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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Paxil oral.

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Condition: Depression
8/28/2008 4:27:45 AM

Reviewer: dee, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Went through many trials w/different meds...this one proved to be the most effective. I've tried going off of it after five years, but can't get along w/o it.

Condition: Depression
8/20/2008 10:34:46 PM

Reviewer: jvasq261, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Last week my Dr. upped me to 60mg instead of 40mg. I am having bad dizziness, almost unable to walk,slight fever, ears hurt a bit and I'm sweating very badly. I don't know if it's an ear problem or the medication.

Condition: Depression
7/25/2008 9:33:02 AM

Reviewer: Milo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After Prozac didn't work out due to side effects, my doctor prescribed Paxil. It had no side effects except some constipation, and since I have IBS with diarrhea, that was a welcome change! It kept me functional, but I never felt it truly eased my symptoms of depression, even at 50 mg./day. Maybe it helped a little, but it's hard to say.

Condition: Depression
7/22/2008 10:38:31 PM

Reviewer: KaileyE05, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Worst experience of my life. It made me severly depressed. I laid in bed for over a week. All I did was cry, pull my hair, and had a severe compulsions to take showers. 14 a day! and an internal itch that made me claw at my face. I couldnt explain the expreience I went through on this awful medicine that I wouldnt recommend to my worst enemy.

Condition: Depression
7/22/2008 9:12:58 PM

Reviewer: onelife2958, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on Paxil for seven years my doctor just ween me off of it and I am still feeling like I am having withdrawal systoms,How long does it take for Paxil to be completely out of the system so I will know how long I will feel this way?

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