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  1. prenatal depression
    ... on em.. seroquel takes care of the insomnia and b4 paxil i just creid and compulsively would shake and imagine...

  2. Anti-Depressants for life??
    ... My husband is on Paxil and has been for about 5 or 6 years now. I hate to...
    ... I'm on Paxil and have been for 4 years now. I've tried to go off...

  3. Doctor just put me on Zoloft
    ... post tramatic stress disorder. Well I was put on paxil and gain 65 pounds, and became psycotic. Well the...

  4. First post here, need advice.
    ... ever. As if someone had just died.. I got started on paxil immediately, and I thank god everyday that I did....

  5. Can't cry
    ... just won't come out no matter how hard I try. I'm on Paxil and was told by my pdoc that it can stop people from...

  6. Anxiety, Insomnia and Depression - what's best for helping all 3?
    ... symptamatic of depression as of late, and i am now on paxil CR.. on good thing about them is that they are time...

  7. New To this board but need ANSWERS!
    ... to a new medication. I have heard good things about Paxil CR, and though Lexapro didn't work for me, it can...
    ... a different medication. I failed to mentioned that Paxil CR and Lexapro are specially tailored to combat anxiety...
    ... friend of mine had anxiety/panic attacks, and used paxil daily, and xanax when she had an attack. That worked...
    ... make me freeze. The lexapro i took helped, and im on paxil now which seem to be working pretty wonderfully. Best...

  8. hi, new.
    ... ago i found a medication that finally worked for me ( paxil ) and it's just amazing to me.. it's like.. this is ... weren't helping... but still nothing compared to what paxil has done for me). is this making any sense?? i ... don't know. a little while ago i ran out of paxil and i kept putting off going to the pharmacy. first ... ps. the *one* negative side effect i get with paxil is that i used to have incredibly vivid dreams (sometimes...

  9. I need help. I'm severly depressed.
    ... you. But I do have friends that do. And they are on Paxil seems to work very well for them. I wouldn't suggest...
    ... there are some that swear by it. I've also heard that Paxil CR can really help combat anxiety and depression....
    ... to hear about your problems. Sounds pretty bad. Paxil , an antidepressant and anti anxiety med is pretty ... I'm sure your doc will give you some type, whether paxil or not. Xanax is also very effective for anxiety...

  10. psychotic depression?
    ... lot by loud noises. What meds are he taking? I'm on Paxil CR, Risperdal, and Seroquel. :)...

  11. Don't know what else to do.. someone help
    ... site like this. I've seen therapists and i've been on paxil for about 4 months now (been on lexarpo and zoloft ... before too which didnt do much). The paxil were doing fine, but quiet honestly lately i feel...

  12. Jnellywest or lsmith1 questions about zoloft?
    ... you guys take zoloft and love it. I am currently on Paxil cr and hate it. My doc wants to put me on Wellbutrin...

  13. Wellbutrin
    ... this board. My daughter has just been switched from Paxil to Wellbutrin and I am interested in hearing personal...
    ... I too have just been switched from Paxil cr to Wellbutrin xl. I have not taken the Wellbutrin...
    ... I too have just been switched from Paxil cr to Wellbutrin xl. I have not taken the Wellbutrin...
    ... this board. My daughter has just been switched from Paxil to Wellbutrin and I am interested in hearing personal...

  14. Make it stop....
    ... zoloft and felt much worse.. eventually i got put on paxil which seemed to do the trick, but only for a few months...

  15. Prozac!!! Help!!!! Prozac!!!!!
    ... know for sure but I have heard the withdrawl from Paxil is 5x worse. Relax, for most I dont believe Prozac...

  16. Effexor XR quitters - help! (Long, sorry!)
    ... and the thyroid/depression connection. I'd been on Paxil for a little over a year. I was put on it by my Internal ... that I only felt good when I drank along with the Paxil . Consequently, the doc took me off Paxil and put...
    ... and the thyroid/depression connection. I'd been on Paxil for a little over a year. I was put on it by my Internal ... that I only felt good when I drank along with the Paxil . Consequently, the doc took me off Paxil and put...
    ... and the thyroid/depression connection. I'd been on Paxil for a little over a year. I was put on it by my Internal ... that I only felt good when I drank along with the Paxil . Consequently, the doc took me off Paxil and put...

