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  1. A happy update
    ... very difficult. So my doctor finally put me on 40mg Paxil . I can't tell you what a difference this has made...

  2. Luvox and weight gain!
    ... Seems I can't win for losing, I was on Paxil Cr and got off it because I gained over 35 lbs on ... tired and fatigued on the Luvox then I did with the Paxil CR....
    ... make me gain is wellbrutrin and cymbalta I gained on paxil cr big time also but after i stoped i didnt feel as...
    ... on 300 mg. and have only gained a few pounds. Yes paxil is the worse for wt gain and Anafranil has the most...

  3. Another night, another worry.
    ... on medication to help you. When I started taking Paxil CR (12.5 mg) it was the first time I could actually...

  4. Ocd
    ... effects. I'll give you a little history, I was put on Paxil CR about 2 and a half years ago. It was awful to...
    ... effects and a lot of people have bad reactions to it. Paxil did nothing for me at all. Those are the only two...

  5. cant take it
    ... alone!! i have harming thoughts and have been on paxil for 4 years. i do very well but have bad weeks...
    ... alone!! i have harming thoughts and have been on paxil for 4 years. i do very well but have bad weeks...

  6. drinking while on meds
    ... I drank a lot when I was on paxil ... but i'm over that stage now. I was diagnosed with...

  7. why luvox so much
    ... makes it better then the other SSRI's? like prozac or paxil ?...

  8. Is this really OCD?
    ... only thing that I felt helped me with depression was Paxil Cr but I gained so much weight on it I got off it...

  9. Fog brain?
    ... anymore. It seemed my medication (I've been on 40 mg paxil for just over a week) was alleviating the physiological...

  10. luvox vs Zoloft
    ... if so did it work better for you?? I have been on Paxil CR and that worked great but I gained so much weight...

  11. What to do when the meds start to work?
    ... I was on 20mg Paxil at first, which my psychologist didn't think would...

  12. so sick of meds
    ... game for a long time im 18 now and have been taking paxil since age 12 or around there. when i came off it it...
    ... paxil does have a reputation of being difficult to stop...

  13. Catch 22
    ... feel like I am going to go crazy. I have been on paxil for about 3 weeks and my anxiety seems to have leveled...

  14. Hey does this mean that the med works
    ... month ago when i changed my meds i weaned off 60mgs of paxil and started on 20mgs of prozac. The Thing is the ... prozac GOT RID of the paxil withdrawl symtoms that i usually get which is head...
    ... its great!! seriously, i've been on zoloft and paxil ...and those were horrible and i had the worst ocd...
    ... agree that the fact that the prozac helps you with the paxil withdrawal is a sign that it is doing SOMETHING. ...

  15. What meds. did you take when pregnant?
    ... almost 7 months pregnant and my doctor just put me on paxil about 2 weeks ago. I have still not noticed a real...

  16. Should I take medication or not?
    ... been on it two days and so far I'm not likeing it. Paxil helped me with anxiety alot but I still had the unreality...

  17. luvox and 300 mg.
    ... In fact Luvox is used rarely compared to Prozac, Paxil , Zoloft and lexapro....

  18. Obsessed with looks
    ... I have tried paxil which gave me some side effects. I am now on Prozac...

  19. prozac users
    ... the info but what would you say is better for ocd paxil or prozac?...
    ... My Dr. said paxil is #1 then prozac #2. Im sure opinions vary. I have ... been on paxil but experienced some side effects and now take prozac...
    ... first. Then if that did not work I would try maybe Paxil or lexapro for OCD. Finally if that dont work I would ... Problem is most american doctors like to prescribe paxil and prozac because they have an interest in the american...

  20. compulsions -lots of them
    ... this? I don't know if meds can help that. I tried Paxil but did not help much and going off of it was horrid...
    ... for you and whose side effects can be lived with paxil does have a reputation of being unusually difficult...
    ... Try luvox. This is the gold standard for OCD drugs. Paxil has modest OCD effects but luvox head to head is alot...

  21. Ocd-Obsessed with Teeth
    ... taken so far prozac, anafranil, zyprexa, luvox and paxil and all of them have caused me to get a paradoxil...

  22. im scared and i need help
    ... to go to a Doctor and maybe try a medication. I had Paxil once that really helped the obsessive thoughts I had ... it did help. The only thing is that I switched from Paxil to Paraxotine (I think a generic) and I ended up getting...
    ... against meds for many different reasons ( I was on paxil before and experienced some side effects) but my OCD...

