Paroxetine Withdrawal and Tapering Help
"I'm so grateful for not just the program itself but the quality of people that work for this company. Thank you so much. Forever grateful. - Mike Paroxetine (Paxil)
Are you looking for Paroxetine Withdrawal Help to Wean Off Paroxetine? Our nonprofit uses a natural, holistic approach to Paroxetine Withdrawal to ease Paroxetine Withdrawal Symptoms. In the past 15 years we’ve helped people in 78 countries with symptom-easing nutraceuticals; Slow Paroxetine Taper Rates and expert guidance and mentoring. Paroxetine is sold under the brand names Paxil and Seroxat and is a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor used to major depression, social anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder even though a common Paroxetine Side Effect is anxiety. Paroxetine was approved for medical use in 1992 and Paroxetine Discontinuation Syndrome Symptoms include nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, vertigo, insomnia, nightmares, vivid dreams, agitation, sweating and anxiety. Getting Off Paroxetine slowly is recommended to minimize the Paroxetine Withdrawals and utilizing our holistic at-home program can make your process more comfortable while Stopping Paroxetine. You can regain your life from Paroxetine. Contact Us the Prescriptions Drug Experts for help!
How the Program and Tapering Process Works Paroxetine Dependence
Our Paroxetine weaning program is a slow taper that allows you to safely step down from Paroxetine under the guidance of our Prescription Experts; your Physician and Pharmacist.
The Pre-Taper is for Symptom Relief. You will not wean Paroxetine until you feel better. This is where our Advanced Nutraceuticals are critical.
Point of Return provides healthy, Drug-Free Strategies to help minimize Paroxetine withdrawal symptoms to improve mental and physical well-being.
Our areas of expertise are Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Sleeping Pills and Painkillers on a case-by-case basis.
At-Home programs are individualized based on your situation. An assessment is done once you start which allows us to individualize your gameplan based on age;
length of time on the medications; health challenges; lifestyle, stress
levels; additional medications; and interactions. Don't Wean Paroxetine alone, work with our Prescription Drug Experts.
Imagine being Free of Paroxetine Addiction
- An in-home program with skilled experts guiding you throughout the progress
- Free Assessment Upon Starting our Program (a $400 value)
- *Nutraceuticals specially formulated to help ease Paroxetine withdrawal symptoms, these are utilized throughout the whole process
- Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medications
- FREE 24/7 discussion board with expert mentors and encouraging members
- Strategies for addressing symptoms
PAROXETINE WITHDRAWAL SUCCESS STORIES
I give the glory to God for directing my path to Alesandra and to Point of Return! more...
Debbie (California) - Paroxetine
Thank you, again, for answering my constant barrage of questions, for being there when I was scared, for celebrating with me. And, most of all, for helping me get my life back. more...
Laurie (Ohio) - Paroxetine
I still can't believe it. After 15 years I am finally med free thanks to the Point of Return team. more...
Dan (Canada) Paroxetine
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At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 15 years helping people correctly taper off Paroxetine. With customized withdrawal rates and all-natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to taper off Paroxetine, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs
More PAROXETINE WIthdrawal Success Stories
I had the ideal experience, because I felt literally zero withdrawal symptoms. I'm so grateful for not just the program itself but the quality of people that work for this company.
When I was 25 I went through a seemingly arbitrarily traumatic few weeks. It's difficult to go into detail because I'm still not quite sure what caused it. It landed me in a spiral of anxiety, insomnia, and depression. It was so scary for me that I was willing to take any pill the doctor handed me with promise of relief.
For me, that pill was Paxil. I took it for about 6 months all while also improving my lifestyle habits. I quit drinking. I began exercising more, doing yoga and meditation, and eating healthier. I'm not 100% positive I can attribute my recovery to the medication but I did get better. Eventually I was just tired of being tethered to this pill and afraid of missing my dose. I felt that I had adjusted and didn't need it anymore. It was time to get off my medication. I asked my doctor and she told me it would be fine to taper by cutting my dose in half for a week, then taking that dose every other day for another week, and being completely off Paxil by the third week. This almost immediately did not go well. Within two days it seemed that my initial symptoms had come back. It was too much and I went back on Paxil by the third day. I was pretty distraught and scared that I'd never be able to stop taking the medication. I made the mistake of reading every nightmare story that existed on the internet (don't do this it's not helpful) before seeking out some help with tapering.
