Paxil and Headache - from FDA reports


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 Xanax, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,781 people who have side effects when taking Paxil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

78,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 4,430 people (5.62%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Headache?

Time on Paxil when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 14.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.75 %
  • 10+ years: 3.79 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 71.03 %
  • male: 28.97 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.23 %
  • 10-19: 5.74 %
  • 20-29: 9.84 %
  • 30-39: 19.47 %
  • 40-49: 22.94 %
  • 50-59: 21.54 %
  • 60+: 19.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (125 people, 2.82%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (115 people, 2.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (106 people, 2.39%)
  • Sleep Disorder (87 people, 1.96%)
  • Osteoporosis (78 people, 1.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (448 people, 10.11%)
  • Ambien (299 people, 6.75%)
  • Zometa (277 people, 6.25%)
  • Neurontin (269 people, 6.07%)
  • Ativan (265 people, 5.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (1,856 people, 41.90%)
  • Nausea (1,792 people, 40.45%)
  • Fatigue (1,480 people, 33.41%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1,335 people, 30.14%)
  • Paraesthesia (1,135 people, 25.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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