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Women's Health board

  1. Period 1 week early... with lots of pain
    ... congestion, swollen glands. I also switched to Zoloft from Paxil a few weeks ago, I'm not sure if that maybe has something...

  2. Pmdd?
    ... first went to the doctor he tried to put me on Prozac, Paxil , Lexapro, Effexor and maybe even another. None of...

  3. PMDD - Alternative Med (no ADs)
    ... Hi, I have PMDD and have been on Paxil for five years (been off for one month now). I didn...

  4. Mania and Depression linked to that time of the month?
    ... tendencies mixed in with my depression. I was prescribed Paxil to mellow me out somewhat. It did for awhile, but...

  5. PMS crazies
    ... would look back and be like who the heck was that? Paxil has helped. I used to only have maybe 1 good week...
    ... Meredith, are you on regular paxil or paxil cr? I am seeing my dr. today for pmdd. Check the...
    ... I am on regular Paxil . Very low dose. It has been very good to me for anxiety...

  6. Pmdd
    ... sarafem, so I had to move to prozac, but now I am on paxil . Charlotte...
    ... When I brought the pmdd up and asked for sarafem or paxil cr (the recommendations for pmdd) he looked at me...
    ... that for a year and a half, then went straight to paxil , as I was weaning off of lexapro. Now....I am weaning ... off paxil , and hoping that my PMMD won't control my life again...
    ... believe him on that one! ;) Well, I am weaning off of paxil now; only taking a pill ever 3 days. I notice a difference...
    ... Why are you weaning off paxil ? I think for pmdd, you have to be on something. ... you get off the lexapro and why are you weaning off paxil ? I'm here for you. Keep me posted....
    ... Why are you weaning off paxil ? I think for pmdd, you have to be on something. ... you get off the lexapro and why are you weaning off paxil ? I'm here for you. Keep me posted. Well, I got ... seemed anxious alot of the time. My doc moved me to paxil , which I have been on a while now, and it has totally ... every morning. I know these are side effects of paxil , but they were taking over my life. I had absolutely...

  7. PMS & Depression
    ... Thanks for the reply. I have started taking Paxil 15mg. Hoping that it works. This last episode of ... someone to get me into alot of trouble. Hope the paxil will kick in before next month!!!!...
    ... cause I have ocd. I am thinking about getting back on paxil to calm me down a bit. I get really depressed and...
    ... just my imagination, but since I have been taking the Paxil (approx 1 week) I am feeling so much better. I know...

  8. Want to go off birth control...worried about anxiety though
    ... helps. However, I also have anxiety and am taking Paxil for it. My question is if I stop taking the BCP like...

  9. please help me figure out whats wrong w/ my sister
    ... the nicest part of town with her dog, depressed, on paxil , has always has a problem w/ severe cramping, been...

  10. late period from stress?
    ... ALSO to add in i'm on paxil for anxiety and panic attacks, have been since last...

  11. Vagina Pressure and Pain
    ... depressed and anxious. Thinking about going back on paxil . :)...
    ... depressed and anxious. Thinking about going back on paxil . :)...

  12. My libido is gone...
    ... have you tried paxil ? I take it and at first I lost my sex drive but after...

  13. Question about Anti-Depressants ??
    ... different types of anti-depressants? I started taking Paxil in March of 2001 and weaned off of it early this year...
    ... Paxil , Prozac and Zoloft have the same mechanism (SSRI)...

  14. Unexplained Pain - HELP!
    ... become depressed when on them. I am now taking 60mg of Paxil to cope with this unpleasant side effect (which is...
    ... You should not need to take paxil just to cover up the side effect of depression from...

  15. antidepressants and painful menstrual cramps
    ... severe menstrual cramps that are on medication such as paxil , prozac or zoloft. My daughter was on paxil when...

  16. Weight Gain! :(
    ... OK, about a year ago I started taking Paxil and gained weight. So, I then switch to Buspar and...

