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  1. Anyone, I need your help!!
    ... they took me to the doctor. That's when I was put on Paxil and I've been on it since. Don't be afraid to see...

  2. What's wrong with me?
    ... superior for panic attacks than the SSRI's (Zoloft, Paxil , Prozac, etc.) I take Zoloft for my OCD, and it definitely...

  3. Is it okay to stop cold turkey?
    ... turkey. I have, and so far so good. I'm sticking to Paxil to see how it does since it has always worked for ... also said that the shakes I was getting was due to Paxil and Zyprexa mixed together giving me too much energy ... ( true ). We agreed to try Paxil alone since I don't agree with her diagnosis. IF...

  4. What is this
    ... with OCD. This one time i cut my wrists when i was on paxil (now im off) and i still have the marks. i really...

  5. Doctor says BP after one visit! Started me right away on Zyprexa. Confused, need help
    ... Hello everyone! Here's my story.... I was put on Paxil as a teen for depression and anxiety. I've never ... had a massive panic attack. I decided to stick with Paxil and stayed on it for a year because I was pregnant ... away from family and was forced to take myself off of Paxil because of no insurance. Immediatly I had those sick ... don't feel BP is the case. I'm now on Zyprexa and Paxil CR. Zyprexa has helped me sleep, but I feel like...
    ... through postpardom so late after childbirth. I was on Paxil through out my pregnancy. When I moved here, I had ... anyone? Could this pass? I do think that I need Paxil , I'm not sure if I have a mental illness. Maybe I...
    ... take me off of the Zyprexa for now and keep me on Paxil . Her only fear is that I could cross over to manic...
    ... bipolar" and currently in a hypomanic state, giving you Paxil without the Zyprexa to balance the mania is silly...
    ... level until recently. After I took myself off of Paxil cold turkey, that's when all these new symptoms started...
    ... still don't see it. I'm just glad I'm off Zyprexa. Paxil has always worked for me in the past, doesn't that...
    ... Zyprexa seemed to help calm me down, and now the Paxil has kicked in. I couldn't imagine going through this...

  6. Bdd
    ... with a feeding tube! :) SSRI's such as Zoloft and Paxil do wonders for BDD and anorexia because they're also...

  7. First time admitting EVERYTHING - LONG
    ... headaches all the time and the neurological doctor gave me paxil b/c he said that they may be anxiety headaches. I...

  8. What's wrong with me?
    ... diagnosed with depression and anxiety. I have been on Paxil off an on. This last time I was on it for a year...
    ... He wrote it off as " baby blues". He put me on Paxil then but I didn't stick with it for long. I hadn't...

  9. Newbie - Too Much Meds?
    ... with depression and acute parasomnia. I have taken paxil , wellbutrin, effexor, lexapro and zoloft. Zoloft...

  10. Does anyone else suffer with thoughts of hurting people?
    ... moving far away from home and taking myself off of Paxil . I never acted on them because I knew that I didn...

