Users' questions

What should you do if your Paxil stops working?

What should you do if your Paxil stops working?

Just because Paxil poops out and stops working doesn’t mean that it will never work again. You need to give your brain and body time to recover from this drug. If it stops working, I would recommend staying off of it for at least a year before trying it again.

How long does Paxil stay in your system?

In some people the drug works pretty well for years and they experience no poop out. Others take it for less than a year and the antidepressant and anxiolytic effect tends to wear off. In my experience, Paxil was effective for about 8 months and it suddenly “pooped out” and stopped working.

How long can you take Paxil for panic attacks?

“Was prescribed 10mg for anxiety/panic attacks and have to say that this is not the medication for me. Had very severe chills and tremors along with a pins and needles sensation all over my body and severe panic attacks multiple times a day compared to my 2 that I had prior to taking the medication. Worst part, I was only on it for about 2 weeks!

How long have you been on Paxil Seroxat?

I have been on Seroxat – UK name for Paxil – for 15 years and hit what is called ‘poop-out’. I was more ill taking it than before I started taking it, with lots of symptoms I could never have imagined, they are so horrible.

How long does it take for Paxil to stop working?

However after a period of about 8 months, the drug stopped working and I was left with no relief from the drug. Many people take Paxil and other antidepressants for years before they experience some sort of “poop out.” And some people are able to tolerate taking these medications for life without any “poop out” or decrease in overall effectiveness.

When did I start taking Paxil for anxiety?

“I started Paxil over 15 years ago after an unexplained bout with extreme anxiety and depression that did not respond to hypnosis, yoga, nothing!!! After trying a few other meds that didn’t work, my dr suggested Paxil.

I have been on Seroxat – UK name for Paxil – for 15 years and hit what is called ‘poop-out’. I was more ill taking it than before I started taking it, with lots of symptoms I could never have imagined, they are so horrible.

Are there any side effects to taking Paxil?

“My doctor prescribed me Paxil as she felt I had anxiety (and that I was depressed as a side effect). For what little anxiety I felt I had, it works great. I flew for the first time and felt no anxiety at all, I was like, “Wow, this is what it feels like to be normal.”

What are the side effects of Paxil poop out?

This may cause you to feel angry, aggressive, and may really make you feel deflated. While it was working your life was good, and then you get thrown out into a harsh reality where it doesn’t work. Side effects: During the poop out phase, unfavorable side effects can become more prominent and noticeable.

Is it possible to get off of Paxil?

Thanks Chuck appreciate your reply life’s a living hell at the moment :- ( ( Took Paxil for over 20 years and got off 100 percent 5 years ago. I will never poison myself with that garbage again. I take 0 meds and I do not even drink alcohol or caffeine.

How often should you change the dosage of Paxil?

The recommended starting dosage and the established effective dosage is 20 mg/day. There is not sufficient evidence to suggest a greater benefit to doses higher than 20 mg/day. Dose changes should occur in 10 mg/day increments and at intervals of at least 1 week.

When to taper off of Paxil for pregnancy?

Someone that has only been taking the drug for a couple months may be advised to conduct a much quicker taper than someone who has been taking it for years. Obviously individual circumstances such as pregnancy may warrant a more abrupt discontinuation rate than the general population; this is done to protect the baby.