  17. Zoloft side effects?!?(please respond)
    ... I'm on Paxil and Neurontin (not Zoloft) and asked my shrink about...

  18. Side effects Paxil cr
    ... and I've not had any side effects. I was on regular paxil years ago and had no side effects either. What dose...
    ... I took paxil cr 12.5 for two weeks without side effects, then started ... gave me lexapro. Lexapro is sooo much better than paxil lexapro makes me feel like I used to....
    ... I took paxil cr 12.5 for two weeks without side effects, then started ... gave me lexapro. Lexapro is sooo much better than paxil lexapro makes me feel like I used to. :) mindy....
    ... neccessarily what everyone else will experience. I was on Paxil CR for a little over three years. 25mg. I felt great ... life. and let me tell you, I am a crier! I took the paxil more for anxiety than depression, but even at a good ... which I take hormones for. During the time I was on Paxil , I went from 125 size 3 34C to 142 size 7/9 36D! ... revalation! But it got the best of me. I went off Paxil CR and tried Lexapro and Prozac, both of which did ... for me. Now I am on Cymbalta, its about 85% of what Paxil CR did for me. Haven't had any BAD side effects perse ... addicted to it. I never felt like I was addicted to Paxil . NOT ONE PANIC/ANXIETY ISSUE FOR THE DURATION ... OF THE TIME I WAS ON PAXIL CR :) Great drug for anxiety for me!...

  19. New to Paxil
    ... Hi there. I've been taking Paxil cr for about 2 weeks now. It definitely helped fast...

  20. Paxil & Memory Loss/Trouble in School
    ... I've been on paxil since I got depressed 3 years ago. My memory hasn ... if it's because of the depression or because of the paxil . I can't remember anything that happened to me before...

  21. Lexapro vs Effexor
    ... Nothing with this either. I am now on Seroxat ( Paxil US). It is working better than the Remeron and Effexor...

  22. Paxil Cr recall?
    ... even hear about this until I read your post. I take paxil cr also...I guess I should be checking my pills. ...

  23. paxil and drowiness
    ... I'm on Paxil CR 37.5 mg and it doesn't make me drowsy..in fact...
    ... bbybyrd, Do you have any side effects from the paxil cr? I just started taking the same thing about 2...

  24. Going off Paxil and sleeping a lot
    ... can sympathize. Sorry, I don't know a lot about Paxil . Seems to me like the best thing is to tell your doctor ... ehydration or overheating, but in your case, maybe it's the Paxil or lack there of?...

  25. Thinking of starting Lexapro
    ... doing well or somewhat like me. I have been taking Paxil CR for a few years but it is nolonger working for ... behaviors. I put on a lot of weight while taking Paxil CR and I can't afford to put on anymore. If anyone...
    ... doing well or somewhat like me. I have been taking Paxil CR for a few years but it is nolonger working for ... behaviors. I put on a lot of weight while taking Paxil CR and I can't afford to put on anymore. If anyone...

  26. sexual side effects ruining my relationship
    ... meds. Prozac didnt change my sex drive at all and Paxil caused some ejaculatory dysfunction. Im currently...
    ... My boyfriend was on Paxil and Buspar and had a good healthy sexual appetite ... get back on them. I think his prescribtion was for Paxil and Buspar together but he is just going to take the...

  27. Skipping doses of Paxil
    ... stopped taking AD's several times over the years and Paxil gave me the worst withdrawals. I felt terrible. ... and it was necessary to see a Dr in order to get my Paxil refilled. I ended up with some newbie from the Mayo ... clinic. He said there are no withdrawl symptoms from Paxil and that I had a cold. LOL But, I insisted he give ... me some Paxil samples and I took one and felt completely better...
    ... One of the warnings on Paxil is to not to stop taking it abruptly (as you are finding...

