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  1. Recently diagnosed..prescribed paxil...
    ... I have not been on Paxil , but have read that it is one of the hardest to get ... to treat it asap. If you're not comfortable with paxil , there are many other meds the doc can prescribel...
    ... hey i take paxil !!!! it made me gain about 10 pounds! thats not too ... tiredness alot sooo yea! if i were u i wouold take paxil hehe...

  2. MAO Inhibitors
    ... SSRIs were you tried on? The SSRIs include: Prozac, Paxil , Luvox, Zoloft and Celexa. Also, were you tried...

  3. what antid.s cause no sexual effects?
    ... I have been on Paxil for 7 years and stopped taking it this past May. ...

  4. The natural approach
    ... yrs old and was on various drugs for several years. Paxil and Celexa mostly. I got sick and tired of the side...
    ... yrs old and was on various drugs for several years. Paxil and Celexa mostly. I got sick and tired of the side...

  5. headache.. tired.. sick stomach?!
    ... it's a disney movie.. last time i stopped taking paxil i was also emotional so i think these are all withdrawl...

  6. Effexor-xr to an SSRI (Paxil, or Celexa)
    ... the problems that I've read about. I'm currently on Paxil 37.5 mg. Effexor was doing great for me but my blood...

  7. Effexor-XR with an SSRI?
    ... time, is anyone also taking an SSRI like Celexa or Paxil with the Effexor-xr, if so, how much of the SSRI did ... small amount, (10-20MG) of an SSRI like Celexa or Paxil , to boost the efficacy of the Effexor-xr as the added...
    ... reading? haha... I do the same... I added 10MG of Paxil to my 300MG of Effexor-xr this morning, and I can ... would perhaps like to go to a full 20MG tablet of Paxil along with the Effexor-xr, so we'll see where that ... me. Like you, I may acctually want to go back on Paxil 20-30MG instead of taking Effexor-xr all together ... transfered onto 20 or 30MG of an SSRI like Zoloft or Paxil , from taking Effexor-xr 300MG for a little over a...

  8. Remeron-its all gone wrong!!
    ... didn't do a thing. Went to a specialist...put me on paxil , wellbutrin xl, and clonazpam at night for sleep,...

  9. weird reaction to celexa
    ... affects (was on zoloft (tired, headache, nausea) and paxil (wired at first) but this seems wierd. I'm scared ... that the paxil i was on has damaged my brain! It took me almost...
    ... I don't think the paxil has damaged your brain. Each person reacts differently...
    ... [QUOTE=lori j]I don't think the paxil has damaged your brain. Each person reacts differently...

  10. "Black Hole" feeling.
    ... feel happy then the next I'm depressed. I'm on Paxil right now... have been taking it since March 2003 ... these "black hole" spells. I started back on the Paxil in September. They raised the dose to 20 mg. But...
    ... feel happy then the next I'm depressed. I'm on Paxil right now... have been taking it since March 2003 ... these "black hole" spells. I started back on the Paxil in September. They raised the dose to 20 mg. But ... much stress, which can lead to depression. I am on paxil and wellbutrin, am feeling lots better, but I too...

  11. Drug Allergies?
    ... Abruptly in 97 my body seemed to become sensitive to paxil , after having done fine on it for 4 months. I developed...

  12. Do Antidepressants cause parkinsons ?
    ... NOT the start of parkinsons disease. I was also on paxil for one month....
    ... NOT the start of parkinsons disease. I was also on paxil for one month. I've been on paxil and wellbutrin...

  13. anti-depressants/tired
    ... What meds exactly? SSRIs like Prozac, Zoloft or Paxil are commonly known for lethargy, but newer antidepressants...
    ... and it eventually went away. But I just switched to paxil because of the cost factor and now i am really tired...
    ... Were you just as tired on Zoloft as you are on Paxil ? Paxil workes great mentally for me but I'm too tired ... but not sure if it will cure depression as well as Paxil , but if I won't be nearly as tired, it may be worth...
    ... on zoloft but that eventually went away. Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac are all in the same class, they are SSRI ... all work the same. I am definitely more tired on Paxil but I'm going to see if that goes away. Hopefully ... on how much I can spend per year I switched since paxil has a generic and zoloft doesn't. Good luck. ... Were you just as tired on Zoloft as you are on Paxil ? Paxil workes great mentally for me but I'm too tired ... but not sure if it will cure depression as well as Paxil , but if I won't be nearly as tired, it may be worth...

