. I have been on it since...
    ... Hi: I have been on Paxil for the last five months or so, the normal release ... and still do. I lost a lot of weight while taking Paxil and the sleepling meds, close to twenty pounds or ... so. Paxil is one of the more stronger sedating AD's, for some ... effects can be brutal. I am currently on 50mg of Paxil plus a bunch of others and I can almost tell you the...

  3. 4 days into Effexor XR and I'm quitting!
    ... first place. Let us know how your doing. I take Paxil Cr now and it has helped a great deal and I have now...

  4. Anyone given up on anti-depressants?
    ... wellbutrin, lexapro, effexor, geodone, depakote, paxil , zoloft, and many more. Nothing has really worked...

  5. lithium, wellbutrinXL and paxil
    ... I am weaning myself off paxil --from 3 to two....
    ... Lexapro and Zoloft made me gain weight. I was on Paxil for 1 month and then got pregnant so weaned off. ...

  6. A letter to my past
    ... began, mind you this is also when I started taking Paxil which I still believe the two are related, so I started...
    ... Celexa, Clonzipam, xanax, zoplicone, zyprexa, remeron, paxil . With these drugs my weight dropped by thirty something...
    ... staying asleep, paranoid thinking deep depression Paxil 20mg and Zoplicone - the headaches were gone but sleep ... started cutting, paranoid thinking, deep depression Paxil 30mg and Zoplicone and Xanax(.5) - sleep was a little ... still cutting'paranoid thinking deep depression Paxil 40mg, Zoplicone,Xanax(.5mg), zyprexa - pretty much ... better, cutting gone, depression slowly getting better Paxil 50mg, Zoplicone, Xanax(.25mg),zyprexa- pretty much ... the same but the anxiety was increasing steadily Paxil 50mg, Zoplicone 7.5mg, Xanax 1mg, Remeron 30mg - sleep...
    ... very happy about this either. Anyway now I am taking Paxil , Remeron, Xanax, Zyprexa and Zopliclone. I have two...
    ... Zyprexa before? Have you ever tried to swap out the Paxil . I took it for 1 1/2 years, then it went sour ... them for the next several months. I cold turkey'd the Paxil and finally eventually got out of the depression on ... that again. Anyway, thought I'd mention about the Paxil . It gave me wierd things in my neck and shadows too...
    ... the zyprexa was helping in that area. To stop the paxil now would be difficult and there is no way my doc ... to happen soon though. I tried Celexa before the Paxil and it did not work. So off to see the new therapist...
    ... three more weeks. Right now I am on the following: Paxil , Zyprexa, Remeron, Seriquill, trazadone, Lithium....

  7. cymbalta
    ... I haven't tried from the SSRI's I think. I liked Paxil but only was on it short term so didnt get the weight ... effects. I'm hoping the Prozac may work like the Paxil only without the weight gain, otherwise I'll be going...
    ... remember if it helped me - I could not take serzone and paxil helped quite a bit but I gained lots of weight...too...
    ... passes. Everyone is different. I've been through Paxil withdrawal and feel like I can do just about anything ... well and haven't had problems like I did with the Paxil . So this is my personal experience and it may...
    ... previously including effexor, celexa, prozac, or even paxil ...could be I was always on low doses... Best wishes...
    ... for whatever reason for my weight gain just as was paxil and celexa two years ago.....I wish I had not taken ... it's going to take 1-2 years to get it off - after paxil and celexa I gained 60 lbs and it took two years to...

  8. Stopping Lexapro and Starting Wellbutrin XL
    ... tapering off or switchign antidepressants? I was on Paxil for years, switched to Cymbalta, and now will have...

  9. Are Any Of You On More Than One Med?
    ... original question, on a daily basis I take 40mg of paxil , .75mg of xanax, 7.5mg of zoplicon and 10mg of zyprexa...
    ... been on them all at one point or another....Prozac, Paxil , Wellbutrin (lost too much weight and I'm already...
    ... I'm currently on 37.5 paxil cr, 3 mg risperdal, and 400 mg of seroquel. But I ... 've been on zyprexa, paxil , wellbutrin, haldol, and cogentin all at the same...

