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  1. risperdal for OCD??
    ... anti-depressants much better than the SSRI's i was on paxil before and it was evil and i ended up in the psych...

  2. just an update.
    ... medicine that will help me. i had to quit taking the paxil because i think it made me worse and caused me to...
    ... medicine that will help me. i had to quit taking the paxil because i think it made me worse and caused me to...

  3. new to medication
    ... effects. i had a terrible reaction 3 weeks ago to paxil and just from that 1 time it scared me!! soooooooo...

  4. anyone have the "yawns"?
    ... I noticed that when I was on Paxil . It's a normal SSRI side effect. It's annoying at...

  5. Question and My OCD symptoms
    ... example the funeral home or the wake? I've been on Paxil for over a month now and have found that this, one ... you SAY and DO. Another question: I've been on Paxil like I said, over a month but sometimes I feel a bit ... OCD thoughts have calmed SO MUCH and the ADHD (which Paxil is also helpful for) has really gotten better but...

  6. is anyone on effexor if you are pls read
    ... never taken this before...i had a terrible reaction to paxil and i have had that also for prozac. but those were...
    ... zoloft i had NO side effects to it at all!! whereas the paxil was one of the most horrendous nights of my life!...
    ... zoloft i had NO side effects to it at all!! whereas the paxil was one of the most horrendous nights of my life! ... waiting for bad side effects. What happened with the Paxil ? Effexor XR did make me very sleepy at first. I told...
    ... paxil made me high literally!!and i panic when i dont feel ... this problem until i had tha horrible reaction to paxil .im actually considering going back on celexa the withdrawl ... dont want to go through what went through witht he paxil thats the irony of this entire thing i am the way...

  7. My OCD Vent
    ... .gah something all the time. Anyway, I was put on Paxil and am feeling MUCH better! I'm not as aware and analyzing...
    ... Hi theres lots of OCD around and paxil often helps...

  8. Is wanting the house spotless and organized OCD ??
    ... of pee out !! LOL how weird is that ??? I went on paxil and the ocd's all seemed to disappear and things were...
    ... paxil and other antidepressant meds often do help with OCD...

  9. Can you all tell me what antidepressants have worked for your OCD ?
    ... In the past I have taken paxil and that actually helped very well with my ocd in ... everything organized and clean )and I went off the Paxil about 7 months ago due to weight gain and no sex drive...
    ... In the past I have taken paxil and that actually helped very well with my ocd in ... everything organized and clean )and I went off the Paxil about 7 months ago due to weight gain and no sex drive ... research on OCD meds. As far as I know, they are: Luvox, Paxil , Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa and Anafranil (anafranil is...
    ... I too was on Paxil CR, for Generalized anxiety disorder. I went off of ... prescribed Lexapro. Much better! About 95% as effective as Paxil with many less side effects (for me anyway :)). Has...

  10. Obsessive fear of schizophrenia
    ... have had panic disorder for 10 years. I have tried Paxil CR and the side effects were worse than dealing with...

  11. Obsession Hellllllllllllll!!!
    ... worked wonders until recently. I'm also on 40 of Paxil . I totally empathize with you both. If I see some...

  12. Is anyone on Celexa for ocd?
    ... effects...anyone?? btw i still am getting over the 1 paxil pill i took on monday night:(...
    ... was going down on it, my doctor slowly started me on Paxil and that cancelled out some of the withdrawal. ... To be honest with you, I think that the Paxil works better for me than the Celexa but I know that ... different. By the way, I haven't gained any weight on the Paxil . Good Luck!...
    ... your help, i think im going to give it another shot!! paxil and i are not an option. im in canada and im not sure ... where you are but here celxa is cheaper than paxil because i took 20mg but would get the 40s and cut ... half and it was about 30$ for a months worth whereas paxil was about 40-45$...im hoping to get more feedback...

  13. anyone have a bad reaction like this to paxil?
    ... Hi, Just wanted to say I've been on Paxil now for almost 4 years, but I can still remember when...
    ... Hi, Just wanted to say I've been on Paxil now for almost 4 years, but I can still remember when ... its because it drains my sinuses...anyway...After Paxil started kicking in I didn't want to eat till around...

  14. need to see doc for "new"OCD meds pls help!!
    ... im helping to have some drug suggestions other than paxil for my ocd and i am seeing my doctor right away someone...
    ... and mirtazepine are 2 that are different types to paxil sometimes several need to be tried before finding...

  15. need advice on what drugs to take
    ... celexa withdrawals are not good so my doc gave me paxil the other day,omg was that horrible! i took 1 pill...
    ... zoloft, celexa and paxil are all prozac type antidepressants, there are several...