  11. ok this is what im doing need help badly
    ... I have gained so much weight on generic paxil --been on it for 7 years--doc wants to pull me off ... -Im afraid to take lexapro--doc is weaning me off paxil and man o man am i dizzy--I am to take 5 mg paxil ... lexapro causing --weight gain, or am i not taking paxil decrease correctly--i was on 20 mgs for 7 years then ... days then 5 mgs for 3 days--then while taking 5mgs paxil --start lexapro 5 mgs--been afraid to start it--im ... dizzy as heck ( I think from lowering paxil )--so if someone can help me--sure would appreciate...
    ... I'm doing the same thing right now - weaning off Paxil and starting Lexapro. Have you heard of "Paxil flu ... "? It's what they call the withdrawal symptoms of Paxil - and they can be HORRIBLE. Dizziness, nausea, fatigue ... There are sites and support groups dedicated ONLY to Paxil withdrawal. The Lexapro, I think, is helping me survive ... the Paxil W/D symptoms. I have no intention of going back on ... Paxil to alleviate the symptoms (some people do) because...
    ... I have never heard of the paxil flu--however --I just did some reading on it--OMG...
    ... If you have gained weight on generic paxil I wouldn't go on Lexapro. I have been taking Lexapro...
    ... side effects---i cant stand this--heck--going through paxil flu and then starting lexapro in a few days--I have...
    ... I wish you well on Lexapro, its worth a try. Both Paxil and Lexapro have worked for me. WF...
    ... after calling again "why are we even taking you off paxil ?" so now back up to 20mgs and no lexapro--I went ... hellish 6 days for nothing?--lexapro is no better than paxil --all cousins the ssri's and all weight gainers--Im ... to everyone who posted--especially regarding "the paxil flu"--I still cant believe it--man--what they dont...
    ... You should get another doctor. Paxil flu can last for WEEKS. Lexapro can take some time ... him, then somebody should be available to help you. Paxil withdrawal is extremely serious business. Research...
    ... late on the reply here. I had decided to go off of paxil myself. However, I did it on my own and I did it SLOW ... ! I started in March on 20 mg of regular paxil .. and just Sunday June 12th, was my last day of taking ... without a medication I guess. So I am trying to decide.. Paxil again.. or something else? I just do not have insurance...

  12. Paxil withdrawal
    ... You have what is called " Paxil flu" and a lot of people get it when coming off of ... Paxil . Doctors don't talk about it much. I recently weaned ... or starting a new one?? You may want to research " Paxil flu". Anyway, you're hardly alone....
    ... the only things that's keeping me from going back on paxil ....
    ... SSRI's that don't have the same withdrawal effects. Paxil is notorious for its withdrawal symptoms. I think ... t as bad for me as I thought it would be. But the " Paxil flu" thing is so bad for some people, it's been discussed...
    ... Can taking yourself off of paxil make you think crazy thoughts? I don't want to sound ... nuts but I had to take myself off of paxil a few months ago and haven't felt the same since....
    ... I think Paxil withdrawal can last up to several weeks. I don't know...
    ... Instead of being tapered off Paxil CR 25 mg, I was switched to Wellbutrin, 150 mg for ... goes w/ it. Is this the Wellbutrin side effect or Paxil withdrawal???...

  13. Prescribed Zoloft- good??
    ... medication. Zoloft made me more than crazy. I was on Paxil CR for about a year but they took it off the market ... that is wonderful but I think Im going to go back on paxil ....

  14. I am Hallucinating, I am seeing pink horses!
    ... recent med changes. In March of this year, I took Paxil , Paxil didn't work so I took Abilify, the shrink ...

  15. Mental Health Experiences
    ... 3 mg and it pretty much takes care of that. I'm on Paxil CR for the depression. The bulimia actually started...

  16. Hello All...
    ... medications over the last 6 years: Celexa - 3 years Paxil - 1.5 years Lithium - 3 days (did not agree with...

  17. You all were right about Effexor
    ... I recently switch from paxil cr to effexor xr and I am glad I did! Although there ... that I finally figured out was withdrawal from the paxil , not the effexor! Although effexor is rated #1 as ... far as hard to get off from, Paxil is rated #2, and I think that no matter what anti...

  18. Lexipro anyone?
    ... From the male side of it, Lexapro, Paxil and other SSRI's have the effect of preventing a male...

  19. Can anyone help me?
    ... that at one point I would not leave the house. I took paxil for years prescribed by a psychiatrist for panic and...

  20. Experiences with Wellbutrin?
    ... me "numb". Just didnt feel any highs or lows. Tried Paxil ...hated it. Wellbutrin has been working pretty ... felt any of the lethargic tired feelings I had on Paxil and Ive lost weight on Wellbutrin. Thats the other...

