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Anxiety and Stress Disorders

Paxil and Calf Pain



I have been taking Paroxetine for a little over two years. Just recently, when I tried to take a walk the calves on both legs began hurting after just 5 minutes of walking. I used to be an avid walker and was really surprised. Could this be due to Paxil?


I am not familiar with this being a side effect of paxil.  There could be many causes, however, and if it persists, I encourage you to see your family doctor.

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Nancy   Elder, MD Nancy Elder, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati