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Posted 20 Mar 2011 by • 2 answers
Hello all. I am a happily married 29 year old female with generalized anxiety disorder. I have taken meds in the past (Paxil CR) that really helped but made getting off them a real night mare. I recently started taking Lexapro 5mg in the day time. Now, its working all the way up until about 10 pm ...
Posted 30 Apr 2011 • 2 answers
I was prescribed Paxil CR while in the Psych Ward 4 weeks ago. It has yet to help my anxiety and OCD. I know that regular Paxil is FDA approved for the treatment of OCD, however I noticed that Paxil CR isn't approved for OCD by the FDA. Is there a big difference between Paxil and Paxil CR for ...
Posted 15 Feb 2015 by • 2 answers
Does anyone have any experience switching from generic Paxil to Paxil CR? I have been taking generic Paxil 10mg for 3 weeks now. It works well for me. The only problem I have is 45 minutes after I take the pill I feel agitated, a little jittery and more anxious until the pill settles in. I ALWAYS ...
Posted 13 Jul 2010 by • 3 answers
I've gained more than 30 lbs. since taking Paxil several yrs. ago. My dr. recently said that the Paxil may be a factor and to discontinue it. I don't see weight gain as a listed side effect. Any thoughts or advice?
Posted 31 Dec 2009 by • 3 answers
I complained to my primary care physician that, while the Paxil CR (37.5 mg daily) was controlling my hyper-self-critical thoughts and general anxiety well, and that 1 mg of Lorazepam 3 times a day was controlling my panic attacks, over the past year, my depression has become more acute and ...
Posted 8 Jan 2013 by • 4 answers
I have been on Paxil for a very, long time. It has always been a good med for me. But with a number of extreme stressors in my life in the past year and a half I have tried a couple of adjuncts. One lamotrigine just made my brain feel dead, emotionless. Now trying Topamax which makes me feel pretty ...
Posted 23 Apr 2013 by • 4 answers
... the years. The one that worked the best for the longest was Paxil CR. Of course it would be the CR with no generic! Well, that pooped out on me about 6 mo. ago. Fastforward to now and I'm facing divorce, a new job and 3 kids who are crushed by the divorce. Deep depression, anxiety and ...
Posted 5 Nov 2014 by • 2 answers
I would like to hear your comments if this medication paxil cr has caused weight gain or weight loss for you. Seems like everything I have been on causes gain weight.
Posted 15 Dec 2016 by • 2 answers
... away? Sometimes it subsides on its own but other times I need to take Klonopin for it to go away. Could this just be start up side effects? Also, I've been taking it at night and when I wake up I feel nauseous, sometimes it lasts for a couple of hours, sometimes all day. Thanks!
Posted 22 Feb 2011 by • 2 answers
I need advise as to when I should take this first dose I read that some take in the A.M. some at night, which is best I've got to be able to work. I am switching from Paxil CR 25mg that I have been taking for a little over 3 weeks. My Dr. said I could start the Pristiq immediately.
Posted 11 Jan 2013 by • 3 answers
... I have Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, and Dysthymia. I currently take Paxil CR (62.5mg once a day) and was just prescribed Topamax (25mg 1-2 times per day) as an adjunct for the Paxil. So far it makes my hands and feet cold, takes me tired and groggy, sometimes still a bit sad. ...
Posted 25 Oct 2009 by • 1 answer
Posted 11 Jun 2010 by • 1 answer
I understand weight gain is common while taking paxil cr. Can I modifiy my diet to maintain my current weight or does it really matter?
Posted 1 Dec 2011 by • 2 answers
I have been taking plain paxil 20 mg for 2 mos. My anxiety has come back and my dr. prescribed paxil cr at a higher dose. I feel this dosage may be to high.
Posted 26 Apr 2012 by • 2 answers
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