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Paxil
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Wellbutrin
Other name: Paroxetine Paroxetine
Other name: Bupropion Bupropion
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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2.7
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.5
Concern level
3.3
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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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Bupropion ( marketed as Wellbutrin, Zyban, Voxra, Budeprion, or Aplenzin and formerly known as amfebutamone) is an atypical antidepressant and smoking cessation aid. The drug is a non-tricyclic antidepressant and di...
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Suicide
1
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1
Drowsy
1
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1
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1
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1
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1
Numbness
1
Drowsy
1
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1
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1
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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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Bupropion ( marketed as Wellbutrin, Zyban, Voxra, Budeprion, or Aplenzin and formerly known as amfebutamone) is an atypical antidepressant and smoking cessation aid. The drug is a non-tricyclic antidepressant and di...
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i took wellbutrin i began to have heart palpatations and my...
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" ...smoker.... when i took wellbutrin i began to have heart palpatations and my urge to ...smoke never decreased.....so i went... "

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" ...Yeah i take 10 mg paroxetine and 300 mg of wellbutrin. It kinda helps. Paxil is great but i am literally addicted to the paxil. All those months of taking ...situation is to eventually take l-dopa or... "

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did switch to Wellbutrin later, and that was better for me...
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" I have taken Paxil. I didn't really notice any trouble adjusting to it. It helped my depression but I suffered the sexual side-effects so my doc took ...me off of... "

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axil, but maybe that was because I immediately started o...
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" ...you quit taking the Paxil that made you feel the need for another AD? I pretty much had the opposite reaction when I stopped taking Paxil, but maybe that was because I immediately started on... "

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Tried Wellbutrin and had a seizure, so won't be...
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" I've been taking Paxil for several years. Never had a problem. Went off it for a while because it seemed like it wasn't working any more, but replacing ...a doctor's supervision. Tried Wellbutrin and... "

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as because I immediately started on Wellbutrin. BIG mistake!...
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" ...you quit taking the Paxil that made you feel the need for another AD? I pretty much had the opposite reaction when I stopped taking Paxil, but maybe that was because I immediately started on... "

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ve been taking. Although it does make my hands tremble a...
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" ...people react to meds. Wellbutrin has been wonderful for me during the short time I've been taking. Although it does make my hands tremble a little too much sometimes. I'm happy that Paxil was so... "

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working - we added Wellbutrin which helped for a while,...
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" ...it stopped working - we added Wellbutrin which helped for a while, then not so much. I switched to Paxil several months ago and it's been working really well. I experienced no major side effects... "

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se Wellbutrin and find it has no side effects I am aware o...
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" I have used PAxil and while it works it does have odd side effects. I would get these ...a milasecond. I now use Wellbutrin and find it has no side effects I am aware of.... "

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{somewhat} with the depression but I get racing thoughts...
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" ...currently taking 10 mgs paxil and my sleep is horrible. Paxil's helping {somewhat} with the depression but I get racing thoughts when I increase the ...sleep and racing thoughts. I've tried welbutrin... "

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