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  1. New Here...Need some help
    ... well. Don't forget that medications such as Zoloft, Paxil , Luvox, and Anafranil which are SSRIs can take as...

  2. Obsessing about boyfriends cell phone
    ... a small dose of an antidepressant such as Zoloft, Paxil , Luvox, or Anafranil, as these work well for treating...

  3. non SSRI success anyone???
    ... other drugs people have had success with? THANKS Paxil put me to sleep,Serzone was not too bad,Wellbutrin...

  4. Hey, SeaTurtle and PurpleGirl
    ... looking for a miracle drug that works as well as the Paxil used to. Since the Paxil pooped out last year, I ... I wonder if anyone who had this experience with Paxil ever went back to it after 6 mos. or so, and had it...

  5. Are there OCD medications that won't make you SLEEP?
    ... Prozac didn't make me tired, quite the opposite. Paxil and Zoloft and Celexa knocked me out. Luvox seems...

  6. I have had OCD with my hair since I can remember...
    ... everything in my life would be better... I took Paxil for a few years and this helped tremendously with ... and I are trying to have a baby, so I quit taking Paxil . Now I take Zoloft, but I don't find that it helps...

  7. Can Someone Plzzzz Give Me More Insight Into This
    ... me to be able to cope with this. The doc gave me paxil which i havent taken, and xanax. I dont take the paxil...

  8. not knowing the answer, intrusive thoughts
    ... thoughts and what not. I went to a doctor and he gave me paxil and xanax. I dont take the paxil because I dont wanna...

  9. Does Anybody Have A Obsession With Washing?
    ... they work mostly on serotonin. SSRIs are Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Luvox, Celexa and one or two others. I thought...
    ... they work mostly on serotonin. SSRIs are Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Luvox, Celexa and one or two others. I thought...
    ... they work mostly on serotonin. SSRIs are Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Luvox, Celexa and one or two others. I thought...

  10. medicine question????
    ... DOES ANYONE TAKE LEXPRO? I have heard allot about Paxil being a good one...Thanks for any HELP!!!...

  11. Need Med advice, please
    ... seem reluctant to prescribe anything but zoloft or paxil .....ignorace is bliss in their case i guess... :)...

  12. im an ocd sufferer since 9yrs old, im 38 now...and I can help YOU
    ... compulsive)....and now Im on seroquel 200mgs 20mgs paxil (my other doc gave me celexa I dont know why even ... elderly for late onset depression not for ocd that paxil is designed for)....DUH doctors right? take my word ... and you'll see what I mean. and now I got the 20mgs paxil , and I got to refine the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy...

  13. medications?
    ... I am on Paxil , I just started it. I took it years ago and it worked...

  14. Can Hypnosis cure OCD?
    ... cemical brain imbalance.Only medication can help (like Paxil ) for instance.You need to have your hormones checked...
    ... cemical brain imbalance.Only medication can help (like Paxil ) for instance! While I will recognize the fact that...

  15. Re: Opinions welcomed
    ... understand what I am going through. I have been on Paxil since 2000 but now and again when my Anxiety levels...
    ... ocdhotline. Just curious - do you think that the Paxil has reduced your symptoms any? I definitely think...
    ... intense until it just disappears. I do feel the Paxil is working by helping me with the anxiety but as soon...
    ... brains into a chemcial imbalance. I'm glad that the Paxil is helping you and if the dr. wants you to increase...

  16. New here and need HELP - Going crazy...
    ... before and helped you, it will help you again. I'm on Paxil 80 mg/day (up from 20 mg per day over a 16 year period ... ). I don't recommend Paxil unless the other SSRI's don't work because the side...

  17. Has anyone taken Risperidone for their OCD?
    ... their OCD. I was prescribed it after I had taken Paxil , Prozac, Lexapro, and Luvox. The Luvox was actually...

  18. For Post It
    ... else? Initially my pdoc suggested Zoloft, Celexa and Paxil ... I have heard mostly negative things about paxil...
    ... realize how good life could be until I started taking ( Paxil )." Stories like this give me hope and reinforce my...

  19. Just need to vent to peope who understand.
    ... who remembered being on antidepressants like Zoloft, Paxil or Prozac while pregnant were at no higher risk for ... GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi-Aventis, found that use of Paxil was associated with an increased risk of a rare heart...

  20. SeaTurtle and PurpleGirl
    ... having intrusive thoughts. It will be 4 wks. post Paxil next Wed. I have thought about it alot, and today...
    ... 50mg/day on May22nd as my dr. began to decrease my Paxil from a dose of 50mg to 30mg. I stayed on the 50 of ... luvox for one week as he dropped my Paxil down to 20mg. He then had me take 100mg. of Luvox ... of increasing it to 150mg if needed. I stopped my Paxil 20 on June 13th. As per your and PurpleGirl's suggestion...
    ... Goodness, only off the Paxil since the 13th? Stick with it, that alone is enough...

