Paroxetine withdrawal is possible

Paroxetine is an SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) antidepressant that was marketed in 1992 under the trade name Paxil, but generic formulations became available in 2003 when the original patent expired. Paroxetine is the most potent Serotonin available but also affects acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is responsible for the stimulation of muscles, including those in the gastro-intestinal system, and it also plays a role in our sensory neurons and in scheduling REM (dream) sleep. Serotonin is involved in emotion, perception and mood. Paroxetine’s effect on both Serotonin and Acetylcholine explains its high side effect profile and subsequent withdrawal symptoms.

Paroxetine has among the highest incidence rates and severity of withdrawal symptoms of an antidepressant, and while GlaxoSmithKline initially marketed Paroxetine as “non-habit forming,” they were forced to admit that Paroxetine can cause severe withdrawal symptoms when stopped.  The prescribing information for Paroxetine currently references discontinuation syndrome symptoms and recommends a gradual reduction. 

The Point of Return program was developed to minimize the symptoms from Paroxetine Withdrawal. Our experts utilize advanced nutraceuticals to lessen Paroxetine withdrawal symptoms during a gentle taper. Do not let the fear of Paroxetine Discontinuation hold you back.

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  • Our expert nonprofit team expertly guide you through the Paroxetine Taper process.
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  • Interaction items are eliminated to assist in making Paroxetine withdrawal more comfortable.
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  • We work with your physician to allow you to taper you correctly.
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*nutraceuticals are used throughout the taper

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Paroxetine side effects may include:

abnormal ejaculation, abnormal orgasm, constipation, decreased appetite, decreased sex drive, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, gas, impotence, male and female genital disorders, nausea, nervousness, sleeplessness, sweating, tremor, weakness, vertigo, abdominal pain, abnormal dreams, abnormal vision, agitation, altered taste sensation, blurred vision, burning or tingling sensation, drugged feeling, emotional instability, headache, increased appetite, infection, itching, joint pain, muscle tenderness or weakness, pounding heartbeat, rash, ringing in ears, sinus inflammation, tightness in throat, twitching, upset stomach, urinary disorders, vomiting, weight gain, vertigo, yawning. Abnormal thinking, acne, alcohol abuse, allergic reaction, asthma, belching, blood and lymph abnormalities, breast pain, bronchitis, chills, colitis, difficulty swallowing, dry skin, ear pain, exaggerated sense of well-being, eye pain or inflammation, face swelling, fainting, generally ill feeling, hair loss, hallucinations, heart and circulation problems, high blood pressure, hostility, hyperventilation, increased salivation, increased sex drive, inflamed gums, inflamed mouth or tongue, lack of emotions, menstrual problems, migraine, movement disorders, neck pain, nosebleeds, paranoid and manic reactions, poor coordination, respiratory infections, sensation disorders, shortness of breath, skin disorders, stomach inflammation, swelling, teeth grinding, thirst, urinary disorders, vaginal inflammation, vision problems, weight loss

Paroxetine Withdrawal Symptoms May Include:

aggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech or visual changes, worsened depression

What is Paroxetine?

(Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin, Aropax, Deroxat, Divarius, Rexetin, Xetanor, Paroxat, Loxamine)

Paxil (Paroxetine) is a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) that entered the U.S. market in 1992. Although GlaxoSmithKline specifically advertised the drug as “not habit forming,” the World Health Organization ranked Paxil / Paroxetine as the most difficult antidepressant to withdraw from. Thousands have sued both in the U.S. and the U.K., alleging the drug has serious side effects that were downplayed in patient information. GSK now acknowledges a discontinuation syndrome, including serious symptoms. In 2004 Paxil (Paroxetine) had over $1 billion in sales. Due to the high occurrence of discontinuation symptoms that can occur with an interruption of treatment or a too rapid withdrawal, a slow taper is strongly recommended.
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    Disclaimer: *Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and must be done with their consent and support. More...

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