  14. Zoloft
    ... about the weight gain, but I've had more luck with Paxil . Unfortunately I have found that you just need to...

  15. now what to do?
    ... what to do before then? I was currently one 10mgs in paxil and now she upped it back up to 20 and when i told ... her all my problems she said since i had luck with paxil in the past i should try it again and that people ... dont build up a tollerance to drugs like paxil . ANYWAYS she dIDNT even consider putting me on any ... other drug saying that paxil would be the best and is the best for my condition...
    ... it is a really bad solution. If you've only been on paxil for a month it sounds reasonable, after all, doses ... amount for you. But if you've developed tolerance to paxil and your regular dose is no longer working for you ... possibility: That you are getting anxiety and OCD from paxil ... some people get weird symptoms from their antidepressant...

  16. Celexa & metallic taste (anyone else?)
    ... Yes, I have gotten this with Celexa and Paxil , and it's one of the reasons I think that I haven...

  17. Go off meds? Im so scared
    ... out completely (where no panic attack ever has) and paxil which I later found out is in the same class as zoloft...

  18. Question about thorazine
    ... and has been having trouble sleeping. He is taking paxil which seems to be helping, but to help him sleep he...

  19. Can you ever stop taking meds?
    ... drug that specifically didn't do that). Now I'm on Paxil too, and that killed any drive I have left. I plan...
    ... so one pill shouldn't be for all. I have been on paxil in the past for 5yrs gaining 30lbs. It was hell getting...
    ... Well, my doc said to cut the 20mg paxil s in half and take 10mg for 7 days. So far, my sex ... slowly creeping back. This is how it was before the paxil . BTW, anyone have alternate therapies for that? I...
    ... love not to take a drug, in fact I fight it! I was on paxil for 5 yrs gained 30lbs and felt ok but lacking feeling...

  20. Paxil and vaginal problem
    ... that's exactly right - muscle tension. I've been on Paxil since October. I guess that's about the time I noticed...
    ... different for everyone. I never had a problem before the Paxil ....
    ... just wonder how long it takes to ween yourself off of Paxil - I know you're not supposed to do it cold turkey...
    ... just wonder how long it takes to ween yourself off of Paxil - I know you're not supposed to do it cold turkey...
    ... I won't lapse back into depression if I go off the Paxil . (Actually, you're right - I'm depressed about feeling...
    ... Just an update: Once I got off the ******* paxil , the vaginal tightness went away. The vaginal dryness...

  21. Is anyone on Effexor and Small Dose of Trazodone for sleep?
    ... Wellbutrin and had horrible side effects. I tried Paxil CR and that drove me deeper into depression. I...
    ... depends on you. I gained 15 pounds in 4 weeks on Paxil CR. It was awful. Now I'm on Effexor, there hasn...

  22. Worried about the wife
    ... Klonopin, Buspar, Ambien, Neurontin, Hydroxyzine, Paxil CR, and Valium when needed. I'm sure these will be...

  23. Effexor-XR 300MG
    ... find it to be much more superior to just an SSRI like Paxil , Celexa, or Wellbutrin-SR, at least in my opinion...

  24. second chance at this
    ... symptoms I either have now, or used to have. Im on Paxil & it helps a great deal with ocd, hyponchondriasis...

  25. should I try another ad?
    ... like your the only one.I have just started taking Paxil CR and i'm hoping it will help.Good Luck!...
    ... the dosage increased. How long have you been on Paxil ? Is this your first time on meds?...
    ... same way and that was the exact reason I started on Paxil a few years ago. God Bless love Cara...

  26. Anyone taking Effexor XR ?
    ... off that right away. Then my doctor switched me to Paxil CR. I tried for 4 weeks and in that time, I went downhill ... Wellbutrin was more of an 'upper' type of ad. And that Paxil CR would level out my moods. I do think that there...