  21. Bipolar too or just my borderline personality disorder
    ... different meds tryign to find ones that work: Celexa, Paxil , Effexor XR, Zoloft, Clonazipam, Ativan, BuSpar, Olanzipine ... celexa did nothing, Effexor made me more suicidal and Paxil and Zoloft made me hypomanic to the point where I...

  22. Scary Ocd-Help
    ... again. It's so hard to get through the day. I am on Paxil again for about 5 days now and I am 24 months pregnant...
    ... haven't been the same yet. I wish I didn't go off paxil when I found out I was pregnant. I just wanted the...
    ... Paxil doesnt always work the second time but may work at...

  23. NEED SUPPORT and ADVICE
    ... would post here as well............. I have been on paxil for over 4 months and it has been great for my panic...
    ... i have never been on paxil , but am on my forth differ med. i too have anxiety...
    ... i have never been on paxil , but am on my forth differ med. i too have anxiety...

  24. Need some insight people, please.
    ... I have also had very good results with prozac and paxil separately but that's just me. Xanax and atavan work...

  25. Effexor XL
    ... right for you, medicine or no medicine. I had been on Paxil and Zoloft before the Effexor and they both were horrible...

  26. Anyone else do this?
    ... ordeal, and now, I have it under control. I am taking Paxil CR for the OCD, and using therapy for the anxiety...
    ... and depression. i have been on all different meds, paxil , zoloft, lexapro and welbutrin (was on the lexapor...

  27. Think I'm going nuts...
    ... whatever. They just want to listen and help. I was put on Paxil then and took for a couple of years until I moved...

  28. Anxiety medications?
    ... The worse drug for side effects I have taken was Paxil (each person is different though). I was always tired ... After a while it stopped working and was switched to Paxil then Zoloft. I am now taking Lamictal for Bipolar...
    ... everyone differently. I would also stay away from Paxil , even though it seems to work the best, for many, ... for panic attacks and anxiety. Paxil has HORRIBLE discontinuation effects as well, and ... through getting off of them is indescribably painful. Paxil was also quite horrible. Buspar might work well for...

  29. Lexapro and heart rate. Help?
    ... effects have not been found out yet. I remember when paxil first came out everyone loved it (just like lexapro...

  30. From Paxil to Lamictal - PLEASE HELP
    ... kimberley it takes many weeks to wean most people off paxil and maybe you should get back on it, was it helping...
    ... Paxil is a hard medication to come off of. It causes all...

  31. Any idea what this is?
    ... believe all of the med hype. I've tried Effexor and Paxil , both of which made me intensely suicidal and worse...
    ... tendencies was very much more prevelant in teens given Paxil , and other anti-depressants. So that was the medicine...
    ... believe all of the med hype. I've tried Effexor and Paxil , both of which made me intensely suicidal and worse...

  32. Paxil and Zoloft withdrawls!(HELP ME)
    ... a few do have problems coming off paxil, look up paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net with the zoloft...
    ... Hi, I was on paxil for about 3 years and I had a real hard time coming ... before I was completely off. I will never go back on paxil again because of the withdrawal symptoms. It did work...

  33. Lamictal or lithium?
    ... or not recommend? My doctor has weaned me off of Paxil , deciding that I have a mood disorder, rather than...

  34. fear of embarrassment
    ... etc" is there any way to cure this? i have tried paxil , remeron, and celexa, neither helped me. doctor says...

  35. Paxil CR splitting
    ... never worked for me, so I ended up back on the regular paxil before giving it up all together....
    ... never worked for me, so I ended up back on the regular paxil before giving it up all together. This is my first ... time trying paxil of any kind for anxiety and panic attacks. I lacked ... predict that i would do better on a low dose of regular paxil , but as i still have some cr left, i'm looking for...

