Paxil Side Effects

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  1. link Jagsgrl904
    what time of day is best???
    I used to take paxil about 5 yrs ago, and stopped (that was not easy). My doctor just put me back on it about a month ago and I am sleeping as well. Does anyone know if it is better to take this at night or morning? My doctor says it doesn't matter, - 14% more...
    Jagsgrl904- over a year ago - in Paxil
  2. 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
  3. link Dianenurse
    Paxil sexual appetite, sleep etc, nurse manager, lack of sleep, memory loss
    I have been on Paxil off and on now for about 5 years.... the current length of treatment for the past 1 1/2 years. I need to be on it ( or something for that matter ) for my panic disorder. I am a 36 year old nurse/ manager and some days was almost - 88% more...
    Dianenurse- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Paxil
  4. link Zombie
    Zombie- over a year ago
  5. link Krizon3359
    I am going through alot of problems with trying to get off of Paxil! I finally called my Pharmacist today because I feel like I'm losing my mind! I've only been on it for 2 months and am having a terrible time with the side affects, I thought I would - 85% more...
    Krizon3359- over a year ago
  6. link Rml22
    Dianenurse---I was on Paxil for a short time when I started college 4 years ago; I had severe side effects and it wasn't working for me whatsoever as far as my panic/depression problems went, so I was weaned off of it. At the same time I had develope - 72% more...
    Rml22- over a year ago
  7. link Donnam
    Donnam- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Paxil
  8. link Sherryamac
    I took 30mg paxil from June 2000-July 21,2008. I gained 20 lbs each yr. I'm having a hard time dealing with all the side effects of just coming off the med. Jitters, headaches, anxiety, etc. I been told that taking Omega 3 fish oil will help. So I ju - 43% more...
    Sherryamac- over a year ago
  9. link Paxilhater
    Paxil - a weight gain/withdrawl nightmare
    I don't understand our medical professionals out there. I took Paxil some years ago and started gaining weight. He made me feel like it was just me and that I needed to watch what I ate. Unbelievable. I was miserable and depressed because I was gaini - 78% more...
    Paxilhater- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Paxil
  10. link Jpprendergast
    Hey do you know if you had high blood pressure while taking Paxil. what did you switch
    Jpprendergast- over a year ago
  11. link Ashleeh12486
    Paxil and Alcohol
    I know that alcohol combined with Paxil makes you extra drowsy, but I was wondering if i stopped taking Paxil 3 days before i go to this party. Will the effects still take place, or would it be better? Tell me what you think, thanks.
    Ashleeh12486- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Paxil
  12. link Robynl
    My boyfriend takes paxil and if he drinks he becomes out of control and there is no reasoning with him.
    Robynl- over a year ago
  13. link Gbreeze
    Paxil anxiety panic attacks, short term memory, ativan, 4 months, marathon
    hi guys, i to am on paxil 10mg. been taking it for about 4 months for anxiety/panic attacks. worked fine for about a month. then all of a sudden i started feeling like i was loosing my mind. i could not concentrate, my (short term) memory was bad, fe - 61% more...
    Gbreeze- over a year ago - in Paxil
  14. 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
  15. link Oldmarine
    I hope there are some of you out there still reading these post's. I have been taking paxil for over 10 years. I was started on it after suffering panic attacks in the Marine Corps that started after my experience in the Gulf War. I have always wante - 80% more...
    Oldmarine- over a year ago
  16. link Pilgrim
    do not stop over night...depending on your dosage, you must taper off VERY GRADUALLY, and still, you may have swishing sounds in your head and a sense of vertigo with eye movement especially...Listen to your doctor's advice about quitting SLOWLY. Bel - 58% more...
    Pilgrim- over a year ago
  17. link Sandyh3
    When you pinch your neck and you get that shooting pain in your head? That to me is what the brain zaps are like. I have been on Paxil for 4 years. I am very angry with my Dr. for not telling me about the Paxil withdrawal symptoms. I have been on the - 73% more...
    Sandyh3- over a year ago
  18. link Sunshine510
    Paxil withdrawl symptoms, heart palpitations, short term memory loss, short term memory, black waves
    I was on Paxil for 9yrs, but have been off it now for 8yrs. It was prescribed by my family Dr for extreme PMS. At the time, it was a new drug just on the market, and there were no boards like this to describe any side effects. After I was on it for s - 89% more...
