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Pexeva Withdrawal and Tapering Help

Pexeva has been associated with a high incidence and severity of withdrawal symptoms known as a discontinuation syndrome. Contact the Prescription Drug Experts for help. Our NonProfit has been helping people withdraw safely for over 14 Years.

Pexeva (Paroxetine) is the first FDA approved non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause.   Pexeva contains the active ingredient in Paxil and while the clinical trial showed that Pexeva ‘reduced hot flashes compared to placebo,’ ‘the mechanism by which Pexeva reduces hot flashes is not known.’

Pexeva (Paroxetine) has been associated with a high incidence and severity of withdrawal symptoms known as a discontinuation syndrome and it is therefore recommended to taper gradually to minimize the symptoms. Contact Us if you need help tapering off of Pexeva or have questions.

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Real Results for Pexeva Dependency

The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Pexeva while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate Interaction items to help make Pexeva withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Pexeva correctly.  The success of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. Pexeva can be dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering.   Read program FAQ page .

We are prescription drug experts that specialize in Antidepressant withdrawals.

We've helped people in 76 counties and in all 50 states in the USA


This is a low cost program with proven results. So don't suffer...


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Key Components of Our In-Home Program

  • Skilled Experts in Prescription Drugs guiding you throughout the process
  • Professional, kind mentoring 
  • Assessment at the onset to determine taper rates, potential interactions, etc. 
  • *Nutraceuticals specially formulated to ease symptoms, these are utilized throughout the whole process 
  • Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medications 
  •  Information, advice and direction 
  • 24/7 discussion board with encouraging members and knowledgeable mentors
  • Email and phone access at no charge 
  • Recommendations for addressing symptoms such as gut problems, headaches, pain, etc. 
  • Experienced team of committed experts with over 14 years experience
  • Every person at Point of Return has a personal story with these drugs. You are not alone in the process

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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

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

Other names for Pexeva Include:

Paroxetine, Paxil

Break Free Today

At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 14 years helping people wean off antidepressants correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to control your symptoms and properly come off Pexeva, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs


" My experience now give me the courage to give not only myself but others a voice. 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 (Missouri) Paxil more...

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Pexeva history and info

The FDA’s Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10 to 4 that the overall risk-benefit profile of the drug did not support approval – that the benefits over placebo were minimal and that the severe side effects associated with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), such as suicidal thoughts and osteoporosis, outweigh the benefit.  

The FDA’s decision to approve Pexeva ran counter to their panel’s recommendations (which is highly unusual) and the agency gave no explanation as to their decision to approve Pexeva. 

Pexeva contains 7.5mg of Paroxetine and at week 12 in one study, there was a small reduction from baseline of 5.9 moderate-to-severe hot flushes per day as compared with a reduction of 5 per day with placebo.

Paroxetine is one of the most potent of the SSRIs and has shown a high incidence of dependence and was ranked by the World Health Organization in 2001 as the most difficult antidepressant to withdraw from. 

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*While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.

*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...