10 years of pssd after one year of paroxetine

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pssd forum

What is your current age, height, weight?
27 years, 177 cm, 78 kilos

What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…)?
paroxetine and isotretinoin

What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)?

What condition was being treated with the drug?

For how long did you take the drug (weeks/months/years)?

How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug?

How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?

How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?
cold turkey

How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects?
since the first dose

What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?

complete pssd, no libido, no emotions, poor cognition

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Loss of Libido / Sex Drive
Erectile Dysfunction
Complete Impotence
Loss of Morning Erections
Loss of Spontaneous Erections
Loss of Nocturnal Erections
Watery Ejaculate
Reduced Ejaculate
Inability or Difficulty to Ejaculate / Orgasm
Reduced Sperm Count / Motility

Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
Slurring of Speech
Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
Severe Depression / Melancholy
Suicidal Thoughts

Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
Penis curvature / rotation on axis
Testicular Pain
Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
Genital numbness / sensitivity decrease
Weight Gain
Gynecomastia (male breasts)
Muscle Wastage
Muscle Weakness
Joint Pain
Dry / Dark Circles under eyes

Prostate pain
Persistent Fatigue / Exhaustion
Stomach Pains / Digestion Problems
Constipation / “Poo Pellets”
Vision - Acuity Decrease / Blurriness
Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Hearing loss
Increased hair loss
Frequent urination
Lowered body temperature

Other (please explain)

What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug?
other antidepressants, testosterone, parnate, pramipexole, St. john’s wort, amphetamine, tadalafil

If you have pre or post-drug blood tests, what hormonal changes have you encountered since discontinuing the drug (please post your test results in the “Blood Tests” section and link to them in your post)?
vit d -

Anything not listed in the above questions you’d like to share about your experience?

I was curing with St. John’s wort, but there was a mixture with another serotonergic, which caused me serotonergic syndrome, after that my pssd got much worse

Tell us your story, in your own words, about your usage and side effects experienced while on/off the drug.

I started taking paroxetine on medical advice, I felt good in the first two weeks. And after getting worse, losing: sexuality, motivation, intellectual capacity, emotions, I endured for one year using medication, it was the worst year of life, after stopping: very strong withdrawal symptoms, and the symptoms did not improve.
gradually improved slightly over 8 years, but still had bad pssd.
some medications that I tried, promoted partially cure for some time, but stopped working, like: pramipexole, St. John’s wort, was curing me, but mixed with drugs, I had serotonergic syndrome, during the syndrome my libido was very high, after libido got worse, the whole pssd got worse and hasn’t improved since then.
10 years ago, pssd destroyed my life, I tried: parnate, I improved a lot then it lost effect, testosterone improved for 2 weeks after it lost effect. intending to create a pssd foundation in my country, and to raise funds for research, it will take a few years yet, i need to finish my college before, but i will try because i think it is the best i can do.


You used MDMA whit sjw?

yes, currently i received slight improvements with trt as a greater disposition and a little sensitivity, in the first weeks it had an effect on libido and erection but it got worn out, thinking about taking nandrolone together with testosterone in the future,
I am currently taking mushroom microdoses, and also thinking about restarting the parnate that helped with my anhedonia a little bit, maybe try it up to maximum bearable dosage