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  1. Beta Blocker success
    ... natural way to rid myself of them. :) (Note: I tried Paxil for one month and almost lost my mind)....

  2. Whats going on with me need advice
    ... attacks" as they can be crippling. I ended up on Paxil (for 10 years), and xanax (for a short period of time ... ) they worked wonders. I have been off the Paxil for about a year now, but am toying with haviing to...

  3. Panic attacks gone but have come back
    ... when I was 23. I started medication, Klonopin and Paxil and has seemed to work fine for me for the past ten ... years. I switched doctors and he took me off of the Paxil ; said he didn't like putting his female patients on ... Paxil because of weight gain side effects and I was having...
    ... it on the anxiety board. You are lucky that the paxil worked for so long. Usually an SSRI will eventually...

  4. Dizziness
    ... I have been on PAXIL CR for 8 months now and started to wean off 2 weeks...
    ... you still smoking? Did the dizziness start with Paxil ? Alot of SSRI's can cause dizziness....

  5. Fear of Fainting/ feeling weak
    ... I was a completely different person. I've tried Paxil and I've tried Elavil. What works for me is trying...

  6. Terry111 how are you
    ... about switching me over to something like Zoloft or Paxil . Gosh, please just kick in already!!! I don't feel...

  7. WhyWhy Why
    ... a high blood pressure meds Tuesday,decided against Paxil , because i couldn't accept that I was "depressed"...
    ... caffiene due to it aggravates RLS. I was prescribed Paxil but decided against it and he said we could try Blood...
    ... take Pamelor, which is an antidepressant similar to Paxil . The medicine helps to eliminate anxiety over time...

  8. What causes panic attacks and what are the symptoms?
    ... drugs are commonly used, such as Xanax, Klonopin, and Paxil . I'd say psychiatric drugs are probably the most...

  9. spiking fever out of nowhere
    ... really helping. Well, that and the doc told me to stop Paxil , up the Xanax, see him Monday....

  10. Help
    ... night and am told to stop the Buspar and take 20 MG Paxil . This make me not able to sleep last night and my ... myself into a mental ward and the doc told me no, the Paxil will make the panic worse and then it will get better ... . HE said to keep taking the Paxil and taper off Xanax! I can't find the right meds ... little more. I am too afraid to take my second day of Paxil after what went on last night. I just took my Xanax...

  11. sick of paxil..trying natural ways!
    ... I am 19 years old and have been on paxil since i was 14. I have dedicated alot of my life to ... panic and anxiety disorder. I am sick of being on paxil and have heard many success stories about people coming...
    ... Kyle, my suggestion would to stay on the Paxil while trying the Linden Method. Or Panic Away, etc...

  12. Kava..and more..what is it exactly ANd does it really help?
    ... and basically social anxiety. I chose not to use paxil , or xanax as I am a recovering vicodin addict because...

  13. Feeling Like You Cant Breathe
    ... Thurs. will prescribe me either Lexapro, Zoloft, or Paxil or Prozac. I can deal with the food cravings and...

  14. Undiagnosed PD? Sorry a little long....
    ... My office has 3 GPs in it. Saw one, he gave me paxil , I took it for a day, freaked out and said no way...

  15. anybody lose weight on paxil
    ... I gained 33 lbs on paxil (20mg 1 year) I have been off 16 months and have only ... for it not dropping off. I couldnt lose it while on paxil either. One holiday, i was careful about what I ate...

  16. Celexa, klonopin, xanax
    ... I was on paxil for about 8 years and my doc switched me to celexa...
    ... time. I have taken all of the other drugs out there; Paxil , Zoloft, Remeron, Buspar, Prozac, Welbutrin, even...

  17. hello folks
    ... and get them to lock me away. But with the help of Paxil , I got over it and only have the odd flare up. Nothing...

  18. Paxil??? Zoloft???
    ... because it is working for you. Why change? As far as paxil and zoloft. Who knows. What works for one person ... much better. Like my old self again. My sis is on paxil and swears she'll never stop taking it. My mother...

  19. effexor?
    ... whole life and I have been on tofernil, then switch to paxil 6 yrs ago and now since my anxiety has been very high...

