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Monday, September 22, 2014
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.
Nancy Elder, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati