Review: could Paxil cause Fatigue?
We study 68,403 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,897 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,220 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,543,710 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 68,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 4,899 people (7.16%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.32% of all the 1,543,431 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.
Time on Paxil when people have Fatigue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Paxil * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,194 people, 24.37%)
- Anxiety (537 people, 10.96%)
- Pain (303 people, 6.18%)
- Hypertension (211 people, 4.31%)
- Insomnia (128 people, 2.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil cr (640 people, 13.06%)
- Xanax (552 people, 11.27%)
- Aspirin (488 people, 9.96%)
- Ambien (430 people, 8.78%)
- Ativan (403 people, 8.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 months ago):
Doctor diagnosed chronic fatigue. I'm checking for other possible causes.
From this study (5 months ago):
Depression was extremely low until I got a migraine and took three doses of
Fiorecet in one day. Tiredness and extreme depression the days following.
From this study (7 months ago):
Had these feelings during the drug. Now trying to come off the drug and still feel these feelings. Haven't been able to enjoy or even want to do the things I use to love to do years ago.
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On eHealthMe, Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Paxil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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