This help came in the form of Point of Return. As with most things, I was very skeptical and felt like I needed to speak to someone directly before starting the program. The person I got in contact with was Alesandra. Not only did she seem to be very knowledgable and professional, but she was the most compassionate, friendly and genuine person I've ever spoke to over the phone from an organization. She gave me the confidence to try tapering again with the program and validated that my first bad experience on my own wasn't "in my head" when I doubted myself. When comparing tapering on my own to tapering with the program, she used the phrase "night and day". I was hopeful but still a little bit skeptical. By the time I began tapering with Point of Return, I had been on Paxil for 8 months. Night and day turned out to be dead on. I think I had the ideal experience, because I felt literally zero withdrawal symptoms. The process was pain free for me. It's been more than a year since I've been on any medication. .
I'm so grateful for not just the Paxil Withdrawal Program itself but the quality of people that work for this company. I'm a very sensitive person to other people's attitudes so I was extra appreciative of how willing and happy they were to return all of my voicemails and emails with specific and tedious questions throughout the process. Thank you so much. Forever grateful.
Mike G. (California) Paxil (Paroxetine)
I am one of the survivors. For this I am grateful beyond words can truly express! I can now say that I'm "PAXIL FREE!"by Mike (Missouri) Paxil (Paroxetine)
My story began when I was 24 years old living in New York City,the year was 1995 I had a small business and van. I got odf jobs like deliveries, hauling furniture and I also worked with a guy who was a plumber, electrician,locksmith. We worked on older historical brownstone apartments in mostly Harlem. It's been a long time so I don't remember the guys name? We were in New Jersey and I was driving my work van with him back into New York via the tunnel which while being stuck in the tunnel for a hour I starting what I didn't know was a panic attack. I felt like I was having a heart attack and thought I was going to die right there!
A few weeks later eventually I checked myself in a hospital named Bronx Lebanon because the panic attacks became more terrifying; and I didn't know what was happening with me?
While hospitalized I felt ashamed and weak! I grew up in a harsh environment emotionally and to end up laying in a gurney in the hallway of the hospital due to no rooms left I became depressed. After being what I call being expiremented on with various drugs, I was ready to get out!
I remember while in group my whole body started having spasms and twitching. My arms,legs,mouth even my eye brows had these involuntary movements. They excused me from group and I was given a shot and it stopped instantly! While being hospitalized I was prescribed Xanax and the panic attacks were controlled but I remember feeling "hooked!" I would frequently go to the nurses station to ask for my Xanax and they would say politely "It's not time yet!
While on Xanex and the other drugs they had me taking I felt weird and out of place. The meds was new in my system and I remember laying in that room totally spaced out. Eventually I got out and was released after 14 days. My parents drove all the way from Kansas City to New York nonstop to release me out of the hospital. I remember walking into the office where patients are assessed and my mother started "weeping!" as my dad looked at me when I sat down in. I looked like a skeleton; I barely ate and I slept alot because the drugs made me drowsy and I was a broken man. I decided to go back home to Kansas City with my folks to rest and recover.
Once I was back in Missouri I tried to rest and continued to take my Xanax. One day I was in the bedroom and my folks were having a small get together in the living room with family; I left to join the party and instantly I had terrible thought in my mind that I never experienced before. The thoughts was "I don't want to live anymore!" This wasn't negative self talk but it was pushed by a desire to actually not want to exist! I cried uncontrollably and my mom walked with me outside to help calm me down. It was scary and powerful! Eventually the thought left but I was traumatized and confused. I was now depressed on top of anxiety and didn't understand what was happening? I went to a doctor over in Kansas and he told me I had despression. He then wrote me a prescription eventually for Paxil 40 mg. The strength was so strong and I felt like a zombie with these horrible side effects like stomach spasms,dry mouth,headaches and drugged!
It was 1996 in july,i remember because on the news was TWA flight 900 that crashed i layed in bed going through side effects of Paxil.
My dose settled at 20 mg, I returned to New York and although the panic attacks was controlled I didn't feel like myself. I seemed robotic and flat.
