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    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    6/15/2016 7:45:40 PM

    Reviewer: nissaL, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have a family history of anxiety among other things. My FNP put me on Paxil CR about 10 years ago. Over the years, the dosage has gone up. I was a wreck though, without the medication. Fearful of just about everything. Now I enjoy a much better life, and can handle what life brings to me in a much more relaxed manner. God is in control of my life. The people who invented Paxil came from HIM. My ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    7/19/2015 7:10:14 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been on paxil for 15 years and it has been wonderful in keeping me from having panic attacks and generalized anxiety. I have no side effects and it helps me have a joyful, positive life!

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    1/25/2015 2:34:44 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on most every antidepressant out there. Paxil is far and away the WORST experience I have ever had. It gave me constant migraine headaches (which I have never had), I slept for literally 16 hours a day and when I managed to stay awake the headaches ensued and I couldn't stay awake, focus or function. There are so many alternatives to this drug. Try Zoloft before using this medicati ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    5/10/2014 5:19:38 AM

    Reviewer: K, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was prescribed Paxil for anxiety. I was on it for a few years and I've been off it now for three or four. I didn't experience any side effects I would consider detrimental while I was taking it. I recall I was taking 10 mg daily. I don't recall having problems with weight gain or sleeping. I went off it wanting to cut down the number of medications I was taking. (I take Atenelol for ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Repeated Episodes of Anxiety
    2/26/2014 4:20:35 PM

    Reviewer: WrongWayRenee, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've been on Paxil for two years. I originally took 10mg and have slowly lowered down to 3.75 mg over the years. It stopped my panic attacks for about a year before they started coming back; however, I still had bouts of strong anxiety, just not to the level of a panic attack. But daily anxiety is extremely draining and exhausting over time, even at a lower level. I also gained 60 pounds (with ... Show Full Comment

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