  10. counselors
    ... just like that, "I'll write you a prescription for Paxil ". I said heck no!!!! I'll deal with it. I'll only...

  11. Lexapro Isn't Working - What's Next???
    ... works out. I'm guessing your doctor might put you on Paxil next, as it's similar to the Lex. Or, you may want...
    ... got the impression 20 was the max dose??? As to Paxil - That's what I started with initially and the same...

  12. seroxat and dormicum
    ... Or - paxil and midazolam... Hi, Do you know of any interactions ... between these drugs? Can a person using seroxat ( paxil ) respond slower to midazolam?? Thank you for your...

  13. AD's without the crappy side effects?
    ... that is right for you. My mom had great luck with paxil for a 6-month stint after my father's death. Other...

  14. 3rd day on Lexapro - need some advice
    ... I have had immediate side effects from Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft. For example, the first few days I took ... I didn't have side effects. For me, except for the Paxil , the side effects went away fairly quickly. A week ... who said see your doc if they don't go away. With Paxil , they had me on it a month to see if the side effect...

  15. Paxil Again...
    ... I recently weaned off of Paxil and it was a horrendous experience. Paxil withdrawal ... are so many alternatives. I'm really concerned about Paxil - I'd only use it if nothing else works....
    ... Hey,there! I've been on Paxil 20 mg. for about 3 years and I'm very happy with the ... results! I'm afraid that Paxil gets a bad rap and scare people! It's like anything ... please feel free to ask! How long have you been on the Paxil now? :D Kym...
    ... Is it ture that Paxil is not safe???? Now i really dont want to take it...
    ... [FONT=Palatino Linotype]I took Paxil for a year or two. It worked very well. Through continuing ... something with less sexual side effects or something). Paxil is still a great drug, as safe as any out there on...

  16. WEIGHT GAIN from EFEXXOR????? H-E-L-P
    ... effexxor and is thin as a rail, another friend who takes paxil without a weight issue... bottom line they all effect...

  17. Memory Loss
    ... Trileptal 300mg, both twice daily. I just started Paxil again and I'm taking 30mg daily but Monday I increase...

  18. Alcohol & Antidepressants
    ... increase the effects of alcohol. A friend of mine was on paxil and when she drank, she passed out, no one could wake ... It was really scary. She finally quit taking the paxil because she didn't need it anymore. Actually, and ... I have heard this before, sometimes drugs like paxil increase one's desire for alcohol. At least it did...

  19. Can You Become Immune to Your Antidepressant?
    ... since 1993 because of side effects. Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil , Wellbutrin, etc. If one med is not working I will...

  20. I just... just...I don't know.
    ... thing I could bear taking regularly was Prozac and Paxil . Paxil seemed to have helped the most but made me...

  21. Cold turkey from meds.....anyone else
    ... I quit paxil , xanax, lithium & cymbalta I had problem with paxil...
    ... I quit paxil , xanax, lithium & cymbalta I had problem with paxil...

  22. Depression Medicine Help!!!
    ... well first they put me on Paxil and that just made me even more tired; that's it....
    ... Even if i stopped taking Paxil like 3 days b4 i started taking Prozac>...
    ... it depends on how long you were on the paxil , i have read that it can take a few weeks for it to...

  23. Taking Prozax and Paxil at the Same Time
    ... there ghave different effective? For instance, the paxil does something that the prozac doesnot...nad vice ... Prozac seems to work with everyday situtations. On Paxil however, I get nervous and somewhat 'implode.' I am...

  24. How do you know you're ready to discontinue antidepressants?
    ... meds. if they are working for you??? I have been on Paxil for 3 years and it is working for me. I have NO plans ... dog. As for me, I have talked to my Doctor about Paxil and he said that I'm fine on this. I trust my Doctor ... that my meds. are working so I'm fine staying on the Paxil . If and when I need to change, I will WITH my Doc...
    ... I decided to go off my meds paxil , xanax lithium & cymbalta been off of everything 1 ... month except paxil and I've been off it for 5 days. I feel the same now ... down, I don't know if this is related to stopping paxil or not both problems with the blood pressure and stoppage ... of paxil seemed to run together....

