51 patient evaluations for Paroxetine

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Dec 8, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 1987)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2015 (Started Jun 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, bad taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wasn't prepared for the nausea with this one,it was a nightmare and took sevral weeks to fade but never went away.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 14, 2015 (Started Jun 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, bad taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2015 (Started Mar 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (erectile dysfunction, ED at)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (erectile dysfunction, ED at)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works at this dosage. First dosage caused ED.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2015 (Started Sep 10, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 27, 2014 (Started Sep 10, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 19, 2014 (Started Aug 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Didn't work for me

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: being on the same meds your body my become immune and the meds may not work as well

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 25, 2013 (Started Jul 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: paxil is really good for anxiety and depression, i had a bit of a memory problem, but i think that was due to combined with risperdal and my own self....

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2012 (Started Apr 20, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tachycardia (fast heart rate), seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have never had a seizure in my entire life. About 45 minutes after taking my very first dose I felt very sick and exhausted. I layed down and took a two hour nap. When I awoke my heart beat was 144 beats per minute. I freaked out and called my friend who told me to try and relax and over a few hours my heart rate went back to normal. However, in the morning I woke up and went to the doctor's for an appointment and while waiting in the lobby I had a Grand Mal seizure and fell on my face. I bit my lip so hard I had to get stitches. It looked like someone cut it with a pair of scissors. I have a nice scar from it. I had tests done and was in the hospital for three days. I still don't know everything, but if you have ever had a seizure I would NOT take this medication, or if they run in the family or anything like that. If you have side effects like I did I would go to a hospital or have someone keep an eye on you for the next day and don't drive. Maybe it is an unlikely side effect or maybe something else, but there is a warning not to take it if you have ever had or have seizures.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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