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

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Condition: Depression
1/10/2008 11:39:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was started on 30mg of Paxil about a week ago. Within an hour of my first dose, I became dizzy, had a heaache, had no appetite (I only had one piece of toast all day), my food tasted like cardboard, evey bite of food made me want to throw up, I was nausous all weekend. But the wors part about it was that it made me want to crawl into a hole and die. I felt so much more depressed after I took it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/9/2008 8:22:34 PM

Reviewer: eskoskye, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I won't even take asprin, so after a family crisis that I just couldn't cope with, I was hesitant to take this, or any drug. AT first, I felt kind of weird, like I was watching my life out of body but I kept with it, because I felt I had NO other choice, and after 2 weeks I felt fine! I also lost my appetite for the first 5 or 6 weeks which I thought was actually GREAT! I found it wonde ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/8/2008 11:08:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After 3 weeks on Paxil, I think I feel as though my mood is beginning to "even out." Not so many extreme lows. Still waiting to see the longer term effects. Just wondering....has anyone experienced sensitivity with their teeth to hot or cold foods? Seems like I have an extreme sensitivity to cold liquids since beginning this medication. I haven't read anything in the literature ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/1/2008 3:32:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It works fine, with a very slightly euphoric sensation after the first 2-3 weeks which goes away in a few months or less. Initial inability to climax during intercourse (men and women) fades after several months. Only real problem is that quitting is REALLY hard. I haven't had any psychological withdrawals, but the physical withdrawals were FAR more intense than the 'slight flu-like sympt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
12/23/2007 2:45:30 PM

Reviewer: duck, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
good Only I am concerned about the long term effect. And how do I stop taking Paxil with safety? I am no longer depressed or grumpy. Thank you. Duck

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