Related topic: Paroxetine hydrochloride, Hallucinations
Review: could Paroxetine cause Hallucinations?
Summary: Hallucinations could be caused by Paroxetine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Ramipril, and have Depression.
We study 3,529 people who have side effects while taking Paroxetine from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.
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Paroxetine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,947 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 165,225 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 3,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride. Among them, 63 people (1.82%) have Hallucinations. They amount to 0.04% of all the 167,829 people who have Hallucinations on eHealthMe.
Time on Paroxetine hydrochloride when people have Hallucinations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride * :
Severity of Hallucinations when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (24 people, 38.10%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 4.76%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 4.76%)
- Tearfulness (2 people, 3.17%)
- Cauda equina syndrome (2 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ramipril (13 people, 20.63%)
- Mirtazapine (13 people, 20.63%)
- Lorazepam (12 people, 19.05%)
- Fenofibrate (12 people, 19.05%)
- Propranolol (12 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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