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

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Condition: Depression
12/5/2007 3:52:26 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started on Prozac when i was first diagnosed with major depression in 1999 which worked very well. However, my liver functions were abnormal so I was taken off Prozac and put on Paxil as an alternative to help treat the depression and OCD. Paxil proved to be a viable subsitute but after about 6 years it's effectiveness has seemed to wear off. I struggle with depression in spirts and especia ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/28/2007 6:48:43 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is a medication which demonstrates a gradual change in your behavior. Having been on this medication now for about 5 and a half months, I am starting to see the benefits. I have noted however that I do need to change my thinking habits (negative thoughts towards myself, suicidal fantasies, etc).

Condition: Depression
11/27/2007 1:54:04 PM

Reviewer: Worried, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have recently become VERY depressed and even attempted suicide. My doctor prescribed Lexapro which made me jittery, gain weight and have a very low libido. So, he switched me to Paxil. I haven't gotten the prescription filled yet, but have a couple of questions for anyone who can or will be willing to help. Vanity may be too much of a concern to me, but I don't want to gain weight or ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/14/2007 11:18:35 AM

Reviewer: gj, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
been on this med for over 15 years and it is noticible when i miss a dose

Condition: Depression
11/7/2007 10:00:57 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

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