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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
... o that I reconnected with my therapist from PSU privately for suggestions to help get through this. She suggested that I go on a medication for a very brief time and get off it as quickly as possible. ... (1 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? ... (5 replies)
... polar for years and not have any manic symptoms intil they take the antidepressant. Right. ... (14 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)
... 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)
... Thank you, Lynne! I figure it could take at least a year to fully 'wean' and I am prepared. It's going to be my gift to myself and my fiance, something I want to do before we get married. ... (6 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)
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)
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)
... I felt as if i couldn't go on and if not for my supportive husband i'm not sure i would even be here right now. ... (3 replies)
... This is my first time on this board, and I just read your entire thread with great interest and a few tears. I had the exact same experience trying to come off Zoloft 3 years ago. It was my own personal version of Hell. ... (71 replies)
... the lawsuits are probably just about some folks and their lawyers trying to make big bucks. ... (9 replies)
... If u decide to go off paxil please step down the dosage very carefully. Withdrawls from it can be quite severe. Talk to your doctor before you do. ... (3 replies)
... First off, you have to do this very slowly. I got off paxil last year, after being on it for 7 years. I did it super slow, and I still had some side effects, but I stuck with it. I'm not sure how things work with luvox, but I'll tell you what I did with the paxil. ... (6 replies)

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