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Re: Paxil: Lunatic Drug????

Posted by Rambo on July 4, 1999, at 19:15:27

In reply to Paxil: Lunatic Drug????, posted by Deb on July 4, 1999, at 17:21:57

> I'm fairly new to the board, so I apologize beforehand for diving into a subject that may have already been discussed to death. I have been on Prozac for several years with fairly good success. On my last vist to my psych. he gave me a month's worth of Paxil samples and told me to wean off the Prozac and start on them. I have read just a few posts and it doesn't sound very promising; in fact, some of them were downright scary. Would just like some feedback before I start on a new drug.
> P.S. The paxil was prescribed because I was having some ocd symptoms during times of severe stress. I was told paxil would handle this better than prozac.

A good slug of Serotonin usually takes care of OCD Symptoms. Prozac is not the Serotonin front runner, but will do the job with a high enough dose (up to 80 mg.).
What dose of Prozac are you on? Any discussion of Luvox with your doc ?




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