Thanks for your response. I decreased because of the sweating. It was driving me nuts. I guess I should have just stuck it out. I'm just dealing with the sweating now but hoping I feel back to normal soon.
I've been feeling down for awhile now, which is why my doc increased my meds to begin with. Nothing helped until I hit 50mg. about 3 weeks into the 50mg, I stopped the boo-hoos. about a week later, I was sick of the sweating so my doc reduced me back to 37.5mg. I guess I was on the 50mg 3 days shy of a month when I dropped back down.
I just feel like I've reverted back to the way I was feeling before I felt good on the 50mg.
I've been on Paxil for so many years that I'm almost afraid to get off of it. The withdrawals scare me to death. With everything going on right now, I don't know that I'm emotionally ready to go through withdrawals. We're really busy at work right now and I need to be focused. It's like a never-ending saga....
Hey there, hello,
You might ask to switch to another med in the SSRI group or even to an SSNI. I do understand your fear to switch meds and the unknown of the withdrawal side effects.
Good Luck and take care.
Kitt, Moderator: Anxiety, Panic & Depression *~*