  27. when your psych becomes unsupportive
    ... rarely had to see the psych (other than for refills on paxil with i had been on for 4 years). recently i had ... the heels of getting off of xanax, i decided that paxil was not doing me any good anymore. four years of feeling ... oSmithKlineWhoever. i talked to my psych and he took me off paxil . one week after i stopped taking paxil, i started ... motor weakness. i have been reading so much about paxil withdrawal symptoms from people who have posted their ... inline with what a lot of sites and journals deem " paxil withdrawal syndrome". this past week i started ... sensations with him. he emphatically told me that paxil withdrawl symptoms only last a week (i have been off ... for a month) and nothing i was experiencing was paxil withdrawal. i explained that i was still having the ... recurrence of all the symptoms i had before i went on paxil years ago. i explained that most of what i was feeling ... very intense and much more aggravated than my pre- paxil depression/anxiety/pain and that i have also been ... she will agree that something is askew and very much paxil withdrawal-related and bring it to the psych's attention ... how long it will last but i don't want to go back on paxil . even though at this point the paxil side effects ... be better than the horrible withdrawals, being on paxil would mean more frustrating side effects and not feeling ... like myself. i feel more myself now as i am off paxil , but with some very weird twists thrown in that make...
    ... it may help to take another paxil type or SSRI antidepressant xanax is helpful for ... panic attacks but paxil if working properly should stop panic attacks also...

  28. Too much to tell...
    ... to physcologist...being seeing her for 5 weeks...on paxil , wellbutrin, 1/2 ml clonazepam. I'm eating good now...

  29. definition of numbness
    ... that I'm not a particularly happy person, but I'm on Paxil right now and I haven't been having any more "panics...

  30. Celexa
    ... crazy.. Hello im not on celexa but been on paxil for the last 4 years and i also would love to sleep...
    ... with the drug. Prozac worked several years ago, but Paxil had too many side effects, especially sexual. The...

  31. Is it in my head or is it the meds???
    ... problem like the anxiety was. Anway, i was put on paxil cr for like 6 months. I still got anxous in social ... i spelled it right or not, but I took it with the paxil ... that just made me droggy and more anxious. So ... so i was flusterated, and just stopped taking my paxil for a few days... AND I felt energetic, happy and ... why i felt so good..... so than I got back on the paxil ..... took it again for a few weeks, than was put on ... prozac.. before i went on the prozac i did not take the paxil for a few days once again.. i felt great... that was ... started the prozac and it worked kinda the same as the paxil , but kinda made me in to a less motivated person....
    ... By going on & off paxil or any AD you are messing up your chemistry. You...

  32. HGH helped my depression
    ... benefits are amazing. Maybe it's just me. I tried Paxil , Prozac, Stelazine, Elavil and none of them worked...
    ... benefits are amazing. Maybe it's just me. I tried Paxil , Prozac, Stelazine, Elavil and none of them worked...
    ... benefits are amazing. Maybe it's just me. I tried Paxil , Prozac, Stelazine, Elavil and none of them worked...

  33. Wellbutrin not for me... Effexor ?'s
    ... I love Effexor XR. I've done the paxil , zoloft, and depakote thing. This one finally works...

  34. My life is a mess
    ... since the age of thirteen. I am now 31. I was on paxil for three years but came off it last October ans suffered...
    ... since the age of thirteen. I am now 31. I was on paxil for three years but came off it last October ans suffered ... and not give up on that part of things - and perhaps paxil didn't work to well for you but there are many other...

  35. Taking Paxil, need a change..
    ... Problem is they no lnger have samples of the regular paxil , and due to the fact our insurance has us get a three ... I could scrape up more money somewhere to get the Paxil back. I just wanted to know if anyone had made the ... paxil to lexapro change, and what results they've had. ...
    ... [QUOTE=motherw/four]Hello. I have been taking paxil for over 3 years. I took 30 mg, most of that time ... seldom got upset, wasn't constantly emotional as before paxil , stopped yelling at the kids all the time, and stopped ... left for work. My doctor said I needed to go to paxil CR, because it did a better job staying evenly in ... her other patients. I am now, for 2 weeks, taking paxil CR, 25 mg. I have been nausious, dizzy, and jittery ... holidays. HELP. :) hello, i have also been on paxil . it worked great for me. my dr. switched me to the ... neg affects. i take 10mg a day. i was on 30mg of the paxil . the only thing i've noticed is that i have been able ... to take off a little of the weight that the paxil helped me to take on. yeah. but honestly i think it...
    ... friend said that helped her get rid of some of what the paxil helped put on. After giving birth 4 times and taking ... paxil as well, I just decided I would never lose weight...
    ... friend said that helped her get rid of some of what the paxil helped put on. After giving birth 4 times and taking ... paxil as well, I just decided I would never lose weight...