  25. Driver Going Back To Work
    ... taken everything from buspar, st johns wort, zoloft, paxil , prozac, lexapro, cymbalta, lithium to xanax and back ... to paxil with no results for my depression but staying home...
    ... back to work now and said he feels muck better but paxil is helping him he says. good luck to us all.......

  26. Wellbutrin..Please someone help!!
    ... stuff), You will probally have a seizure!!! I was on paxil and i gained weight and i have the sexual side effects...
    ... depression. I had taken it before in a combination of Paxil and Wellbutrin. It worked better for me than just ... the Wellbutrin or the Paxil . Everyone is different and I for one am more sensitive ... afraid you are to take the Wellbutrin? In some places Paxil has caused so much controversy that only Psychiatrists...
    ... been thru atleast a dozen different kinds. I was on Paxil twice. The first time I gained 20 lbs within just ... antidepressants. A few months after I stopped taking the Paxil I lost the weight. However, when I tried it again...

  27. Vagus Nerve Stimulator for treatment resistant depression
    ... doing better with the VNS. and i am still taking the paxil along with it. i will tell you now that there are...

  28. switching from Paxil to Paxil CR...anyone else?
    ... I switched to Paxil CR toward the end of last year. I didn't have any ... withdrawals from regular Paxil and it helped me greatly. The regular Paxil kept wearing...

  29. New Here, 2nd day on PAXIL...
    ... Hey,there! I've been on Paxil , 20mg. for a long time now. I had a major car crash ... made an Appt. with my General Doctor. He put me on Paxil and it seemed almost overnight I felt better. Each...
    ... that's with any med, remember that! I don't take Paxil but my dad does and I know it's helped him. :)...
    ... Welcome to the boards. I currently take 40mgs of Paxil ,I have a severe form of major depression disorder ... still have not had a actual diagnosis. Anyway for me Paxil was better then Celexa as far as the side effects...
    ... Hey,there! I take my Paxil at dinnertime. I remember having headaches for about ... this mess. My son is my joy & life! ;) Anyway, the Paxil is a very good thing for me and I'm very happy it...
    ... Hi there, I am once again back on Paxil . I was diagnosed as Depressive by my Doctor 2 years ... suffering in silence a lot longer) and was prescribed 20mg Paxil daily. It had an incredible effect on my life and ... considered these a small price to pay for how much better Paxil made me feel. My life changed massively as a result ... of Paxil and as things were going so well I weaned myself off ... So it's back to the sleepness nights once more with Paxil , I am trying herbal remedies to sleep but I am not ... do is do everything you can to beat this thing. If Paxil is helping you then do not worry about what others...
    ... this mess. My son is my joy & life! ;) Anyway, the Paxil is a very good thing for me and I'm very happy it...

  30. Opinions about Effexor
    ... ahead in my future. I had bad luck withdrawing from Paxil . But right, now, things are looking up for me. ...

  31. Paxil....?
    ... tell you if you are feeling worse after a month then Paxil is not for you. Contact your doctor right away....

  32. I am new and scared!
    ... depression and anxiety disorder. I was currently on Paxil but came off it because it made me gain alot of weight...

  33. Living with Depression
    ... started out on st. Johns wort, buspar, switched to paxil , then zoloft then wellbutrin then prozac, lithium ... , cymbalta,lexapro, xanax, back to paxil and now have quit all for four weeks now, I had some ... dizzy side effects from quitting paxil but tapered off by taking one when I felt strong effects...

