Review: could Paxil cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
We study 68,410 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 532 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,233 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 385,824 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 68,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 538 people (0.79%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.14% of all the 393,729 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Paxil when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||21.05%||21.05%||1.75%||21.05%||15.79%||17.54%||1.75% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Paxil * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.78%||1.75%||1.36%||4.87%||22.42%||68.81% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (64 people, 11.90%)
- Anxiety (34 people, 6.32%)
- Atrial fibrillation (30 people, 5.58%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 4.65%)
- Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 4.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (180 people, 33.46%)
- Coumadin (169 people, 31.41%)
- Aspirin (160 people, 29.74%)
- Digoxin (141 people, 26.21%)
- Vioxx (96 people, 17.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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