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Review: could Paxil cause Hallucinations?

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

We study 68,360 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 687 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations 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.

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 166,057 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 68,212 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 687 people (1.01%) have Hallucinations. They amount to 0.41% of all the 168,179 people who have Hallucinations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hallucinations in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Hallucinations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucinations22.60%29.94%9.60%10.73%12.43%11.86%2.82%

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucinations0.00%2.85%13.09%7.89%17.62%14.43%13.09%31.04%

Severity of Hallucinations when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucinations0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (240 people, 34.93%)
  2. Anxiety (67 people, 9.75%)
  3. Pain (56 people, 8.15%)
  4. Hypertension (48 people, 6.99%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (40 people, 5.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (107 people, 15.57%)
  2. Xanax (93 people, 13.54%)
  3. Ativan (85 people, 12.37%)
  4. Zyprexa (75 people, 10.92%)
  5. Zometa (73 people, 10.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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