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Has anyone used Lexapro for anxiety and gained weight?

I am prescribed to take lexapro but after reading MANY reviews I see that they all involve serious weight gain. I was wondering if anyone who uses this for anxiety purposes or other have this problem? Paxil and weight gain?

Gabapentin - How bad is weight gain? Can diet help? How good for sleep and pain?

I have FMS and have been suffering from severe insomnia since Jan. 2011. I have become so ill and so limited in my ability to function that I must consider starting Gabapentin in very short order. I have been avoiding it after losing 85 pounds when I got off Paxil. But this is becoming a do or die... read more

I have severe withdrawal symptoms after weening off Paxil after 10 years, what should I do?

I have been on Paxil for about 10 years. I weined off of it about a month ago and I am having the most severe physical and mental withdrawl symptoms. I don't know what to do. I feel like I am going crazy and physically feel like I have the flu or something. I don't even get out of my... read more

Is there anything out there other than benzos that help with panic attacks and depression?

I have been suffering from panic attacks and anxiety(some depression as well)for 20 + years. I have been diagnosed with major depression,bi-polar disorder,panic disorder,adhd,and generalized anxiety disorder over the last 20 + years.I have been prescribed xanax,tofranil,welbutrin,paxil,effexor and... read more

How long should I expect side effects of paxil to last?

Started taking paxil 10mg 3 days ago and am very uncomfortable with how it makes me feel. I am having a hard time eating from the nausea, i am zoning out randomly and sometimes actually feel like i am on drugs. I hate feeling this way and hope it goes away soon. Also... the day before i started... read more

Did anybody take paxil during pregnancy? Is this OK?

I'm pregnant and I want to know if taking paxil is safe for me to take... thanks!

Has anyone experienced concentration, focusing, memory problems due to depression or anxiety?

I was recently diagnosed with anxiety and depression. I am 37 yr old female with no history of mental health issues. I have been having a lot of problems with concentrating and focusing while trying to do everyday things not to mention trying to work. I also have a hard time recalling information... read more

Has anyone taken paxil?

The dr. just change my medication for anxiety to paxil. Does anyone use it, i like to have some input about...

Difference between lexapro and citalopram?

I was on Lexapro for years - 20mg 1xprday. Due to the increase in cost I went back to Paxil. I'm not sure if they are really in the same family and have noticed a difference in my overall demeanor and have gained a "healthy" 7 pounds. What is the difference and is Citalopram (generic... read more

Do antidepressants really lift your mood and improve anxiety help?

I'm trying meds but nothing works so far I'm on paxil now 8 days praying it helps severe anxiety depression and PTSD need feedback do they really help nothing so far has helped yet

Has anyone switched from Wellbutrin to Pristiq? Have you had good or bad results?

A few months ago I was switched from Paxil to Wellbutrin due to extreme sadness, but worse than that, complete lack of motivation, both at home and at work. My doctor suggested Pristiq but since it has a much higher co-pay than Wellbutrin, we decided to try Wellbutrin first. For the first 8 weeks... read more

When is the best time of day to take paxil?

I'm a 36 single mother of 2 teenagers. I've suffered from anxiety most of my life. Went to my Dr today and gave me 20 mg paxil.honesty I'm afraid to start it. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! !

Paxil~ is it worth it - weight gain and sexual side effects?

I’m 30 years old and have been dealing with social anxiety, worry, and fear and being so timid all my life. It’s gotten worse lately along w depression and suicidal thoughts. Just yesterday I went to see a very reputable psychologist and after hearing my story he recommended Paxil. I... read more

I have been on Paxil for 3 days. Made me very sick like I have the flu, anyone else have this?

Cant get rid of nausea... horrible... and terrible headache... and shaking... no more for me... horrible stuff... anyone else have this problem

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