  16. Need feedback
    ... Eventually, I went to a physician who put me on Paxil . Then I went to a counseler to sort out the issues ... a full scale anxiety attach. After a few weeks on Paxil the images disappeared. My problem now is that I ... thoughts still even after the images go away? The paxil helps with the images, but the intrussive thoughts...
    ... the reson paxil isnt working like you need it to is because it is...
    ... paxil and all other antidepressant meds oiften reduce OCD ... , your paxil dose may need upping,ask doc several books are...
    ... Like hry said... Paxil is a fine drug for OCD and it is an FDA approved drug...

  17. Problems with Irrational Jealousy
    ... to my knowledge does not help OCD. I have been on Paxil for quite some time and before that I was on Celexa...

  18. Swallowing Problem-Physical manifestation of early rooted Nervous Condition
    ... All I can tell you is that since I've been on Paxil for a year most of my obsessions have faded considerably...

  19. Advice on starting meds/scared to take them
    ... So, I want to take one. I have a presciption for Paxil CR, and now my doctors are even working with me to...
    ... take the med...i took paxil and it really helped, but once you start you cant...
    ... awhile..." Thats the next step I took. About the Paxil weight gain? What causes the weight gain? I'm not...
    ... to work with me, and after being reluctant to try Paxil CR 12.5mg, he decided to ease me into it because of ... my fears. He presribed the Paxil Oral Suspension liquid so I could start on a very ... about half of it. So it figures to about .625mg of Paxil . The thing is I felt fine at first, just a bit nervous...
    ... your post and feel so sorry for you. I have been on Paxil for over a year and my OCD is 90% better. It...
    ... alot of posts here and i see alot of people are on paxil . If someone had told me what I would feel like the ... awesome but the withdrawal was not nice so i thought paxil would be ok but i took it on monday night and im still...
    ... for the advice everyone. I did try taking the liquid Paxil twice now, in order to work my way up to it. Unfortunatley ... OCD, and Panic Attacks. I took 2.5 mgs of liquid Paxil . Hardly an effective dose or anything that would probably ... theraputic benefits faster. So, my next try will be either Paxil CR 12.5 mgs or maybe another drug like Fluvoxamine...
    ... i think it was the paxil ...i had the same thing happen to me and it woke me...

  20. Effexor XR Sleep/Wake State
    ... I have tried Paxil , Effexor, Celexa, and Zoloft. Zoloft was the only...

  21. boyfriend has OCD
    ... make him worse and more depressed. I know he took Paxil but i'm not too sure if that was for his OCD or for...

  22. perfect prayers
    ... but I still HAD to pray. Since I've been on my meds ( Paxil ), it has gradually diminished and I hardly ever have...

  23. advice needed!
    ... meds have helped more. I found that a combination of Paxil (SSRI) and a low dose of seroquel (anti-psychotic...

  24. Paxil
    ... well i was on paxil and it did cause a little weight gain (but if you...
    ... your OCD is back. Maybe you should have stayed on the Paxil ? Hopefully I won't gain weight......
    ... Hi, I've been on most of the SSRI's and Paxil is the only one that has worked for me. The side effects...
    ... have to say the withdrawl i went through from the paxil was total and complete hell. so if you make the decison...
    ... ive been on paxil for about a month now and its workin,the ocd is still...
    ... stopped taking it. I lost weight when I started Paxil , so that's not too much of a worry. Side effects? ... etc.) but...I feel it's worth it for all the good Paxil does for me. Not everyone needs something as strong ... as Paxil , so you may want to talk to your psych about something...
    ... Hi, I've been on most of the SSRI's and Paxil is the only one that has worked for me. The side effects...
    ... I lost weight when I started Paxil , so that's not too much of a worry. Side effects? ... etc.) but...I feel it's worth it for all the good Paxil does for me. Not everyone needs something as strong ... as Paxil , so you may want to talk to your psych about something ... OCD pretty bad for awhile LOL I'm taking 12.5 mg of Paxil so its not the maximum doseage. I looked up OCD awhile...
    ... I was on Paxil . I didnt gain or lose weight. BUT I did go half crazy...

  25. anybody try 5-htp supplements or St. Johns wort
    ... tried those, but I am on something else. I was on paxil and wellbutrin and I hated the side effects and I...
    ... tried those, but I am on something else. I was on paxil and wellbutrin and I hated the side effects and I...

  26. The Need To Confess..........
    ... zoloft is a paxil type antidepressant and hopefully it will start helping...

  27. New to board, looking for advice
    ... edge off of it for us. He is on Prozac and I'm taking Paxil . It took a few years of trying many, many meds to...
    ... jen, some do well on an antidepressant med such as paxil , your meds have been different types books on overcoming...

