Is it normal for my period to be late after switching to Paxil?
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An_253867 posted:
I started taking Paxil around September 15 this year. I had been taking Lexapro for two years and my doctor said I should not have any issues switching to a low dose of Paxil. I am now about a week late in my menstrual cycle. I know I'm not pregnant because my boyfriend and I have not had sex. Being the chronic worrier that I am, I have an irrational fear of being the Virgin Mary. Is it normal for my period to be late after switching types of antidepressants? Help!
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tlkittycat1968 responded:
You may have not ovulated and no ovulation usually means no period. It's common and will happen to most women at least once duing their reproductive years. Also, just becuase it's never happened to you before doesn't mean it can't/won't.