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Paroxetine Hydrochloride

Also known as Seroxat

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  • Paxil withdraw supplement helps

    I stopped Paxil 2 months ago after almost 3 years 20 mg a day I lowered my dose to 10mg first but then couldn’t manage to completely stop for about 4 more more months When finally quit-Withdraw side effects were very bad. I was searching on line for someone who detailed Day by Day effect so I know …

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  • Paxil withdrawal

    Hey everyone ive been on 10 mg paxil for approxitely 6 yrs now. Anxiety does run in my family so that could contribute to why I was having severe anxiety at the time. Paxil did save my life however. I was having multiple anxiety attacks throughout the day, it was really really affecting me. …

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  • Seroxat /paroxetine withdrawal

    Are there others out there trying to come off seroxat? I notice there is masses of activity in the mirtazapine group but not so many comments on paroxetine. I'd really like to find some more info or share some experiences with anyone else struggling with withdrawal from seroxat, especially if, …

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  • Healthcare scandal

    I have been on seroxat for over 20years and decided over a year ago to start to taper off. I bought measuring scales and cut the tablets and got diwn to 15mg. It has been hell. So i go to my GP and they gave me liquid. I reduce by 2mg. Absolute hell. So i go back to my GP. I explain that i know a …

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  • Going cold turkey from seroxat

    Hi iv been on seroxat for 13years for depression , I was on 20mg then I hit 50 years old last year and the menapause made me very low , so my GP upped my dose to 30mg. This was a year ago and Iv now gone cold turkey for 4 weeks. The reason I stopped them was I wanted to stop smoking and after …

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  • Today I started Paxil 20mg for anxiaty/Depersonalization

    Need help!!!! I have had depression/Anxiaty now Depersonalization since January 2018. I am tired of living with all these scary fellings confused, feeling detached,not feeling like my self, feeling like I am gonna pass out every minute 24/7 feeling soo desperate I dont know what to do anymore has …

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  • Paroxetine withdrawal

    Hello to the group I am a lady of 62 living in Manchester, England. I started Seroxat in 1995 and went from 20, to 30 to 40 mg over the years.  This year, as I was still suffering severe bouts of depression and OCD every year, I decided to come off it.  I cut down from 40, then one week …

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  • Severe anxiety and tearfulness

    Having tried numerous meds for my depression over the years I finally got my life back with Seroxat 20mg. 17 years later realising I’d forgotten to pack my tablets on arrival at my holiday hotel I decided to go cold turkey. Suffered horrendous stomach problems, vertigo sweating etc which ended up …

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  • Paroxatine side effects

    Hi everyone I’ve been back on 20mgs of paroxatine now for the past 5wks and I’m still feeling really anxious, shaky, sick and I also suffer from depersonalisation. I can’t really do anything as I feel so I’ll. all I want to do is lay in my bed. Does any of this seem normal.any advice or reassurance …

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  • Paroxetine / Seroxat withdrawal symptoms

    after being on the anti depressant Seroxat for 21 years, I am now coming off it, my doctor says must do this gradually. I am now taking 10mg every other day for 1 month then hopefully continue with maybe two 10 mg each week. However I am having symptoms of withdrawal, I feel like I have a bees nest …

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  • Paxil

    I have been on Paxil 30 mg for over 40 year For Depression n Panic Attacks! . I was also prescribed Xanax- 1 mg I want to get off the Paxil, since situations in my life will never change. I take Xanax 1 mg As Needed, , once a month OR WHEN I GET PANICKING! especially when I travel!! Why Do I Need …

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  • Please help me

    I took paxil for five days only 20 mg dose but i stopped it when i read about the side effects especially the sexuall dysfunction .  I have toke it last year for 1 months with supervision and didn’t had any side effects neither sexually . Now because of my acute depression i am …

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  • Extreme insomnia from seroxat withdrawal

    Has anyone else experienced extreme insomnia from seroxat withdrawal? Can't stay asleep longer than 1½ hrs unless I take zopiclone, and then only get 4-5hrs. Also get extreme sweating and anxiety. I'm now physically and mentally exhausted. I am about to go back on the drug as a last …

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  • Nightmare withdrawal

    Help please! Would be v grateful for any advice. After 20 + years on seroxat GP suggested transfer onto mirtazapine. Despite tapering this has failed spectacularly with appalling insomnia, anxiety and mental turmoil. Now being advised to transition back to the seroxat in order to relieve these …

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  • Paroxetine withdrawal problems

