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  1. Just need to talk to someone (advice on med's)
    ... antidepressants, oh boy, off the top of my head: prozac, paxil ,zoloft,effexor,celexa,trazadone,elavil,tofranil, that ... most of those were several years ago. The effexor & paxil really really helped, but they ended up making me...

  2. i just wanna stay home
    ... all day.i know its not normal but im hoping when my paxil kicks in i will want to do more cause right now i...
    ... pills, or so called happy pills. I've had effexor, paxil and buspar, celexa and now lexapro...........I hope...

  3. my doc told me meds could take a month to work what gives?
    ... and taking myself off it for a month and i thought paxil takes 2 weeks to start working?but today my doc told...
    ... just be me then im pretty sure last time i went on paxil it took about 2 weeks for me to feel better.maybe ... purple what meds were you on?or are on?i just take paxil 20mg you? :)...

  4. Depression Episode?
    ... of month. What brought me out of it was getting my Paxil 20 mg increased to Paxil CR 37.5mg. You might have...
    ... of month. What brought me out of it was getting my Paxil 20 mg increased to Paxil CR 37.5mg. You might have...

  5. why do meds take 2 weeks to start working?
    ... I just went back on paxil 20mg about a week ago and im feeling some what better...

  6. New and need advice
    ... is be alone.i to stoped taking my meds i was taking paxil and it made me feel better and i stoped taking it...

  7. postnatal depression, why me?
    ... also be brought on when you start weaning. I take Paxil nad trazadone for sleep. I still get stressed out...

  8. cant sleep right anyone else like this?
    ... since ive taken myself off paxil which i should of never done i dont seem to be sleeping...
    ... the past 3.5 years, and its wonderful. I also take Paxil 25mg.CR . Trazadone is an anti-depressent, so there...
    ... helps. :) so your saying that taking meds like paxil at night will make me more tired so i can sleep?...
    ... so your saying that taking meds like paxil at night will make me more tired so i can sleep? ...

  9. SSRIs and compulsive eating
    ... wane after several weeks, so my doctor prescribed Paxil CR, as it's supposed to help make you feel full. Since ... switching to 25 mg of Paxil CR my appetite is back full force, although the other ... thinking I should do that instead of continuing with the Paxil . I'm not sure that the Lexapro effect is actually ... Lexapro was better with the serotonin levels than Paxil is for me, even though my Dr. says both medicines...

  10. tryed to take myself off paxil
    ... Yes, those are all well known symptoms of Paxil withdrawal. To get off of Paxil safely, you must...

  11. Chemical Imbalance
    ... them. Right now I'm on 40mg Celexa. I've been on Paxil , Zoloft, Xanax, and probably a few others in the past...
    ... them. Right now I'm on 40mg Celexa. I've been on Paxil , Zoloft, Xanax, and probably a few others in the past...

  12. Weened myself off Lexapro--anyone else do this? Reactions?
    ... really depressed and angry (the same thing happened on Paxil , but worse) but I thought it was due to a breakup...

  13. Anti-Depressants that can help with fatigue and tiredness?
    ... stress level gets too high. I have taken Elavil, Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft, and Wellbutrin with good results ... I didn't take it early enough in the evening. The Paxil , Prozac, and Zoloft worked well for the general depression...
    ... now in my 50's!) Most of them didn't work at all, Paxil worked the best (for me) but only offering mild relief...

  14. Why,why,why,why
    ... are the meds that I have been put on in the past- Paxil , Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Lithium, lexapro, buspar, remeron...

  15. Paxil side effects
    ... I have no noticeable side effects with Paxil . But I've heard that withdrawal from it is like having...
    ... im on paxil .. YEAH WITHDRAWAL suCKS especially if u do it cold ... did.. haven't been the same since then.. im back on paxil .. im not happy.. blah.....

  16. paxil and chest pain
    ... it. Something inside me keeps telling me that the paxil caused me to have some sort of arrthymia which caused...
    ... Are you taking the Paxil for anxiety? Sometimes people who are having an anxiety ... if all the docs you talked with said it wasn't the Paxil , it probably wasn't. They are experts. There are ... a lot of people out there taking Paxil , and this would not be the first time that "several ... prescribed it, but it is probably okay. What was the Paxil prescribed for? Is it possible that this anxiety...

