Restless legs effect of Paroxetine

We have 521 consumer reports for Paroxetine. Restless legs effect occurred in 1%.

Patients statistics on Restless legs side effect for Paroxetine


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Paroxetine Circle Diagram 4 consumers of 521 reported about Restless legs

  1. Lauren C. Severe says:
    4.0 rating

    For three months, I am taking 20 mg paroxetine in the morning and it works very well. I am out of deep depression and can go back to work. I had side effects at the beginning (nausea, booze, strange dreams), after two / three weeks, nothing at all. The only ones are occasionally restless legs at night, which I have with a careful diet (no coffee after 12 noon, little sugar, no acidic food in the evening, no alcohol) under control. I’m glad that there are medicines for depression and that it works fast and well with me! Before I had Venlafaxin Retard for two / three years, but had to sell it because of the restless legs. I have not gained weight significantly in both medications, but I also pay close attention to it and do more sports or eat less if it is a few pounds too much.

  2. Irene G. Laubach says:
    4.0 rating

    Paroxetine for Mood swings

    I took 20mg of paroxetine every morning. Strong nausea and very shaky hands, even restless legs occurred thereby. These were the strongest and most lasting side effects while taking. Apart from that, there are also occasional nosebleeds, blurred vision, hardly any appetite, and on 1, 2 days something like hallucinations (the feeling that the ground would be rolling, things would turn and move even though they did not move). The treatment with paroxetine was stopped after 20 days because of the strong side effects.

  3. James L. Wright says:
    4.0 rating

    Paroxetine for Sleep disorders; Obsessive compulsive disorder; Depression

    For 4 months I have been taking Opipramol, which was my first antidepressant. At first 100mg per day was enough. After a month I was set to 200mg. However, I was constantly dizzy and sleepy. Was not capable of anything except lying on the sofa. Because of the high dose and the inactivity, depression and the worst nightmares were added so that I dosed down to 50mg in the evening to sleep and I met a neurologist, who then prescribed me paroxetine and lorazepam. Take Paroxetine now for about 3 weeks due to panic attacks with depression and obsessive thoughts. Starting with 10mg in the morning, I’m up after 4 days to a dose of 20mg. Side effects at the beginning of treatment were nausea, dizziness, tension and drowsiness with sleep disturbances. Now after 3 weeks from time to time the tension is still present. In addition, I have restless legs and can no longer get an orgasm. Now and then loss of appetite. Finally, I can say that I’m already much better after 3 weeks. My panic attacks and obsessional thoughts are almost gone. When an attack comes, it’s over pretty soon. Hope it gets even better and I may be able to sell the opipramol soon. I can not give any information about Lorazepam, which was prescribed to me as needed during attacks, since I have not taken it once. I was the risk of dependence too big.