  36. Can someone help me:)
    ... he said i was just stressed out. So he put me on paxil . Well, the paxil made me have anxiety. So i stopped...
    ... because i went to my primary doc awhile ago he put me on Paxil and just said i was a little stressed out. Well, the ... paxil gave me anxiety. So , i stopped taking it. I forget...
    ... Paxil isn't a good medication for people with Bipolar disorder...
    ... to better understand and to help myself. I was on Paxil too, and did not want to be on medications at all...

  37. Depressed and feel alone
    ... near me and I feel alone most of the time. I take Paxil and it helps a little. How can I feel happy again...
    ... and organise outings some are church based the paxil should help a lot, maybe your dose is too low??...

  38. Does anybody else feel like this?.....
    ... m still struggling to deal with my withdrawal from Paxil . Some days I feel great, and others I feel kinda...

  39. Side effect of Paxil/Need help!
    ... diagnosed with social anxiety at age of 16 and put on Paxil by this doctor. Approx 3-4 months later, he began ... doctor) that this was a possible side effect of the paxil . Basically, the drug worked TOO WELL, and all of ... time, I was given a name for this "side effect" of paxil , but have lost that information since then. I am...
    ... more prononuced such as extreme happy, happy, happy! Paxil has now recently by the FDA required to put on labeling...
    ... Paxil should NEVER be prescribed to those under the age ... are many warnings out there today which state that Paxil can cause suicidal tendencies, especially in teenagers ... think it should be prescribed to anyone. I was on Paxil for years and realized the potential damaging effects ... by the doctor, his actions are not a side effect of Paxil . It looks like his true self coming out, a side of...
    ... i got paxil because i act out in class and im 16...
    ... BE VERY, VERY, VERY CAREFUL about taking him off Paxil !!! You need to do this E-X-T-R-E-M-E-L-Y slowly ... . As bad as he may be ON the Paxil , he could be ONE THOUSAND times WORSE while withdrawing ... off that slowly. (Prozac has the longest half-life, Paxil has a very short half-life.) Hopefully, this will...
    ... coming off paxil is terabler and no one should have to go through itcome...

  40. Anyone on TWO SSRI meds at one time??
    ... Hi..I was recently on paxil,effexor & ambien.The paxil was/is prescribed for my social anxiety,it has helped ... effexor,didnt like the side effects.I am still on paxil and was recently put on Seroquel(an anti psychotic...
    ... this will help...but at one time i was on Prozac, and paxil ... at one time.. now i am on trileptal,lexapro,wellbutrin...

  41. anxiety anyone on meds that work?
    ... drug I have seen the most positive results with is Paxil . It is not better or worse than others just another...
    ... drug I have seen the most positive results with is Paxil . It is not better or worse than others just another...
    ... just primary about a better med to be on anxiety, is Paxil CR better then buspar? thanks again...
    ... just primary about a better med to be on anxiety, is Paxil CR better then buspar? thanks again Swalk- CBT...

  42. More social anxiety questions
    ... on insurance coverage. But I would NOT recommend Paxil , which is commonly used to treat SA. I've suffered...

  43. Is lexapro any good?
    ... I was on paxil , it made me feel like i had no emoutions, space out...
    ... paxil and lexapro are both the same basic type, that is...
    ... Lexapro advanced version of Celexa? I first tried Paxil and then Celexa for my anxiety, and I was completely ... zombie-like while I was on Celexa. It was worse than Paxil . If I think about the moment now, gee...what a nightmare...

  44. Social Anxiety Disorder
    ... that anymore. anyways, i have tried celexa, and paxil ... both helped very slightly to nil, my doctor is...
    ... that anymore. anyways, i have tried celexa, and paxil ... both helped very slightly to nil, my doctor is...

  45. Compulsive Behavior
    ... mild OCD. Since he quit smoking (but he is taking paxil ) it has become even more intolerable because now I...
    ... with him". Has this been worse since he's on the paxil ? Why is he on it anyway, plus why did he agree to...

