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Reviews of Paxil (Paroxetine)

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52%
think this method is worth it
39%
think this method works well
24%
think this method is a hassle
  • It worked but the weight gain, sexual side effects and the sleep-induced state might not have been worth it....enjoyed the relief of depression, but am pre-diabetic and terrified of the weight gain pushing me over the edge.
    56
    Woman
    Two years or more
  • 20+yr user. Sexual side effects have been mitigated by taking med. holiday (ie, skip 1 dose every 5 days or so). Other side effects also resolved over time (years). Allows me to think rational/logical=normalized my anxiety to manageable lvl
    45
    Woman
    Two years or more
    Social Anxiety
  • Decreases hot flashes; now I only get warm occasionally. However, have a headache for part of most days, have gained weight and have no sex drive or orgasms anymore. It's nice to have few hot flashes, but side effects may not be worth it
    Woman
  • Never miss a dose. Withdrawal symptoms are terrible.
    58
    Man
    Two years or more
    Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Took Paxil for a little over two years. Changed my life. Was deeply depressed. Third week in I started feeling better. Life doesn't have to be so painful. No side effects for me.
    45
    Woman
    Two years or more
    Depression
  • Made orgasms more difficult, but saved me from crippling panic attacks. Worth it, but only if you really need to be on it.
    36
    Woman
    Two years or more
    Panic disorder
  • works best for anxiety & panic -- not so much for depression
    38
    Woman
    Two years or more
    Anxiety
  • Paxil lifted me out of a deep depression. But coming off of it is next to impossible with severe side effects. So now I feel like I'm trapped into taking it.
    Two years or more
    Depression
  • Starting out is the hard part, but stick with it. It gave me 11 years of no panic or anxiety, until I became immune to its effects and had to change.
    25
    Woman
    Panic disorder
  • Wish I knew about the bad insomnia. But I just started taking it in the morning vs night and it got better.
    29
    Woman
    Depression