  36. Anyone taking Lexapro? Have questions
    ... night. Otherwise, a wonderful drug all around. Paxil makes me feel heavily drugged and falsely high, whereas...

  37. very frusterated with my life
    ... Try a different anti depressant too, like zoloft or paxil or prozac. Kristina :)...
    ... Hi Kristina I was on Paxil last year and gained 30lbs, so that is why I went...
    ... I don't gain any weight on Celexa. I switched from Paxil which helped alot,without the day time sleepiness ... because I gained 30lbs on Paxil . Thanks for all the responses! :) Kristen...

  38. Depression and tiredness!!
    ... the most stimulating for most. remeron, serzone and paxil seem to cause the most drowsiness...u can also add...
    ... the most stimulating for most. remeron, serzone and paxil seem to cause the most drowsiness...u can also add...

  39. effective alternatives to anti-ds?
    ... freaked. i went through years of withdrawal hell on paxil and wasted huge periods of my life at its mercy. i...

  40. What's the side effects of long-term use of Wellbutrin?
    ... from Wellbutrin is much less than from Effexor or Paxil . I quit Wellbutrin 'cold turkey' without any problems...

  41. Just started taking Effexor XR
    ... effexor xr and it has helped me so much. I was taking paxil , but I began to gain weight, so I switched. I haven...
    ... Family doctor and she went through a list of meds like paxil pamelor,zoloft, ect.and asked me if I tried these...

  42. is wellbutrin ok to take for anxiety
    ... Hi kaamom, I take Paxil 30mg/day for anxiety. Because of Paxil's sexual side ... like the way it made me feel so I switched back to Paxil . The med you are taking, Zoloft, is one of the ... SSRI's as is Paxil , the one I am taking. Before you switch to another...
    ... ve yet to find the perfect one. I've tried Prozac, Paxil , imipramine, Serzone, Effexor, and now Luvox. I take...

  43. Anyone on Wellbuterin by itself?
    ... of background, I originally started on Zoloft, then Paxil several years ago. Both made me ill. Then I was...
    ... of background, I originally started on Zoloft, then Paxil several years ago. Both made me ill. Then I was...

  44. barely holding on
    ... disorder five years ago and have since then been on paxil , wellbutrin, zoloft, celexa,zyprexa,and finally remeron...
    ... celexa, manerix, luvox, serzone -- i was already on paxil , so we thought it had just pooped out ... i was not...

  45. Do anti-depressants work??
    ... AD's I've taken in the past (I've been on Zoloft, Paxil , Prozac, Celexa, Lexapro, Wellbuterin, Effexor-I've...
    ... because my emotions got to dead like after 6 mths of Paxil cr, and hated feeling that way more than the other...

  46. Weight gain from Zoloft
    ... a bunch of information on Effexer XR. I had taken Paxil , Zoloft and Depakote and this one finally works. ...

  47. help
    ... this crap. I dont know what to do anymore. I do take PAxil but it isnt working anymore. HELP!!...

  48. I need some sleep
    ... Hello, I am taking Paxil for the last 2 yers and have found that in the long...

  49. ZOLOFT and HMO Insurance
    ... horization, like some of the other medications. I've tried Paxil several years ago and had a severe allergic reaction...

  50. Effexor-xr 225mg
    ... How do you find it? It seems to work better than Paxil with fewer side effects for me. Anyone with feedback...

  51. Starting Lexapro
    ... Of course before this my Primary Dr put me on Paxil and man was that the wrong med for me, felt crazy...

  52. I'm feeling better OFF antidepressants!
    ... I actually was taking paxil cr and i didn't take it for a few days... and i actually...

  53. My doc prescribed me Zoloft. What side effects can I expect?
    ... opiets?.......Just curious becasue I was taking 50mg Paxil for the same problem. Didn't help, also it lowred...

