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Re: Paxil w/drawal question..anyone? katia

Posted by Ritch on March 21, 2005, at 10:41:34

In reply to Re: Paxil w/drawal question..anyone? Ritch, posted by katia on March 21, 2005, at 3:08:24

> How old are you Ritch?
>

Approaching 50.

> Mood charting since the teen years? Yikes. I wish I'd have been. Just in my thirties before I realized what was happening to me.

When I was in my teens, there definitely was something wrong-just wasn't really sure what. I wasn't *formally* mood charting in my teens. I just realized suddenly when I was 16 that I was always depressed every winter at about the same time, and the following year when I was 17 it hit really hard, then it happened even worse when I was 18 at the same time, so much worse that I dropped out of college, and lost a job. I developed a mixed-state in the summer a year after that-when I sought treatment-couldn't endure the agitation.

>
> At the moment, I feel like I want to slit my wrists, only to be able to shed my skin because this paxil withdrawal is not going well. I feel awful and irritable and want to jump out of my skin. I am worried that I'll do something drastic, like REALLY slit my wrists in the midst of this intense mood swing and irritability. It's only happened since I halved my Paxil. I tried coming off of Paxil in Jan. and couldn't because of this. Any help out there? I want a sane life. I want to be normal. And I feel like this Paxil withdrawal is sucking any normalcy I've felt and making me a raging lunatic. This is not who I am.
> Katia

Wow, your situation sounds a lot like Slinky's above. Paxil half-life is just too short.. My brother-in-law's mom was put on it for a bad depressive episode.. she got better and recovered.. but didn't get off of it.. I saw her visit one time and she left it at home.. and she was clearly JONESING


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