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Review: could Paroxetine cause Light sensitivity?

Summary: Light sensitivity could be caused by Paroxetine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Amlodipine besylate, and have Hyperparathyroidism secondary.

We study 3,529 people who have side effects while taking Paroxetine 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

Paroxetine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,942 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Light sensitivity

Light sensitivity (extreme sensitivity to light) (latest reports from 29,782 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 3,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride. Among them, 10 people (0.29%) have Light Sensitivity. They amount to 0.03% of all the 29,771 people who have Light Sensitivity on eHealthMe.

Trend of Light sensitivity in Paroxetine hydrochloride reports

Time on Paroxetine hydrochloride when people have Light sensitivity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Light sensitivity100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Light sensitivity when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Light sensitivity0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%22.22%11.11%44.44%

Severity of Light sensitivity when taking Paroxetine hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Light sensitivity0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Light sensitivity ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperparathyroidism secondary (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Blood pressure (1 people, 10.00%)
  3. Osteoporosis (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Irbesartan (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Pantoprazole sodium (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Simvastatin (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Sensipar (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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