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Review: could Paxil cause Blood clot in the legs?

Summary: Blood clot in the legs could be caused by Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Coumadin, and have Depression.

We study 68,360 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 497 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

Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,170 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Paxil include nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety, dizziness, anxiety aggravated.

Blood clot in the legs

Blood clot in the legs (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) (latest reports from 282,473 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, multiple myeloma, premenstrual syndrome, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 68,212 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 483 people (0.71%) have Blood Clot In The Legs. They amount to 0.17% of all the 281,601 people who have Blood Clot In The Legs on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood clot in the legs in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Blood clot in the legs * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood clot in the legs2.70%51.35%2.70%10.81%29.73%0.00%2.70%

Age of people who have Blood clot in the legs when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood clot in the legs0.00%0.00%0.71%8.79%15.91%24.23%22.80%27.55%

Severity of Blood clot in the legs when taking Paxil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood clot in the legs ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (72 people, 14.91%)
  2. Arthritis (52 people, 10.77%)
  3. Anxiety (43 people, 8.90%)
  4. Muscle spasms (42 people, 8.70%)
  5. Osteoporosis (37 people, 7.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (149 people, 30.85%)
  2. Zometa (143 people, 29.61%)
  3. Aredia (125 people, 25.88%)
  4. Neurontin (102 people, 21.12%)
  5. Ambien (100 people, 20.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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