    Hi everyone. I posted recently that I was trying to taper off paroxetine. So, I've only ever been on 20 max, sometimes 10, but overall for 9 years. So, I went from 20 to 10 for a week then 10 to 5 for a week. That was fine, but then I was meant to go from 5 to 0. Now this was OK at first... but …

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  • Paroxatene need encouragement

    I've been a wk on 10mg Paroxatene this is my first wk on 20mg of it. Feeling drowsy a lot and wondering when it will start working. Fifth day on 20mg it seems a long process need some encouragement. Was on Sertraline for yrs but it stopped working. Decided to go back on this it did work wonders …

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  • Tapering off paroxetine

    Hi everyone. I've taken a low dose of paroxetine for a whopping 9 years and after a recent major depressive episode, all those involved - psychiatric nurses, counsellors, my GP, - have concluded paroxetine's stopped working for me, - in fact possibly not been working for some time. I was …

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  • Seroxat 20mg

    Is it ok to start seroxat 10mg the first 5 days instead of a week and then the 6th day switch to 20mg or it's better to wait a week before?

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  • My Experience of Paroxetine tapering

    Hi, I started Paroxetine May 2015 after I reduced mirtazipine and a car accident left me needing ‘relief’ I started the antidepressant route in November 2012 for PTSD and Major Depression. I am now tapering off for many reasons and wished to share my experience when tapering off. I started at 40 …

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  • Paxil first time taking

    Hi, Can I get some good advice on taking paxil, I'm so afraid of taking it for my panic attacks, I'm nervous and losing my appetite. Can I get someone that going though what I'm feeling scared.

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  • Paxil not working as well anymore

    I have been on 30mg of Paxil for anxiety and depression for less than a year. About 5 months now and this last week it seems as if my symptoms of depression are coming back. Could it possibly be that I would need to up my dose? I emailed my doctor, but was wondering if anyone ever experienced this …

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  • 20 mg a day of Paxil caused ED

    I've been taking Paxil for about 3 weeks and it's really working. However, today I could not stay erect or perform sexually. This was really devastating as a male. I was wondering what dosage has worked to continue success and not have erectile dysfunction. I emailed my doctor about taking …

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  • Paxil withdrawal

    I was on paxil for almost 30 years. It became apparent about 3 years ago that it may have lost its efficiency.    This past August (2017) I switched from paxil to celexa.  2 months of celexa proved it didn’t work either.  So I came off all antidepressants in late October.   …

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  • Withdrawal Nightmare from Paroxetine

    I have been taking Paxil for over 4 years. And it was only a few months ago I realised it wasn't working for me at all. I know myself that paroxetine is one of the worst anti depressants to wean off of. Even if I am a couple of hours late taking it I get bad side effects e.g dizziness. The …

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  • FROM sertraline back to paroxatine

    Hi every1 as any1 ever been on paroxatine? Then swapped to another AD. As I was on paroxatine for 17yrs then went onto sertraline for 3months. Now back on to paroxatine. I was just wondering how long it should take for 20mgs to kick back in. Any advice or reassurance please 🌹

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  • hi new here

    I have just started  taking  paxil 10mg for 5 days before taking 5mg  the week before.   I woke up middle of night with panic attack  .  I am shakey and anxious Is this normal?

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  • Paroxatine

    Hi every1 I was on paroxatine for 171/2 ure . When the doctor adviced me to have a change. So he put me on 100mgs of sertraline which I was on for the past 9wks with little progress. So I’m back on 20mgs paroxatine I was just wondering how long u think it will take to kick in. And Is 20mgs the …

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  • Coming off Seroxat and anti-depressants entirely

    Hi just though I'd post again.  I've been trying my coming off Seroxat for a few months now, but still find it very hard.  I have lots of coming off problems that seem on-going.  I am going to keep coming off though, but just for now I'm staying at 15mg a day, until my …

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  • Prozac to Paxil?

    Hi everyone! Desperately after some advice please! Not sure where the best place is to post this and please redirect me if I’m in the wrong place!  I’ve been on 20mg of Prozac for 11months for GAD and did quite well. 16 days ago I upped my dose to 40mg for breakthrough anxiety. The side …

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  • Paxil for 11months with recent dose upped to 30mg

    Hey guys, I have been on Paxil for 11 months now. 20 mg for 9 months then upped to 30 mg for the last 2 months, this is the beginning of 3rd month of being on 30 mg & I’m still having these damn blips! I actually have been having blips up and down my whole entire time of being on these meds. …

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