  34. first med review tomorrow
    ... does not work anywhere near what it use too. The paxil there is no diffrence at all since the increase,...
    ... psych what was going on and he increased my meds.... paxil to 40mg and added zyprexa/zydis to the mix along with...
    ... the new meds supposed to help with that? Wasn't it paxil that seemed to start your self-injury tendencies?...
    ... psych what was going on and he increased my meds.... paxil to 40mg and added zyprexa/zydis to the mix along with...

  35. lexapro weight
    ... understand how the PI sheet for Lexapro (or Celexa or Paxil or whatever SSRI) can say there are no "clinically...
    ... hi there i was on paxil for about 4 years and i am 21 years old and i gained...

  36. It always hurts
    ... years now. I have had some success with medication, Paxil to be exact, but have been off of it for about 8 months...

  37. depressed with nobody to turn to
    ... a lack of seratonin. Zoloft did not help, but the Paxil has helped tremendously. They also told him they might ... medication would be best suited for him and the second, the Paxil worked and is still working for him. I look at...

  38. How long do ADs take to decrease REM?
    ... I have been on paxil and zoplicone for over three months and what I get...

  39. Newbie with a big problem
    ... has nothing left in his bag for me as I have been on Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Effexor, Buspar, Lithum...
    ... has nothing left in his bag for me as I have been on Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Effexor, Buspar, Lithum...
    ... Were you just on Paxil or Paxil CR? The reason I'm asking is because when I was on ... regular Paxil it did nothing for my depression but when I was switched ... over to Paxil CR it helped. I was on Wellbutrin before and it did ... I first got depressed I was on 5 meds at one time ( Paxil , Wellbutrin, Trazadone, Haldol, Cogentin). When I...
    ... Hello chris49. Nice to meet you. My mother uses paxil - she has really seen great results with it. I am ... I saw such awesome results in my mother from the paxil that I asked my doctor about it, and she told me absolutely ... not because the paxil would throw me into an unstoppable mania! I have ... diagnosed bipolar had been given the chance to try paxil and how it worked for them. It seems to be such a...
    ... The very first SSRI that I went on was Paxil and it was like a miracle. My dose started at 20mg...

  40. Effexor questions?
    ... depression and anxiety. This is a HUGE change from Paxil (which wasn't working), in that th drugs have the...

  41. Can you relate?
    ... opportunity, and it is especially short on cash. I take paxil to get through the day, but not sure it is quite working...

  42. Antidepressant success stories?
    ... like I was existing. So then.... my doctor put me on paxil . That was okay at first, but didn't seem to get me ... well being.... so my doctor added wellbutrin with my paxil . The two seemed to really work well and I was begining ... to laugh again. My doc decided to take me off of paxil because of the 'sexual side effects'. Coming off ... of paxil for me was a complete nightmare. I experienced vertigo...

  43. Sad
    ... various types of anti depressants ranging from prozac to paxil and now on wellbutrin. My head swims... All I want...
    ... just been breaking down. I just recently went off of Paxil and this too could have some effect. (I am trying...

  44. Withdrawal from Antidepressants??
    ... I was on different anti-d's for the past 10yrs... Paxil , Zoloft, lexapro, Prozac...on and on. I went off them...

  45. New here
    ... antidepressants and the only ones which seemed to help were Paxil and Lexapro. For the first few days after I started ... taking Paxil I felt so relaxed and peaceful, wanted to sleep all ... I might possibly lose the 70 lbs I gained while on Paxil . I've been off Paxil for over 4 years now but still...
    ... i never attributed it to depression. i've been on paxil for 1 month and really haven't noticed any change...
    ... took me about 6 weeks on new meds. I do know that Paxil is given to many people. I have heard it is a good...

  46. am I depressed?
    ... or just stressed??? I remember the doctor giving me paxil when I was about 17 years old but I thought that I...

  47. Help Please!!!!!
    ... depressed. I went to see my family doctor and he put me on Paxil but it wasn't working and I went back to him. I told...
    ... very well said bbybyrd. I started Paxil and began to cut wonder if they are connected take...

  48. AD questions
    ... most dr's would suggest the morning but my dr, I take paxil , said to take it at night so I would not have to deal ... with the fog that paxil put me into and it would help me sleep..which it doesn...