  46. Sort of embarrasing problem...
    ... have been to the doc. and he put my on a low dose of paxil to see if this will help. Yesterday I went to a digestive ... bowel syndrome) and agreed with my other doc about the paxil . If the paxil doesn't work in a couple of months, ... me for chrones disease just to be safe. I hope the paxil works, I haven't been on it long enough yet. Good...

  47. Paxil and weight gain???
    ... Paxil is notorious for weight gain. However, not everyone...
    ... Paxil made me gain 50+ pounds. Unfortunately, because of ... due to the enormous weight gain. You might try Paxil CR, which is the controlled-release, but I didn't...
    ... Paxil worked great for me, but I did gain weight on it. ... weigh. For me, I feel insecure if I eat too much, and Paxil took away my insecurites....

  48. should I be taking elavil with paxil?
    ... with my 3 month old headache. I told her I was on Paxil 20mg and she still gave it to me. Should these two...

  49. Should I take Buspar/Buspirone?
    ... Don't they know that these other drugs (effexor, paxil etc..) are much worse. I have taken xanax, when...

  50. Depression Drugs
    ... taking medication for it, because I was prescribed paxil last year but I never took it because I heard that...
    ... people dont become addicted to paxil or other antidepressant meds agree that exercise...
    ... taking medication for it, because I was prescribed paxil last year but I never took it because I heard that ... Suggestions are GREATLY appreciated!!!! Kate :) Paxil , and other medications for depression are not addictive...
    ... taking medication for it, because I was prescribed paxil last year but I never took it because I heard that ... better at storing energy. I also was a zombie on paxil . Unfortunately, I started on antidepressants and...

  51. Phycosis - Please Help me!!!!
    ... such a heightened state of panic. I have been on Paxil for a few months now and I am back in control of my...

  52. natural treatment for anxiety
    ... depression, but nothing more. The drugs I have tried are paxil ,celexa, and klonopin. The ssri's (Paxil and Celexa...

  53. paxil withdrawal and facial twitching
    ... look up paxil discontinuation syndrome via a search engine...

  54. Drug poop-out .....????????
    ... About three months later my psychiatrist prescribed paxil . That medication worked very well for about three ... to a research pharmacist at the company that makes paxil . He said the longest follow up study they have ever ... done with paxil is four years. He also said that no medication is...
    ... About three months later my psychiatrist prescribed paxil . That medication worked very well for about three ... to a research pharmacist at the company that makes paxil . He said the longest follow up study they have ever ... done with paxil is four years. He also said that no medication is...

  55. Can Anxiety wake you from sleep?
    ... medicines, which do not work. The doctor also put me on Paxil , but my body did not like it because of the effects...

  56. Prozac and studying in school?
    ... first semester on Prozac (5mgs per day) and 20mgs of Paxil . I noticed this semester I'm having trouble studying...

  57. Something is wrong
    ... everything. TALK TO YOU DOCTOR. I've been taking Paxil for over 2 years now. It has made a world of difference...

  58. lexapro in a.m. or p.m.??
    ... to sleep....I really like the lexapro....I've taken Paxil but had quite a few side effects that lasted...with...

  59. Social Anxiety
    ... understand what severe anxiety means. Don't take crap like paxil and buspar because they are worthless waste of your...
    ... best of me. I have gone to a therapist and tried paxil . Was afraid of the side effects just from reading...

  60. Paxil and social anxiety
    ... Hang in there and give it time. I've been on Paxil for just over 2 years. It has been my life saver...

  61. Sideffect of Lexapro?
    ... the most part. The first one they gave me was paxil . Hoo boy, that was LCD central! lol Took it for three...