  23. Meds and Sex Drive
    ... Hey, I was on Paxil and it gave me some sexual side effects, but now I...
    ... asked how my sex drive was since I had problems with Paxil ...I said I am actually having sex MORE and he laughed...

  24. Son has ocd
    ... he has ocd and depression axiety and adhd he is on Paxil and adderall and respital . I think his angerness ... his doctor seems to think if he is on respital his paxil should only be 20 mg in my opinion the paxil really...
    ... luvox alone. or add risperdal to another SSRI. Paxil can help OCD but I feel luvox is superior. Luvox for...
    ... seen in your son was good with the higher dose of Paxil . A med that works for someone is always the first ... back again. And ask WHY the doc thinks the lower Paxil w/Risperdal is the better choice. It's hard to feel...

  25. 8 yr. old daughter with ocd - need advice
    ... diagnosed when I was in my early 20's and have taken paxil up until this year. The paxil made me put on tremendous...
    ... deal with my problems. I had a lot of trouble with Paxil though, if you choose meds, that one, i think personally...

  26. weird twitches
    ... why I don't know about Zoloft, but I get them on Paxil . My psych said that's pretty normal. I mostly get ... when I begin to relax (something I didn't do before Paxil . ;)) They're mostly muscle twitches in the arms or...

  27. OCD? Gosh where to start.
    ... about my OCD thoughts. I currently am on 10 mgs of paxil and Xanax 0.5 3 times a day but I only take it at ... night for fear of becoming addicted to it. The paxil is bad enough :) I have read through the board...

  28. Which med??Pls help!!
    ... the one med that i would try to stay away from is paxil ....

  29. What is the difference???
    ... that he has ocd and anxiety as well. He was put on Paxil and he says he is doing so much better. I am really...
    ... that he has ocd and anxiety as well. He was put on Paxil and he says he is doing so much better. I am really...

  30. Anyone take Celexa?
    ... know that celexa works for me! Before celexa I took paxil and buspar and they didn't seem to keep workin for...

  31. prozac
    ... Hello all My shrink is switching me from paxil to prozac due to all the weight gain i get on paxil...
    ... think from the beginning that Prozac is not as good as Paxil for your OCD....
    ... paxil and prozac are both the same type of med, is the paxil helping with the OCD, if not its doubtful the prozac...
    ... Hey, I just got on prozac. I was on Paxil before and didnt gain weight....BUT the dr. did tell ... me that weight gain is a side effect of paxil and not usually with prozac. He said they both help ... OCD. He said his #1 recommendation is paxil and then prozac and he has treated a lot of OCD patients ... . I took paxil about 2 years ago so to tell the turth I cant remember...

  32. Intrusive thoughts???
    ... have harming intrusive thoughts, i do quite well on paxil and xanex as needed!! but i still have bad weeks...
    ... have harming intrusive thoughts, i do quite well on paxil and xanex as needed!! but i still have bad weeks...

  33. Heya,HELP?
    ... sweetheart, ;) so don't beat yourself up too much. I am on Paxil and Seroquel and things are SO much easier now. I...

  34. Anti-Depressants and OCD?
    ... cant even begin to tell you!! at first my doc gave me paxil , omg what a nightmare!!! it was horrendous! then he...

  35. OCD Help
    ... I saw my doctor and he increased my paxil cr. He also told me that Risperdal and Seroquel (which...

  36. How Do I Cope With Ocd Spouse???
    ... seems to be aggravated by stress. He tried taking Paxil with no luck and then Zoloft. He decided one morning...

  37. worst life ever = me
    ... dont help i take some stupid *** trazodone pill cause paxil gave me permanent muscle spasms. my life summed...
    ... dont help i take some stupid *** trazodone pill cause paxil gave me permanent muscle spasms. my life summed...
    ... dont help i take some stupid *** trazodone pill cause paxil gave me permanent muscle spasms. my life summed...

  38. celexa has really helped me rationalize my thoughts
    ... I started on 10mg, because I was on Paxil a few years ago, and I started at a higher dose, and...

  39. Is there any free therapy available?
    ... in most places psychologists cant prescribe meds paxil or a similar med generally helps for OCD maybe you...
    ... .. I think that you should take meds, but just paxil or something.... and follow the self help book "brain...
    ... Hey. Thing is I tried Paxil and I had really bad withdrawls and it made me numb...

  40. OCD and pregnancy
    ... and development you may consider taking zoloft or paxil instead as they are class b drugs and considered safer...

  41. Zoloft and NAUSEA
    ... Not Zoloft but with Paxil . I actually thought I might be pregnant because I ... so I'd sleep through the worst of it but, with the Paxil , it let up after about one week and by the end of...

