Could Paxil cause Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 71,973 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA. Among them, 3,855 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 79,780 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headaches patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

71,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 3,855 people (5.36%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Headaches?

Time on Paxil when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 13.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.84 %
  • 10+ years: 3.21 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 70.81 %
  • male: 29.19 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.23 %
  • 10-19: 5.6 %
  • 20-29: 9.48 %
  • 30-39: 19.76 %
  • 40-49: 22.99 %
  • 50-59: 21.6 %
  • 60+: 20.03 %

Severity of Headaches **:

  • least: 8 %
  • moderate: 64 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 8 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (407 people, 10.56%)
  • Ambien (294 people, 7.63%)
  • Zometa (276 people, 7.16%)
  • Oxycontin (266 people, 6.90%)
  • Neurontin (260 people, 6.74%)

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Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (1,635 people, 42.41%)
  • Nausea (1,572 people, 40.78%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,377 people, 35.72%)
  • Fatigue (1,324 people, 34.35%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1,209 people, 31.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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