I after a few more years of being out east I returned to Kansas City,eventually getting settled by finding a job,hanging out with friends.Things were looking good and i felt good. I decided I felt okay and decided to stop taking Paxil cold turkey. Shortly afterwards which I believe was either a few days or a week; I began having burst of anxiety,heart palputations and racing thoughts that were worse than my original symptoms.
I got back on Paxil. I worked at my family's restaurant and would complain that I felt crappy. None of us knew what exactly was happening but I was encouraged to pray and I did. I would miss doses,stop cold turkey and have episodes; eventually coming to the understanding that I no longer wanted to be on Paxil. I had began seeing a psyche doctor who was covered in my insurance network. I told him I no longer wanted to be on Paxil and i felt better, so he wrote me a prescription that was like a 4 week taper and as prescribed I followed it. I had horrible side effects like brain zaps,depersonalization,crying spells,depression,anxiety, depersonalization and dizziness.
He put me back on a generic version called Paroxetine. I began to come to the conclusion that I would have to take Paroxetine forever, I didn't feel my doctor was truly concerned for my well being,I began to mistrust him. When I talked with him about my issues and concerns he was pretty emotionless and discounted my side effects. I use to just stare at his junky desk stacked with folders,papers and I felt uneasy with all the clutter. I was apathetic and missed a appointment but called to either pay fee or reschedule! One time I was running low on my prescription and it was like wed. and he basically refused to refill my rx. I went to the office and i spoke to his receptionist and she said she would give him the message. I called the next day and she said that he filled it out. On that friday I tried to get my meds and the pharmacist said I had no more refills left!;I contacted the office and they played phone tag until they closed; and I had no paroxetine. My symptoms because worse after being on Paroxetine so long so going without Paroxetine throughout the weekend was hell. I had brain zaps,crying spells and fits of rage. Monday came and I was ravaged from withdrawal syndrome.
I was so angry I went to the office Mon morning with a video camera and confronted the nurse and doctor for lying about writing my prescription,they must have thought I was crazy but I was desperate and didn't understand why someone who was suppose to take care of his patients let me suffer in agony? I went back a few times and started to tell him I believe I am having withdrawal syndrome. I began to educate myself and learned of all these symptoms and even people who committed suicide from Paxil-Paroxetine. I was other times of trying to get off of Paroxetine, but it had me in its clutches!
With the Internet evolving I searched out messege boards or threads on Paxil and began to realize I wasn't alone.Other people suffered and had the same problems with what I began to call "Paxhell!" Life moved on I got married,had children and I felt good! Things were happening in my life! But I knew despite early childhood trauma and the bouts of anxiety,depression I felt different now with the meds. I was at a low point in life and began to awaken my spiritually and decided i wanted to connect with Africa and i decided i wanted to go on a sabitical. I had enough meds for less than a month so I end up going to Egypt. I loved the history,scenery and felt a sense of connection. I missed a few doses and that's when depersonalization kicked into full drive.The group organizer tried to help when I couldn't get back on track with the remainder of pills I had. The depersonalization was bad, he suggested I try wellbutrin so I could ween off easier. My situation and depersonalization intensified.I cut the trip short and ended up back in town suffering. 6 months of depersonalization and a severe stuffy head that felt like my head was wrapped with gauze; feelings of being unreal,out of body. That severe stuffy headache that lasted everyday for years and it still it slightly. After some time I got another job and returned to life.
I ran across information about people who were getting off Paxil. I began to search out other sites and ran across a site describing a organization called "Point of Return." I reached out and talked with Alesandra which I would mess her name up calling her Alexandra lol. she also spoke with my mom and I listened to her story which inspired me to defeat the evil drug called Paxil. Truth is while being encouraged I was scared from all the butt whippins laid on me when I tried to quit. I ordered a kit and got a liquid version of Paroxetine. I now remember the liquid version was from my pharmacist and it wasn't from the original manufacturer which was TEVA.
I began to taper and the first dose I felt weird and not right. I continued despite feeling horrible a couple of weeks and I tapped out. I got back on Paroxetine and pretty much stuck. That was in I believe in 2008 or 2009? I knew and always believed in what I learned from POR,I had the workbook and studied it.I continued to educate myself on other people's experiences.