  17. Help, Friend refuses to try paxil against doctors suggestions
    ... was told by her doctor today that she needs to go on paxil . She was very worried about this and told me she ... drive. But he also suggested in a week or so trying paxil . I was hopeing that if anyone has any person experience ... years -- don't encourage your friend to take the Paxil . These drugs are not great things for all people...
    ... previous poster - don't pressure your friend to use Paxil . It's a heavy duty drug, the side effects can be...
    ... a weaker SSRI, I would still reccomend taking it. Paxil is no good, IMO....
    ... Selective Serotonin Reuptake inhibitor) are new ones (like Paxil ) and are the type of choice for some reason. I do...
    ... doc's advice on that, why is she even considering Paxil , if she doesn't like to take meds? Certainly trying...
    ... I take Paxil and it works great for me. But please respect her ... may have the same effect as an SSRI drug (such as Paxil ). I'm planning to try it myself. Fish oil is a mood ... friend should be aggressive about her problem, but Paxil isn't necessarily The Answer. Therapy is a good start...

  18. What NOT to say to a depressed person
    ... it!! That's my philosophy. No, I don't like taking Paxil every day, but I don't like a lot of things. I just...

  19. Does depression really go away? -rant alert-
    ... you said? Have you tried any of the SSRI's? (prozac, paxil , lexapro, zoloft, celexa, etc). I know with my depression...

  20. Wellbutrin Experiences Anyone? Questions on Side Effects?!
    ... decided to stop cold turkey one day. My dr. put me on Paxil CR instead and I felt better almost immediately. ...

  21. Prozac
    ... Hi, I've tried several anti-d's.......Zoloft, Paxil , Effexor, Wellbutrin...and now I'm on Prozac 20mg...
    ... a bag of symptoms. I've since been on Zoloft & Paxil , other SSRI's, because I had side effects from Prozac...
    ... helped anxiety somewhat, but not enough. I'm now on Paxil (VERY few side effects for me) and Klonipin (a benzodiazepa...

  22. Need some advice....
    ... ) . I am on Welbutrin right now. I have been on Paxil , Celexa, Remeron, Manerix, Effexor, Gabapentin......

  23. which SSRI ?
    ... have any thoughts on which one to go for. Prozac, paxil and effexor are out. So the choice is celexa, lexapro...

  24. Wellbutrin
    ... else. This is the main reason why I stopped using Paxil and so many other medication psychiatrist placed me...

  25. Taking 5 HTP
    ... feeling in the head... so desperate to just pop the paxil again... which is what ill have to do if i cant find...
    ... feeling in the head... so desperate to just pop the paxil again... which is what ill have to do if i cant find ... too. Good luck hope you make it, but don't worry... Paxil withdrawal is not to be taken lightly and can last...
    ... feeling in the head... so desperate to just pop the paxil again... which is what ill have to do if i cant find...

  26. Depression is not mentally ill.
    ... and they were like "What are you on", I told them Paxil and said "Cool, you're crazy just like all of us!...

  27. Paxil/Wellbutrin combo?
    ... I have been taking Paxil CR for a year now (50 mg), and it's truly a miracle ... depression, however. My doc tried upping my dose of Paxil to no avail. Now she has prescribed me Wellbutrin ... , 150 mg, to take in addition to the Paxil . The last thing I want to do is add to my repertoire...
    ... taken both of them - actually I am on Wellbutrin now. Paxil has been very affective on OCD and Panic disorder...
    ... thought MAOI's were the older AD's? I haven't taken Paxil , but I'm on Wellbutrin. I did feel more anxious and...
    ... Paxil is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...

  28. .. can anyone help me ..
    ... its no way to live life, and now im a wreck.. im on paxil right now which obviously isn't working. can anyone...
    ... feelings, I promise you. As for your meds, Ive been on paxil too for around 5 or 6 years, Ive found it has helped...
    ... and tired but its not too bad. i tried prozac and paxil and they were HORRIBLE!! zoloft worked for me too...

  29. Help :(
    ... so a little bit of my background. I've been on Paxil for about two years now. I've been in therapy for...
    ... so a little bit of my background. I've been on Paxil for about two years now. I've been in therapy for...
    ... this down, I'd have to question how effective the Paxil is for you. Perhaps you need a dose change or perhaps...

  30. that did NOT go well...
    ... weight to stop piling on. I had weight gain on Paxil . At first I actually lost weight, but then it increased...

