Review: could Paroxetine hydrochloride cause Light sensitivity (Photophobia)?
Summary: Light sensitivity is found among people who take Paroxetine hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amlodipine besylate, and have Hyperparathyroidism secondary.
We study 3,588 people who have side effects while taking Paroxetine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Light sensitivity. Find out below who they are, when they have Light sensitivity and more.
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Paroxetine hydrochloride has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 4,017 Paroxetine hydrochloride users)
Light sensitivity (extreme sensitivity to light) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 6,103 Light sensitivity patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 3,583 people reported to have side effects when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride. Among them, 10 people (0.28%) have Light Sensitivity.
Time on Paroxetine hydrochloride when people have Light sensitivity * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Light sensitivity||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Light sensitivity when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride * :
|Light sensitivity||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||22.22%||11.11%||44.44% |
Severity of Light sensitivity when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Light sensitivity||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Light sensitivity ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperparathyroidism secondary (2 people, 20.00%)
- Osteoporosis (1 people, 10.00%)
- Cardiac disorder (1 people, 10.00%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 10.00%)
- Panic disorder with agoraphobia (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 20.00%)
- Irbesartan (2 people, 20.00%)
- Pantoprazole sodium (2 people, 20.00%)
- Simvastatin (2 people, 20.00%)
- Sensipar (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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