  54. Again?
    ... therapy didn't really work out, and now I"m just on Paxil . I am a student, and after a summer off I thought...
    ... therapy didn't really work out, and now I"m just on Paxil . I am a student, and after a summer off I thought ... Hi You sound just like the way I feel. I was on Paxil all of last year, then I went off because of weight ... increasing your dose. It could be that just because the Paxil you were on worked for you at one time but now its ... not. You should not have to feel this way. How much Paxil are you on now? I hope you feel better soon! ...
    ... agree, check with your doctor, it could be that the paxil isn't working for you anymore. That's how I got when...
    ... so I'm going to ask her about changing my dose of paxil (I'm onl 20mgs), or moving on to another medication...

  55. Lexi Pro
    ... am on it again for about 2 months. I changed from Paxil Cr 25mg to Lexapro 10 mg. due to the Paxil suppressing ... what is causing the sexual disfunction and not the Paxil after all. I seems to help my depression as well ... as the Paxil . I have taken many different meds over the last 21...

  56. EFFEXOR-XR 150MG; So Far....
    ... to say, I like the drug and feel it is better than Paxil or any other SSRI that I have ever taken, at least ... effect on me, a feeling different from when I took Paxil and Celexa. As for what I think is a bit of drama...

  57. Tinnitus and Anxiety
    ... Here is a brief overview of my history: 1. On Paxil for 5 years. 2. Stopped Paxil 1 year ago and had ... instrusive side effect). 3. Attempted to go back on Paxil but the side effects did not subside. 4. Changed ... it would have started when I attempted to get off Paxil . Anyway, if anyone has experienced this, please...
    ... I don't know how common it is. Did you go off Paxil gradually? BTW, have you tried to go off of Klonopin...
    ... I don't know how common it is. Did you go off Paxil gradually? BTW, have you tried to go off of Klonopin...
    ... worse than what I dealt with attempting to come off Paxil (Paxhell). Thanks for the reply....

  58. First Post & lots of ?'s
    ... gradually stopped working ~ have been on Lexapro, Paxil , Wellbutrin, and am now going back to PZ, hoping it...

  59. Has anyone tried this / Controversy
    ... SJW and 5htp. I have been on both. After being on Paxil for 9 months I decided to try something herbal. I...

  60. Felt Great!?
    ... taken it? This might sound wierd, but when i was on paxil cr i didnt' take it for like 4 days, and i felt very...

  61. Gaining/losing weight on pills...
    ... Hi I was on a diet when I was on Paxil plus I did cardio three or four times a week and I ... I lost it all in three months after stopping the Paxil . Kristen :)...
    ... Hi I was on a diet when I was on Paxil plus I did cardio three or four times a week and I ... I lost it all in three months after stopping the Paxil . Kristen :) Holidaygirl..that's really shockin...
    ... prove that they do (especially SSRI's, particualarly Paxil ). If you use your fav. search engine and look up WEIGHT ... GAIN AND SSRI's or PAXIL for that matter you will get TONS(no pun intended ... hits! I have read of people gaining up to 120lbs on Paxil and that for me is very scary. I am on 30mg of Celexa...

  62. Effexor-xr
    ... it for Depression, Anxiety, and most other things Paxil and other SSRI's are precribed for, but I know Effexor ... used to take Celexa 40mg and found it did nothing and Paxil had to many side effects. Any word of wisdom about...
    ... it for Depression, Anxiety, and most other things Paxil and other SSRI's are precribed for, but I know Effexor ... used to take Celexa 40mg and found it did nothing and Paxil had to many side effects. Any word of wisdom about...

  63. Women are not interested in me
    ... past, when I started taking anti-depressants like Paxil and Celexa, I became much more relaxed, outgoing and...

  64. I have three chronic diseases and I feel like I can't take it anymore
    ... believe me. He put me on a bunch of medicines such as Paxil , Gabitril, and Neurontin to "heal my damaged brain...

  65. Paxil CR
    ... I believe Paxil CR is time released....
    ... migraines. Lexapro gave me a migraine, that's why I'm on Paxil CR now. I was on Lexapro for 5 weeks but after the ... first 2 I felt nothing, so I asked my doctor for Paxil because I have slight anxiety issues along with depression ... had little if any side effects because I take the Paxil right after I eat around 2 pm. I'm on the 25 mg now...
    ... Today is my third day on Paxil CR 25mg, and I have a call into my dr. - My mind is ... different meds. Also, according to the info I found on Paxil CR, it takes two weeks to get to its effectiveness ... results any time soon! I've noticed that with the Paxil I feel like I zone out more, and that I have almost...

  66. Sleep issues
    ... just started taking Zoloft a week ago.. I thought the paxil was making my sleeping habits worse, but the zoloft...

  67. Wellbutrin XL
    ... asked the doctor for another choice, he mentioned Paxil , but I can't take that with the heart medication I...

  68. When antidepressants don't work
    ... 1999 on Zoloft. It made me so sick. Switched to Paxil for a few weeks, same thing. Then I went off a few...

  69. Paxil and alcohol
    ... I have heard you should not drink alcohol while on paxil , but would it hurt if i did? I like to have a few ... socially once in a while. I dont want the paxil to hold me back from what i do occasionally. At the ... anxiety, sluggish feeling, depression. Think about what paxil is and what alcohol is. Anti depressant and depressant...
    ... Take it easy drinking with that Paxil the lable sure doesnt lie when they tell you alcohol ... two good drinks will surely feel like four. I was on Paxil and do tolerate alcohol but not on this stuff I also...
    ... alcohol is a depressant and it has reverse effect on the paxil and can make you ten times more anxious/depressed...
    ... I am not on Paxil , I am on Celexa. I used to beable to SOCIALLY...
    ... I have heard you should not drink alcohol while on paxil , but would it hurt if i did? I like to have a few ... socially once in a while. I dont want the paxil to hold me back from what i do occasionally. At the...
    ... I have heard you should not drink alcohol while on paxil , but would it hurt if i did? I like to have a few ... socially once in a while. I dont want the paxil to hold me back from what i do occasionally. At the...

  70. Tired of feeling like this
    ... dont like me. I have no self esteem. I was put on paxil about a yr ago, i went off it because it made me feel ... like a lost case.. am i alone here? I can go back on paxil which i have been considering but not sure if it will...
    ... dont like me. I have no self esteem. I was put on paxil about a yr ago, i went off it because it made me feel ... like a lost case.. am i alone here? I can go back on paxil which i have been considering but not sure if it will...
    ... dont like me. I have no self esteem. I was put on paxil about a yr ago, i went off it because it made me feel ... like a lost case.. am i alone here? I can go back on paxil which i have been considering but not sure if it will...

  71. PAXIL Withdrawal symptoms?
    ... worse than it was initially. after i stopped taking paxil , i did not have any withdrawal symptoms for about ... nausea and facial tics. at least i think this is paxil related. my head feels so heavy i can barely hold ... symptoms would disappear. what a mess... either be on paxil and feel like a robot or go through withdrawal and...
    ... I hear ya - I was on Paxil for 1 year and Zoloft for about 2 years. Decided ... part of a very large class action lawsuit regarding Paxil and zoloft. All i can say is, it can be a very ... tough time coming off Paxil if you are one of the many that have really bad withdrawl...

  72. Topamax...Paxil...Don't know what to think
    ... guessing the reason you were given Topamax is because Paxil , like Effexor, raises blood pressure and Topamax has...
    ... other things. Sorry I've never heard of Topamax. Paxil is the only antidepressant that has worked for me ... tell the doctor about your symptoms from Topamax. Paxil took one and a half to two months to work on me. ...
    ... Thought I'd report in. The initial 12.5 dose of Paxil didn't do much so we upped it to 25. We left the...

  73. Can benzodiazepines be managed?
    ... off it around march, I think. And I also have taken Paxil and am off that now and am beginning Effexor. ... psychiatrist who suggested I go off the now ineffective Paxil and start Effexor, and two weeks after taking Effexor...

  74. Lexapro
    ... havent started taking it yet.... im weening of of Paxil , currently taking 10 mgs, even tho i should be down...

  75. Alcohol and zoloft
    ... law's had the same problem! She was taking 20 mg. Paxil , tapered to 10mg and had to stop there, at least for...