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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

Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,237 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,454 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 68,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 538 people (0.79%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation21.05%21.05%1.75%21.05%15.79%17.54%1.75%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.78%1.75%1.36%4.87%22.42%68.81%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (64 people, 11.90%)
  2. Anxiety (34 people, 6.32%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (30 people, 5.58%)
  4. Hypertension (25 people, 4.65%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (180 people, 33.46%)
  2. Coumadin (169 people, 31.41%)
  3. Aspirin (160 people, 29.74%)
  4. Digoxin (141 people, 26.21%)
  5. Vioxx (96 people, 17.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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