  17. PMDD/Perimenopause
    ... News a few days ago and the conclusive study that Paxil has been found to help with PMDD/perimenopause (which ... am being slowly weaned off of it so as to go on the Paxil . I am also on birth control pills which have REALLY ... and I wanted to know if anyone has had success with Paxil for this condition. I've read much literature and ... wt. gain is not a side effect-btw I will be taking Paxil CR- one 25 mg. pill in the morning. THanks....
    ... had been on zoloft/effexor from 1995-2002. Then on Paxil CR for the last year (when the meno symptoms hit) ... April 2003 I gained 65 lbs!! That's while I was on the paxil and having meno symptoms! BUT!! I just found out ... caused the weight gain. I have since changed from Paxil to Wellbutrin for depression, but I can't say that ... I probably should have started with. I do believe Paxil can cause weight gain and even some of the other SSRI...

  18. What's wrong with me?
    ... they simply tell me it's stress and just increase my Paxil dosage and send me home. My symptomes are: 1) Exhausted...
    ... effects. I don't know the specific side effects of Paxil , but if they keep giving you more and you keep feeling...
    ... progesterone is always elevated. They did put me on Paxil also because some doctors believe a hormone imbalance ... the lack of sex drive and that's definitely from the paxil . Good luck and please keep us posted....
    ... demand complete blood tests, etc. but I to was on paxil and had gained so much weight and tired all the time...

  19. Anyone with anxiety from hormonal imbalance?
    ... which I feel a lot better, but I did start taking Paxil as well. I don't know which one is working, but I ... plan to wean myself off the Paxil within the next few months. I'll let you know what...

  20. antidepressent in 2nd trimester
    ... new, and ive had no side effects. ive taken prozac, paxil , amitriptiline, nortriptiline(?spelling) there has...

  21. Should I take Celexa?
    ... I have severe panic disorder and had to be put on Paxil because it kept getting worse. I didn't want to start...
    ... been for, oh... 3 years now? I think... I was on Paxil for anxiety, and then found that Celexa worked best...

  22. Help, Advice, Answers ?!?!
    ... constant headaches, tired all the time, no energy, on PAXIL (was until late last year) for anxiety I don't remember...

  23. Irregular periods / memory problems / tiredness
    ... pretty happy person in spite of the above (and the paxil he prescribed turned me into a zombie). Another said...
    ... so I went to talk to a psychiatrist. He put me on paxil for panic disorder and depression. I also found out...

  24. Has anyone had a GOOD Lupron experience???
    ... really does help a great deal. All of the SSRIs like Paxil and Zoloft do the same thing. The first month I was...

  25. REALLY BAD PMS
    ... like what anti-depressants can do. I was prescribed Paxil then Prozac for stomach problems and instead of helping...

  26. Period every 14 days??
    ... solved with multivitamin + banana every day). I do take paxil for anxiety also. My ex had had several affairs so...

  27. Rash...2 docs stumped
    ... blood tests and everything is ok. I have been taking paxil for 8 months now...could this be causing this?? Out...

Endometriosis board

  1. Is this endometriosis, or is it perhaps a hormone problem? Would love advice...
    ... insist I have stress-related problems. Some insist on Paxil . I am not too fond of doctors. I am NOT depressed...
    ... endlessly before you hit on the big answer. As for Paxil , I hate that stuff. Made my mood foul. However, since...
    ... agree with me about the doctors and their infamous Paxil problem. ::rolls eyes:: Believe me, I've already...
    ... insist I have stress-related problems. Some insist on Paxil . I am not too fond of doctors. I am NOT depressed...

Hysterectomy board

  1. i had one ovary removed jan 06 ,help!!!!! im very depressed need advice!!!!
    ... They should've prescribed you something! I've taken Paxil CR and it's helped me. Although it makes me sleepy...

