Review: could Paxil cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.
We study 68,483 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 578 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,312 Paxil users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,734 Hair loss patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 68,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 578 people (0.84%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Paxil when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||7.32%||29.27%||12.20%||12.20%||14.63%||17.07%||7.32% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Paxil * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||5.13%||3.61%||16.92%||32.89%||21.67%||19.77% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (140 people, 24.22%)
- Pain (43 people, 7.44%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 6.40%)
- Breast cancer (33 people, 5.71%)
- Migraine (30 people, 5.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (105 people, 18.17%)
- Zometa (87 people, 15.05%)
- Aredia (73 people, 12.63%)
- Ativan (66 people, 11.42%)
- Neurontin (58 people, 10.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Paxil for a 40-year old woman with Panic Disorder. The patient has Nervousness
- A study of drug interactions between Paxil, Asacol for a 60-year old woman with Menopause Hot Flashes, Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease. The patient has Chapped Lips
- A study of side effects of Hydralazine Hydrochloride for a 56-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old woman with Hypertension. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Bentyl, Ibuprofen, Phenergan, Xanax, Paxil for a 37-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pain, Nausea, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Nose - Congested, Headache, Sensation Of Pressure In Ear
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