  31. Well, 2 months w/o meds and.....
    ... diorderly board. About 5 years ago, I tapered off of paxil , and man what a nightmare...I went through "rebound ... anxiety attacks. Had to start another ssri, but NOT paxil . This time with lexapro withdrawal, I didn't feel...

  32. Anti Depressant, Easy way out?
    ... It can be a very debiltating illness. I've been on Paxil since 2000. I believe it has really helped me. From...
    ... commonplace for kids below the ages of 10 to be sipping on paxil smoothies, or crunching on zoloft flakes for breakfast...
    ... 10 years now who keep wanting her to take Prozac or Paxil , etc. Why? At first it was because her husband died ... sorry" if she didn't take the Prozac! Then later a Paxil recommendation because she mentioned she got tired ... woman, so I guess she was less aggressive about the Paxil and accepted my mother-in-laws' NO THANKYOU to the ... Paxil , so for now it looks like she has a doctor she can...
    ... commonplace for kids below the ages of 10 to be sipping on paxil smoothies, or crunching on zoloft flakes for breakfast...

  33. ST JOHN'S WORT for Depression Instead
    ... out what is in SJW than it is what is in Prozac and Paxil . And what is in Them causes side effects and terrible...

  34. I have to get off of Effexor...
    ... sick, but worked wonders for my friend. Then I tried Paxil CR and that drove me to almost kill myself, it made...

  35. Just wanted to say....
    ... cause of my depression). Whether it be Lexapro, Paxil or Prosac, I urge you to try it if you need it and...

  36. So confused, I know someone here can help
    ... several years now. I tried several AD's with no luck, paxil , prozac, wellbutrin, celexa, zoloft, and finally effexor...
    ... several years now. I tried several AD's with no luck, paxil , prozac, wellbutrin, celexa, zoloft, and finally effexor...

  37. I like Effexor XL--am I the only one???
    ... me too much, but it did not hurt either. I am on Paxil now I have gained 5-10 lbs on that ? Do not know...

  38. Anyone notice this with Zoloft
    ... I noticed that with Paxil . Maybe it's a side effect of SSRI's. My eyes also...

  39. Hi,Im new and have some questions.
    ... is Stacie and I am 14 years old.I have been put on Paxil CR 37.5 MG.I have been on this for 8 monthes.I was...
    ... It is normal to gain weight as you mature. Was you paxil working other than the fact than you gained weight ... help you. Do you parents know that you're stopping paxil , or how awful you feel? Paxil withdrawal is known...

  40. What Anti-Depressants do you recommend?
    ... drug. Chances are, if your reaction to paroxetine ( paxil , right?) was "minimal" (ie, just the ones you mentioned ... will find a med that works better for you. I was on Paxil once for 6 months, and while I had no immediate side...

  41. Effexor - experiences
    ... have not gained weight on this drug (as opposed to Paxil - I packed on 40 pounds in 6 months on it). The only...

  42. Anyone else suffered for many years?
    ... I've been on all kinds of meds - right now I'm on Paxil and Wellbutrin. My doctor said there is a new medication...

  43. Tired of trying
    ... rant, so, here goes. I've been on a low dosage of Paxil for years now, dealing with depression that runs in...

  44. Just how DO you get off of Paxil?
    ... her withdrawal is not mental -- this is chemical. Paxil , like Effexor, is very very difficult to get off of...

  45. Scared to take Paxil
    ... id be scared to take paxil too my advice dont do it!...
    ... should completely dissuade you. Personally, I took Paxil and it made my panic attacks, more frequent, severe...
    ... reacts so differently to each med. My experience with Paxil was not pleasant and the withdrawl was a nightmare...
    ... I had a really bad time with nausea on paxil . My Dr. also says if you miss one day with most ... meds its not too bad but with paxil you really feel it even after just missing one. ...
    ... a few years ago, i took a 20 mg paxil and within hours was horribly sick... nauseous, weird ... just at a smaller dose. I've heard bad things about paxil ....
    ... everyone for your responses. Still haven't tried the Paxil but eventually I will take it. I have had a couple ... without a migraine and I am afraid that taking the Paxil will make me feel sick again. I do know I need to...

  46. celexa symptom pls help!
    ... of those people that reacts to evrything! ive tried paxil , zoloft, celexa, prozac and celexas the only one i...

  47. People who have taken prozac.....
    ... have tried zoloft(really did not like!!!), lexapro, paxil and effexor...do u think prozac could be a lifesaver...
    ... have tried zoloft(really did not like!!!), lexapro, paxil and effexor...do u think prozac could be a lifesaver...