  2. Anyone feel nutty 9 years after the hysterectomy?
    ... Over the past nine years I have taken meds like Paxil and Lamictal and others that I ended up being allergic...

  3. Hysterectomy advice
    ... it is due to the lack of natural hormones. Went on Paxil and it took care of that. If I had anything that...

Menopause board

  1. palpitations
    ... anxiety and panic since hitting age 50. Taking Paxil helped for a while but I hate being dependent on...

  2. Is anyone taking ssri & estroven together?
    ... with my anxiety and my crying spells. So I started on paxil 2 weeks ago. for awhile my anxiety went through the...

  3. Has anyone got relief from mental part peri / meno w ssri's
    ... or anxiety I experienced prior to meno. I started paxil week ago an my panic attacks went through the roof...

  4. 3 great days and then the fog an anxiety back
    ... the end of my rope and was going to start taking my paxil that i had weaned myself off of 6 months ago. So i ... vengeance. My sister said i have to increase my dosage of paxil slowly but i have to do it to get the benefits from ... from this up and downs. I really am praying that the paxil will level lme out . I cant keep functioning like...

  5. Newbie need advice
    ... use hrt and I am taking estroven and just started on paxil 7 days ago and hoping that will help with mental aspect...
    ... Tami, I sure hope the estroven and paxil helps you out. I am dealing with the hot flashes...

  6. I am a mess today
    ... So as much as i did not want to get back on the Paxil i felt i couldnt afford to get any worse and if this ... being here and posting. I am saying a prayer that the paxil will give me some relief from mental madness. Tami...
    ... both soon! I hope you get some relief with the Paxil ....
    ... all so much for your encouragement. I did start the paxil with small dose yesterday. I was pretty much a zombie...

  7. Emotional foggy rollercoaster and need advice
    ... meno , Havent had period 2 years. He prescribes me paxil for over last 7 years but I weaned myself off and ... menopause fell in my lap. The thing is i have the paxil I know it works for my anxiety and bouts of depression ... effect i will have it. I have tried soooo many and paxil is the only one that really helped. I am just so afraid...

  8. hrt warning!!!!
    ... so bad for so long anyway. Later, I was prescribed Paxil and it helped me almost immediately, I felt this lift...

  9. Wondering how these ladies are feeling...
    ... will always remain in my heart... I am still on Paxil (generic) and have wanted to get off of it couple ... also afraid to wean off of it too. It was going on Paxil that got me feeling almost immediately better too...

  10. Crazy chemicals called hormones!
    ... time and is really encouraging me to keep with the paxil , because i am ready to give up with the extra anxiety...

  11. Mood Swings and Perimenopause
    ... hate it all. I do smoke and I have been taking Paxil (20 mg) once a day for panic attacks disorder (suffered...
    ... sight, so let it out. I don't have any experience with paxil , but if it's not doing the job, go back and discuss...

  12. effexor XR
    ... start them.but to me effexor was the worst along with paxil couldnt take them either the paxil increased my aneity...

  13. Lexapro and Perimenopause
    ... 2006 i have never tried lexapro is it anything like paxil or celexa cause if it is i cant handle them i was...

  14. Perimenopause symptoms
    ... sense of who I used to be... It stinks! I am taking Paxil for depression and panic attacks. I know I should...
    ... so much meds and changes, from celexa to prozac, to paxil , to buspar. I was losing myself and hated how I felt...

  15. Dr Says Im In Menopause
    ... try several anti depressents like effexor xr 75 mg paxil celexa zoloft and none helped really but that was...

  16. Palpitations, shortness of breath, natural hormone supplements.
    ... blocker, which is helping somewhat, and am starting on Paxil soon, but I was just wondering if it would help to...

  17. My prominent symptoms right now...how about you?
    ... before my period starts) -- tired a lot (I'm on paxil right now, which may contribute) -- weight gain ... in stomach (could be paxil too) -- feeling extremely cold sometimes (like...