  28. Disturbing thoughts
    ... for fear of germs everywhere. My doctor put me on Paxil and I took that for a long time with very positive ... the time, no matter how much rest I got. So, I quit Paxil and began Zoloft, which I didn't continue because...
    ... for fear of germs everywhere. My doctor put me on Paxil and I took that for a long time with very positive ... the time, no matter how much rest I got. So, I quit Paxil and began Zoloft, which I didn't continue because...

  29. paxil cr vs paxil
    ... cause weight gain is this true??? I lost weight on Paxil . It's kinda different for each person....

  30. Do inanimate objects have feelings to you?
    ... to stay as close to home as possible.I have taken Paxil , and I am currently on Ativan. I am a basket case...
    ... was in or else feels OFF BALANCE. She is taking paxil but i dont know if its really helping. I guess people...
    ... She is taking paxil but i dont know if its really helping. Jen How...

  31. Medication Free.
    ... i finally got off the paxil completely. cold turkey was not a good way but i had...

  32. Hope

  33. what is wrong? discontinuing paxil
    ... [QUOTE=~Winnie~]i stopped taking paxil because i suspect i may be pregnant (and even though ... eventually go away? :) hi winnie- i have been on paxil too for about three years. my first dose was 40mgs ... talked to my dr about the possibility of getting pg on paxil - he told me we would cross that bridge when we got...

  34. Risperdal is freaking awesome for OCD!!
    ... rediculous obsessions I was having. Anyway I was on Paxil 60mg, which controlled the panic and anxiety, but ... OCD. After a bit of tinkering with the dosage of Paxil my psych decided to try Risperdalm at an extremely...

  35. the best way to cure ocd
    ... the help of medication though and i only take 25mg paxil cr. yes the anziety is a little rough but it is well...

  36. is this common?
    ... I just went to my doc today and she put me on paxil cr 12.5 , does anyone else take that? thanks...
    ... i take paxil cr at 25 mg and i am doing really good on it for me...

  37. anybody on geodon ???
    ... few others.. I am taking it with... Geodon 80mg Paxil 60mg Ativan 1mg Topamax 400mg Wellbutrin 300mg...

  38. here we go...
    ... thanks always_worrying...i only take 25 mg of paxil so its not a dramatic leap for me (i guess i should...
    ... Winnie~]thanks always_worrying...i only take 25 mg of paxil so its not a dramatic leap for me (i guess i should...
    ... Paxil is ok to take while nursing and pregnant. I quit...
    ... thank you duner! i had no idea paxil was considered safe for pregnancy....if you dont mind...
    ... whose drs prescibed them either zoloft, prozac or paxil come in to my group. You should consult a dr before...

  39. Obsession or have I just lost it?
    ... real. I have seen a doctor who prescribed 25mg of Paxil and am talking to a counselor, but I can't shake these ... struggling. They figured I should be better after getting Paxil . I've still been able to keep things together, but...
    ... real. I have seen a doctor who prescribed 25mg of Paxil and am talking to a counselor, but I can't shake these ... struggling. They figured I should be better after getting Paxil . I've still been able to keep things together, but...

  40. Could this be OCD, or just being too careful?
    ... or depression. If you have had anxiety I would try Paxil first. Otherwise Prozac. Good luck. I sure wonder ... back then (I'm 35) It would have changed my life. Paxil would have made my childhood like heaven. Let us...

  41. Scary Obsessions
    ... also considering trying an SSRI, I was prescribed Paxil CR 12.5mgs. Of course I'm aprehensive about taking...

  42. OCD mixing with Panic? Or Dual Obsessions?
    ... likely going to give an SSRI a try. I was prescribed Paxil CR and might give it a try this weekend. Again, thanks...

  43. Just Diagnosed With OCD
    ... i take paxil but my theripist said that zoloft and paxil are quite similar...and i have had good luck with ... the paxil , and obsession about the heart i think is pretty common...

  44. How do you deal with the sexual problems
    ... going through such a hard time :( I take 25 mg of paxil and at first it wiped me out sexually to but now it...

  45. Obsessive compulsive Disorder
    ... SSRI's cause havoc on RLS.. Zoloft is the worse.. Paxil works great on Anxiety, but I had to take prozac as...

  46. Alternatives TO paxil
    ... I gained 70 lbs in 7 years on paxil . The drug itself worked wonders for me, but the weight...
    ... ANyways should i ask my doc for prozac then? why does paxil make u gain more then other drugs? ALSO i guess LUVUX ... wonder if we even have luvux here? i know we dont have paxil cr here....
    ... to worry that the only drug that worked for me was Paxil , but there is no way in HELL i am going back on it...