  21. SeaTurtle and PurpleGirl from jan54 re: Luvox
    ... or two. This Wed., will be my 3rd week off of the Paxil . I was able to function to get things done this last...

  22. SeaTurtle and PurpleGirl -A Few More Questions on Luvox
    ... increasing to 200, since I will have been off of the Paxil only 2 weeks this Wednesday. Thank you for your help...
    ... it? Just from my extremely rough time coming off Paxil , I remember that I was effected by the withdrawal...

  23. I'm not sure if I'm diffrent.
    ... not on purpose). He didn't hesitate to prescribe me paxil , and suggested I talk to a counselor. But I was so ... could possibly talk to anyone about them. I hoped the paxil would "cure" them, and when it didn't, I stopped taking...

  24. Luvox
    ... feel better, so I am more active. It's not like Paxil , which can really pack on the pounds. I agree about...

  25. Luvox Working?
    ... Well, I will see my doctor today. I've been Paxil free for 8 days and have been at 150mg of Luvox for...
    ... soon for you, and congratulations for getting off the Paxil . That's a major hurdle in itself....

  26. Thanks for replies on Luvox
    ... days to kick in. Puprlegirl once you stopped the Paxil how long was it until you felt better, and where you ... on Luvox as you stopped the Paxil ? ChanceFL, let's stay the course and give it a...
    ... It took a good month for the Paxil withdrawal to entirely stop. I really felt like crap ... Prozac at the same time. From my experience, the Paxil withdrawal might be the problem muc more than the...
    ... This was going on as I was decreasing my morning Paxil . I was on my 11th night of Luvox at 100mg, still...
    ... to me seven years ago when I had side effects from Paxil and Serzone. He basically told me it was in my head...

  27. Should Luvox be kicking in?
    ... and ChanceFL: I am on my 4th day of no 10mg of Paxil . I started Luvox last Sunday night at 150mg., but ... when I was still on 10mg of Paxil in the morning. I was feeling edgy and woke up with ... in the AM, that it might help. I don't know if the Paxil isn't all out of my system yet, or if the Luvox at ... theraputic level yet. I really want this to work, since my Paxil had seemed to stop helping, even at 50mg of the controlled...
    ... problem has to do with you just coming off of the Paxil and it's going to take a little longer for you to...
    ... much, much better at around 6 weks. I withdrew from paxil , too, and it took a good 3-4 weeks for that withdrawal...

  28. Hopeful-Increasing luvox tonight!
    ... been on 100mg for about 13 nights and taking 10mg of paxil in the morning. My doctor wrote on my prescription ... that I can stop the Paxil after Tues.' dose. Once that I am off of the Paxil...

  29. How long before Luvox takes effect?
    ... 100mg for me, and this morning was my third morning of paxil 10mg (coming down from week of 20mg). I have no trouble ... them start again. Do you think that this problem is Paxil withdrawl, and gradually the Luvox will kick in? ...
    ... before it got better on Luvox, so maybe it isn't the Paxil . I have noticed that my OCD is much worse since starting...
    ... I've had increased anxiety on withdrawal from Paxil (nasty one) and initially from Luvox, so you might...
    ... believe that your doc would let you take luvox and paxil together. I know you are tapering off of the paxil ... with another you should have been ok to just stop the paxil and start the luvox. I think you should probably...
    ... psychiatrist, on my prescriptions, has me quitting the Paxil this Wednesday at the 10mg level. I will be talking...

  30. Luvox Questions
    ... antidepressants (my brother drinks all the time and he's on Paxil ), but I will not do anything that might be harmful...
    ... I am wondering if this is the withdrawal from the paxil , didn't you just w/draw from that?...

  31. Changing from Paxil to Luvox for OCD
    ... Dear ChanceFL: Since I was already on 50mg of Paxil to start with, my doctor had me drop that doseage ... Hopefully, this balance was to help wean off of the Paxil . Thanks for responding. I wish you the best of luck...
    ... Oh, I just meant that when I was on Paxil and Serzone in the past when I made my first increase...

  32. meds??
    ... worth it!!!! Any reccommendations? I have been on Paxil , and HATED it, it made me panic and loose my appetite...

  33. intrusive thoughts..
    ... OCD?? Or is this something more severe? I was on paxil twice, the first time I liked it ok, and the second...
    ... give it to me, bbecuse it;s so addictive. I trieed paxil and hated it, any other rec's?...
    ... thanks, has anyone that had a bad expericne on paxil had luck with something else-- I am trying to find...
    ... I had a bad experience with Paxil and I'm now trying Luvox. I'm on day 4. I'll keep...