  18. Anxiety!!!!!!!
    ... freeway driving) and anxiety, and have been taking paxil for it. I also had a prescription for xanax to keep...

  19. Hate the nervousness/anxiety
    ... had panic disorder for over 30 years. I have been on Paxil for 12. Helped the anxiety so much, but last nite...
    ... most part the only one that stopped the Panic was paxil . I am on generic now (paroxitine) and i don't think...

  20. anyone take zoloft for symptoms
    ... a period of bad anxiety about 5 years ago and took Paxil and Buspar. Worked like a dream. Took about 2 weeks...

  21. Lost husband due to perimenopause?
    ... from panic attacks for a number of years and was on Paxil for awhile too. You should give it a try if your...

  22. Heart Fluttering/Palpitations (My first post here)
    ... heartbeat. She also wanted me to start on a low dose of Paxil , but I wanted to do a little more research before...

  23. Natural Menopause relieve
    ... mood swings, I tend to get depressed. , I am on Paxil and thyroid meds. does anyone know if I can take it...
    ... mood swings, I tend to get depressed. , I am on Paxil and thyroid meds. does anyone know if I can take it...

  24. Anything help for Bad PMS in early Peri?
    ... Well I'm on Paxil and it seems to help a little bit with the mood swings...

  25. antidepressants
    ... one that kicks in rapidly(well for ssris anyway)and paxil was GREAT...but sadly I could keep taking it so wellbutrin...

  26. Allergy to Xanax or what?
    ... works on a short term basis and I won't go on Zoloft, paxil etc.... So what to do? I had the itchies last...
    ... works on a short term basis and I won't go on Zoloft, paxil etc.... So what to do? I had the itchies last...

  27. how do you get through the day?
    ... doctors understand. The last one wanted to put me on paxil . That seems to be their only cure anymore and I refuse...

  28. I can't shake the depression...
    ... didn't get much sleep. My doctor had wanted me to try Paxil for the anxiety. He is so good to keep trying, and...

  29. Ok, I've Had It!!!
    ... was time i write what's going on with me. i'm on paxil for the anxiety which i never had before starting...

  30. How long until Paxil becomes effective?
    ... although I don't know if that would be comparable to Paxil . The doctor told me it would take about 6-8 weeks...
    ... Hi Lynn, I was put on Paxil CR 12.5mg when I was going thru my bad peri days. ... anixety med (Ativan), I could take it along with the Paxil too. The only side effect I had from it was that ... the weight that I lost. I am currently on regular Paxil 10mg because there was a time when they Paxil CR wasn...
    ... samples of the 12.5mg controlled-release tablets of the Paxil . Because I have such a sensitive stomach, he always ... you both understand! I am planning to start the Paxil tonight. I know I will need to give it time, but I...
    ... Hi Lynn, I started off with what you're on - the Paxil controlled release 12.5 mg but after being on it, ... I was put on the generic Paxil . The switch was made because there were some problems ... with the manufacturing of Paxil CR so it wasn't available for a while. I don't notice ... didn't touch my anti-anxiety meds once I was put on Paxil . I really tried to refrain from taking an anti-anxiety ... had some on hand if I need to take it. Give the Paxil time and I really hope you'll feel better soon. ...
    ... needed" basis. Since he just gave me the samples of Paxil the other day, and since I have been so sleep deprived ... and I am taking today off, so I plan to start on the Paxil tonight. I really do want to give it a chance, but ... may have to take an Ativan occasionally until the Paxil becomes effective, because the anxiety can get really ... evenings. I appreciate you encouraging me to give the Paxil some time. My doctor really wants me to do that too ... Anyway, I do hope that I will be able to tolerate the Paxil , and that it will help me as much as it has helped ... encouragement, and I will let you know how I do with the Paxil . Have a great day! Lynn...
    ... Hi Lynn: I haven't used the Paxil but I've tried Ativan, Effexor and Clonanzepam. The...

