“Anyone who has realized he or she is suffering from post-withdrawal syndrome comes to that despite condemnation from their doctors, their families, their spouses, and callously uninformed comments on the Internet” Well said, Alto. Also consider that some of us have become tolerant, in a way, of dealing with potentially dangerous SE’s so that they are not always so noticeable. I.e., you live with a lot of pain, you get used to it. I can still function beyond some of these symptoms, but not anymore. I didn’t realize my degree of zombification until I had a two minute space-out episode a few weeks ago, which at the time I was concerned could have been a TIA. The cocktail I’m on is caustic, despite its appearance as mild, low dose, wimpy or minor. For me, today, it’s not. What reef shark Paxil began, Great White Zoloft is going to finish and the benzos are chumming the water.