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Seroxat Withdrawal and Tapering Help

The BBC reported in 2001 that the World Health Organization had ranked Seroxat (Paxil) as the most difficult antidepressant to withdraw from. Our Nonprofit has been helping people withdraw safely for over 14 years.  Contact  the Prescription Drug Experts for help!

Seroxat (Paroxetine) is one of the most potent of the SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) and has shown a high incidence of dependence.

GlaxoSmithKline marketed the drug extensively as “non-habit forming” and yet this was proven to be false by numerous experts.

Seroxat 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. Contact Us if you need help tapering off Seroxat or have questions.

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Real Results for Seroxat Dependency

The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Seroxat while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate Interaction items to help make Seroxat withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Seroxat correctly.  The success of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. Seroxat 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

PROVEN RESULTS

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

Testimonials

I give the glory to God for directing my path to Alesandra and to Point of Return!  more...

Debbie (California) Seroxat (Paxil)

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.

Laurie (Ohio) Seroxat (Paxil)

I still can't believe it. After 15 years I am finally med free thanks to the Point of Return team!!!!!  more...

Dan (Canada) Seroxat (Paxil)

Key Components of Our Non-Profit 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

    Call toll-free  866-605-2333 to Learn More or send us an  Email.

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

Side Effects May Include

abnormal dreams, abnormal ejaculation or orgasm, anxiety, appetite loss, blurred vision, chills, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, frequent urination, flushing, gas, headache, impotence, infection, insomnia, muscle tension, nausea, nervousness, rash, sleepiness, sweating, tingling feeling, tremor, upset stomach, vomiting, weakness, yawning, abnormal taste, abnormal thinking, agitation, chest pain, confusion, decreased sex drive, depression, dilated pupils, dizziness upon standing up, high blood pressure, itching, loss of identity, rapid heartbeat, ringing in the ears, trauma, twitching, urinary problems, weight loss

Other Names for Seroxat include:

Paxil, Peroxetine, Sereupin, Aropax, Deroxat, Divarius, Rexetin, Xetanor, Paroxat, Loxamine

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 Seroxat, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs

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" 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!  more...

- Mike E. (Missouri) - Seroxat (Paxil)

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Seroxat history and info

Seroxat is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs).

SSRIs mechanism of action is on Serotonin, a hormone also called 5-hydroxytrptamine, found in the pineal gland, blood platelets, digestive tract and the brain. Serotonin acts as both a chemical messenger that transmits nerve signals between nerve cells and causes the blood vessels to narrow.  Serotonin makes blood clots form and is a muscle as well as a vasoconstrictor, but it also plays an important role in sleep, appetite, memory, aggression, sexual behavior, cardiovascular activity, respiratory activity, motor output, neuroendocrine and sensory function, and perception. According to Dr. Ann Blake Tracy, an increase in Serotonin produces rushes of insulin that drops blood sugar levels and can create a chemically induces hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Additionally, too much Serotonin damages blood vessels, particularly in the lungs and may adversely affect heart valves. This is because Serotonin is a powerful vasoconstrictor (narrows the blood vessels).

Consistently elevating Serotonin levels causes the stress hormones Cortisol and Adrenaline (Epinephrine) in the body and brain to be triggered by the adrenal glands. This natural reaction is the body’s way to combat the excessive Serotonin levels. This boost produces a euphoric state and can be viewed as a lessening of depression. However, prolonged increases in Serotonin can cause adrenal exhaustion, where the Adrenals lose their efficiency, causing adrenaline to fall while Cortisol rises. Ultimately the Cortisol levels fall and lead to fatigue. Many SSRI users report fatigue, and it can take time for the Adrenal Glands to restore normal adrenaline levels after stopping antidepressants.

The eyes have significant levels of Melatonin, and the precursor to Melatonin is Serotonin, which is derived from the amino acid tryptophan, which converts to 5-HTP first and then to Serotonin. Within the pineal gland, Serotonin is used to yield melatonin. Therefore, Serotonin also dramatically alters the sleep-wake cycle since Serotonin activity gradually decreases as one becomes drowsy and enters slow wave sleep (non-REM sleep). During REM sleep (Rapid Eye Movement), or dream sleep, Serotonin activity falls completely silent. It returns to its basic level several seconds prior to the end of REM sleep, which occurs in 90-100 minute cycles. REM alternates with Non-REM about 4-5 times during the night.  During non-REM sleep, there is a lot of movement, but during REM sleep, only the eye muscles move. This may explain why so many SSRI users report bizarre, vivid dreams.

It is estimated that 95% of our Serotonin is produced in the gut region, where it triggers digestion. Nerve cells in the gut also use Serotonin to signal back to the brain, where it trains us not to eat certain foods by communicating pain and gas. This second brain is an independent network of over 100 billion neurons that signals our bodies to stress, but can also cause illness if the stomach is unhealthy, since the majority of our immune cells line the gut walls. The high concentration of Serotonin in the stomach region is why antidepressants commonly have side effects that include nausea, weight gain and stomach upset.

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DISCLAIMER:

*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...