  34. a great psychology to deal with stress&ocd
    ... friendly neighborhood psych.cbt'ed/medicated with PAXIL no other drug has done this well for me, Christian...

  35. What kind of side effects for paxil?
    ... to kick in depending upon the person. I found Paxil to be ok to be honest, but I found Zoloft to be much ... more effective for my OCD. Paxil took a couple of weeks before I felt better and in ... comes to finding the ideal one for you. Hopefully Paxil does the trick. Good luck! Steve...
    ... Hey! My doctor put me on Paxil for my Pur O OCD and she started me at 10mg....it...
    ... completely losing my mind and when my doc put me on paxil and it worked but i lost my sex drive i chose to stay...

  36. Does Paxil ever stop working?
    ... QUOTE=jan54;2970328]Hi Guys: Been on Paxcil and Paxil CR for years. When I first started using it, I was ... psychiatrist a few months back and he increased the Paxil to 50 mg./day. I still have things that will trigger ... through the day. Does anyone have experience with Paxil pooping out after a while? I see my psychiatrist ... Anyone done this? Do you have to go cold turkey on the paxil , or can you just start taking Luvox the next day? ... each day. Jan I'm not sure about switching from paxil to luvox. Those are two I havent been on but it depends...

  37. med advice!?
    ... for OCD abd anxiety instead of SSRI'S>? i was on paxil years ago, adn hated it!!! since then, I'm petrified...

  38. meds for OCD?
    ... for OCD abd anxiety instead of SSRI'S>? i was on paxil years ago, adn hated it!!! since then, I'm petrified...

  39. OCD, insomia and severe depression! advice needed!
    ... and haven’t been for years, though I was put on Paxil twice before, and well, hated it. Anyways, about...

  40. Prozac= problems!!!!!!!!!
    ... and it never gave me GI problems. when i was taking paxil and zoloft i did keep GI problems so u may need to...

  41. Zoloft side effect??
    ... lexapro and prozac have the least. The worse is Paxil and anafranil...

  42. medication for Pure o and the side effects?
    ... choose from. Really all of the SSRI's, i.e. Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Luvox. Another real...
    ... choose from. Really all of the SSRI's, i.e. Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Luvox. Another real...

  43. pure O taking over.... help!
    ... Also, what medication is best for pure O OCD? i took paxil and hated it. and i should mention that i am terrified...
    ... here to talk if you want!! As far as meds go I am on Paxil so I cannot help you there. Do you mind me asking...
    ... thanks for the reply! I didn;t like Paxil cause it made me really anxious... and fuzzy-feeling...

  44. please, please help OCD or soemthing worse?
    ... I am not curretnly on any meds, but have been on Paxil twice. I am not very open to taking medication, as...

  45. Needing helpful suggestions for OCD Thoughts
    ... bad thoughts about God and Mary? I am on 50mg of Paxil CR, and seeing a psychiatrist. I have had these thoughts...
    ... I wake up anxious every morning. I've been on the Paxil 50 for about 8 or 9 weeks now, up from 37.5. If I ... just don't know how to stop these. In the past, the Paxil , even in lower doses seemed to help, but not this...
    ... need to talk I would be more then happy to! (I am on Paxil for this as well by the way, I have not seen any really...

  46. Changing Meds
    ... a transition can be relatively easy...unless it's Paxil you're coming off, in which case it is hellish. I...

  47. I am having songs go round my head all the time
    ... till i hit the sack at night----the doc has me on paxil cr 25 mg's----abilify 5mg's-and xanax--1 mg's 3-4...

  48. saw doc yesterday need advice
    ... for at least 10 years. While attempting to ween off paxil a few months back I explained to my doc that I think ... usually go hand in hand. I was devestated. I'm on paxil now, it's too difficult for me to stop. I mentioned ... change meds....His suggestion was to increase the paxil to 60 mg which is best for ocd before changing meds...

  49. Relationship ocd and ocd recovery
    ... faded with some time, therapy and I started taking Paxil . Over the last few years I have been getting very ... lax with the Paxil and haven't seen any therapists in a long time because ... kind of insecure woman! I have started back on the Paxil and I hope it will start helping. Now I think I need...

  50. are there any OCD medications that DON'T cause weight gain?
    ... listed as one of the few as weight neutral. I took Paxil and gained like 60lbs. but have taken Zoloft, and...

  51. changing paxil
    ... I have heard of Paxil burn-out. This is when after many years of effectivity ... happens. You may have some withdrawls getting off the Paxil , so take it slow and don't just quit cold turkey even...
    ... Thank you for the response. I didn't know about the paxil burnout. I would never ever stop cold turkey as I ... tremendously several times when I slowly weened off of Paxil . However, if I went from paxil directly to another ... insane. I have two children and I did continue my paxil with both pregnancies, it was that or go through sever...
    ... medication until I was 50 (though I wish I had earlier). Paxil was one of the first meds my doctor tried with me...
    ... I took Paxil for a little while years ago and went to Prozac. ... I found withdrawal from Paxil very difficult, and, as I remember, I couldn't start ... the Prozac until I'd been clean of Paxil for a week or so. I'd recommend withdrawing from ... the Paxil very slowly. But if you get withdrawal symptoms,...

