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A 54-year-old member asked:
Which is better for chronic anxiety from excessive alcohol use over a 10 year period Paxil (paroxetine) or lexapro?
A 40-year-old female asked:
Would you recommend Zoloft or Lexapro for gad and social anxiety? I have been on Lexapro and felt less 'numbed' to everything than when i was on Paxil (paroxetine)
A 67-year-old female asked:
I need to find ssri that will work for severe anxiety. Paxil (paroxetine) made me gain lbs,lexapro and Zoloft stopped working . Would celexa work. Others?
A 31-year-old female asked:
What's the best med for severe anxiety. I've tried prozac,paxil,celexa,cymbalta (duloxetine) and am now on lexapro not getting far & all were used with counseling.
A 60-year-old female asked:
I have suffered from generalized anxiety syndrome and depression. for years. I was on Paxil for 12 years symptom free, but because of weight gain was put on Zoloft five years ago, which gave up after 2 years. Then Lexapro, which worked for only 1 year,
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr prescribed lexapro 10 mg for anxiety I also take 300 Welbutrin xl & 20 buspar (buspirone). I took lexapro yesterday w bad side effects Zoloft or Paxil now?
A 34-year-old female asked:
What is safer for long term use and short term for all types of anxiety, benzodiazepines, paxil, zoloft, lexapro, buspar, (buspirone) or marijuana(used correctly)?
A 32-year-old male asked:
Does lexapro or Paxil (paroxetine) have more side effects? Which will give me an easier time and easier discontinuation when I eventually do.
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