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5-HTP vs Paroxetine

5-HTP
VS.
Paroxetine
Other name: Paxil Paxil
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
4.9
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.4
Concern level
3.2
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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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5-H
Serotonin Syndrome
3
Nausea
1
Drowsy
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Groggy
1
Nightmares
1
Palpitations
1
Paranoia
1
Stomach Problems
1
Neurotoxicity
1
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Par
Withdrawal
10
Nausea
3
Dizzy
3
Addiction
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Drowsy
1
Premature Ejaculation
1
Suicidal
1
Suicide
1
Numbness
1
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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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y my GP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paroxetine How w...
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" ...I was prescribed Paroxetine by my GP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paroxetine ...all of these together. :P I plan to take 100mg per day of 5-HTP (as a supplement), experiment with MDAI by starting... "

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be off it. I take 5-HTP and L-Theanine now instead of an S...
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" Klonopin made me drowsy. Get off it as soon as ...can be from the SSRI. Paroxetine left me not quite right. ...be off it. I take 5-HTP and L-Theanine now instead of... "

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to fluoxetine itself than to paroxetine (I couldn't...
" I don't think 5htp with SSRI is a good ...is a common practice, I have a good experience with fluoxetine yohimbine combo. But ...have better reaction to fluoxetine itself than to paroxetine (I couldn't... "

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ant to get off of 20mg of Paroxetine (aka Paxil) bec...
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" 5-HTP help sex drive? Hello, I want to get off of 20mg of Paroxetine (aka Paxil) because it not ...an SSRI prescription antidepressant to 5-HTP, and has it help your... "

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some people, withdrawal from paroxetine can be severe and...
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" For some people, withdrawal from paroxetine can be severe and prolonged, and some symptoms of ...effective - up to 12 mg can be taken if necessary. Tryptophan or 5-HTP supplements may mitigate Paxil... "

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and while it helped with my N and depression/anxiety,...
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" ...one of them. I was on 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... "

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help with withdrawal from paroxetine. I have read the posts...
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" SJW & 5-HTP? Now I'm confused! Hi All I just ...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 c...
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" ...1 race...causing 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 some minor ...one I haven't tried.... "

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help yourself by taking a 5HTP supplement. in the past i...
" ...can help yourself by taking a 5HTP supplement. in the past ive ...a few weeks and i was twitching all the time, i ...market and by far the worst for withdrawal was paroxetine... "

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ll, trust me im taking paroxetine (40 mg on daily basis) a...
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" ...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 be... "

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