  28. Warning
    ... i dont have the energy 2 tell. Basically i got on Paxil , 20mg and clonopin .5mg and after a month of insanity ... or got a dog.... guess what i did? while weaning of paxil i got pregnant! I am now almost 6 months pregnant ... I pray constantly, read the bible. Im on 40mg of paxil and 50 seroquel because i didn't sleep nov. and dec...
    ... relief from anxiety with wellbutrin? i want 2 try more paxil . Any1 have any advice? i cant sit still bit 2 depressed...
    ... relief from anxiety with wellbutrin? i want 2 try more paxil . Any1 have any advice? i cant sit still bit 2 depressed ... maybe you weaned off the original drugs, klonopin and Paxil , way, way too fast! Sometimes, when being on such ... inhibitor. Norepinphrine is basically adrenaline!! Paxil is an serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Adrenaline and...
    ... boxes pregnant, but itz sumthin. im starting 60mg paxil , praying hard it duz sumthing. maybe they can take...

  29. New to Cymbalta
    ... I remember the same thing happening when I started paxil so I think it is the same type of thing. So far none...

  30. Was inability to reach orgasm due to Lexapro? Please help...
    ... Funny thing is, I've been on Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Paxil , Effexor, Depakote, Trazadone and Elavil and Lexapro...

  31. will these meds help me through this??? so scared and need help and support
    ... I'm suffering from depression and anxiety. I'm on Paxil CR and Xanax, and I know they're good drugs, but I ... nervous breakdown, or worse. I've only been on the Paxil CR for going on three weeks, so I know it needs more...
    ... :) Sugar, I took paxil for depression and anxiety a couple of years ago and...
    ... I take paxil cr and it's great for depression. I take 37.5 mg....
    ... bottle. They come from up above my friend. Although, paxil (which I am jusy starting to take myself) will help...
    ... think I'm doing all I can, but I've only been on the Paxil (12.5 mgs) for my third week now. I still can't help...
    ... Two or three more weeks and the paxil will kick in. Wishing you well, mb...

  32. The whole story kinda long
    ... but only got negative feedback) and I'm on generic paxil (which didn't work before) but i'm still optomistic...
    ... but only got negative feedback) and I'm on generic paxil (which didn't work before) but i'm still optomistic...

  33. U don't know what it's like until u have been there
    ... it in response to when he was talking about how the paxil will not stop the cravings for vicodin addiction...
    ... it in response to when he was talking about how the paxil will not stop the cravings for vicodin addiction ...

  34. New to board
    ... wellbutrin too and it made me crazy. Right I just started Paxil and it already seems to be working (this is only my...

  35. paxil
    ... but not sleepy tired. I have been taking 20mg of Paxil for a few months, seemed to work some- reliving some...
    ... When I first started taking Paxil CR (12.5mg) I slept for about 2 weeks straight. No...
    ... I too was on paxil but i had to stop i was feeling so dizzi and sleepy...
    ... I take Paxil CR 12.5 mgs and I've just started my third week. ...

  36. Low sex drive
    ... to zero while on SSRI's. I went cold turkey off of paxil and was sicker than a dog! Anyway, now, after a...

  37. didn't drop his stuff off! buspar advice?
    ... But as for the Dr. i got on buspar for anxiety, and paxil for depression, which I tried before but (couldn't...

  38. Experiences of others...
    ... went to him and explained everything and he put me on Paxil . Well, a couple weeks later I went back to my family...
    ... write a prescription. My doctor just prescribed me Paxil without even suggesting counselling or recommending...

