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

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Condition: Depression
3/21/2008 4:39:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Paxil 20 mg. Always works great. It organizes my mind. Takes away obsessive thoughts, clears the webs of negative thought. I have taken it 3x for a year each time. Each time I gained 20 pounds. One time I exercised daily for 60 min and didn't lose weight. Takes away libido completly. I take this in an emergency (very stressed, panicky, paranoid,insomnia and depressed). I'm familiar w/ zaps ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/10/2008 4:50:45 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking (Paroxetine) for nearly 2 years. First had issues adjusting to the medication. Found it helped me deal with everyday issues. Just recently dicussed with my dr. wanted to discontinue taking. I will note I have experienced side effects trying to stop taking it. Not bad effects headaches, fuzzy head and trouble sleeping

Condition: Depression
3/6/2008 12:20:32 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm taking this drug for depression (8 Weeks) but I don't feel a comfort level, I still fight my depression and I would not recommend it.

Condition: Depression
3/4/2008 8:11:36 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although everyone's tolerance is different, after being on this medication for a month, I didn't feel any difference in the way I felt. A month is a long time when you're trying to do the right thing to feel better.

Condition: Depression
2/21/2008 9:25:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this medication for depression and anxiety. I took it for three days before i stoped taking it. In those three days i was so nauscious and dizzy that i couldn't walk around, and i had hot flashes and tingling all over my body. This medication may work for other people, because everyone reacts to things differently, but i had a horrible experience with it and would not recomend ... Show Full Comment

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