  48. To all who are getting off AD's...
    ... you read some of the withdrawal threads... Effexor, Paxil -- that will give you an idea of what these meds do...

  49. Trying life without ADs, losing weight gained while on ADs... fighting depression...
    ... or person. None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to have made any...
    ... or person. None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to have made any...
    ... One doctor pushed my mother-in-law so hard to take Paxil , basically, get this, because she got tired sometimes ... when he made her sign a paper that he recommended the Paxil and was not liable in case something happened! I said ... so I said then what can happen if you don't take Paxil ? Nothing, that's what. But we always value and...
    ... One doctor pushed my mother-in-law so hard to take Paxil , basically, get this, because she got tired sometimes...
    ... One doctor pushed my mother-in-law so hard to take Paxil , basically, get this, because she got tired sometimes ... when he made her sign a paper that he recommended the Paxil and was not liable in case something happened! I said ... so I said then what can happen if you don't take Paxil ? Nothing, that's what. But we always value and ... Hello! I can't believe the doctor tried to force Paxil on your mother-in-law. I hope she didn't take it...
    ... Hello! I can't believe the doctor tried to force Paxil on your mother-in-law. I hope she didn't take it...
    ... wretched history of withdrawal problems that Effexor and Paxil have, so you'll hopefully do just fine. And you may...
    ... friend of mine who was there -- and it was during my Paxil withdrawal. I had severe Vertigo for weeks.... and ... complained to my doctor but he did not connect it to the Paxil withdrawal. I figured out the Vertigo/Paxil connection...
    ... friend of mine who was there -- and it was during my Paxil withdrawal. I had severe Vertigo for weeks.... and ... complained to my doctor but he did not connect it to the Paxil withdrawal. I figured out the Vertigo/Paxil connection...
    ... or person. None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to have made any...
    ... weight. I don’t know though. I may have gained on Paxil but I stopped it after 2 months because I got to the...
    ... weight. I don’t know though. I may have gained on Paxil but I stopped it after 2 months because I got to the...
    ... I have been off Paxil for over 4 years and I still haven't lost any of the ... was taking it. Makes me sick to look at myself. Pre- Paxil I weighed 116 pounds. I took it for less than 3 months...
    ... I have been off Paxil for over 4 years and I still haven't lost any of the ... was taking it. Makes me sick to look at myself. Pre- Paxil I weighed 116 pounds. I took it for less than 3 months...
    ... I have been off of paxil for a year now and feel much better. I felt really ... numb when on paxil and would rather get depressed now and then than have ... the side effects of paxil (including no sex drive). My sex drive is slowly...
    ... pharmaceutical companies have marketed Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil and Luvox as 'selective' for serotonin, serotonin...

  50. Question for Prozac users???
    ... taking meds. It really started years ago when I was on Paxil .....from there and about 70lbs. later...here I am...

  51. Anyone know???
    ... m not sure all the specifics of it but she gave me Paxil ...didn't do anything and then Prozac which actually...

  52. Antidepressant Representation in the Media
    ... premise was that a radio DJ was talking Paroxitine ( Paxil ) and a murderer switched his pills with placebos. ... like only desperately depressed people would ever use Paxil . A nurse refered to Paxil by saying, "I'm no psychiatrist...
    ... off. The result? No problems! Same thing with Paxil -- the drug that the particular episode in question ... tell you -- at age 16 -- "they" had me on 40mg of Paxil , and it wasn't working, so they mixed it with a high...

  53. Paxil-cr 12mg
    ... i've been taking paxil 12.5 now for 4 months or so and i'm ready to stop...
    ... i've been taking paxil 12.5 now for 4 months or so and i'm ready to stop...
    ... well i just called my doc to ask him how to get off paxil and he told me not to. he told me it takes 9 months ... to a year for the paxil to work on the brain. sho uld i wait till then or...
    ... Try this group for paxil withdrawal. It is great and people are on it every ... day for advice. I was on paxil for 8 years and tried to get off of it 4 times. Finally ... , with the help of this board. I got the liquid paxil to wean very very slowly and after two months I was...

  54. Paxil/Celexa...help please.
    ... with depression and anxiety. I was later switched to Paxil and experienced horrible withdrawal when I weened ... anxiety problems, but I do not want to go back on Paxil due to the withdrawal symptoms. Any advice is much...
    ... Hi I tried Paxil and it was AWFULL getting off it! I've been on Celexa...

