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Do lexapro side effects wear off eventually? I.E Heart racing, insomnia?

Posted 20 Mar 2011 by scarjo 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 ...

Paxil or Paxil CR for OCD?

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 ...

Paxil vs. Paxil CR?

Posted 15 Feb 2015 by BostonJS37 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 ...

Can weight gain be a side effect of long term Paxil CR use?

Posted 13 Jul 2010 by chrissy1945 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?

What are some good adjuncts to pair with Paxil CR?

Posted 8 Jan 2013 by zapdmom 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 ...

Is it safe to just stop taking Paxil CR and switch directly to Cymbalta?

Posted 31 Dec 2009 by MikeNYC 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 ...

I've struggled with depression/anxiety basically my entire life. Been on many different meds over?

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by lawnda 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 ...

Paxil CR - weight gain?

Posted 5 Nov 2014 by BeckyKS4 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.

Day 8 of Paxil CR (12.5mg), waking up feeling anxious and shaky. Does anyone know if this will go?

Posted 15 Dec 2016 by Vanilla27 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!

I will be starting Pristiq 50mg tomorrow, I go to work at 12:30-9pm?

Posted 22 Feb 2011 by victoryinhim 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.

Any comments from anyone about your experience with Topamax??

Posted 11 Jan 2013 by zapdmom 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. ...

Paxil CR - does paxil cause vivid nightmares?

Posted 25 Oct 2009 by lorilittrell 1 answer

Can I lose weight while taking paxil cr?

Posted 11 Jun 2010 by rebeccawright1130 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?

I was prescribed 37.5 mg of paxil cr...does that sound like a high dose?

Posted 1 Dec 2011 by shotzi56 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.

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