  49. Lexapro...is this normal???
    ... before I was taking it. :) :) In the past with Paxil , it took effect right away. Was thinking it would...

  50. can someone explain?
    ... She started on Paxil 20mg's for 6 weeks. There was a little improvement...
    ... doctor today to tell her to take me off the 30mlg of Paxil because I haven't stopped sleeping all week (my main ... depression. So now I need to start weeing off the Paxil at the same time I'm beginning to take Lamictal, a...

  51. ADs for sleep disturbances...
    ... I am on paxil for an AD and I take Zoplicone to fall asleep. I...

  52. scared of life!!!
    ... where i am. it is really depreeing. i take 30mgs of paxil . and i also take my seizure meds,yes i have have sever...

  53. working hard to change things but still somehow lost.
    ... I never felt any better though. The Doc gave me Paxil . It had such a dramatic effect it scared me. Sleep ... and culture. As all this occured I stopped taking Paxil . But now I am struggling, the tiredness comes again...
    ... Hi S1980 :) Have you considered taking the Paxil again? It's not a problem with you not being able ... deal with life, it's because you have depression. The Paxil helped your mood so it helped you to cope with everything...
    ... looks very likely that I will be going back on the Paxil . The struggle is getting unbearable without it. ...
    ... things have gotten unbearable for you. I hope the Paxil works out for you. I think that is a great idea...
    ... nights did you go without sleep while you were on Paxil ? I would be a little concerned about this, as lack...
    ... reply to your question. When I was first prescribed Paxil I took 1 tablet every day, 20mg. I had sleepless nights...
    ... wonders when I lay down. Anyway, my doc perscribed Paxil for me, although I wasn't so sure I should take due...

  54. Wellbutrin? Does anyone take this?
    ... I just switched to Wellbutrin from being on Paxil CR for approx 2 yrs. I really liked the Paxil but ... sweats. I am hoping I will lose the 20 lbs I gained w/ Paxil . During the first week I can tell you that I am feeling...

  55. Zoloft + sleep medication?
    ... Hi: I take paxil , xanax and to help me sleep zoplicon, I still do...

  56. starting antidepressants. Help!
    ... my butt kicked by the side effects. Then I went to Paxil which I am still on mind you it has been increased...

  57. AntiDepressants and Weight Loss
    ... this post helped. I've heard from many people that Paxil and Zoloft are two of the worst offenders for weight...
    ... this post helped. I've heard from many people that Paxil and Zoloft are two of the worst offenders for weight...

  58. To sickofeffexor: please read
    ... I accidently jumped onto ness21's thread about " paxil and alternatives". I shouldn't have done that, but...

  59. Alternatives to Paxil
    ... talked to your doctor?? I've been reading a lot about Paxil and I'm horrified. I've taken a lot of SSRI's and ... they all work in slightly different ways. Paxil tends to make you kind of lethargic. It made me gain ... can't give you an exact answer. If you go off of Paxil , be prepared for some awful withdrawal symptoms -...
    ... I gained weight on Paxil and I gained a lot of weight on Effexor. The Effexor...
    ... Paxil is horrible!!! My psychiatrist said that paxil always makes people fat- she refuses to prescribe...

  60. Constant pressure in the back of my head - please help
    ... help, but I can take it only rarely. I have taken Paxil , Effexor, Serzone, and other stuff, but nothing helped...

  61. Lost
    ... a bunch of others to go along. I started to take paxil a couple of months ago and about a month ago I started ... can concentrate on something else. I am on 30mg of paxil , xanax three times a day plus medication to put me...

  62. How does 5 HTP compare to Zoloft, Paxil etc
    ... How does 5 HTP compare to Zoloft, Paxil etc? You can buy the 5 HTP vitamin in stores that...

  63. can't work, can't not work
    ... stressed out college student), and I hated the way Paxil made me feel-- numb and emotionless. I am a very...
    ... stressed out college student), and I hated the way Paxil made me feel-- numb and emotionless. I am a very ... dr and therapist than when I had insurance. The Paxil may not be the right med for you if you are all numb...

