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Review: could Paxil cause Headaches (Headache)?





Summary: Headaches 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 68,442 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,800 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 70,267 users)

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headaches 168,596 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 68,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 3,800 people (5.55%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches15.74%23.74%11.19%17.47%18.70%10.95%2.21%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.14%0.21%6.55%10.64%21.38%23.28%21.24%16.56%

Severity of Headaches when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches13.04%60.87%17.39%8.70%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%28.57%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,094 people, 28.79%)
  2. Anxiety (429 people, 11.29%)
  3. Pain (243 people, 6.39%)
  4. Hypertension (91 people, 2.39%)
  5. Insomnia (78 people, 2.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (583 people, 15.34%)
  2. Xanax (431 people, 11.34%)
  3. Ambien (284 people, 7.47%)
  4. Vioxx (283 people, 7.45%)
  5. Aspirin (279 people, 7.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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