  39. Paxil verses Paxil cr
    ... Paxil Cr is a time released version of Paxil. I took Paxil Cr for about 7 months and gained a tremendous amount ... of weight. I weighed 238 lbs when I started Paxil Cr and now weigh around 275 lbs in that short period ... seem to get the weight off either. When I quit the Paxil CR I did so abruptly and please if you ever start ... are terrrible. I still must say however that the Paxil Cr worked great for my depression. I am now on Luvox ... medication, I do not think it works as well as the Paxil Cr did for me....
    ... I took Paxil about 9 years ago, and I'm sorry to say I won't be ... because I had no side effects. I'm currently on Paxil CR, and so far I haven't had any side effects with...
    ... Paxil Cr is a time released version of Paxil. I took Paxil Cr for about 7 months and gained a tremendous amount ... of weight. I weighed 238 lbs when I started Paxil Cr and now weigh around 275 lbs in that short period ... seem to get the weight off either. When I quit the Paxil CR I did so abruptly and please if you ever start ... are terrrible. I still must say however that the Paxil Cr worked great for my depression. I am now on Luvox ... medication, I do not think it works as well as the Paxil Cr did for me. K, I too went cold turkey on this ... another new med though. About 2 months after I stopped paxil I started exercising, not watching what I ate, only...
    ... s hard for me to say if I've gained weight on the Paxil CR because I have an eating disorder. I did gain weight ... when I was on regular paxil though. I was off Paxil CR for 3 weeks because I ran out and had the flu and...
    ... I am currently on Paxil cr. I have not had any significant side effects, ... but the depression go worse, so they switched me to paxil cr. It seems to have helped although i've only been...
    ...
    ... As hard as it is to wean off regular Paxil , it's REALLY hard to wean off the time relase version ... 2.5 mgs at a time. I wouldn't take ANY type of Paxil (Paxhell) for all the money in the world. It nearly ... accident", olr stroke, is one of the side effects. Paxil 's a "powerful vasoconstrictor" that can also cause...

  40. How does your chemistry change over time?
    ... after bouncing from Wellbutrin SR to a combo of SR and paxil , to XL and then the generic, I'm back where I started...

  41. anybody Feeling Good?
    ... though it got so bad I attempted suicide. I was put on Paxil after my first child was born, but quickly went off...

  42. I Hate my Life
    ... how to fix it. I was on zoloft and switched over to paxil for about a year. I gained 20 lbs and went off of...
    ... how to fix it. I was on zoloft and switched over to paxil for about a year. I gained 20 lbs and went off of...

  43. Lexapro question
    ... effects everyone differently.....Maybe 3 years of Paxil in my body screwed me up..I don't know. but Lexapro...

  44. First Panic Attacks now this!!! questions
    ... I took Paxil for a couple years to "fix" my Panic disorder...It ... felt depressed at all....But time went on and the Paxil seemed to loose its power and I started getting panic ... try Zoloft...Zoloft better for depression? Or was Paxil maybe more effective in treating depression? I am...
    ... think it's weird that they didn't try increasing your Paxil when it lost it's effectiveness. What dosages have ... you been on? Zoloft, Paxil , and Lexapro are all SSRIs, which are the best meds...
    ... think it's weird that they didn't try increasing your Paxil when it lost it's effectiveness. What dosages have...

  45. Paxil CR for depression/anxiety
    ... I'm on 37.5 mg of Paxil CR. It's much better then the regular Paxil was. How...
    ... No, but I really liked regular Paxil . CR is supposed to have fewer side effects and less...
    ... up the miligrams that I'm taking. I don't take Paxil CR, but my stepmother does, and she said it took about...
    ... How does the regular paxil and paxil cr differ in side effects? I loved the way regular ... paxil lifted my mood and anxiety (especially social anxiety...
    ... WOW, this may sound funny, but I hope the Paxil CR makes ME gain weight. With depression and anxiety ... I did not have any side effects with the regular Paxil , and so far I've had none with the Paxil CR, but it...
    ... Paxil CR made me go from 238 lbs to 275 lbs in about 7 months...
    ... I had the flu last month and ran out of my paxil cr so was off it for about 3 weeks and I had terrible...
    ... I just started taking Paxil CR and am on my 4th day. So far I have no side effects ... (knock on wood.) I was on regular Paxil a few years back and it worked well for me and I dont ... and was still sick. So, so far I am happy with the Paxil CR, even though its only been 4 days....just happy...
    ... a clear mind to be able to see it. I have been on Paxil CR 12.5mg for almost 3 years. I started it about ... effects. So I stopped taking it and switched back to Paxil . The only reason I don't regret switching is because ... work. I will admit that when I tried to stop taking Paxil cold turkey, it was HELL! I really like this medication...
    ... generalized anxiety disorder and have been on regular Paxil before...back in 1996. But with this situation, ... depression, not wanting to live...so back on the Paxil I went. It's the Controlled Release tablet, though ... on it a week now. Anyone have any experience with Paxil CR? Hi my name will be Help. I've been on paxcil...