    Sunshine510- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Paxil
  19. link Brattybeth
    I have to wonder if the people that don't think Paxil is addictive have ever tried to get off...I was one of those uneducated people for awhile....I have been taking it since it came is the only med I have been on. I have now tried to get o - 52% more...
    Brattybeth- over a year ago
  20. link Booptroop
    paxcil helped me through a ruff time in my life and i was on it for 7 years and when i new is was better i just weaned my self off to one pill every other day for a month then a half for 2 weeks the every 2 days then i was done and didn't only get a - 58% more...
    Booptroop- over a year ago
  21. link Somepeopledontgetit
    First off, let me correct you...SEROTONIN DOES NOT EXIST IN THE STOMACHE! It is a brain chemical that interacts with the nerve receptors in your brain. And here's something else interesting that you all need to consider. Did it ever occur to any of y - 88% more...
    Somepeopledontgetit- over a year ago
  22. link Lostinspace
    Paxil anxiety and panic attacks, chronic anxiety, couple hours, shambles, rest of my life
    wow, I'm officially terrified. I've been taking Paxil for 8 months now for chronic anxiety and panic attacks. Prior to paxil, my muscles became so tense, my entire body would seize up. Paxil has helped with that but left the rest of my life in shambl - 72% more...
    Lostinspace- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Paxil
  23. link Melodydawnrose
    Paxil depersonalization disorder, short term memory, downward spiral, major depression, suicide attempt
    When i was 13 i was put on paxil for major depression. I stayed on it till i was about 17 after a downward spiral of depression that lead to a suicide attempt. After that the doctors decided that Paxil wasn't benefiting me anymore and decided to take - 84% more...
    Melodydawnrose- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Paxil
  24. link Nak
    Paxil panic attacks, menopause, hair loss, thinning hair, paxil
    has anyone experienced hair loss while taking Paxil? I have been on 25 mg. for 4 years now and yes I am in menopause, but I swear my hair has really thinned since going on this drug. It has done wonders for panic attacks I was experiencing. I am now - 36% more...
    Nak- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Paxil
  25. link Greypansy
    Hi, How is your Paxil reduction coming along? I don't think I had thinning hair while I have been Paxil - not that I noticed, at least! I also am trying to reduce Paxil. It is difficult at times! How is it going for you?
    Greypansy- over a year ago
  26. link Jude75
    Paxil survival mechanisms, anxiety and depression, sinus infection, dangerous behaviors, drug and alcohol
    I went on Paxil for 7 months. It worked great and took away my anxiety but I was engaging in dangerous behaviors--casual sex with multiple partners, drug and alcohol use and neglecting my job and relationships. I had a pretty good withdrawal. Had som - 80% more...
    Jude75- over a year ago - in Paxil
  27. link Greypansy
    Paxil reduction - yikes
    I have taken Paxil for 13 years. I had tried to get off of it several times - it was so hard - unbelievable. I tried again last year, and now I am finally down to 2.5! It has taken me over a year to get to 2.5 from 30 mg. I am still feeling bad withd - 84% more...
    Greypansy- over a year ago - in Paxil
  28. link Nomi16
    Paxil extreme restlessness, long term memory loss, long term memory, short and long term memory, stomach pain
    My sister had horrible side-effects.....she said her brain acted like it was trying to "turn off", skin-crawling, stomach pain, extreme restlessness, insomnia, short and long term memory loss, and more. I saw drastic changes in her behavior - 51% more...
    Nomi16- over a year ago - in Paxil
  29. link Nomi16
    Paxil time bomb, tragic story, cindy
    You can read the tragic story of my sister and the use of Paxil at her website. It is very tragic. Some people claim Paxil has helped them. BUT for others it is like a time bomb waiting to go off. ******
    Nomi16- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Paxil
  30. link Nomi16
    The website is Mercy for Cindy/Justice Denied. A very tragic story.
    Nomi16- over a year ago
  31. link Nomi16
    My sister's website is "Mercy for Cindy/Justice Denied". A very tragic story.
    Nomi16- over a year ago