In 2016 ,I like I normally would go to CVS and pick up my prescription for Paroxetine. I at this point knew more about the drug than most doctors,pharmacist regarding side effects and learned the hard way. After trying different manufacturers like at Walmart; the minute you take a different version you know immediately with the symptoms of withdrawal. Anyways the pharmacist told me that they no longer supplied the TEVA brand which put me on alert. I told her that I couldn't take that brand because it's different than what I take. She had 7 pills of TEVA left. She checked in their system but they no longer supplied it due to a maker in China was cheaper. I took the those 7 pills of Paroxetine and began searching for other pharmacies who also no longer carried the TEVA brand.
I then contacted Point of Return,while worried i had faith that something would work out. Alesandra told me to contact a compound pharmacist she had in her network. She told me to call him up to see if I could get prescription so I could finally taper off Paroxetine. I called up Roy and I explained my situation. He got on his computer. His last search of his suppliers he found the TEVA brand. He faxed a rx to my general practitioner so they could send back the rx and I could get my meds from Roy My doctors office lost the prescription order. I had a few days left of pills and it was down to the wire.
I had to eventually go up to the doctors office which they ended up locating the precription. Once it was faxed Roy had my order dropshipped the next day. I got back on the suppliments and this time I was serious because I had no choice especially with TEVA no longer available. I learned to have faith in God, Christ and the words of the scriptures to comfort me and give me hope despite of.
Alasandra confirmed with me that different makers of Paroxetine are different and now this was a real urgent reason to gather strength to taper off it.
I began to take the liquid suspension dropping gradually. I started doing good on the plan and then I started to what I know now as sabatage myself by eating junk foods,soda pop. The side effects were escalating although on the plan they were pretty non existent compared to withdrawal without help. Alasandra emailed and said that I was doing so well and not to sabatage myself. I realized I really doing it out of fear of not being Paroxetine despite all the trauma it caused me for 20 years. I cleaned up my diet,as the meds slowly left my system I began to deal with issues that was present before paroxetine. They never left which I began problem solving by talking with my wife who gave me another perspective! Also learning to have fun helped a bunch. We traveled as a family and spent time with wildlife visiting farms,animal sanctuaries and zoos. On vacation with also went swimming and enjoyed quality time together. It helped me to connect with my family since Paroxetine strips away your connection. Not only with yourself but the people,places and things around you. Your existence seems unreal and everything about it.
Withdrawing with Point of Return helping and guiding was a relief yet,coming back after 20 years was very emotional. It seemed so unfair to have something in your system that can rob 20 years out of your life. I continued talking with my wife about the trauma as a child which was the helpful and a relief to except that it was the past and I had a opportunity to press replay on my life! I was titrating down and for soon reason I thought I was on a higher dose in ml which in mg is different; it wasnt until I talked with Roy and he said no you are on 2.0 mg and soon 1.5mg. I was thinking I was at 6.5 ml. I was for the most part shocked and glad,yet i was close to being done, which scared me! A Paroxetine brought me hell in a pink pill I was still scared without it! A crutch you might say for 20 years, I got down to 0.05 ml and it hit me that I was at the finish line. Aug 23 , 20016 was my last dose of paroxetine and it's bittersweet with tears of joy! Today is the second day without the routine of cutting pills and worrying about running out of meds.
I am still mending because it's like waking up from a long coma,things seem a bit foreign but it feels right! I feel like my true self, back and with no side effects! I can say I beat you Paroxetine.... Point of Return was a vessel sent by God to end my anguish and hell from SSRIs. I recently started talking about my experience and as of now I'm helping people who are suffering with withdrawal syndrome. I have a testimony to share with the masses of people who got caught in the web of SSRI medications. My success is a example of that God answers prayers. My wife never wavered in support and encouragement,POR assisted and provided the tools every step of the way.
Roy providing my liquid paroxetine and a comfortable taper plan, these important components help me win the war with Paroxetine. My story is one of many testimonies of people who are affected by GSK who are the makers of Paxil. My experience now give me the courage to give not only myself but others a voice.
Some people have paid the ultimate price suffering and labeled when all along it was what we know as withdrawal syndrome. I am one of the survivors. For this I am grateful beyond words can truly express! I can now say that I'm "PAXIL FREE!"