  55. Is it really a chemical imbalance or is it situational depression?
    ... i am on and do i benefit from them, the answer is Paxil , Klonopin (which i take more responsibly) and Trileptal...

  56. Starting Lexapro...weight gain?
    ... I have taken Paxil , Zoloft and Wellbutrin in the past. None of those...

  57. effexor vs wellbutrin?
    ... quite a few years. Before that (1998) I started on Paxil and immediatly gained 30lbs. I've maintained that...

  58. Anger after coming off meds!!
    ... experienced this? My temper is awful now since coming off Paxil CR, I have always been short fused but nothing like...

  59. Anxious at bedtime - how do you cope?
    ... drug or do a combo. I've tried Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil and they all screwed me up with those weird side effects...

  60. Fed up with meds
    ... the order - geeeeez, its been so long..) Lithium , Paxil , Zoloft, Luvox (UGH -I immediately went outside to...

  61. Feeling Invisible and Hopeless
    ... issues to death, and even tried some medication ( Paxil , Xanax - just made me drowsy). Is there a non-medical...

  62. I really need some advice and help....
    ... with both anxiety and depression?? I have been on Paxil in the past and hated it. Thanks...

  63. ok to take two 12.5 mg paxil cr?
    ... just wondering if it is ok to take two 12.5 mg paxil crs, cuz i have been on 12.5 for 1 1/2 weeks and no...

  64. Antidepressants and Weight Gain -- Need your stories
    ... I've been on Prozac, Paxil , Celexa, Trazadone, Welbutrin, Topomax, Ritalin, Clonazepan...
    ... I was on Paxil CR for about 6 or 7 months and went from 238 lbs to ... 275 and I can not get it off now and I have been off paxil for about 3 weeks or more....

  65. what antidepressents are ok?
    ... I believe the tricyclic antidepressants and also Paxil and Remeron are generally the most likely to cause...

  66. Change in meds = increased depression?
    ... much . By the way, I've tried ( in this order) : Paxil , Zoloft, Luvox ( one day - terrible reaction), Prozac...

  67. Can Zoloft Affect Sleep?
    ... another ssri that might not be as activating (such as paxil or luvox). If that fails, you can try a tricyclic...

  68. Coming off Effexor
    ... that I feel now is probably because I am tapering off Paxil because I am out of samples. You are right that the...

  69. Zoloft vs. Wellbrutrin
    ... and depression a few years ago. I then switched to paxil cuz i had to change pdocs and this one preferred paxil ... . The paxil also worked well. All of the serotonin specific drugs ... pdoc decided to put me on wellbutrin along with the paxil to help me lose some weight and improve my sexual...

  70. Please help! Effexor xr=weight gain?!?!
    ... but most don't. From what I've read, Remeron and Paxil are the most likely to cause weight gain. Effexor...
    ... but most don't. From what I've read, Remeron and Paxil are the most likely to cause weight gain. Effexor...

  71. Anybody dealing with adult ADD...
    ... and wonder how you cope with it. I'm already taking Paxil at a pretty low-dose level and have recently started...

  72. Can't get anything going...
    ... depression before. That is pretty much under control due to Paxil , but my other "problem", which I've had pretty much...

  73. Cymbalta
    ... just switched from paxil cr to cymbalta today! Cymbalta is the brand new ...
    ... have more energy and motivation than when I was on paxil cr. Paxil Cr definately helped with my social anxiety...

  74. new here and 1st day on wellbutrin XL
    ... weight loss either. 6 years ago I started taking Paxil as my 1st ever medication and gained 30lbs. Talk...

  75. Paxil-cr 12mg
    ... Hi! I started Paxil CR 12.5 mg. about 2 yrs. ago for P.T.S.D. I had a ... every time I was behind the wheel. :) No fun. The Paxil helped me 100 percent to get back to "myself" again ... Then about a year ago I wanted the generic form of Paxil because the co-pays were getting expensive. The generic ... side effects. (Except when I first started on the Paxil , I had headaches--but they went away after a few weeks...
    ... probably will still have withdrawls from going off of paxil cr. I remember when i went off.. doctor had me actually ... take prozac until paxil was out of my system.. than i quit taking prozac ... great in my opinion! Now im thinking about taking paxil cr again for anxiety.. (social).. only wierd thing...