Skip to content

Paroxetine Hydrochloride

Can you help? Discussions needing a reply

All discussions in this group

Next
  • Now stopping after 23 year taking Saroxat / paroxetine

    A daily pro biotic drink, whole Almonds around 10 eaten daily has helped with my third attempt to come off of this drug, the awful withdrawals symptoms previously meant I return to the drug the other two times this time I have not had the dizzy spell, headaches, vivid nightmares or symptoms of deep depression...

    Last reply
  • paroxetine

    I was first prescribed Paroxetine (Seroxat) in 1999 by my GP. 20mg a day for depression. Three years later, after little improvement, a psychiatrist diagnosed OCD and gradually increased the daily dose to 60mg. It was, quite literally, a life saver. I am still taking 60mg daily, and have been told by...

    Last reply
  • Screwed up dose!

    I took morning pills tonite instead of bedtime pills. Usually take 40 mg in morning, so have taken 80 mg today now. Have taken Paxil for years, took 60 mg a day for years. Should I be worried  or just call Dr in morning to see if she wants me to hold dose tomorrow.

    Posted
  • 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.

    Last reply
  • Anxiety

    Hi, I'm on Seroxat 30mg for a 3 Years now, before I was on 40mg for about 6 Years but then I was having problems with sleeping, my doctor prescribed me mitrazipen 30 mg and have told me to lover Seroxat on 30 mg, everything was fine till week ago, week ago I had very stressful day and looks like...

    Last reply
  • Coming off Paroxetine to start Citalopram

    I have been on Paroxetine 30mg for a number of years. I felt they were no longer working so the doctor told me to wean off them. I had reduced the dose to 10mg every day and then 10mg every other day. My last tablet was 2 days ago and I'm due to start Citalopram 20mg in 2 days time. My question is...

    Last reply
  • Paroxetine tapering and chronic Diarrhoea

    Hi there, Can people please comment their experience with tapering off Paroxetine? I have been on 40mg Paroxetine for 2 years and am now tapering off as I have gained 4 stone and want to start a family. I have been taking 30mg now since 04/08/2017 - with a review in October. The past 3 weeks I have...

    Last reply
  • 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!

    Last reply
  • Stopping 5mg after 3 weeks

    I started taking generic paxil a little over 3 weeks ago for severe panic attacks and mild depression. I have klonopin, but don't like it a lot bc i feel depressed after it wears off. I also have propranolol as needed which works decent for racing heart. I lost custody to my kids to my ex husband...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • Paxil cr

    Is Paxil CR better than Paxil. I'm on 25 mgs of regular Paxil and feel tired the next day and dizzy. Will the CR one have less side effects? Thanks, Groove

    Posted
  • 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?

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Posted
  • 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...

    Posted
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
Next

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.