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kara83623 kara83623

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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  • rob33890 rob33890 kara83623

    Hi there, sorry nobody as replied. I am going to start doing the same soon. I think it is normal with any SSRI. Im going do what your doing. 10 soon.  For Anxiety and slight depression.

  • jaki54300 jaki54300 kara83623

    Hi Kara, yes I feel terrible after increasing from 10 to 20mg paroxetine. Shakey, very anxious, weepy, nauseous, drowsy, palpitations. Got to stick with it though because it worked for me before.


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