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Is it safe to take Paxil and oxycodone for pain control?

Is it safe to take Paxil and oxycodone for pain control?

Yes: Paxil is an ssri. This class of medications have shown to be of help for many chronic pain patients. Oxycodone is a narcotic analgesic. It too has been shown to help pain patients. ...Read more

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Paxil (Definition)

Paxil is an ssri antidepressant approved for treatment of unipolar (as opposed to bipolar) depression as well as a variety of anxiety-spectrum conditions. It carries a relatively greater risk of medication interactions & is considered to be less safe for a developing fetus as compared to some other antidepressants. All antidepressants have risk of emergent suicidal ...Read more


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Is it safe to take oxycodone for pain while on paxil?

Is it safe to take oxycodone for pain while on paxil?

Yes, Provided: That those prescribing the medication are both aware you use both medications then oxycodone is safe with paxil for short periods of time. While oxycodone can have a depressive quality to it, be aware it may seem that you paxil is not working as well. If you need both for extended periods, those prescribing them might alter the doses to make sure you are treated safely. ...Read more

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I suffer from pmdd. I have been on prozac, Zoloft amd Paxil no help. Last month had surgery and was taking oxycodone. No pmdd at all last month. ?

I suffer from pmdd. I have been on prozac, Zoloft amd Paxil no help. Last month had surgery and was taking oxycodone. No pmdd at all last month. ?

D.I.Y. detective: So, work with your OBGYN to find possible corrections that could reduce or eliminate the pain part of your PMS - this may involve hormone therapy or a wide range of strategies. I hope a better option is found (exercise, meditation, yoga, etc) than effective pain mgmt for the most minimal time each month - but that is better that SSRIs all the time w/out success. Trial and error w/ OBGYN is my vote ...Read more

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Can taking Paxil make you gain weight?

Can taking Paxil make you gain weight?

Yes: Out of the ssri medications, Paxil (paroxetine) seems to be the one most common to contribute to weight gain (and this is on the fda adverse reaction list for this medication. Other ssris such as Prozac and zoloft do not have weight gain listed by fda as possible adverse reaction. Talk with your provider to consider alternatives if this concerns you. ...Read more

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Whats the concern with paxil?

Paxil: Most concerns stem from the black box warning of increase suicidality, although rare, and the birth defects if taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does Paxil do?

What does Paxil do?

SSRI: Paxil is a selective seritonin reuptake inhibitor. It is used to treat a number of conditions including depression, anxiety and ocd. ...Read more

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I'm a full time RVer. How can I get my Paxil refilled wherever I travel?

I'm a full time RVer. How can I get my Paxil refilled wherever I travel?

Inquire at hdqtrs: I've heard that some large chain pharmacies like CVS, Rite-aid, etc. do this via computer communication. Contact one of them online or phone to ask about their policy and which States do or don't participate and have your Rx be filed electronically. It'll tale management and planning, but may be possible. Happy trails to you! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: paxil?

SSRI Antidepressant: Paxil is an ssri antidepressant approved for treatment of unipolar (as opposed to bipolar) depression as well as a variety of anxiety-spectrum conditions. It carries a relatively greater risk of medication interactions & is considered to be less safe for a developing fetus as compared to some other antidepressants. All antidepressants have risk of emergent suicidal thinking in young people. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on too many paxil?

Can you overdose on too many paxil?

Yes: Paxil/paroxetine's max dose is 50-60 mg. Any medication can cause severe harm when taken in an overdose. Paxil is no exception. Follow the directions from your physician. If in an overdose situation, call 911 and get immediate help. ...Read more

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I've been on Paxil for almost a year, why am I still anxious?

I've been on Paxil for almost a year, why am I still anxious?

Anxious: Medication alone is not enough. Need psychotherapy to learn coping and behavior control. Also explore if your anxiety is situational & work on modifying such. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Paroxetine (Definition)

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


Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Oxycodone (Definition)

Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used ...Read more