about a week ago i was at an old friends house and was feeling depressed and down, he took out a pill bottle and said take two there only 1mg per... within 4 hrs i was out cold and slept for 14 hrs, i woke up feeling very dizzy, confused, vision messed up i couldnt even take care of myself, come to find out i flipped out at my house cut my wrist up broke some stuff, my wife called 911 and i was arrested for domestic violence, i remember bits and pieces of what happened that day. I looked up on here on the pill finder and found out it was kolonopin, and i had 80% of the severe side effects on there including swelling of the face and lips, suicidal thoughts, behavior issues, hostility, aggression, dizzy, tired, slurred speech and so on... The same side effects are in paxil and i am scared to death to start taking it if its going to make this happen again, Please any input would be greatly appreciated, i currently am not alowed to go home or see my wife until i go to court.
What you took belongs to the family of benzodiazepines, they are dangerous and very addicting. And you have to thank GOD you are alive and did not hurt anyone else.-
I am not here to pass judgement on you, I just want to be able to help you find the real reason why this happened to you.
When you took the pills had you been drinking before and then after?
If so this is the reason you passed out and can not remember anything, it has happened to me, I am 42 male, and it happened in my early 20´s.
One should NEVER mix alcohol with these medications, because all hell sets lose,very, very dangerous. And then you can not remember anything.-
One more thing never take anything from anyone not even from your closets friends... you never know what can happen and you found out the real hard way.-
With regards to paxil you must talk to your doctor about this very strong episode you had with klonopin. And clarify all doubts, warnings and precautions all possible side effects, dosage, etc---
I wish you the best and hope this never happens to you again.-
I was put on paxil last year. I took it for a week. It turned me into a no emotion flaccid zombie. I do not recommend this med. Feelings disappear. Worries do go away. No erection. The side effects out weighed the benefits of this med for me. If your doc gave it to you than try it. You might react differently. Take care
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