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I have been on proxotine for years and doctor switched me to

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I have been on proxotine for years and doctor switched me to wellbutrin, I didnt ask if i was suppose to just stop one and start other or not, but thats what i did
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: now i am feeling a little weird, body zingers, etc. its been 3 days and my dr is out of town. getting some hot flashes as well. should i take my paxil again with the wellbutrin til i see my dr'
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

You should not stop paxil abruptly.

You are experiencing the withdrawal symptoms now.

You should resume paxil at original dose --stay on for a week.

Then you can halve the dose and continue for another week before stopping it.
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