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... I've taking 20 mg. of paxil for about nine months for panic attacks. This is my second time on it, and I went through the whole brain zaps withdrawal thing when I went off it the first time. ... (4 replies)
... Oh, I can relate. I had to be hospitalized just to get off of Paxil. Not to mention the numb limbs and constant panic attacks. But, the brain zaps occurred for me to, both while on and coming off of the medication. I always saw it as an unpleasant side effect, then as a sign that it was too much for me. ... (4 replies)
... rst time on it, I also had a terrible time with muted feelings, not to mention a total lack of motivation. This round has been better, except for these annoying brain zaps. I've also been sick this week with some sort of intestinal flu or food poisoning, which might explain why they're so bad. ... (4 replies)

Paxil Withdrawal
Oct 19, 2016
... Needless to say the family doctor wanted nothing to do with the highly educated therapist. So I started on Paxil 10mg. Doctor upped my dosage to 20 mg even though I was doing well on 10. ... (1 replies)
... AD's grow new brain cells? ... (14 replies)
... Thanks so much for your response. I am still debating going back to the regular. Today I got really dizzy again and it scares me. I was not having that on the regular. I also hate being so tired. I am still very nauseas at times. Have you ever gone back to the regular? I wonder if there is an adjustment to that as well??? :confused: What doseage are you on? I am on 12.5 which... (5 replies)
... I also was switched from regular Paxil to CR. My pdoc said the CR is just better for people who are highly sensitive to ADs, since your body gets a constant stream of med. ... (5 replies)
Paxil Anyone??
Jul 13, 2004
... I took regular Paxil years ago for about 3 yrs. It caused me more jitterness starting out, and each time the dosage was raised, similiar to what you are experiencing. ... (2 replies)
... It took me forever to get off of Paxil after being on it for a year. ... (14 replies)
... Maybe it's a common thing with paxil because I got them too while taking it and worse when I quit taking it. My doctor didn't understand when I tried to describe the weird feeling in my head. ... (4 replies)
Past Paxil Users
Dec 18, 2003
... I was on paxil, 20mg day for 7 years. When I finally tapered off of it this summer it took about 2 months for the brain zaps to cease completely. I haven't had one since, but I know how aweful they are! I felt like I was losing conciousness for a split second every few minutes. ... (5 replies)
... I am weaning off Paxil and I am very photo sensitive and am having these brain zaps constantly. Can anyone tell me if these symptoms may not go away or if they do go away how long they last? ... (5 replies)
... KayT, making it thru any med change is very difficult. I'm still not settled with a new one. I'll agree with you that the withdrawals from the old one & the reactions to the new one are no picnic. Being my first time to have to change meds, I wonder at times if it's worth it. Mostly it's been the physical reactions, but also the brain zaps, the nitemares & the... (8 replies)
... The brain zaps always kind of make me laugh. It's my biggest indicator that I forgot to take my meds that day!! SO far, they've never scared me! ... (6 replies)
Paxil Withdrawel
Apr 22, 2006
... First off let me start by saying my doctor placed me on Paxil due to stress and anxiety I was feeling due to some personal issues I was having dealing with a new home I had built. ... (4 replies)
Past Paxil Users
Dec 18, 2003
... I was on Paxil for a little over 3 years and have been off it for 15 months. ... (5 replies)
Past Paxil Users
Dec 16, 2003
... I have read about this, but I do not have any first hand exprience. Will someone please answer that has been though this. Lets not let a more common question about a drug as common as paxil go un-answered. Thanks Sickman :) (5 replies)
Past Paxil Users
Dec 16, 2003
... I was just wondering I have been off paxil for 6 months now but i still get these little zaps in my brain like they are easily triggered or something... ... (5 replies)
... i had spend so long wishing and praying just to feel normal and thinking that i never would and within 6 weeks on paxil i was able to go shopping and play with my kids without constantly thinking about my panic! It was so wonderful!! ... (3 replies)
... ive taken paxil on and off for the last seven years. i'm only on 10mg a day right now,but i have been up to 90mg a day from my dr. i have had brain zaps in the past. the best way for me to descripe is that it is a shock to the brain that is quicker than you blinking your eyes. ... (4 replies)




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