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cockburn posted:
for the last four years or so i have been taking paxil for anxiety, depression, anger, mood swings, and ocds. at first i trusted that my doctor new what he was doing because i did feel like the medication helped. but know i take the most that you can take and i am still haveing all these feelings.i have been having panic attacks and i still get anxiety in big groups or going into places i have never been. i also ahve absollutly no sex drive and havent for 12 yrs. i have days that im happy and then out of no where im like another person i get angry and depressed. it doesnt matter who you are i could turn on you and not be able to control it. but then aftere it happens i feel bad because i relize what i have said or done. my question is am i on the right medicine or should i look for something else?
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rohvannyn responded:
If it's never helped, and you are taking the maximum dose and it still happens, then it really does sound like you need to explore other options for treatment. Psychiatric medicine is not an exact science and different meds and therapies work for different people. Definitely talk to your doctor, and if they don't listen, get another doctor.
 
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mariajohnson responded:
If the medicines are not working for you try doing meditation and exercise. Meditation keeps you calm and exercise keeps you active.


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