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which med is most similar to paroxetine

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressants: There are many other options that can work as good as Paxil (paroxetine) but with less discontinuation effects. Please review with your doctor.

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Feingold
28 years experience Clinical Psychology
Talk to your dr: Unfortunately, this seems to be a difficult side effect. However before you just stop, talk with your dr. And see if he/she has other ideas to counter ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't switch off: Have to wean off.....get PMD's guidance.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience Psychiatry
Either: either one of those drugs, or another related to them is likely to be effective in conjunction with the psychotherapy for the social anxiety disorder. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
48 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Paxil (paroxetine) can cause changes in appetite. This should be discussed with treating psychiatrist.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Many SSRI: Are available, but it sound like you do not need selectives any more. Think of venlafaxine that works in other receptors as well.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
2-3 wks: Can be taken can get serotonin syndrome unusual to take two ssris.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: Paroxetine has many potential side effects, but does not make you "high." if you are bipolar and take it without a mood stabilizer though, ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
Paxil (paroxetine) effect: Paxil, paroxetine, blocks the "reuptake"/uptake of serotonin between nerve cells in the brain. The location where it is believed to have effects in de ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Yes bit unlikely: An overdose with antidepressants like paroxetine alone is usually not fatal. However, mixed with alcohol or other sedating drugs things can get bad i ... Read More
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