Paxil and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,781 people who have side effects when taking Paxil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

78,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 599 people (0.76%) have Atrial fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Paxil when people have Atrial fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.91 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

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

  • female: 64.02 %
  • male: 35.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.22 %
  • 20-29: 1.43 %
  • 30-39: 1.63 %
  • 40-49: 5.51 %
  • 50-59: 20.61 %
  • 60+: 69.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 5.18%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 4.17%)
  • Diabetes (24 people, 4.01%)
  • Pain (19 people, 3.17%)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (170 people, 28.38%)
  • Coumadin (149 people, 24.87%)
  • Digoxin (125 people, 20.87%)
  • Aspirin (118 people, 19.70%)
  • Protonix (87 people, 14.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (205 people, 34.22%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (119 people, 19.87%)
  • Pleural Effusion (111 people, 18.53%)
  • Hypotension (108 people, 18.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (107 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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