Review: taking Paxil and Remeron together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Paxil and Remeron together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Paxil and Remeron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,718 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 72,492 users)

Remeron

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Remeron 13,869 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

1,718 people who take Paxil, Remeron are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Paxil and Remeron drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Paxil:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Remeron:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Paxil:
  • female: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
Remeron:
  • female: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • male: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Paxil:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
Remeron:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • tremor
  • convulsion
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • agitation
  • serotonin syndrome
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • restlessness
  • vomiting
  • malaise
  • paraesthesia
  • agitation
  • decreased appetite
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • feeling of despair
  • hypertension
  • nightmare
  • suicide attempt
  • pleurothotonus
  • presyncope
1 - 2 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • headache
  • nausea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • coronary artery disease
2 - 5 years:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • suicide attempt
  • agitation
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • detoxification
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • drug dependence
  • drug ineffective
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal distension
  • constipation
  • dyspepsia
  • faeces hard
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • haemorrhoids
  • oedema
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • headache
  • insomnia
10+ years:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • serotonin syndrome
  • restlessness
  • anxiety
  • incontinence
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • headache
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • headache
  • diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • tremor
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic complication
  • drug administration error
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • ovarian cyst
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • anaemia
2-9:
  • angina pectoris
  • angina unstable
  • anorexia
  • blister
  • chest tightness
  • dermatitis bullous
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
10-19:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • constipation
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • abdominal distension
  • aggression
  • dyspepsia
  • faeces hard
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • haemorrhoids
20-29:
  • suicidal ideation
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • tremor
  • diarrhoea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • agitation
  • dizziness
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • paraesthesia
  • arthralgia
  • malaise
  • asthenia
40-49:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • back pain
  • convulsion
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • nausea
60+:
  • tremor
  • nausea
  • decreased appetite
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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