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  1. C

    Lexapro vs Paxil

    My doc advised me to switch from Lexapro to Paxil.does any one has similar experience? what to expect from this switch? Please advise
  2. C

    Managing Anxiety after 15 Years of Medication

    I was diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder when I was very young (about 11), and was put on 30mg of Paxil. I am now 26 (female) and have FINALLY managed to come off after taking 10mg for about 7 years. My reasons for coming off are: having trouble sexually, romantically and with general...
  3. E

    Emergency Help! I'm out of paxil subscription, can't get a refill.

    Please help me dear people, I'm going thru bad paxil withdrawals right now and can't get a refill!! I've been on paxil 40mg for around 15years. I have pretty bad anxiety and depression. (Ran out of paxil over the weekend, today tried to get a refill at the pharmacy but was told they have...
  4. D

    Starting Zyprexa Tonight

    So tonight my brother has decided to start Olanzapine (generic for Zyprexa). So he'll be on 25 mg of Paroxetine, 100 mg of Lamotrigine, and 2.5 mg of Olanzapine. Are there any suggestions or anecdotes anyone can offer before he gets on it?
  5. Anon_21

    Any Paxil users?

    My doc suggested Paxil to me today and it looks to be wonderful as far as what it treats, but I'm a little worried about side effects and dont like being on medication. Has anyone had any experience, good or bad, using this drug and what it helped with most? Any replies are appreciated :)
  6. nuked angel

    not sure plan B

    I had a breakdown in July, started citalopram 20mg , no good after 8 weeks . mirtazapine 15mg start and the shrink added 50mg sertraline , which was weird has i was on sertraline when i crashed , no joy there. i have a 6mg lorazepam tollerance a day i have had for 35 years , the bad old days...
  7. C

    28 years of Paxil

    Hello everybody, I'm new to this forum. I introduced myself in the introduction thread. But a long story short. I'm an 39 year old mail with an anxiety disorder who has been using Paxil 40 mg for 26 years. The last 6 years it ain't working anymore (and maybe it never did)?. My question is: I...
  8. A

    Is this medicine even working? Should I take PAXIL?

    I have been on Prozac for over a month, and the past 8 days I have been on 80mg. I feel a very small difference despite taking a high dose. Should I switch to Paxil?
  9. F

    Am I suffering from depression ?

    Hello guys , Well I do have severe anxiety and panic attack issues but never had depression so I'll tell you my history .. I was on ssri lexapro and paxil from october 2012 to march 2013 then I quit cold turkey due to sexual side effects. From december 2013 I had a relapse of panic attack...
  10. A

    Paxil Questions

    Hi all, so I have some questions about paxil..My psychiatrist gave me some to treat my anxiety & panic issues. I had never ever taken any ssri before. Just xanax, which I am a big fan of, and which works amazing but I don't want to depend on it. So, he gave me a bottle of 20 mg Paxil, told me to...
  11. M

    i hate paxil! need help

    I recently went to the doctor after months of trying to get the courage to go and she prescribed me paxil 20mg, and i absolutely hate it! Paxil makes me feel sick, my muscles feel stiff, i get very dizzy, i feel as if im going to pass out, and i cannot sleep at night. im going to make an...
  12. M

    Coming off paxil

    I am on day 3 cold turkey coming off Paxil 20 mg. I have only been taking it for 2 months and I am starting to feel the withdrawals. The first 2 days were easy but last night I started to feel funny... Like I couldn't concentrate and my eyes were a bit shakey sometimes. I also feel quick...
  13. C

    Some questions

    Last year I was taking paxil for social anxiety. I felt better and felt like I could go on without the drugs as it was causing some side effects I did not like. I cold turkeyed it. Not knowing it would create a tearable hell. My question is when I was on this I did not go into a manic/hypomanic...
  14. C

    A few questions

    Last year I was taking paxil for social anxiety. I felt better and felt like I could go on without the drugs as it was causing some side effects I did not like. I cold turkeyed it. Not knowing it would create a tearable hell. My question is when I was on this I did not go into a manic/hypomanic...
  15. J

    Psychosis-related side effects of antidepressants in children?

    As a child, about 11, one of my GP's got the idea that I had PTSD (my current psychiatrist believes that was a horrible call, and I am now diagnosed with OCD), as I displayed obsessive anxiety and compulsions which he believed to have been triggered by being bullied in school. Anyway, long...
  16. J

    wellbutrin, lithium, paxil

    hello all, i am new to this. the meds listed are what i am currently taking. lithium was just added 2 weeks ago for the possibility of being bipolar. on 600 mg lith carb right now, as i also take lisinopril/hctz. right now i dont know how i feel to be quite honest. i can have fun and laugh...
  17. pkomarnicki

    Starting to Hate Anti-Depressants

    Though, for me, having the mental energy to hate anything is a pretty good indication that it's working, so this is kind of a catch-22. For a long time I was on Zoloft (sertraline), which worked fairly well and the side effects were manageable. I didn't know well enough to ask to try...
  18. W

    Schizophrenia/form gone, still depressed (long)

    Hey everyone. I was diagnosed with schizophreniform during April of last year. The diagnosis was "thought disorder: brief psychotic disorder vs. schizophreniform. Doctors had also mentioned substance abuse because I used marijuana and alcohol regularly. I was also very depressed (after the...
  19. W

    Schizophrenia/form gone, still depressed (long)

    Hey everyone. I was diagnosed with schizophreniform during April of last year. The diagnosis was "thought disorder: brief psychotic disorder vs. schizophreniform. Doctors had also mentioned substance abuse because I used marijuana and alcohol regularly. I was also very depressed (after the...
  20. P

    Help with anxiety and OCD + add?

    I have Anxiety and ADD. The best medication for Anxiety for me is Paxil 40mg. But on the Paxil i feel really lazy and it makes me to not want to do anything, and with hardly energy. These side effects make my ADD symptoms worse, and i I tried to use stimulants (ritalin and dexedrine) with paxil...
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