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Alternatives To Paxil
M on paxil (paroxetine) 40 cuz of clinical anxiety n panic attacks since 9 yrs.my body has built resistance to paxil (paroxetine) n now I need a alternative.. PLEASE HELP ME..
Discuss with doctor: Severe anxiety can cause undue suffering and be extremely debilitating. Your despair is certainly understandable. However, the "resistance" that you are currently experiencing may be due to various factors other than lack of efficacy. Recommend seeing your doctor ASAP for a comprehensive evaluation and discussing treatment options depending on findings. Hope this is helpful. All the best. ...Read more
I take paxil (paroxetine). Paxil (paroxetine) caused 30 lb weight gain. I'm deaf & it aids tinnitus. Any alternative i can use? Please help.
Paxil (paroxetine): There are many ssris, a class of antidepressant. Depending on the reason you are taking it (used for anxiety, ocd, as well as depression), a good substitute with less associated weight gain can be selected. Your md can review the options with you, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a good alternative med to switch off Clonazepam? I was on Paxil (paroxetine) and switched to Zoloft, and worked amazing getting off. Please Dr, Ty!
Can't switch off: Have to wean off.....get PMD's guidance.Get a more detailed answer ›
Changed plan(GAD and social phobia) by doctor,Prozac instead of Paxil (paroxetine) due to side effects, Does Prozac a good alternative and used for GAD and So.Ph?
Yes: all of the drugs in that class may be helpful. You want to find the one that works for you without troublesome side effects. ...Read more
Overdose paxil (paroxetine): Signs and symptoms of paroxetine (paxil) overdose include tremors, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizziness, sweating, altered mental status, seizures, increased deep tendon reflexes, arrhythmias, and low blood pressure. Death is rare and has typically been described in patients taking multiple medications. ...Read more