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Review: could Paxil cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?





Summary: Acid reflux is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Depression.

We study 68,442 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 70,267 users)

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Acid reflux 10,551 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 68,442 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 92 people (0.13%) have Acid Reflux.

Trend of Acid reflux in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Acid reflux * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acid reflux0.00%30.77%7.69%7.69%15.38%38.46%0.00%

Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%4.76%2.38%10.71%14.29%45.24%22.62%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acid reflux0.00%71.43%28.57%0.00%

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acid reflux0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (19 people, 20.65%)
  2. Pain (18 people, 19.57%)
  3. Upper respiratory tract infection (13 people, 14.13%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (13 people, 14.13%)
  5. Muscle spasms (13 people, 14.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (34 people, 36.96%)
  2. Prilosec (34 people, 36.96%)
  3. Aspirin (26 people, 28.26%)
  4. Prevacid (24 people, 26.09%)
  5. Ativan (23 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Does anyone experience heart palpitations causedby their acid reflux ?
    I have had acid reflux/Gerd for 4 years + Was not believed that symptoms were real for a while as had no heartburn and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia which even now some medics think is imaginary...it's NOT!!! Following a demeester score of 45 ( very high confirmation of acid reflux) and discovery of a large hiatal hernia, ( a classic physical cause of acid reflux) I had hernia repair operation and LINX anti reflux surgery. Throughout the four years a major symptom of my acid reflux were heart palpatations. They started at the same time I started with reflux and cleared up after the surgery. I have been reflux free palpitation free and antacid free for four months. then I was put on Gabapentin for back spasm and the reflux returned along with the palpitations. Medics keep insisting this is just anxiety yet eat a food that gives me reflux also starts the palps which is the indicator of the reflux as I do not have heartburn. Comes on when relaxing and eating watching tv ( no anxiety present) and when I am sleeping peacefully ( no anxiety present) my heart wakes me up and fires off into tachycardia. Recently a doctor has said it is now known that acid reflux irritates the nerves in the solar plexus area and that triggers the palps. Anyone else experienced this? Are there any studies on it at all? Thanks all.
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  • Did you have a heart fibrillations and anxiety and depression
    I was a pretty calm and relaxed person until I started omeprazole which after taking it for about 2 weeks,I didn't realize that I was stressing and having anxiety due to this drug. but it kept taking it . I got worse and worse every time I tried to do something I would get terrible anxiety and depression and frustration and then I realized that there must be something about this drug that was causing it and I quit taking it. I felt a definite difference when I quit taking it I was not quite so stressed didn't have anxiety I'm still withdrawing from it but I feel like I'm a whole lot better than I would not recommend this to anyone
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    Information on the web says Tylenol is known to cause autoimmune hepatitis. I am concerned that my doctor's nurse had instructed me to take it. I was hoping it would be safe to take Alive.
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  • How many people suffered by gastro intestianal upset by taking paliperidone palmitate?
    paliperidone and antacid combonation used??
    can anybody tell these combination is apprpriate to take??
    details about palaiperidone palmita?
    advere effects of paliperidone palmitate?
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