Top
10
Doctor insights on: Paxil And Ambien

Share
1

1
In essential thrombocytosis does the serotonin given off have an effect on depression? Also is it safe to take paxil, (paroxetine) wellbutrin, Ambien with et ?

In essential thrombocytosis does the serotonin given off have an effect on depression? Also is it safe to take paxil, (paroxetine) wellbutrin, Ambien with et ?

ET and depression: Et is not a contraindication to take anti depression medication . If your doctor thinks that you should be on ssri , from et-perspective , you should be fine it is not clear to me, however your statement regarding the serotonin and et . There is no relationship between et and serotonin. If your serum serotonin is elevated , your md should do a bit w/u to find out the cause of the elevation. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
599 doctors shared insights

Paroxetine (Definition)

Brand name paxil, (paroxetine) it's an ssri used for treating depression, anxiety, ocd, and several other conditions. It ...Read more


2

2
It's been 24hours since i took a 1mg ativan. Can i still take an Ambien for sleep? I also take paxil, (paroxetine) toprol(svt) and Nexium

It's been 24hours since i took a 1mg ativan. Can i still take an Ambien for sleep? I also take paxil, (paroxetine) toprol(svt) and Nexium

Yes.: A total duration in the body of less than 24 hours, and an , .Effective anti-anxiety duration of 6-9 hours for most people. Ativan is excreted in the kidney. So if your kidneys are healthy then after the 24 hours, the Ativan will not provide additive effects to the ambien, nor is its metabolism effected by the paxil (paroxetine). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What distinguishes Paxil (paroxetine) from Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

What distinguishes Paxil (paroxetine) from Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

Paxil (paroxetine) vs CR: Paxil (paroxetine) cr is a long acting formulation of paxil (paroxetine). ...Read more

4

4
Is Paxil (paroxetine) fast acting?

Is Paxil (paroxetine) fast acting?

Not especially: All antidepressants including Paxil (paroxetine) need 4-6 weeks' consistent dosing for therapeutic effect. You may see some benefit before then, but it would not yet be a full trial. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How can I lose weight on paxil (paroxetine)?

How can I lose weight on paxil (paroxetine)?

Eat thoughtfully: On or off paxil, (paroxetine) you will lose weight if you eat fewer calories than you need. Unfortunately, it takes longer to lose weight than to gain it. If you eat too little, your body goes into conservation mode, and you won't lose weight. So, eat frequent small balanced low calorie meals. And be consistent and patient! your doctor can give you individual guidance. Weight watchers is helpful to many. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
Can a 90 year old take Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

Yes: Anti-depressant medications are commonly prescribed in the elderly population and used with good effect and safely. A cautious strategy of prescribing is usually recommended and many doctors give the lowest possible dose to start. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What are side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) ?

Paxil (paroxetine): Potential side effects w Paxil (paroxetine) include (but are not limited to): insomnia, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, v libido, v appetite, GI upset, heartburn, indigestion, belching, ^ gas, difficulty w urination ; nasal congestion. ...Read more

10

10
What can Paxil (paroxetine) do for my anxiety?

Treat: It works to control your anxiety symptoms. It does not work right away to remove panic symptoms, and you should take it everyday for at least 6 weeks. Usually it takes several weeks for it to start working, so i recommend you start counseling as well to help you come up with ways to control your anxiety. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Paxil (Definition)

Paroxetine is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more


Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more