  42. My ocd can beat up your ocd!
    ... think you might benifit from an SSRi like zoloft or paxil ....i really encourage you to set up an appt with your...

  43. Need your advice
    ... I am going to be switching from Lexapro to Paxil and I was wondering if it is a difficult process. ... made me feel very agitated. So now I am going to try Paxil . Oh ya, I have OCD and anxiety/panic....
    ... from an SSRI to a non-SSRI. I actually started on Paxil ... it was my first drug... and it was initially prescribed...

  44. Question for Veterans of o.c.d.
    ... when my insurance stopped paying for it I was put on Paxil which I'm still on and works well. I'm sorry to say...

  45. What OCD meds. work for you?
    ... not OCD, but his psychiatrist should know...anyway, Paxil and Seroquel work well for me, with valium for emergencies...
    ... now). He has improved, but is on such a low dose of Paxil (10mg) that we think he may just need more to feel...
    ... everyone for your help. The doc doubled my son's dose of Paxil and he does have Ativan to take when needed. Good...

  46. Is it the meds or just my idle mind?
    ... Hey guys, I've been on 25 mg of Paxil CR since January for Pure-O type OCD. For the most ... one complaint/odd question. Not sure if it's the Paxil or if all SSRIs do this now and then, but lately,...
    ... havent heard of this, you could contact the makers of paxil and ask them about it paxil is one of many prozac...
    ... for you, but I do have a question. What dosage of Paxil are you taking? My son has the anxiety and obsessiveness ... , is on Paxil , the lowest dosage, and we're thinking he may need...
    ... kiki--it can take up to a month for the paxil to reach full effect, mine started to kick in around ... alot to do with boredom...i was also on 25 mg. of paxil and on days i was busy i was fine then when i had ... ..which led to compulsions....but anyway i am off paxil now and not doing to well . but i really think it...
    ... something he has no control over. He is taking 10mg Paxil and while he is much better, as in, not in an extreme...

  47. Pure Obsessions Anyone
    ... part, I'm much better these days. I take 25 mgs of Paxil CR and it seems to do the trick in helping me stayed...

  48. did you beat OCD ?
    ... it helped some....but not really. i started taking paxil at 25mgs....it really helped alot. but i just couldnt ... with "who cares" ohh and by the way i have been paxil free for about a month now....i guess i was strong...

  49. Kinda Embarrassing Question About...
    ... however I've already tried Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Paxil ... and am on Adderall for ADD. Is there anything...

  50. With OCD when do you feel "better?"
    ... this week when I see him. I'm also on Ativan and Paxil CR. I only feel very tired. I hope something will...

  51. I have a common question
    ... me gain weight within the first month, expecially Paxil .) Like you, I was/am worried that this one would do...

  52. OCD and Medication . . .
    ... to work? I have tried Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil already, all of which did not work/had too many negative...
    ... to work? I have tried Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil already, all of which did not work/had too many negative ... was just another form of anxiety and he put me on paxil which helped me a great deal but after after a little ... freaked out and I think it had alot to do with the paxil . But I was diagnosed with Depression and Ocd and of...

  53. HELP: Dealing with boyfriends OCD (long)
    ... Beth Hey Beth, My boyfriend is on medication ( Paxil ) since he also has anxiety, he used to see a therapis...

  54. Does anyone else take Luvox????
    ... times a day-which seems to make me very tired and Paxil CR once a day. With no changes noticed yet. How...
    ... just wonder if I still need more or what. Are the Paxil and Ativan prescriptions also for OCD? I just wondered...
    ... Beth, I think the Ativan is anti-anxiety and the Paxil is anti-depressant. Though I don't feel depressed...

  55. help......
    ... really know what steps to take, and i am on medication, Paxil and Zyprexa. thanks for the advice everyone Chris...

  56. New Med. combo-Has anyone tried this?
    ... Luvox-100mg. a day, Ativan- 0.5 3 times a day and Paxil CR. Has anyone been on this combo before? Just...
    ... Luvox and Paxil CR are both SSRI's. Usually from what I understand...

  57. Computer addicted
    ... worked in my life,and I am 22 yrs old..Ive been on paxil & other anti anxiety Meds,the paxil has helped alot...

  58. I thought I grew out of it??!
    ... meds I was put specifically on just for the OCD were paxil , prozac, and luvox. Well there were more but those ... 3 I remember working for any given amount of time. Paxil worked the best, but it didn't work in the end. I...

  59. Friend is cracking up or OCD?
    ... figure in her household. She has been taking 12.5mg of Paxil daily for some time now for anxiety and occasional...
    ... any rituals she performs. Also she is already on Paxil , so she went to some doctor for anxiety. Maybe she...

