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Other name: Paxil (Paxil)
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac...
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Serotonin Syndrome
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac...
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some people, withdrawal from paroxetine can be severe and...
" For some people, withdrawal from paroxetine can be severe and prolonged, and some symptoms of it may last up ...12 mg can be taken if necessary. Tryptophan or 5-HTP supplements may mitigate Paxil... "

and while it helped with my N and depression/anxiety,...
" ...Paxil/Paroxetine, and while it helped with my N and depression/anxiety, I was on it too long, and it had some bad mojo that built up. I think that those SSRIs are billed as a lifelong treatment whe... "

for help with withdrawal from paroxetine. I have read the...
" SJW & 5-HTP? Now I'm confused! ...on tranquilisers and A/D's. I was advised to take SJW or 5-HTP. Said that people are ...either, for help with withdrawal from paroxetine. I have read the... "

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worse. I think I'll quit the paroxetine gradually in a...
" ...the initial start up tegretol nausea worse. I think I'll quit the paroxetine gradually in a couple of weeks..it's used for anxiety/pre menstrul stuff ...tried. Meanwhile I may try 5htp in the... "

help yourself by taking a 5HTP supplement. in the past...
" ...any class) , you can help yourself by taking a 5HTP supplement. in the past ive had them so bad ...a few weeks and i was twitching all the time, i ...the worst for withdrawal was paroxetine... "

all, trust me im taking paroxetine (40 mg on daily basis)...
" ...have any effect at all, trust me im taking paroxetine (40 mg on daily basis) and the first time ...best medicine after a MDMA binge: sleep-good diet-exercise. Maybe 5-htp but even that seems to ... "

to fluoxetine itself than to paroxetine (I couldn't...
" ...Post I don't think 5htp with SSRI is a ...have better reaction to fluoxetine itself than to paroxetine (I couldn't stand the sexual ...had sexual sides with paroxetine (anyway bear... "

slow taper that is needed with paroxetine but certainly not...
" The pharmacist who I got 5-HTP from said that I would ...of slow taper that is needed with paroxetine but certainly not to just ...are caused by discontinuation, the 5-HTP or a combination. If h... "

Previously, I took high dose paroxetine. If I need...
" ...to a song. I have been able to control most of the OCD looping with 5-HTP and L-Tryptophan. Previously, I took high dose paroxetine. If I need to ...comfortable bed. I take gabapentin to hel... "

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I think I'll quit the paroxetine gradually in a couple...
" ...the initial start up tegretol nausea worse. I think I'll quit the paroxetine gradually in a ...haven't tried. Meanwhile I may try 5htp in the evenings..I ...of just taking a little more Pax... "

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