  62. paxil to lexapro
    ... have any problems switching? I just took my last paxil yesterday and started Lex 10 mg. this am. Please ... emails ] I am very nervous that I may go through Paxil withdrawl. Like you, I have gained 50+ pounds feel...
    ... prefer to be sedated rather than stimulated so I liked paxil more, strange isn't it? Happy Jackie - Switching ... from paxil to lexparo won't give you paxil withdrawal symptoms, just some very mild switchover ... symptoms if anything. Because paxil and lexapro are both ssris, so its like, lexapro is ... just picking up where paxil took off. I've switched over ssris tons of times ... (including paxil and lexapro) and don't even notice for the most part...
    ... I did the exact same thing just recently and Paxil withdrawal was absolutely HORRIBLE. I had flu symptoms...
    ... lexapro is similar to paxil but newer you may do better by learning new ways...
    ... Hi, I have been off the Paxil 2o mg and on the Lex. 10mg for 2 days. My lips are...
    ... 2 weeks ago I switched from Paxil to Wellbutrin w/out tapering off paxil. Right now ... it as long as it is temporary. My 2 big probs w/ Paxil were weight gain (20 lbs) and night sweats. I took ... the paxil for social anxiety and have already noticed in 2 situations ... Wellbutrin. Any suggestions??? I felt awesome on paxil but the side effects were bad....

  63. Weight Gain From Antidepressants?
    ... I just started on Paxil CR and from what I have read this med causes weight ... taking this. I read scare stories about going off Paxil . This is my first week on 12.5 and I am considering ... I would appreciate answers before I take too many Paxil CR since I have read that the withdrawal is terrible...
    ... Paxil is a very bad anitdepressant..My x was on it and he...
    ... medications have risks and side effects, Effexor and Paxil have brutal reputations but they have helped a lot...

  64. Im anti social and lazy
    ... Anxiety Disorder, a very commmon malady. The drug " Paxil " is often prescribed with wonderful results. Don...
    ... I agree with James. Paxil may very well work wonders for what you're describing...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) board

  1. my son has ADHD and Trichotillomania what do if any medicine do he needs to take
    ... psychotic medication if needed. I was prescribed Paxil CR and risperdal for my OCD so I'm guessing that perhaps...

  2. might have OCD
    ... zoloft) and weaned off. Previous to Zoloft I was on Paxil , Celexa and Prozac. All helped somewhat, but just...

  3. discontinuing Luvox - advice, please, those who have done it
    ... Luvox is short-acting, but I hope it's not as bad as Paxil . Thanks so much....

  4. Seratonin Syndrome
    ... I am on Paxil CR 62.5 and along with Geodon it has helped tremendously...

  5. Best Medication For Ocd?
    ... Anafranil (brand name) works wonders for me. I take Paxil (previously took Prozac) for depression and they didn...
    ... I take Luvox and it has been a Godsend! I tried paxil , zolof and celexa but they all made me feel like my...

  6. Anybody taking Luvox?
    ... side effects whatsoever from this medication unlike Paxil , Zolof and celexa...which made me feel like my skin...

  7. Intrusive Thoughts & Eating?
    ... ask your doctor about trying an SSRI such as Zoloft, Paxil , Luvox, or Prozac. As for eating things you enjoy...

  8. Medication And Tips
    ... Diagnosed With Ocd 3 Years Ago. I Have Taken Luvox, Paxil Cr, And Klonopin. Nothing Seems To Work. My Obsessions...

  9. Degrees of OCD
    ... will be doing CBT with a great child psychologist and Paxil . That's about all I can write right now. But...

  10. Clomipramine
    ... my Lexapro. From my reading, SSRI's like Lexapro, Paxil , etc. are the first line of treatment medication-wise...

  11. worried and can't get over my fears of what clinic tech was talking about
    ... tech told me I would probably benefit from taking Paxil or some other kind of antidepressant. Any help would...
    ... perfectly centered.. her telling me I might need to be on paxil and that I worried too much..the she made the remark...
    ... tnman;3349950]her telling me I might need to be on paxil and that I worried too much..the she made the remark ... becuase she agreed with you that you might need to be on Paxil to help with your anxiety. Or, maybe she wasn't even...