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Augusta, KY
A 19-year-old female asked:

I have been on paxil (paroxetine) for 5 days now. i keep experiencing fatigue & extreme restlessness in my legs. is this normal?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Not normal: While some individuals can experience restlessness, fatigue and "restless leg" with medications such as paxil, (paroxetine) this would not be normal. It sounds very uncomfortable and i would suggest calling the prescribing physician to address your concern.
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