A 33-year-old female asked:
Took paxil (paroxetine) 20mg for 6 weeks, worked great and no withdrawal. need to go back on either paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft. will paxil (paroxetine) for a year cause more withdrawal?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft: Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft are used for Treatment of Depression and Anxiety.
Discuss with Psychiatrist:
• Diagnosis of Depression, Anxiety or both when Paxil (paroxetine) was started
• Intensity of Symptoms and Impairment of Functioning
• Improvement in symptoms and Functioning in last 6 weeks
• New Symptoms NOW and Diagnosis
• Therapy to cope with stresses.
•Need for Paxil (paroxetine) & to take for 1 year
1.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Paxil: Discontinuation Syndrome with Paxil can often be tougher than with other SSRI's.
64 viewsAnswered Jul 02, 2020
Last updated Jul 2, 2020
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