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Review: could Paxil cause Headache?

Summary: Headache 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 Paxil cr, and have Depression.

We study 68,479 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,800 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,301 Paxil users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,378 Headache patients)

On Feb, 2, 2015: 68,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 4,604 people (6.72%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache15.05%22.97%12.20%17.58%18.79%11.21%2.20%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.17%0.47%6.13%12.19%22.26%23.41%19.61%15.76%

Severity of Headache when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache12.50%62.50%16.67%8.33%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,094 people, 23.76%)
  2. Anxiety (429 people, 9.32%)
  3. Pain (243 people, 5.28%)
  4. Hypertension (91 people, 1.98%)
  5. Insomnia (78 people, 1.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (586 people, 12.73%)
  2. Xanax (490 people, 10.64%)
  3. Vioxx (310 people, 6.73%)
  4. Aspirin (305 people, 6.62%)
  5. Ambien (301 people, 6.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • I've never had high BP in my life. Today is the first time all these symptoms occurred together and all of them lasted all day.... Even after taking my Ativan to relax my Bp is still fairly high....

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  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • An MRI showed sinus inflammation with no infection and no congestion and no runny nose. I have had a severed headache for 9 months with strong pain in my right eye on the side the inflammation is worse. antihistamines give no relief, and no relief from neti pot or saline rinses and no relief from beclomethasone spray after 4 months of use. 4 Oxycocet a day only gives slight pain relief. Also have severe fatigue. I also have neck pain on the sides of my neck and stiffness on both sides of the back of the neck. I have no other sinus conditions, no polyps, no deviated septum. Could the alprazolam be the sole problem?

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Brandy on Jun, 30, 2012:

    I am 29 year old female..I took one capsule at midnight two days ago. I have been experiencing extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea. I can not keep any food in my system. I have been miserable for two days now. I will never take these pills again. I've tried to counter act the side affect with pepto but as of right now that's not working. I am trying to stay hydrated because it's pure liquid coming out. This is the worst feeling every...

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