Review: could Paxil cause Hallucinations?


Summary

Hallucinations is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 65,822 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 656 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.

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Paxil

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

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, death, agitation, parkinson's disease, drowsiness (latest reports from 27,903 Hallucinations patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

65,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 656 people (1.0%) have Hallucinations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Hallucinations?

Time on Paxil when people have Hallucinations *:

  • < 1 month: 18.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.82 %
  • 10+ years: 2.63 %

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 62.33 %
  • male: 37.67 %

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.94 %
  • 10-19: 12.43 %
  • 20-29: 6.99 %
  • 30-39: 17.67 %
  • 40-49: 14.95 %
  • 50-59: 13.4 %
  • 60+: 32.62 %

Severity if Hallucinations when taking Paxil **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 71.43 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (215 people)
  • Anxiety (53 people)
  • Hypertension (47 people)
  • Pain (45 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (41 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (85 people)
  • Ativan (82 people)
  • Zometa (77 people)
  • Zyprexa (67 people)
  • Albuterol (66 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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