Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Toronto, Canada
I got absolutely no weight gain from Paxil - but it was wholly ineffective for my SA/depression. Meds that caused body changes for me were Zoloft and Lexapro, especially water retention and bloating in the face.
Don't quote me on this, but I remember reading a while ago that people with pure SA have higher rates of success with CBT than those with comorbid depression. Have you given that a shot? Combining therapy with anxiolytic medications such as Buspar, Xanax might be more helpful than taking an SSRI in my opinion.