Paxil Side Effects

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  1. link Chilitopiquin
    Paxil anxiety panic attacks, sexual life, sex drive, eight months, orgasms
    hi im from mexico but i went to see the a doctor in san diego, three years ago i was diagnosed with anxiety panic attacks etc.. my life was horrible i would never leave my house i was scared of everything even to eat, to be at the movies, TO DRIVE, i - 76% more...
    Chilitopiquin- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  2. link Hauldren
    Paxil depression, insurance
    I have been on paxil for over ten years and it was my life changing drug, i always had depression and then i started getting panic attacks driving and it took it all away now that i am taking a generic i don't know if i am taking enough but i cant dr - 33% more...
    Hauldren- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  3. link Freerider714
    You are probably having a reaction to the drug. I had this same problem at one point. If you continue taking it the symptoms my only get worse. Consult your doctor.
    Freerider714- over a year ago
  4. link Lurcher
    Paxil paroxetine, 3 years, anxiety, quitpaxil, anger issues
    I have been taking Paroxetine (Paxil) for about 3 years for anxiety I decided to cut down gradually until I was taking about 5mg daily then gradually tapered off from there but I get a pulse like feeling in the side if my head when I move my eyes mai - 44% more...
    Lurcher- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Paxil
  5. link Freerider714
    Yes. That is one of the many side effects from withdrawing from the drug. Please visit this website, as it helped me get off of this terrible drug: http://www.quitpaxil.info/
    Freerider714- over a year ago
  6. link Cacalves
    Paxil night sweats, taking medicine, tail spin, sleeping problems, panic attacks
    I never had anxiety or depression before and consider myself quite happy and well balanced. A unique life event all of a sudden through my head on a tail spin. I became very worried, had panic attacks, became depressed, emotional and lost a lot of we - 80% more...
    Cacalves- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  7. link Momwhoispaxilfreenow
    Paxil nurse practioner, welbutrin, therapy sessions, cold turkey, drastic change
    I was prescribed Paxil and started out at 10mg. then they gradually increased it up to 60 mg a day. Later on they added I think it was 200 mg of Wellbutrin. I was on Paxil for I think 2.5 to 3 yrs. What happened was I was so out of it I didn't know w - 98% more...
    Momwhoispaxilfreenow- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  8. link Stella123
    My sister is 58 years old. She has been on Paxil for several years . She started taking it for obsessive compulsive thoughts. She is hoooked. It has changed her personality . She used to be an outgoing confident person with spunk. Now, she is docile - 66% more...
    Stella123- over a year ago
  9. link Harrydevrieze
    what the f&*^&* is wrong
    I took paxil when I was 25 for 6-7 months for some mild depression. When I felt better I just quit no problem at all. Now at 52 I was on it for about 4 months and couldn't deal with the E.D., constipation,weight gain(20 lbs in 2 months) and flat line - 79% more...
    Harrydevrieze- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  10. link Disablednurse
    I think you,re smarter than your doc! Rule #1, when neurological symptoms present themselves, check the nervous system,BRAIN first. and it wouldn,t hurt to check some labs because of feeling flu-ish,headaches,vertigo. Make sure doc writes symptoms on - 36% more...
    Disablednurse- over a year ago
  11. link Disablednurse

    Are you sure you don,t have an anatomical reason for the swallowing difficulty? I ask because i have reactive airway disease.At times,especially when anxious or rushing,my throat feels as if it is closing and restricted. I initially panicked until i - 80% more...
    Disablednurse- over a year ago - in Paxil
  12. link Howdy
    Paxil st john s wort, miracle drug, anxiety and panic attacks, social anxiety, holy crap
    Holy crap this website is depressing! Paxil is not all bad people! I've been on it for 1.5 years. I'm a 24 yr old female. I take it for social anxiety and panic attacks. It takes about 3-4 months for your body to adjust to taking it. You are likely t - 76% more...
    Howdy- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Paxil
  13. link Texastam
    All I can sadly say is, you haven't come close to what this drug has done to so many. I have taken this drug for over 15 years, it was my miracle drug, the drug I had longed for. Now, I regret the day I took it. The side effects and the person it tur - 59% more...
    Texastam- over a year ago
  14. link Hormoaning
    I agree with you somewhat. I've only been on it for a year, but it's helped me so unbelievably much with my panic attacks and social anxiety. I too, read horror stories about Paxil online before I started. I was started on 10mg, and that was too much - 71% more...