  46. Should I seek help?
    ... just to talk things out. Medicine isn't bad; I take Paxil each day and only once a day. Hon, I'm 50 and felt...

  47. New To Effexor
    ... well, I just had my medication changed to paxil cr 37.5 mg one a day. Plus I am supposed to take...
    ... over my emotions, and everything irritates me. Paxil will help with that. If you hadn't gotten a bad...
    ... I started the paxil cr today. I am very sleepy today. I only cried once...
    ... Hi llh973, I hope the paxil works good for you. Sorry to hear that you're still...
    ... increase the dose, but she decided to try another antid Paxil cr. I have only taken it for two days now thought...
    ... was getting worse with the med? Today is day 3 of paxil cr and xanax. I feel somewhat better, although I...

  48. Zoloft side effects
    ... quickly droped the weight. I have tried every SSRI paxil , prozac,etc and have gained weight on all of them...
    ... issue, everybody is different. I started off taking Paxil CR about 2 and a half years ago. The first week,...

  49. stuff
    ... entertain me or oddly keep me focused....I finally went on Paxil and felt better within 1-2 weeks, REALLY felt a difference...

  50. Effexor
    ... increased anxiety and increased ocd. I'm now back on Paxil CR and like before, it seems like a miracle drug as...

  51. Paxil & lack of weight loss
    ... paxil is the WORST SSRI for weight gain its been a proven ... switching to celexa which is considered a lot like paxil just not with the weight gain. Other options are...
    ... My paxil days put 30lbs on me. I switched to effexor. With...
    ... Wow! I never knew Paxil was so terrible for weight loss! I have talked...
    ... Hi, unfortunatly this is a very common problem with Paxil as you may see when you read more on the board. Everyone ... who has had any problems in the memory dept. with Paxil . Take Care :) :)...

  52. Hi Everybody new here . and my story
    ... effexor to zoloft back to effexor on to celexa and then paxil . The last time I went to see my psychiatrist he said ... " Well if paxil is not working is there anything you want to try?...
    ... effexor to zoloft back to effexor on to celexa and then paxil . The last time I went to see my psychiatrist he said ... " Well if paxil is not working is there anything you want to try?...

  53. Lexapro experiences?
    ... yawned alot, but not as much as I used to when I was on Paxil . Other than that, I don't think I had any side-effects...

  54. any others suffer with multiple mental problems?
    ... borderline personality disorder. I'm currently taking paxil cr, risperdal, and seroquel. :)...
    ... possibility that I'm bipolar. I take 80 mgs of Paxil , Lamictal (working from 25mg up to 100mg), and .5mg...

  55. Has anyone gained weight on Effexor XR?
    ... with my weight loss. Thanks! I just switched from Paxil to Effexor a month ago. Paxil made me loose my appetite...
    ... with my depression. My doc just changed my meds to paxil cr and I hope it works fast. I cannot take this any...

  56. depression / Zoloft???
    ... counciling. My councillor decided that I'd switch from Paxil to zoloft to treat my depression better as the paxil ... now and i can't say i like it. I wish I was still on paxil because I can't even really tell if the zoloft is ... Also I'd appreciate any comments on zoloft and or paxil because I'm trying to decide if I should switch back...

  57. Do Meds really help?
    ... others have had success with it. I was on regular paxil and it did nothing. I'm now on Paxil CR and it is...
    ... year ago and that didn't do much for me. Now I am on Paxil CR adn my life has completely changed. I take 25...

