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Hello all, Fairly new to the site, but I figured I’d start a post in the hopes that my journey might be useful to someone in similar circumstances. I’ve been on Paxil 20 mg for 19 years or so until about a year ago, when I dropped to 12.5 CR. The drop didn’t cause many problems - a few brain zaps, but nothing I couldn’t manage. After reading some of the horror stories, I may be a little different than many people on the site in that I felt more or less ok at 12.5 mg. I’m in really good shape, my diet is very good, I get enough rest... all things considered, my quality of
I have been on Paxil since August 2014, right after my son left for deployment to the Middle East. It was a very difficult time for me, he's my only child and we are close. Aside from having gained 40lbs, not healthy ones, due to Paxil,I was doing very well and my psychiatrist and I decided to taper off Paxil and on to another medication in Feb. Unfortunately, that night, my son's fiance committed suicide. I was in such shock that I didn't even think about the medication and that it wouldn't be a good time to change. Fast forward a couple of weeks, I was down to 5 mg (from 30mg) and I