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Paxil

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Other Names: Paroxetine   Paxil CR   Seroxat   Paroxetine HCl

Xanax

Rx
/ 472,724 posts
Other Names: Alprazolam   Xanax XR   Niravam   Alprozolam   Xanor
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 259,326 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 472,724 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Alprazolam (trade name Xanax, number Availability among other generic) is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine chemical classification of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA... Read more on Wikipedia
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By adam
March 28, 2014
adam wrote
blabla
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By Jen
February 26, 2014
Jen wrote
Blackouts on Paxil
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By Patty
February 8, 2014
Patty wrote
Paxil and Gastritis
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By Emily
December 18, 2013
Emily wrote
Tastes like metal in my mouth
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By Porky
November 4, 2013
Porky wrote
Lost Temper on Xanax
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By Xanax
October 20, 2013
Xanax wrote
Usefull
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By Joe
September 30, 2013
Joe wrote
Dreams and talking while sleeping on Paxil
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By MO JOHN
September 24, 2013
MO JOHN wrote
xanax
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By Persistence
August 14, 2013
Persistence wrote
Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Major Depression
really helps.
mary911  |  March 31, 2014
This is a really encouraging post. Thanks for writing it!
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What patients are saying about Paxil vs. Xanax

13,270 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
bent on removing xanax prior to paxil. His theory is as...
...points. My Dr. is hell bent on removing xanax prior to paxil. His theory is as ...siege, bring out the police(paxil). If that is not ...removing all xanax prior to going down from 38mg pax...
me from a tranq (xanax) to Paxil... my 2nd doc. Along with...
...(xanax) to Paxil... my 2nd doc. Along with the witdrawals, Paxil did nothing for anxiety & made me feel like I had a 5 day stomach...
of getting off Paxil and going to Xanax.  I also just read...
...Paxil, Prozac, and related meds make RLS worse and I'm in the process of getting off Paxil and going to Xanax.  I also just read somewhere that a cup of strong coffee relieves the symptoms of RLS! ...
think paxil is strong enough to kill Xanax withdrawal in...
I  would taper it.  I do not think paxil is strong enough to kill Xanax withdrawal in the long run.  You can try it ...were me i'd have some xanax nearby just in case things...
I started Paxil before trying xanax.  You might want to...
Have you tried xanax for panic attacks?  Just knowing that ...such a thing as xanax.  So i suffered and dreaded ...in fear.  Unfortunately, I started Paxil before trying xanax.  You might want t...
pre paxil.. guess it's back to xanax for me. i cannot...
...and dizzy and nauseous.. i have taken valium 3 times in my life.. all for surgeries.. never made me feel sick like this.. but then again.. that was pre paxil.. guess it's back to xanax for me....
I go next week to get my Xanax... been on Paxil for my...
...Paxil has been helping but I think it needs to be upped to 30mg. I suffer with OCD and PTSD as well so I am glad that you can understand. Well, not really glad but you know what I mean (I hope)....
do. Most complaints are sexual side effects, and weight gain...
...xanax if you have a full blown attack. I'm just assuming that. My doc has done similar things, it doesnt seem unusual to me. And about side effects, some do go away or lessen over time. Actually ...
1-10 my paxil taper was a 17... and that's after the xanax...
...was on paxil from 2000-2003. Used ...scale of 1-10 my paxil taper was a 17... and that's after...
immediately following a taper from 3mg of xanax. That's...
...like you also in that i jumped on my paxil taper immediately following a taper from 3mg of xanax. That's why it takes us longer. Nothing wrong with...
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