  58. Great book for understanding depression and or anxiety!
    ... know Im not the only one going through this.Im on paxil , and well Im not too sure if it is doing anything...

  59. drinking while on meds
    ... wine. Makes me really wonder if I'm the reason the Paxil "stopped" working, if it was because I was drinking...
    ... Makes me really wonder if I'm the reason the Paxil "stopped" working, if it was because I was drinking...

  60. Antidepressant Drug Comparison Question
    ... inhibitor (SSRI). Even within the SSRI's (prozac, luvox, paxil , zoloft and lexapro) some seem to help more than others ... and the full benefit is not reached until 8 weeks. Paxil worked for me but zoloft seemed to make things worse...

  61. even off zoloft - will sex drive ever return? HELP
    ... Ditto here. I went off of paxil because of zero sex drives about a year ago and they ... because of my age or hormones. Instead of taking paxil , I take a benzo for anxiety now. I was thinking about...

  62. Effexor or Zoloft?
    ... For me, Lexapro stopped working after 9 months, but Paxil worked the whole 3 1/2 years I took it - and they...

  63. zoloft side effects?
    ... takes to feel better, so be it, right? I know with paxil I gained weight no matter what I did. Well, I guess...

  64. Please help with Prozac question! side effect
    ... Prozac is not the only SSRI. I take paxil at night and have no problems sleeping. You might...

  65. Recently diagnosed with...
    ... was tremor in my hands. I was put on it along with Paxil , Paxil in the PM and WB in the AM to wake me and energize...

  66. Efferox
    ... system for a while? I just made the switch from Paxil to Effexor. I felt like Paxil quit working or was ... act differently too the medication. Tapering off Paxil was difficult some days, I know I went home early ... throughout my shoulders and back. I was on 40mg of Paxil , my doc dropped me to 20mg for a week then right onto...

  67. How long does it take for Cymbalta to work?
    ... antidepressant to work. With me 2 weeks and one day and my Paxil kicks in. Be patient and just live for the minute...

  68. Decided NOT to seek help.
    ... very minimal side effects. I've tried quite a few.. Paxil , Celexa, LexaPro.. never had any problems. I never...
    ... The only side effect that I noticed was dry-mouth on Paxil and yawn. Everyone is different don't let other's...
    ... The only side effect that I noticed was dry-mouth on Paxil and yawn. Everyone is different don't let other's...

  69. whats your opinion on taking medication for depression?
    ... played with makeup alot, wrote, etc...but zoloft and paxil made me feel run down, bloated, and uninterested in ... after my best friend at the time took himself off of paxil , his withdrawl symptoms were, like that of someone...

  70. it hurts too much to bear anymore
    ... of the same symptoms and I'm here to tell you that Paxil made all the difference.... I would talk more,...

  71. Wellbutrin XL comments?
    ... WAAAAAY up and I lost a bit of the weight I gained from Paxil .. I then switched to WB SR, same sex drive and still ... losing the Paxil weight but...Watch your skin and your hair!!! I lost...

  72. moody @ that time of month
    ... ...I have had friends go through withdrawals from Paxil and Zoloft that you wouldn't wish on your worst enemy...

  73. memory problems depression related?
    ... 20, they had prescribed me pills that didn't work ( paxil and klonopin) so I refilled both bottles and took...

  74. SSRIs and the death of a spirit
    ... With me taking Paxil took away the real lows (depression) but also brought...
    ... lack of motivation on everything I tried: Zoloft, Paxil , Lexapro, and Effexor. I have to say that a combination ... of low dose paxil and wellbutrin seemed to work the best, but I still ... made me gain weight. Even after I have been off of paxil for a year now, my sex drives have not come back....

  75. cymbalta
    ... depression, anxiety and adhd. Have been on prozac, paxil , effexor, lexapro. All worked for a while and then...
    ... depression, anxiety and adhd. Have been on prozac, paxil , effexor, lexapro. All worked for a while and then...
    ... t bother.......... Good luck with it, I also tried paxil and prozac did work, made me paranoid...