  31. Heart Murmur: Anyone else have one? Can Peri make it worse?
    ... of you have a heart murmur? He wants me to start on Paxil , and he gave me some samples to get me going. Is Paxil...
    ... breathing exercises to control it as much as possible now. Paxil is supposed to work well. I know quite a few women...
    ... do exercise regularly, and I am going to start the Paxil tonight. I know it may take a couple weeks for it...
    ... lessen and I also don't feel so fatigued. Hope the paxil works well for you. I haven't tried antidepressants ... gyno, that I've never dared to take them. BUt I know paxil and other a/d's have helped many of the women here...

  32. A Little Concerned
    ... have to only believe it is. And, now that I'm on Paxil - this med causes me to have a hard time losing weight...

  33. desperate-Perimenapausal or heart attack?
    ... day , described my symptoms the doc. he prescribed Paxil . I have yet to go to the pharmacy as Im really reluctant...

  34. help i dont know who to turn to
    ... meds! You said ADs made you worse - I was put on Paxil CR and it helped me immediately - it was like a miracle ... . Have you ever tried Paxil CR? Be well, :D molly...

  35. Fat Flush! I'm obssessing about the weight again
    ... the anxiety I was going thru. Once I was put on Paxil CR and started to feel better, of course, I started ... right now when it comes to weight - that's being on Paxil and having a hypothyroid condition (even tho I'm on...
    ... darn hard to lose weight. I'm hypothyroid and am on Paxil (SSRI) so these things don't help in the weight loss...

  36. Molly, you okay?
    ... to before peri hit. But then again, I'm still on Paxil . I will get a hot flash now and then and then nothing...

  37. Any members with brain fog?
    ... MRI done (no tumour, of course!). I ended up taking paxil for anxiety and panic attacks for two years and it...

  38. Hot Flash Question
    ... starting to have irregular periods, and I'm also taking paxil for panic attacks, but this was really different than...

  39. exercise amd peri
    ... it's really made my anxiety flare up (and I'm on paxil !). But today after a fast walk/run and doing my free...

  40. Depressed...Feeling Lost
    ... more aggressive. After a couple of false starts on Paxil and Lexapro, I finally found the med that works for...
    ... put on meds to deal with it. I, for one, was put on Paxil CR and it helped me almost immediately. If I wasn...

  41. how does it happen
    ... Hi Linda, I finally was put on Paxil CR 12.5 mg (lowest dose) and it made me feel almost...
    ... Hey Molly, Thats great you feel better taking paxil . Always excited to read when someone gets a med that ... beat I might not be able to. I have heard of paxil for PMS or it might have been Prozac. I just haven...

  42. Has Anyone Found Anything Natural That Works for Hot Flashes?
    ... It for cases like mine - hypothyroid, on a SSRI ( Paxil ), and being of menopausal age. I'm determined to ... things" - it's either that or I'm blaming it on the Paxil ! lol! I'm taking only one Omega-3 (Natrol brand...

  43. I wish somebody would have warned me
    ... only 5 months so I have to believe either it's the Paxil CR that I was put or I was transitioning from peri ... nothing I can't handle (but, of course, I'm still on Paxil too... :D ) I think it helps to "accept" what...

  44. does anyone get any good days?
    ... anxiety disorder. Anyway, two other women (one on Paxil and I think the other one took Prozac) just stopped ... time like many of us at this site. Her sister took Paxil for a little while, stopped when she felt better,...
    ... for you (made you feel better)? When I switched to Paxil Cr, I felt better almost immediately...the downside...
    ... should have taken whole pills (until I was put on Paxil CR). Have you tried having your dr. prescribe you...
    ... I was the one that told my dr. about prescribing Paxil CR to me even tho he doesn't remember and credits...
    ... going to ask my dr. about what happens if I get off of Paxil ....the only reason why I'm still on it is because...
    ... last me a long time! ;) If you try getting off Paxil , be ready for withdrawal hell!!...