    Hormoaning- over a year ago
  15. link Klm2009
    DEAR HOWDY... When you have been on Paxil for 4-5 years, and want to get off it, then tell me that Paxil is so great!!! I've been weaning off of it for two weeks now, and it sucks!! I feel so ill, and out of it. So good luck. It works for awhile, but - 9% more...
    Klm2009- over a year ago
  16. link Carlton8020
    Paxil wean, hot weather, cold weather, cold winters, drop of a hat
    I would like to stop taking paxil, I have been on it for 3 yrs. When I skip my medicine I get what feels like electrical shocks in my neck & head. I wasnt sure if I had a pinched nerve at 1st but began to associate this with the event that I had - 70% more...
    Carlton8020- over a year ago - 16 Replies - in Paxil
  17. link Gentlebev
    I have been on Paxil for 12 years and am gradually getting off of it now. Your electric shocks are not unusual and also the panic attacks. It is very hard to get off of it but it takes a lot of time. If you are going onto another antidepressant you h - 61% more...
    Gentlebev- over a year ago
  18. link Cdoell
    Paxil memory loss, withdrawal symptoms, grad school, half years, young man
    I'm a 22 year old student that has been on paxil for three and a half years. Paxil changed my life--my anxiety was absolutely debilitating. But like a lot of you, I'm now facing a new problem: memory loss. I constantly 'misplace' words, forget appoin - 61% more...
    Cdoell- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  19. link Lorrifer
    I have been on paxil for eight and a half years. I can't imagine every wanting to stop taking it. It changed my life. My doctor put me on it when my mother was diagnosed with cancer and I couldn't quit obscessing about it. My mother died six and a ha - 82% more...
    Lorrifer- over a year ago
  20. link Donnell
    Paxil withdrawls, hous, rest of my life, ml
    i have been on paxil 30 ml for over a year before paxil was not able to leave my hous i have had 0 side effects for me this med has been great however not wanting to be on meds the rest of my life im 35 i have started weening myself VERY slowly cutti - 35% more...
    Donnell- over a year ago - in Paxil
  21. link Gsecret
    Paxil night sweats, gaining weight, effexor, good luck, nightsweats
    I have night sweats also, and from reading above, i can now say its from Paxil! thanks. and i have gained a lot of weight, 28lbs. my sister takes it also, and has lost a lot of weight. when she tried to come off it, she started gaining weight again. - 37% more...
    Gsecret- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Paxil
  22. link Sperry2009
    Oh please be careful about Effexor. Coming off of it was not fun. Major brain zaps!! MAJOR
    Sperry2009- over a year ago
  23. link Newmom
    Paxil extreme anxiety, major depression, hot flashes, lexapro
    I just recently began taking Paxil for major depression because I am still nursing my options are limited. My symptoms aren't too bad. I have hot flashes all the time, and I'm sooo tired. It's hard to get anything done because I have NO energy at all - 52% more...
    Newmom- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  24. link Propsguy
    take niacin instead
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  25. link Anon214
    Paxil memory disorder, pms symptoms, memory loss, pmdd, harder time
    I have been on Paxil for just over a year. I am on it strictly for PMDD, and I can not use regular hormones so Paxil was the next best thing. I LOVE how much better I feel as far as the PMS symptoms are concerned, but my memory is TERRIBLE! I thought - 77% more...
    Anon214- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Paxil
  26. link Cdoell
    I'm a 22 year old student that has been on paxil for three and a half years. Paxil changed my life--my anxiety was absolutely debilitating. But like a lot of you, I'm now facing a new problem: memory loss. I constantly 'misplace' words, forget appoin - 61% more...
    Cdoell- over a year ago
  27. link Val1
    Paxil and Pregnancy
    How long should a woman stop taking paxil before attempting to become pregnant?
    Val1- over a year ago - in Paxil
  28. link Heddie
    paaxil 30mg
    why would my dosage be raised from 20mg to 30 ng
    Heddie- over a year ago - in Paxil
  29. link Nomoremeds
    Paxil social phobia, major depression, cold turkey, agoraphobia, withdrawal symptoms
    I took paxil when I was around 24 years old. The stupid psychiatrist (who was so cold, and never smiled, and then asked me to tell her how I felt) at the time never warned me about NOT stopping it cold turkey. So one day I did stop and I experienced - 72% more...
    Nomoremeds- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Paxil
  30. link Iansmom
    I was on effexor for about six months and the side effects coming off this drug are tremendous!!!! Please check with your doctor before you stop taking this drug it can be a matter of life or death
    Iansmom- over a year ago