  20. risperdal?
    ... anyone ever taken this med before? i am on 60mg of paxil and i take adtivan for panic...lately it has been...

  21. sometimes this just is depressing
    ... tofernil was the first meds and now i have been on paxil for the last 6 yrs. i also take lorezapam when i have...

  22. can't take any more!!
    ... shot up due to taking Wellbutrin, so I switched to Paxil . I don't plan on being on it long, but I had to get...

  23. Long term ativan use
    ... Zoloft make panic worse before it gets better? I tried paxil , for only a couple weeks but the attacks were daily...
    ... and sometimes (as you know from your experiance with paxil ) you have to go through a few of them to find the...

  24. Any recommendations on a good med?
    ... and depression, without making you jittery? I tried Paxil , Zoloft, Celexa and they all made me really anxious...

  25. has anyone gone from zoloft to paxil???
    ... i as well have taken both. went from paxil to serzone to zoloft to well butrinthough. in that ... story anyway. i was severly depressed. i was taking paxil cause i had some sample boxes. i felt way better ... something else when i probably should've just stuck to paxil . oh yeah, i remember now. it was sexual side effects...
    ... Hello, I Have Taken Paxil And It Helped Me But When I Went To Go Off It I Had...

  26. Zoloft questions
    ... well. Any info will help. Oh, I have been on Paxil before, as well as Wellbutrin, and something else...
    ... dosage within 3 to 4 days. How did your body react to Paxil ?...

  27. Are these panic attacks? Please help!
    ... talk with you and bring you meds. They started me on Paxil and I took that for about a month and slowly weaned...

  28. Panic attack meds...
    ... Other than Paxil is there any medicine for panic attacks that DO NOT...
    ... My son is 15 and taking Paxil 20mg so he can go to school without throwing up in...
    ... opinion teenagers shouldn't be on SSRI's especially paxil because of the incident of it causing suicide in younger...

  29. sea salt???
    ... what has helped others with this. He is currnetly on Paxil for it but this makes him super sleepy. Need to try...

  30. Brain zaps, but not from withdrawal
    ... Hi, I've taking 20 mg. of paxil for about nine months for panic attacks. This is ... first time. Here's the weird thing -- when I'm on paxil , I have some brain zaps that usually happen the week ... all? Could hormone changes make me metabolize the paxil faster before my period? Thanks much for shedding...
    ... relate. I had to be hospitalized just to get off of Paxil . Not to mention the numb limbs and constant panic ... adrenalin, etc); maybe these things just make the Paxil have to work harder, as it is an SSRI, I meaning inhibitor ... has its own way of dealing with these chemicals, the Paxil is trying to do the opposite - control them. However ... didn't trust my psychiatrist). Also remember that Paxil is currently in class-action lawsuit for its withdrawl...
    ... brain chemistry is pretty complicated, and throwing paxil (or another antidepressant) into the mix can do some...
    ... Maybe it's a common thing with paxil because I got them too while taking it and worse when ... This is among several reasons I don't want to try paxil again - that and the sexual side effects were horrible...

  31. Panic Disorder Medication
    ... psychiotrist gave me exceva which is a different brand of paxil i think and seraquel to help me sleep but i am scared...

  32. Please help me! Panic attacks and severe nightmares
    ... I am not going to live this way anymore. I was on Paxil for about two weeks but I hated the side effects and...
    ... ease your tension. I'm also glad to hear you're off Paxil , as I was on it for 5 years and had to be hospitalized...

  33. Is paxil usually prescribed for panic attacks?
    ... Paxil is a very widely used SSRI. It is used for depression ... asked out on the street, you'd have 5 people tell you Paxil made them insane and it should be taken off the market ... uncomfortable, too. I had very good results with Paxil some years ago. I got better and went off it because...

  34. You guys have got to try this
    ... looking for something..........trying to get back on Paxil and having side effects I did not have last time and...

  35. Anxiety MEDS, Help!
    ... well i know different meds for different people, but paxil is the one that works best for me. it is also been ... side effects but i had to have something to help. try paxil and buy books on this disorder, it is no miracle...

