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  1. Hi, I hope I'm using this correctly. I have been on Paxil for about 10 years. Had trouble getting off it. My psychiatrist said to try Prozac. Switched and was on Prozac for about 8 months. Tapered to 10mg for a month after being on 20mg and quit. Had brain zaps but nothing else. Everything was okay until a month after. I suddenly had insomnia. Couldn't sleep and trazadone only helped 1-2 hours. Didn't talk to my psychiatrist but just went back on Prozac 10mg. Met with him two days later. But this time taking it caused a lot of anxiety issues. He said it will take weeks to work again so I hung in there. After two weeks, I couldn't take it anymore. The anxiety was unbearable. Decided to switch to Paxil again as it was more fast acting. It didn't help any. After a week of Paxil I quit it. Decided to try supplements as my doctor said it didn't have side effects. Took Sam-e with all kinds of vitamins the next week. That didn't help either. After a week of Sam-e and vitamins I quit it all. Stopped cold turkey on Sam-e and vitamins. Still dealing with the same anxiety, akathisia, some insomnia. My doctor and psychiatrist don't really know what to do with me. They just want me to put me on some other medications. What to do?
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