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PAXIL is prescribed for serious depression that interferes with ones ability to function. Symptoms include changes in appetite and sleep patterns,a persistent low mood, loss of interest in people and activities, decreased sex drive, suicidal thoughts among others. LEXAPRO is also prescribed for depression and is fairly new. It's a little less strong and supposed to have fewer side effects. Both can be prescribed by any Dr. but should be prescribed by and monitored by a psychiatrist.


Also You can save money on a prescription.
Shop around at as many pharmacies as possible. Don't forget to include online pharmacies in your search, as they often have the best prices, and you can save a lot of money on a prescription.
In case you can compare Paxil prices online at www.rxoffer[dot]com .
P.S Many reliable online pharmacies will be happy to provide the prescription to anyone who can answer a few simple questions.

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What is better Paxil or Lexapro?

I have not tried Paxil but I know from experience with Lexapro, is that it works very well. Trying to come off of it is the challenge. I got extreme dizziness and nausea. Although, that lasted a few weeks then it surpassed and I'm back to normal. Lexapro worked great for me and I strongly recomment it.


What medication stops a panic attack?

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Is Lexapro an antipsychotic drug?

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Can you switch from remeron to Paxil without a break in between?

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Does Lexapro affect nuvaring?

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What are the names of available depression supplements?

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Does Lexapro affect the birth control pill?

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What are the medicines people take for depression?

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Can Lexapro cause asthma attacks?

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