  36. Has anyone ever beaten Panic Disorder?
    ... withdrawl weaning off.These are all the meds ive taken... Paxil ,Colonopin,zoloft,Ativan,and Lexapro.For me they all ... had any signifigant withdrawl weaning off was the Paxil great med but rather hellish to wean off if taken...

  37. Lexapro Withdrawl
    ... i was on 20mg of Paxil for 1 yr. Switched to Lexapro in Jan 06 due to weight...

  38. please help anyone else get this symptom or here of it?
    ... ago. Ive managed to control them with medication ( paxil ), but I will say that mine were caused by stress....
    ... your thread and wanted to know how you felt with the paxil and how long it took to actually notice a difference ... . I was just prescirbed paxil this past monday,and have been too nervous to take...
    ... Kathy - I started taking Paxil about 18 months ago. I took 12.5 mg a day. The ... helped with the anxiety and the early side effects of Paxil . I cut down gradually on the ativan - it took about ... a few other people who felt the same way starting Paxil and the symptoms subsided after a week or so. I was ... really nervous about starting the Paxil , but I felt so bad from all the panic and anxiety ... to give it a try. For me, a combination of taking Paxil and reading Claire Weekes books and the book from ... more positive now, I am slowly cutting down on the Paxil . Hang in there. It will get better!...

  39. Zoloft Withdrawal Problems
    ... drive my kids around and go to work. I started on Paxil 10 mg a day and Ativan 0.5 mg twice a day. The Paxil ... stopped the Ativan after 1 month, but I have been on the Paxil for almost two years. The doctor upped the Paxil...
    ... to share with you that when I first started taking Paxil - I was on the internet constantly looking for information ... started searching for success stories of people taking Paxil and how they tapered off when they decided to stop...

  40. Rapid Heartbeat/Dizziness - Doctor thinks panic attacks?
    ... panic attacks and has written me a prescription for Paxil . At first I did not want to take the medication, but ... are being affected severely. I haven't started the Paxil yet because after the last ER trip, my doctor put...
    ... about being prescribed a antidepressant as strong as Paxil though. take care trg247...
    ... that a friend of mine went to and trusted. I went on Paxil and within 3 months I was panic attack free. Paxil ... garauntee that will help as well. Start with Paxil to get yourself back on your feet, then get your heart...

  41. Is it still?
    ... and has been. But all came back negative. I was on Paxil first and that was just when I would have panic attacks ... want to take something like that irregularly. And on Paxil and Effexor it just seemed like I was emotionless...

  42. What to think?
    ... and try a different medication. Usually Effexor or Paxil are tried first for panic disorder. Effexor worked...

  43. My story/journey (sorry so long)
    ... I to have panic attacks. I took paxil for a while then got off because I felt better and...

  44. Panic and Passing Out
    ... thanks for your advice. ive tried paxil and it didnt work for me at all. the only med that...

  45. Please I need answers!!
    ... point where now i am trying to accept. i do think paxil has helped a whole lot, and i do take hormones. i...

  46. I really do not want to be on meds!!
    ... I know is that I feel like a viable human being on Paxil ..... I can think, reason, have normal emotion. I I...
    ... I am glad Paxil works for you, I am just scared of meds. and I think...

  47. panic attacks
    ... dont know what else to do. my dr wanted me to try paxil but i didnt go on it bc of the side effects, the only...

  48. thinking of taking lexapro
    ... under control. But good luck on the meds. I took paxil for about a year and felt good....

  49. Have you ever gotten off your meds and were panic free?
    ... Ive been on paxil 40MG for years and I want to get off of It. Im not ... especially everyday for such a long time. Even though Paxil has realllly helped my panic. It took a while but...
    ... to rainswirl look up paxil discontinuation syndrome on the net and taper off...

  50. Victim of Zoloft (HELP!)
    ... might occur. Do any of you other victims of Zoloft, Paxil , or Prozac still suffer from their zombifying effects...

  51. Question about daughter with hyperventilation syndrome
    ... medication as of now but the dr mentioned something about paxil which I don't really want to do because in the past...