Mike E (Missouri) PAXIL / PAROXETINE
The Point of Return program works. Every piece of advice she gave me was proven true. It really, truly works!
First of all, I want to say there is hope for all of you who are going through a trial you feel will never end!
I was addicted to a sleeping pill for 4 years that turned on me and stopped working. My doc told me to go cold turkey off of it which in turn sent me into the worst hell of my life…withdrawal!! I thought I was going to die…from panic attacks to tremors to wondering if I would ever be normal again. After multiple doctors, more drugs and NO answers, I then found Point of Return (POR)!
Alesandra was my angel on the other end of that phone call walking me through how to conquer this! She was the most sensitive, loving person who gave me so much hope to push forward. She could relate to me because of all that she had gone through. Her book made me feel like I had known her forever.
I never thought I would sleep again, but Alesandra kept telling me to hold on and be patient. The POR program works. Every piece of advice she gave me was proven true. I am now sleeping GREAT and the support/sleep and relax has helped me with that!! It really, truly works!
I give the glory to God for directing my path to Alesandra and the team!
Debbie H. , (California) - Temazepam, Paxil (Paroxetine) , Neurontin
I still can't believe it. After 15 years I am finally med free thanks to the Point of Return team!!!!!by Dan (Canada) Paxil (Paroxetine)
I still can't believe it. After 15 years I am finally med free thanks to the Point of Return team!!!!! I was put on Paxil when I was 15 years old due to anxiety attacks. Instead of pointing me towards talk therapy, my doctor had me believe the infamous "chemical imbalance" theory and that I would have to be on a SSRI for the remainder of my life. I completely bought into his explanation and even preached how great Paxil was, as it seemed to be such a magic drug at first. However, every few years my anxiety would come back and my doctor would increase my dosage. This continued for over 13 years until the day I bumped my dosage up to 40mgs and my body reacted badly (horrible restlessness and increased anxiety). I dropped back down to 30mgs and that is what started my withdrawal journey.
The doctors tried rapidly take me off Paxil (which of course didn't work) as well as introduce other SSRIs (just made things worse). After finally doing my own research and realizing I was experiencing SSRI withdrawal, I decided to go back on 40mgs of Paxil and slowly taper off the drug. So off I went, struggling everyday with the horrible symptoms that withdrawal can cause. And believe me, I have experienced every single symptom that people have complained about during my journey. After a year I was able to get down to 10mgs and I hit a brick wall. I became very desperate for relief and didn't think I could follow through with the remainder of my taper. Would I have to go back to upping my dosage back to 40mgs of Paxil? Should I keep trying to find another SSRI that may help? How about adding a benzo to ease my discomfort?
Just when I was going to throw in the towel, I found the Point of Return website. I picked up the phone and spoke to Andrea. She ensured me that I could get off Paxil and give your body time to heal from the damage (I like to say changes) that SSRIs cause. I ordered up the program and 8 months later I was Paxil free!!!
I would like to thank everyone at the POR office for helping me through this horrible time of my life, especially Andrea (you were always there when I had a question or needed support). The POR nutrients are the real deal and they work. I just wished I would have found them two years sooner!
Dan C. (Canada) - Paxil
If you are reading this and wondering about the program PLEASE don`t hesitate – start the program as soon as you can - it will be the VERY BEST thing you ever did! You CAN be FREE!by Rachel - Paxil (Paroxetine), Citalopram
Hooray! I simply can`t believe I`ve been Citalopram (Celexa) free for over a week! I was first prescribed anti-anxiety medications and antidepressants 10 years ago and truly never thought this day would come. The side effects of the various medications have always been far worse than my original symptoms but trying to come off the medication seemed impossible. Having gone cold turkey several times with devastating withdrawals I was trying to wean myself off of the Citalopram slowly. Again the resulting withdrawals were such agony that I was thinking I would just have to increase my medication again and come to terms with the fact that I would probably be on anti-anxiety medication and antidepressants the rest of my life. I felt lost, hopeless and a complete failure. I was surfing the web in a last ditch attempt to find someone – anyone – who had withdrawn successfully from Citalopram and all I kept finding were more stories of other desperate people like me trying to withdraw but unable to. I then came across POINT OF RETURN's website and well…… as they say…….. the rest is history!!!!!!!!
