Please respond how long did it take you to feel any better Iam on paxil ten days no improvement in depression anxiety fear and PTSD please tell me I know it can take up to six weeks but what was your experience can this work for me so many others have failed
How long did it take to feel Any improvement on an Antidepressant?
- 22 Aug 2013 by theresa06
- 23 Aug 2013
- paxil, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, anxiety and stress, fear, antidepressant
Added 22 Aug 2013:
Please tell me your experience
I feel your desperation, it's a horrible experience to put it mildly, being depressed and anxious in the clinical sense.
ARE you seeing a counselor? Please answer my query, tis important.
My depressive and panic attack incident was over twenty years ago, so I'm trying to recall it all. I was prescribed Pamelor, an old tricyclic antiD. In my recollection, it do believe it worked within ten days, BUT that is because I EXPECTED it to work! Our minds can do great things, we can psyche ourselves into almost anything, or psyche ourselves our of something, too.
I believe (just my opinion) that if you expect a med to work, it will work! If you expect a med to not work, it will not work for you. I know you've been trying for so long to feel better, just try to think that Paxil, or whatever med you've just been prescribed, WILL work. That mindset is so very important.
I mean no disrespect when I tell you this, that I promise. I'm just concerned.
This link may help:
- Paxil Information for Consumers
- Paxil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Paxil (detailed)
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