Review: could Paxil cause Blood Clot In The Legs?


Blood clot in the legs is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 71,963 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 563 have Blood clot in the legs. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood clot in the legs and more.

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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 79,762 users)

Blood Clot In The Legs

Blood clot in the legs has been reported by people with birth control, multiple myeloma, pain, deep venous thrombosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 72,209 Blood clot in the legs patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

71,963 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 563 people (0.78%) have Blood Clot In The Legs

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Blood clot in the legs?

Time on Paxil when people have Blood Clot In The Legs *:

  • < 1 month: 2.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Blood Clot In The Legs when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 73.3 %
  • male: 26.7 %

Age of people who have Blood Clot In The Legs when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.08 %
  • 20-29: 8.87 %
  • 30-39: 15.8 %
  • 40-49: 25.32 %
  • 50-59: 22.08 %
  • 60+: 26.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (84 people, 14.92%)
  • Arthritis (54 people, 9.59%)
  • Anxiety (53 people, 9.41%)
  • Muscle Spasms (42 people, 7.46%)
  • Contraception (41 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (153 people, 27.18%)
  • Coumadin (141 people, 25.04%)
  • Aredia (138 people, 24.51%)
  • Prilosec (114 people, 20.25%)
  • Neurontin (110 people, 19.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (207 people, 36.77%)
  • Anxiety (168 people, 29.84%)
  • Dyspnoea (166 people, 29.48%)
  • Back Pain (151 people, 26.82%)
  • Depression (145 people, 25.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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