  52. Skin Picking
    ... I have been on 40mg of Paxil for 4 years. It has not stopped this behavior. It...
    ... healthy substitute habit. I’ve been taking Paxil 25mg for the past few years due to panic attacks and...
    ... healthy substitute habit. I’ve been taking Paxil 25mg for the past few years due to panic attacks and...

  53. Help me please :(
    ... 22 my name is Chantal and i need help. I been on Paxil for a year now and gained weight and feeling not ... around the block to take a spin . I took my 20mg paxil and we went out, But since he was at home moments...

  54. A question...
    ... at any moment! I hate this so much...but I dunno if Paxil will help. That last fear especially freaked me...
    ... with us emotionally and in terms of our functioning. Paxil is not the only drug out there for anxiety related...

  55. my first post
    ... taking any Rx....years ago I was in therapy and was on Paxil and hated the feeling it gave me. I suppose I only...
    ... I have similar issues as yourself. I also tried Paxil and many other antidepressants which didn't help me...

  56. Anafranil
    ... m wondering if I should try this med. I'm taking paxil and still have a lot of obsessing....
    ... under stress. I have heard from my therapist that Paxil actually made one of her OCD patients worse. Again...

  57. WHAT IS THE BEST MEDICATION FOR PURE O? Does CBT work?
    ... different medications affect people differently, but Paxil had the best results for me (I had tried Prozac, Anafranil...

  58. OCD tendencies?
    ... inside my body. It disgusts me. I am currently taking paxil , and have been for almost 6 years, for depression ... and anxiety. Isn't paxil prescribed for OCD also? If so then why isn't it...
    ... Isn't paxil prescribed for OCD also? If so then why isn't it ... of OCD, but then again who doesn't nowadays? lol Paxil is in the family of SSRI's (Selective Serotonin Reuptake...

  59. Rumination: Intrusions, past, and lalaland
    ... on a low maintenance dose of an SSRI like Zoloft or Paxil . Good luck to you!...

  60. Propanolol, OCD and the monster of guilt
    ... diagnosed with OCD for the past ten years and have been on Paxil for a majority of this time with good results. My...
    ... have only been on it 5 days). I also take 40mg of Paxil a day and I have been on this for the past 10 years...

  61. When does the meds start helping?? (Paxil, Seroquel)
    ... right away, so ask a friend or family member. I took paxil about 6-7 years ago, for me I gained weight on it...

  62. On a positive note...
    ... even talk about what happened the one time i took paxil ! i know for someone like u its kind of like woopie...

  63. What medication????
    ... it's something along the lines of Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil , etc. There are quite a lot (about 30, I think), and...

  64. pain med for OCD
    ... many, it is hard to keep up with. Anyway, I tried Paxil with no luck and now I was on Zoloft 100 mg. I just...

  65. Looking for someone to talk to to with OCD:)
    ... light dose of an anti-depressant such as Zoloft or Paxil will help also. But medications are not a cure all...

  66. Am I weird? Or do I have OCD ???
    ... medications, usually SSRI medications like Zoloft, or Paxil . I hope this helps, and good luck! :D...

  67. OCD and weight problems question.
    ... all psychoactive meds, whether its Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil , etc. While they do differ, they are all serotonin...

  68. Help for doubts
    ... a person that has told me, "I'm on Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , etc. and as soon as I started taking it, I was CURED...

  69. I just don't know what to do......
    ... had problems with depression before. I have been on paxil and more recently xanx (For my anxiety attaches)....

  70. People acting on their OCD thoughts?! Omg...
    ... a person that has told me, "I'm on Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , etc. and as soon as I started taking it, I was CURED...

  71. Scared of Thoughts
    ... thoughts re: my son. every year i also try to go off paxil , i feel so good and think i can handle it w/o meds...

  72. OCD about dying and leaving the ones i love
    ... I did not tell him about the dying part. I'm on Paxil 60mg, my dose recently went up from 40 mg. I will...

  73. SSRI drugs and sexual side effects rankings
    ... for pe. I am on 45mg and still shooting out fast. Paxil that is....

  74. Paxil Withdrawal
    ... Hi, Jerry. I'm also discontinuing Paxil . I've been taking it for almost six months, and have...

  75. Thoughts Of Harming Loved Ones
    ... intrusive thoughts. Drugs like zoloft (which I take), paxil , and others do that job. They don't get rid of them...