  52. generic paxil
    ... I cant follow your post, the usual paxil dose range is 20 to 50, not many take 50 doses...
    ... Hi.....I was on the regular Paxil for a couple of years then switched to the generic ... Paxil when it was first available in Canada because it was...

  53. Paxil Question
    ... coping and relaxing skills, dont just rely on the paxil 'breakthru' panic attacks are possible when on...

  54. Propandolol
    ... dont think it can do anything for panic. Ive been on paxil .... but on the side they gave me klonopin but I never...

  55. Buspar and panic disorder??
    ... my doc. I may go up to 100mg if the 75 isnt enough. Paxil was too stimulating for me in the past, as was Lexapro...
    ... correct effect on me... maybe i need to switch to paxil ? hmmm.... jasmine...

  56. Panic on waking up
    ... then, I have gone to my physician and have been on Paxil daily doses, which helped immensely. However, I have ... recently been weaning myself off Paxil due to some side effects (guys who use Paxil may know...

  57. Panic Attack while Pregnant
    ... not have a SINGLE panic attack throughout (I was on paxil , but while not pregnant I would still have one or...

  58. Night Sweats, Panic Attack
    ... I have been on Paxil for several months. One side effect I notice if I ... take my Paxil pill too late, into the evening before bed, I typically ... to sleep. I am curious if others, whether on Paxil or not, suffer from bizarre and VERY VERY vivid dreams...
    ... dreams and night sweats a few times.I used to take Paxil years back and while it worked GREAT for me weaning ... have to be raised up some if you have been taking the Paxil for a few years and just miss one and these symptoms...
    ... info. I really appreciate. I want to go wean off Paxil later this summer. Can I ask if you'd be willin to...
    ... ive taken paxil on and off for the last seven years. i'm only on ... hope everything works out for you. i do know that paxil has been the only medicine that has worked for me ... works for you. if you have any more questions about paxil , just ask because like i said i have been on it for...
    ... somethin gI've been fearing when I attempt to ween off Paxil . After my wedding this coming June, I want to...

  59. new....well sort of
    ... which i belived since my history. so i started paxil cr and xanax about 3 weeks ago. for a couple...
    ... welcome the paxil will calm you a lot when and if it starts working ... take 6 weeks, xanax always helps and goes well with paxil your problems may be all from anxiety, look up fight...

  60. effexor
    ... need to know does it stop them completely. I tried paxil did not give that enough time to work the dr. said...
    ... may stop them completely, maybe you should try the paxil again tell us more meanwhile, disolve a valium...

  61. Zoloft Withdrawal....When does it STOP???
    ... i have been on paxil for several years now, and yes i know what you are...
    ... It took 6 weeks for me to feel better from terrible Paxil withdrawal. Xanax helped a little bit. Hang in there...
    ... tapered the way the doctor told me to. I was taking Paxil CR 25 for only one month and it made me feel terrible ... I shouldn't take it anymore. He gave me a week of Paxil CR 12.5 to take and he said I could stop after that ... grinding, fatigue, etc., etc.). I will never take Paxil again. I know now that I could've tapered more slowly...

  62. Elevated Blood Pressure & High Pulse Rate
    ... panic attacks while sleeping...except when I took Paxil about a year ago. Are you on any other meds besides...

  63. daily panic attacks are too much to handle, what to do?
    ... and his son both have this and they both do well on Paxil but it takes 6-8 weeks for it to get results, but ... take synthroid, he has very low serotonin and takes Paxil , starting on 10 mg and going to 25 mg once a day in ... Zoloft first, but it didn't work. I would try the Paxil as he has had no side effects. If you lack serotonin...

  64. Long Time Klonopin Users, I Have Questions
    ... is hard. Harder than SSRIs, and to me, getting off Paxil was a complete nightmare....
    ... At my worst, I was taking 3mg a day and .20 mg of Paxil . I started out on .5 just like you and gradually ... any help from a Dr. Recently, I had to go back on paxil and xanax. I take .10 of paxil a day and 2X .25 of...

  65. Anxiety or Panic??
    ... stronger, Effexor helped me significantly. I took Paxil for a while as well. But if you are worried about ... dependency or addiction, I'd stay away from Paxil because it holds the most addictive SSRI honor. Look...