  64. Questions on Wellbutrin
    ... instructed to take it in the morning. I am off the Paxil b/c it caused me to gain 20 lbs. I am hoping the ... Diet & exercise were NOT working as long as I was on Paxil . Back to the Wellbutrin, the only side effect I have...

  65. emergeny - urgent! electrical impulses jolting through brain
    ... been taking various ssri's for the past two years... paxil , then lexipro, then celexa, and on to effexor. they...
    ... been taking various ssri's for the past two years... paxil , then lexipro, then celexa, and on to effexor. they...

  66. cymbalta
    ... about 9 months and like it. I too gained weight on Paxil . Cymbalta tends to be weight-neutral for most people...

  67. bad experience w/ citalopram(celexa)
    ... were to severe. Luckily my doctor switched me to Paxil which my body seems to tolerate better. take care...

  68. How do you help someone who won't help himself??
    ... like he's in a fog. I'm trying to get him to try Paxil because I've heard that it has better results, but...

  69. My little depression "check-off list"
    ... drug, food, other bad habit)?? (YES, going through Paxil withdrawal, which is horrible, also sugar withdrawal...

  70. what would happen if I just stopped taking prozac?
    ... divorce and self esteem and anxiety issues now) trying paxil (I had every side affect imaginable) to zoloft which...

  71. Anyone have success on Zoloft????
    ... some meds until i found the right one and that was paxil cr, it worked wonders for me but like i said before...

  72. Answer this question about Lexapro..PLEASE
    ... because my situation is kind of weird. I just weaned off Paxil , an experience that was hell on earth. Paxil caused ... sweets like you wouldn't believe. While weaning off of Paxil I started Lexapro, which seems to be helping, but ... yet since it really takes several weeks to get over Paxil . So far I have to force myself to eat, and when I ... bunch of SSRI's - Prozac made me lose weight/appetite, Paxil made me gain, and the others didn't seem to have an...

  73. Have some questions
    ... About 2 years ago, I was put on Paxil , by my doctor. I do not cry, in front of anyone, ... thing bother me, which I shouldn't. He put me on Paxil , and it did help. Also, Xanax, at times, not every ... to that dark period again. I don't want to take Paxil , it took me a long time to loose 20 pounds, and I ... alternatives can I ask for? Had tried Wellbutrin, with Paxil , no difference. My doctor listens to me, and I ... would like to suggest something in the place of Paxil . I know I need it, don't want to continue to this...
    ... certainly don't like the depression/anxiety feeling. Paxil works, but I would be numb. Probably would think ... girl's situation will straighten itself out, (under Paxil influence), I know that is not true. She needs my...
    ... they all work differently with everyone. I hated Paxil , it did not work for me at all either. Take care...
    ... on this? That is what I want to avoid, and with Paxil , I got those feelings. Even though it did help, just...
    ... About 2 years ago, I was put on Paxil , by my doctor. I do not cry, in front of anyone, ... thing bother me, which I shouldn't. He put me on Paxil , and it did help. Also, Xanax, at times, not every ... to that dark period again. I don't want to take Paxil , it took me a long time to loose 20 pounds, and I ... alternatives can I ask for? Had tried Wellbutrin, with Paxil , no difference. My doctor listens to me, and I ... would like to suggest something in the place of Paxil . I know I need it, don't want to continue to this...

  74. Lexapro and Alternatives
    ... antidepressants that were similar to Lexapro. Zoloft, Paxil , and Celexa were the main three that he mentioned...
    ... the lexapro a shot. When my doctor first prescribed paxil in 1997, I was very hesitant to take it. I even filled...

  75. Five years and finally relief with Wellbutrin
    ... etc. I finally decided to go and get help. I tried Paxil first (didn't help) and now I'm taking Wellbutrin...
    ... etc. I finally decided to go and get help. I tried Paxil first (didn't help) and now I'm taking Wellbutrin...