This program is truly the way to freedom from these awful medications. Thank you Alesandra, Andrea and team from the bottom of my heart. Your patience, knowledge, wisdom and love were my saving grace. The debt of gratitude I owe you is something I can never repay. My family and I will be forever grateful.
I HIGHLY recommend this organization and program if you are looking for help with anti-anxiety medications and antidepressants. The only side affects of this program are great skin, glossy hair and a big smile!!!
If you are reading this and wondering about the program PLEASE don`t hesitate – start the program as soon as you can - it will be the VERY BEST thing you ever did! You CAN be FREE!
Rachel C. (Canada) - Citalopram (Celexa), Paroxetine (Paxil)
Jan. 1, 2008 It's a new year and I'm finally PAXIL free! It's been quite a journey and it wouldn't have been as easy as it was, without your products and most of all, your love and support.
I can't thank you enough for being with me every step of the way. Through all the fear, through all the little milestones, up to this glorious victory!
For anyone who is scared, skeptic, whatever....believe me; this stuff works and I don't think anyone could have been more scared and skeptical than I was!
I was given PAXIL in 1997, for IBS. After going through two failed attempts at getting off Paxil, only to have the drug "poop out" upon restarting it the second time, I thought I was doomed. I thought I would either have to up my dose, or switch to some other drug. Neither of which I was willing to do.
I found the Point of Return website and, after a month of talking back and forth with Alesandra and relentless research, I finally ordered that first box of products. It was the best decision I ever made.
Thank you, again, for answering my constant barrage of questions, for being there when I was scared, for celebrating with me. And, most of all, for helping me get my life back.
May God richly bless you and help you to help others get off these horrid drugs.
Laurie C. (Ohio) - Paxil (Paroxetine)
I am someone who has gone through the tapering program offered by POINT OF RETURN and I am here to say that this is great, and if you want to come off your medication safely, this is the way to go. This company and the people who work there are wonderful, caring people who are extremely knowledgeable. It is a complete step-by-step, day-by-day, week-by-week program on how to safely taper off these medications, co-written by a physician. They will support you all the way through and they are truly there for you every step of the way. I am a testament to this program. I am now 4 weeks off of PAXIL and couldn’t be feeling any better. I tried to get off this medication in the past with disastrous results, having to take a leave of absence from work because I was not able to function due to the terrible withdrawal I was suffering. I literally was bedridden due to the withdrawal symptoms, and I did not come off cold turkey. I had these withdrawal symptoms from very slowly tapering off.
When I found POINT OF RETURN, I was skeptical at first and afraid, but I went for it and I was able to come off the medication with only minor dizziness at the end of the taper and that’s it! I was able to come off very comfortably and easily, without missing one day of work. Any time I needed support and I reached out to them, they responded to me right away and helped m. Also, most of the people who work for POINT OF RETURN have gone through drug withdrawal and they can relate to what you are going through. It’s easy to say, just go to your physician and they will help you taper off, however, unfortunately, many times the withdrawal symptoms you are having are misdiagnosed by the physician as you having a “relapse” because many physicians still do not want to admit that withdrawal symptoms from these medications exist. This then puts the patient in a “trapped” position. They want to come off the medication, but when they try to and go to their doctor with the withdrawal symptoms, the doctor diagnoses this as a “relapse” and then ups their dosage, leaving the patient believing they will never be able to get off the medication. Don’t get me wrong, some people need to be on these medications, and I’m sure in some of the cases, people are relapsing, but in many of the cases they are going through withdrawal.
C.C. - Paxil (Paroxetine)
I successfully freed myself from the evil PAXIL and I couldn't have done it without POINT OF RETURN. Thank you so much for making it possible for me to do this!
Love to all of you
Katie C., Paxil (Paroxetine)
Thank you so much for this awesome product. I remember calling you last Thursday all drugged up, and confused asking for help. I thought I would never come out of this hell. I had just gotten out of class that day, being all confused and not being able to concentrate, and I knew that it was that evil PAXIL causing me to feel this way, Well, I'm still taking it, but with SUPPORT, MOOD, RELAX and SLEEP. Believe it or not, just three days of taking this amazing product, I feel better, just as I was before. I hadn't felt this way since three years ago, when they put me in PAXIL for Anxiety/Depression and all those horrifying feelings. My doctor doesn't even care about me, in case my depression would come back, he would put me on a higher dose. Guess what? I got an "A" on my first exam in Microbiology, where as if I hadn't been taking SUPPORT and MOOD, I would score much lower, because I would simply sit in class like a "zombie" trying to comprehend every word coming out of the professors mouth. So, thank you so much, and I will definitely keep in touch with you.