  60. I'm wondering something
    ... when it comes to relieving any anxiety. When I was on Paxil I gained some weight but it made me feel the best...
    ... when it comes to relieving any anxiety. When I was on Paxil I gained some weight but it made me feel the best...

  61. Does anyone take Luvox (Fluvoxamine)?
    ... No real bad feelings, just anxious. I also tried Paxil 2 seperate times for a day, but felt extremley anxious ... pshyciatrists don't prescribe, instead they favor Paxil , Zoloft, or Celexa. I'm actually very surprised that ... internet search) and all the SSRI's are in there. Paxil , Zoloft, and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is...
    ... Dr. said that it's possible but other drugs such as Paxil make you really gain weight. Also FYI-you may already...

  62. Always Thinking About My Breathing
    ... beacause it's just me and my breathing. I started Paxil CR and I hope the obsession fades away. Does anyone...

  63. OCD or Anxiety??
    ... I have alot of anxiety and was prescribed Paxil yesterday for this but I was wondering if It could...
    ... I have alot of anxiety and was prescribed Paxil yesterday for this but I was wondering if It could...

  64. social anxiety
    ... Anything that has worked in the past? I have tryed Paxil , but hate the side effects from it (the sexual ones...
    ... comments and questions to add: First of all, I'm on Paxil and Luvox right now and they've definately helped...
    ... most people... Try it out, smiling is better then paxil .. Paxil really made me feel worse and more nervous...

  65. curious
    ... taking the Celexa she had prescribed and traded it for Paxil from my own doctor. As most of you know, I'm sure ... , meds are a hit and miss game. Paxil isn't working for me after 6 months, with increased...

  66. Does anyone else feel this way?
    ... to worry about who's gonna get me. I have been on paxil , zoloft, and even prosaic in the past, and nothing...

  67. HELP! My story!
    ... believe all of the med hype. I've tried Effexor and Paxil , both of which made me intensely suicidal and worse...
    ... think that you need to be on the right meds. i tried paxil , 1 time!! it was terrible(for me) and id never touch...

  68. OCD help...
    ... have had that exact same thing. I had been taking paxil , but I got off of it because I'm trying to become...

  69. How do you handle Sexual Side Effects
    ... HI....I'VE HAD ALL THE PROBLEMS U MENTION, PAXIL BEING THE WORST. EVEN WHEN ONE IS NOT SEXUALLY ACTIVE...
    ... I'll just say that I was on Paxil for 3 years and my sex drive dropped. Now I'm on Wellbutrin ... effect of the wellbutrin because i had been off the Paxil for a year before going on WEllbutrin - mind you I...
    ... but has enough OCD benefit. Drugs like Anfranil, Paxil and Zoloft cause the most Severe SExual problems pretty...

  70. Fluvoxamine/Luvox
    ... No real bad feelings, just anxious. I also tried Paxil 2 seperate times for a day, but felt extremley anxious ... pshyciatrists don't prescribe, instead they favor Paxil , Zoloft, or Celexa. I'm actually very surprised that ... internet search) and all the SSRI's are in there. Paxil , Zoloft, and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is...
    ... consider a different drug that's used more often like Paxil , Zoloft, or Celexa....
    ... fluvoxamine, but I do know that if you take Zoloft or Paxil (I was on Paxil and am currently on Zoloft) you need...
    ... insurance stopped paying for it so I had to switch to Paxil and that works too but not nearly as well as the Luvox...

  71. feeling of something being wrong
    ... doctor to see if I can take something else. I was on Paxil for 4 years and it really worked for me, but last ... max which scares me. I am considering going back on Paxil . With Paxil I had some ups and downs, but they were...

  72. Do you take meds and if so what meds to you take?
    ... No real bad feelings, just anxious. I also tried Paxil 2 seperate times for a day, but felt extremley anxious ... pshyciatrists don't prescribe, instead they favor Paxil , Zoloft, or Celexa. I'm actually very surprised that ... internet search) and all the SSRI's are in there. Paxil , Zoloft, and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is...

  73. please help me
    ... scared of my child, please help me!! I tried prozac, paxil , zoloft, zyprexa, risperdal.... this isn't my only...

  74. Lexapro
    ... Actually, I've taken Wellbutrin, Paxil & Zoloft. I can't remember what my side effects were...

  75. Medication: Crutch or Cure
    ... Here's the deal: I've tried Wellbutrin, Paxil & Zoloft. The Wellbutrin & Paxil didn't work and...