Could Paxil cause Hallucinations - from FDA reports
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 71,972 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA. Among them, 702 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.
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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 79,780 users)
Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 35,319 Hallucinations patients).
On Nov, 17, 2016
71,972 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 702 people (0.98%) have Hallucinations
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Paxil when people have Hallucinations *:
- < 1 month: 18.87 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.18 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.09 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.47 %
- 10+ years: 3.14 %
Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Paxil *:
- female: 62.45 %
- male: 37.55 %
Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Paxil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.86 %
- 10-19: 12.27 %
- 20-29: 6.69 %
- 30-39: 17.1 %
- 40-49: 14.87 %
- 50-59: 12.83 %
- 60+: 34.39 %
Severity of Hallucinations **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 71.43 %
- severe: 14.29 %
- most severe: 14.29 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (92 people, 13.11%)
- Ativan (88 people, 12.54%)
- Zometa (77 people, 10.97%)
- Zyprexa (68 people, 9.69%)
- Albuterol (66 people, 9.40%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Paxil, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (48 people, 6.84%)
- Multiple Myeloma (42 people, 5.98%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Depression (187 people, 26.64%)
- Stress And Anxiety (181 people, 25.78%)
- Suicidal Ideation (167 people, 23.79%)
- Fatigue (152 people, 21.65%)
- Insomnia (145 people, 20.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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