To everyone out there who are taking Anti-Depressants, Anti-Anxiety, or any other meds, definitely try this product, you will not regret it!
Jenev (California) Paxil (Paroxetine)
I praise this company for the quality of care that it has given me. They have gone beyond the normal service of selling a product; they have given moral support by calling back and talking with you about anything when help is so desperately needed. They have spent numerous hours on the phone with their clients giving helpful advise and offer of ideas to encourage people. I am currently on prescription drugs. I am slowly tapering off of them. If I had not run across POINT OF RETURN’s website, I fear where I would have been or ended up. The PAXIL and ZYPREXA have devastated my life by doing the opposite of what they were intended for. I am so grateful for this group of people. They have dedicated themselves to people like me and have given hope where there was no hope before. I am honored to be able to commend this company 100% as a value to community world wide. I just pray that there will be others like myself that will find help through them as I have.
Sincerely yours, I. J. Paxil (Paroxetine), Zyprexa
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Paroxetine history and info
An Australian review of Paroxetine uncovered evidence that the drug's manufacturer downplayed the deadly side effects and exaggerated its benefits. The study was published in the British Medical Journal and showed that Paroxetine was not effective and safe for young people as the pharmaceutical company claimed.
Paroxetine is one of the most potent of the SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) and has shown a high incidence of dependence. Paroxetine is associated with a high incidence and severity of withdrawal symptoms (discontinuation syndrome) and therefore it is recommended to taper gradually to help minimize the discomfort.
Paxil was derived from Paroxetine, which was originally developed by Ferrosan, a Danish company who began researching the compound in the 1960s. By the 1970s Ferroson developed a paroxetine formula, called the ‘Buus-Lassen compound’, and patented it in the United States in 1977. SmithKline Pharmaceuticals bought the rights and research in 1980, made revisions and patented the new paroxetine formula in 1986.
The clinical trials were performed in under-developed countries and the results were called less-than-desired by industry insiders. SmithKline was able to compile sufficient positive data to obtain an FDA approval for the brand name Paxil in 1992 and by 2007 was the 5th most prescribed antidepressant drug in the United States.
he BBC reported in 2001 that the World Health Organization had ranked Paroxetine as the most difficult antidepressant to withdraw from. GlaxoSmithKline marketed the drug extensively as “non-habit forming” and yet this was proven to be false by numerous experts. More recently FDA scientists and other research institutions discovered that taking Paxil during pregnancy could dramatically increase the risk of serious birth defects including heart, lung, brain and spine defects, skull deformities, club foot, and abdominal defects. The FDA issued a Public Health Advisory for the use of Paxil during pregnancy and deemed a Category D pregnancy risk was required, meaning that there is clear risk to a human fetus when Paxil is taken during gestation. This category change, Public Health Advisory and notice to physicians all came after the drug had been on the market for more than 10 years.
Per the FDA:
- If the decision has been made to discontinue treatment, medication should be tapered, as rapidly as is feasible, but with recognition that abrupt discontinuation can be associated with certain symptoms (see PRECAUTIONS and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Discontinuation of Treatment With PAXIL, for a description of the risks of discontinuation of PAXIL).
426. Discontinuation of Treatment With PAXIL: Symptoms associated with discontinuation of PAXIL have been reported (see PRECAUTIONS: Discontinuation of Treatment With PAXIL). Patients should be monitored for these symptoms when discontinuing treatment, regardless of the indication for which PAXIL is being prescribed. A gradual reduction in the dose rather than abrupt cessation is recommended whenever possible. If intolerable symptoms occur following a decrease in the dose or upon discontinuation of treatment, then resuming the previously prescribed dose may be considered. Subsequently, the physician may continue decreasing the dose but at a more gradual rate.
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*The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent.
*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 done with their consent and support. More...