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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 68,452 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,604 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 70,284 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 202,234 Headache patients)

On Jan, 3, 2015: 68,452 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 4,604 people (6.73%) 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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