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A 26-year-old male asked:

If you were on clozapram and citalopram , then ur dr switches u to paxil (paroxetine) with no break, how long do side effects last? help?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marion Dunn
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Clozapram switch: If you have been on clozapram and ciltalopram and switched to Paxil (paroxetine) with no break, this could be a problems considering how long htis clienthas been on the current meds. Clozapram is a major tranquilizer used mainly for those with severe symptoms of schizophrenia and possbily a severe depession. Paxil (paroxetine) is an antidepressant and may help, but consider another consultant if you are uncomfortable.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Dr. Dunn -- I was confused by "Clozapram" -- are you thinking he means Clozapine? I had interpreted it as a misspelling of "Clonazepam", the benzodiazepine.
Oct 7, 2012
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Klonopin, most likely
Dec 22, 2012
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