  47. horriblee day
    ... struggle for me to deal with now. I have been off paxil 4 days because i ran out of pills i thought waiting ... going to a walk in clinic tonight and getting more paxil perscribed i am CURRENTLY on 20mgs so i was thinking...
    ... Yes I would try 40 mg. of paxil for a few days. then go back to 20 mg. of paxil. ...
    ... Prettyboy, DON'T TAKE 40mgs of Paxil to make up for the lost days. This is the worst thing ... you've been alive! But please heed my words on the Paxil dosage! Sincerely Mike...

  48. Hi....New here
    ... get sick and something terrible happen...but i take paxil and it isnt really doing that much good but it is...

  49. Best meds for OCD?
    ... Same with me...Im on Prozac. I have been on many.. Paxil , Zoloft, Effexor, Celexa...and I think the problem...

  50. Anyone taking Lexapro and Xanax for OCD?
    ... I am taking them, they originally gave me paxil with severe side effects, so they try lexapro (for ... dont really want to. Anyways. If you havent tried paxil , luvox, prozac, ask your doc, they're actually indicated...
    ... far as I know paxil and all other antidepressants are indicated for OCD...
    ... the only med that I didn't really care for), prozac, paxil , luvox and anafranil.[/FONT] MANK...

  51. I cant stop biting my lip....
    ... understand your pain as I have watched her. She takes paxil and it has helped her to slow down her thought process...

  52. so confused
    ... wanna help myself but im not sure how. \Ive been on paxil for the past 4 years and now am on a very low dose...
    ... wanna help myself but im not sure how. \Ive been on paxil for the past 4 years and now am on a very low dose...

  53. xanax for ocd?
    ... OCD, and have panic attaks sometimes. I ahve taken Paxil and Paxil CR and am NOT ever going to take them again...
    ... strangely coincidental to my situation. I just got Paxil and Xanax from my dr. while awaiting the appointment ... times a day as directed???? Okay, so she gave me paxil . First night, took it, after having been quite calm ... died for 9 hours. Didnt like that. Second night. Took paxil , no xanax all day. I was tired so, I went to bed ... , about 2 hours after the paxil ....and what do you know, my jaw starts shaking. BAD ... it) So. I really do not think I will continue the paxil , no sir, was this a similar situation for you with ... paxil ? Anyone else? (by thr way, the xanax was prescibed...
    ... i had the same reaction to the paxil and xanax. Had to quit the paxil altogether, but still...
    ... Thabks for your replys! The first time took Paxil and it was okay, not any side effctes until I stopped ... taking it. Then, recentlly I took Paxil CR for three days, totally freaked out, jittery, shaking...
    ... have been thru all the SSRI"s and cannot handle them. Paxil lasted for 2 days but i was on Lexapro for 10 weeks...

  54. environmental contaminants
    ... male with OCD. I'm currently taking 75mg a day of Paxil CR. I see a psychologist and psychiatrist weekly. ... the meds, which I am told are at the maximum dose ( paxil CR, 75mg daily) I constantly think about how I will ... the one I have? Is 75mg daily the maximum dose of Paxil Cr that one should be on? I still obsess about checking...
    ... male with OCD. I'm currently taking 75mg a day of Paxil CR. I see a psychologist and psychiatrist weekly. ... the meds, which I am told are at the maximum dose ( paxil CR, 75mg daily) I constantly think about how I will ... the one I have? Is 75mg daily the maximum dose of Paxil Cr that one should be on? I still obsess about checking ... It sounds like you are doing what you can with Paxil . How long have you been taking it? I assume you...

  55. Hoarding in Elderly Mother
    ... doctors help, but she wouldn't stay on the medication ( paxil ) and will not acknowledge that there is anything wrong...

  56. My Story
    ... help. She recommend Luvox, but my PCP only gave me Paxil CR....which has helped with the anxiety....so far...

  57. questions about medications
    ... needed. Xanax is an "anti-anxiety" medicine, not like Paxil CR. Paxil is an "anti-depressant" medicine. Paxil ... medicines like these...still am in a way. But I am on Paxil CR, and my level of anxiety has truly gone down. ...

  58. confession OCD...anyone else?
    ... wonder will it ever get overwhelming. He's on Paxil 12.5 andhe said that's the only med that could help...

  59. OCD & Paxil
    ... I have gone of paxil , and now I am back on. But I am getting married soon...
    ... you, or have you been doing it awhile? Now, about Paxil . I took it for about 4 months. Then my doctor put ... problem with. The nightmares came when I was taking the Paxil only(before Doxepin and Lorazapam were added). Then ... later, I just got back on thyroid and Doxepin. No Paxil , no lorazapam. Supposedly the Doxepin will help with...