  66. scared of taking pills
    ... attacks and i get perscribed pills like lexapro and paxil but i cant take em because they give me worse panic...
    ... welcome :) lexapro and paxil are both prozac type antidepressants all antidepressants...
    ... attacks and i get perscribed pills like lexapro and paxil but i cant take em because they give me worse panic ... panic attack at 25. The psychiatrist wanted me on paxil which I refused to take. My own doctor said I didn...

  67. Lexapro Question
    ... when the thought starts I can dismiss it. I took paxil for a couple of years and got off of it for the last...

  68. Called EMTs this am
    ... that really scares me about this is I've been back on paxil for about two months (after taking it for two years...
    ... explained it. Hang in there, and hope the increased paxil helps. Don't be embarassed, it is a medical condition...

  69. On Paxil for almost 2 years, panic attacks have returned
    ... [QUOTE=Storm Moon]Hi everyone. I've been taking Paxil CR 25 mg for a little over a year now and recently ... panic attacks back in April '04 and was put on the Paxil for that back then. Would it be advisable for me to...
    ... panic attack coping skills and not just relying on paxil , IMO...

  70. Life without Xanax??
    ... flat on my face due to a reaction to it. I then took paxil for 6 days and couldnt walk a straight line. So .25mg...
    ... but I too took Xanax...because like you Zoloft and Paxil where hell on earth for me...I had allergic reactions...

  71. Do the meds docs prescribe take anxiety/ panic attacks away forever?
    ... Hi, When I took paxil for two years, my panic attacks stopped completely ... panic attacks again about a month ago, so I'm back on paxil again. I'll be interested to see what other answers...
    ... the other person that replied to this when I took Paxil it made my anxiety go away completely and I was a...
    ... from any meds yet....what do you guys prefer? xanax, paxil ? thanks....
    ... have ever been on medication for anxiety was 2 years ( paxil and klonopin) they both did the job though I didnt...
    ... something to keep it at bay. My boyfriend went on paxil CR for a while for his panic attacks and it went off...

  72. How do you manage your stress?
    ... because of panic attacks. My current doctor tried me on Paxil , but I hated it, so now I take Xanax as needed. In...

  73. Zoloft Question
    ... headaches. I talked to my doctor and he put me on paxil . Now zoloft has been taken off the market in Canada...
    ... headaches. I talked to my doctor and he put me on paxil . Now zoloft has been taken off the market in Canada...

  74. Question About Different Experience With Meds
    ... I haven't had before! I was prescribed xanax and paxil for my panic attacks, and it took quite a bit of time ... before I got the courage up to try them. I took paxil for two years, quit for five months, and just went ... them go away after you've taken the drug for while. Paxil totally eliminated my panic attacks and constant worry...
    ... myself am on Zoloft, and its better, but not as good as paxil , my best experience was with Paxil...Don't worry about...
    ... blocker, but I know people who took Lexapro, Zoloft, Paxil , Xanax and Xanax XR. Some of the people who took ... Some like the Zoloft others didn't. A few liked the Paxil and some don't. Everyone I know...myself included ... he means. From what I understand Lexapro, Zoloft, Paxil and the like do have some side effects when you first...
    ... blood pressure. Part of the reason I went back on paxil was because my blood pressure had suddenly become ... pressure was normal again! This was after taking the paxil for a week and a half. Again, keep in mind that it...
    ... done. Everything was normal. I was prescribed Paxil CR by a family physician and hated it. I had a horrible...

  75. just courious/paxil dose
    ... just wanted anyone to share what dosage of paxil they take. i hate to admit i take 50mg. i had an attack ... mind over matter, but sometimes it does not work. but paxil now and in the past was the only med that REALLY helped...
    ... them off. Nothing to be ashamed of taking 50mg. But Paxil is not a cure-all, so panic attacks could still occur...
    ... help anyone get better the dose range of ordinary paxil usually is 20 to 50 but theres another version with ... usual dose range, ask a pharmacist if 50 of ordinary paxil isnt helping much, you could take a benzo when you...