Review: could Paxil cause Hallucination, Visual?


Hallucination, visual 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 Depakote, and have Depression . We study 65,822 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 262 have Hallucination, visual. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination, visual and more.

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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 72,492 users)

Hallucination, Visual

Hallucination, visual (seeing things that aren't there) has been reported by people with movement disorder, type 2 diabetes, blood glucose increased, hyperthyroidism, agranulocytosis (latest reports from 8,632 Hallucination, visual patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

65,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 262 people (0.4%) have Hallucination, Visual

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Hallucination, visual?

Time on Paxil when people have Hallucination, Visual *:

  • < 1 month: 37.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.47 %
  • 10+ years: 1.23 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination, Visual when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 59.77 %
  • male: 40.23 %

Age of people who have Hallucination, Visual when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.46 %
  • 10-19: 18.52 %
  • 20-29: 9.72 %
  • 30-39: 12.04 %
  • 40-49: 13.89 %
  • 50-59: 14.81 %
  • 60+: 30.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (87 people)
  • Pain (22 people)
  • Anxiety (20 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (16 people)
  • Insomnia (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Depakote (29 people)
  • Ativan (28 people)
  • Xanax (27 people)
  • Wellbutrin (25 people)
  • Zyprexa (24 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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