  60. Eyelash and Eyebrow Pulling!?!?!
    ... ve been recently diagnosed with depression and take Paxil for the depression and anxiety. It does not help with...

  61. Sick of cutting my own hair
    ... enough to go with out wearing either one . I tried Paxil and it sorta worked but during my period I was a mess...

  62. Picking Scabs
    ... o diagnosed as bi-polar w/ ocd. I take 60mg/day of paxil and 400mg/day of seroquel. It seems as though my picking ... since I was young. My mother does it too. I am on Paxil for anxiety/depression but have never told my Dr....

Panic Disorders board

  1. Newly Diagnosed with Panic Disorder
    ... who told me that I had panic disorder and to go on Paxil . (I had no idea that panic disorder would cause me ... .. rather upsetting!) So, I've been prescribed Paxil CR 12.5mg, however... I've heard so many horror stories ... it, despite the consequences? And I always thought Paxil was an anti-depressant, is this wise for just panic...
    ... diagnosed with my panic disorder i was prescribed paxil CR. i had to keep increasing my dose but Paxil pretty ... to a new insurance type thing and they didnt offer paxil CR so i had to switch. but dont be scared to take ... paxil cr. everyone is different and react different but ... i had a good experience with paxil cr. another suggestion is i would see a psych rather...
    ... a psych like the other poster suggested. I was on paxil and would never let anyone I love take this med. See ... previous posts on this board about paxil withdrawal before you decide. Paxil made me worse...

  2. Heart Palpatations/flutters and PANIC DISORDER, BLAH! I need reassurance people!
    ... feeling the same way again so I took a xanax and my paxil and it helped. This really sucks cause when you tell...

  3. Panic Disorder with Fear of Flying
    ... was 19 and that was about 10 years ago. I was on Paxil 40 mg for about 9 years and the switched to Lexapro...

  4. SSRI and weight gain
    ... I've been on Paxil (gen)40 m for 7 months and have put on 40 pounds. ... wondering if anyone has had this same problem with Paxil and did you switch to another med and lose the weight...
    ... Paxil is a med that most people do gain on. But I have been...
    ... I gained 30 pounds while on paxil myself! was the fastest i ever put on weight in my...

  5. what anti dep are most perscribed for panic?
    ... perscribed meds for panic are now? It use to be paxil benzos are good at stopping panic attacks when...
    ... so this is just my opinion...i have been on zoloft, paxil , prozac, all for a severe panic disorder....every...
    ... help for about a month, then we tried 20mgs of paxil , that helped with panic at work but not for driving ... legal issues that kicked my ***, still takin paxil and klonopin! my problem is they help at home ... afford doctor anymore, so now i'm tappering off paxil , and it sucks. has anyone else been through...
    ... was also wondering this. I already been on lexapro, Paxil and the only benzo i tried was xanax. The xanax dose ... lexapro dose was up to 20 the most, and then i tried paxil CR and was up to 25 mg....
    ... Lourage, Which one did you like better, Paxil CR or Lexapro?...

  6. Rapid heart rate
    ... nothing helped that i took which was first lexapro, then paxil CR, then xanax. But after getting off the SSRI i defeinelty...

  7. what is the difference between a panic attack and a seizure??
    ... suddenly its happening again. when i am on 20mg of paxil , i dont have this. so, i guess it must be panic. have...

  8. Which Meds Have Helped You The Most For Panic?
    ... Hi: I am on Paxil , Abilify and Elavil. I am still waiting for them...

  9. Panic Medication Advice - Help me. What should i take? I take Xanax XR 2MG and more..
    ... helpful at all. I've taken SSRIs in the past, like paxil for a year, and lexapro for a year. Paxil might have...

  10. advice with Zyprexa and panic attacks
    ... since June to keep it under control. My GP put me on Paxil to try to get me off of the Xanax but I did not have...

  11. I don't know what is wrong with me.
    ... out if I can't quickly control this. I have been on Paxil for about 2-3 weeks and have had 2 nightmares when...

  12. FDA, Lexapro and Panic?
    ... general after researching) best suited for panic are Paxil , Zoloft and Celexa. Any panic suffereres out there...
    ... i never tried lexipro but couldnt handle celexa or paxil im getting ready to start 50 mg of zoloft i hear its...

  13. Housebound Agoraphobic/Anticipatory Anxiety
    ... eventually went to 20mgs still had anxious feelings, then paxil CR 25 again, still didn't feel much better. Then...