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  • Paroxetine

    I am a bit confused with sone of the posts. I have taken Seroxat (Paroxetine) for years. I have noticed some people referring to a drug called Paxil, saying its Paroxetine. I have never known it as Paxil. Can someone please explain this. Thank you.

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  • How long does Paxil take to work?

    I've been on Paxil for 2 months. I feel jet lagged every morning. I take 20 mgs at dinner time. I take .75 mgs of Ativan because I am weaning off of it. When does the dizziness and light headedness end?

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  • Lack of sleep because of Paroxetine (Paxil), any suggestions ?

    Hello all, I have been taking Paxil since 31-May-2017.Its been about 9 days and I take it in the night. For the first 4-5 days, I was taking 12.5 mg and then the doctor increased it to 25 mg. Ever since I have been taking it, I have not been getting any satisfactory sleep. I have tried taking it...

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  • Please help me

    I've been off and on paxil for 14 years. This time I've been on it for over 6 years, I was upped from 20 mg to 30 mg 3 years ago when my grandpa passed away and about 8 months ago my Dr lowered me back to 20 mg and I haven't been taking it daily I literally take it a few times a week until...

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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 in...

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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 lot...

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  • Stomach Ache going cold turkey on paroxetine

    Has anybody suffered stomach ache after withdrawal from paroxetine. I have been on for approx three years. I am finding the withdrawal horrendous. I was originally prescribed the medication to help with hot flushes during the menopause. Since withdrawal I have suffered increased perspiration, really...

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  • Paroxetine

    Hi every1.. just after a bit of advice... i came off paroxetine around 3 month ago....and i am still getting crazy dizziness and headaches thats arnt headaches...any1 else out there that can relate?? Am going crazy... theres never a day where a dont feel poorly!!!! HELP

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  • paroxetine

    I have been on 60mg paroxetine for years. I have been feeling anxious and was put on sick for a two week period, very tearful, feelings of anxiety and sadness and tiredness. Wondering if anyone has any help. I am not feeling like going back to work!

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  • Coming off Paroxetine

    I’d been on 20mg Paxil for a year. I had a hell year with changes at work but Paxil made it bearable. That bad patch is over now and as my libido suffered which is very unlike me so I decided to withdraw for the sake of my marriage. I’m in my 6th week. For the first 3-4 weeks I was getting strange brain...

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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 trying...

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  • When Can I stop using Paroxetine?

    I have been using Paroxetine around 5 years. Since my college times, I started using it. In that period, I had stop it a while. But the sideeffects is painful. So I did contiue to use if for another three years.  Now I want to stop using it. Just Because I want to go back to normal life. When...

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  • Thinking of starting Paxil, anybody have good news

    36 year old male, physically healthy, mentally not so much. Lol. Anyway, I have severe anxiety now with some depression, it makes me want to end my life sometimes, it's pretty horrid. I won't do it because of my daughter and wife. I need help. Thinking of trying Paxil, anybody have good experience...

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  • Been off Paxil 6 months, now this.

    Hi all, I'm new here, so I'm sorry for the novel, but I just need to know if anyone else has experienced what I'm feeling now. I'm a 32 year old woman, no kids, no physical health problems. Depression, anxiety and bi-polar run in my family. Every member of my extended family on my mother's...

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  • Coming off Venlafaxine after 22 years

    I decided six weeks ago to try to come off my Venlafaxine .75mg I had been on it since going through the menopause in my fifties I'm a very anxious person and prone to panic attacks .I'm on so much medication for various things breast cancer and arthritis I felt my body was full of drugs...

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  • Increased dose of paxil from 20mg to 40mg with huge anxiety

    Hello😆 Have been on paxil 20mg for 5 weeks and doc increased to 40mg last thursday (5 days ago). Since the increase my anxiety has hit the roof!! Im just lying around today trying to keep myself a bit calm and stop the panic. Even dropping my son off at kindy made me feel panicky. Did anyone...

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  • 12 months off and through the worse of it.

    I quit 12 months ago, went cold turkey, I was on 20mg for 7 years. Firs 2 months were awful, then  you think your through it but your not... It changes you a bit no doubt about it... 3, 6 and 9 months off I considered going back on, but would say now Im glad I'm off so if your considering getting...

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  • Tapered off Paxil slowly, still having withdrawal symptoms?

    I've been on Paxil 20 mg mg GAD for a few years. About a month ago I started to slowly taper off the med. I had gone through therapy and learned some good ways to deal with my anxiety and intrusive thoughts. I just wish I could live without this med, I hate the side effects like weight gain...

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  • Anyone else have this experience??

    I started taking Paroxetine 10mg, I took it for 7 days with no side effects then on day 8, I woke up with nausea, constant, intense burning and cramping of the stomach. As the day went on I experienced episodes of chills so bad my teeth were chattering alternating with hot flashes. I have taken Paroxetine...

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  • How long do side effects last after stopping Paxil?

    Hello. I was on Paxil cr for three weeks 12.5mg. I was extremely nauseous and waking up with panic. I stopped Paxil 5 days ago and the nauseA seems to be getting better but I'm still waking up really anxious and panicky. I need to take klonopin to make it stop. Does anyone know how long this will...

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  • Paroxetine withdrawal syndrome (advice?)

    Hi, I just wanted to share my experience of this drug and what I am going through. I was put on seroxat at 18 due to messing with recreational drugs. I was fine on 20mg for the next 17 years living life to the max!!! However, due to the birth of my son i wanted to be drug free, and had not had any symptoms...

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  • Feeling worse after 3 weeks? Unusual reaction?

    I am a little over 3 weeks on paroxetine. The first 2 and a half weeks were tough but manageable. A little extra anxiousness and up and down mood/emotions. I actually feel my moderate depression has subsided, but my anxiety has increased since about the 2 and half week mark. And today I've had what...

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  • Starting Seroxat after break still nauseous after 3 weeks

    Hi, I've been on Paroxetine on and off (more on then off) since 2007. I find that it is very effective for my anxiety and depression disorder and whenever I've tried to stop, these came back "with a vengeance". I finally decided that I have to be on it for life. This time around the...

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  • titrating off Clonazepam

    Hi all!  I have been on 40 mg Prozac for many years as a treatment for anxiety that was masking depression.  It has worked pretty well but I still experience GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) It flared up big about 2 years ago and I was prescribed Clonazepam as needed.  I used it occasionally...

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  • Quitting Paxil cold turkey after 4 weeks?

    Hello everyone, about 4 weeks ago I ended up in the Hospital due to some severe panic attacks I was experiencing due to my family problems and school. While at the Hospital the doctor I saw recommended I get on Paxil for a month and see how I do, so he started me on 10mg's the first week and to increase...

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  • Switching to paroxetine

    Hi all, I was recently switched from escitalopram to paroxetine about 2 weeks ago. I had been on the escitalopram for 10 weeks and had increased anxiety that didn't improve. I felt much better for about the first 4 days after the switch, and then the anxiety started to creep back. The last few...

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  • Can paxil when taken sporadically?

    I googled my question and couldn't find an answer so I signed up here. Without any professional knowledge I'm guessing the answer to my question is no. But will I benefit from any of paxil's effects/side effects if it's taken for 1 day? No built up tolerance in the brain or balancing...

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