Could Paxil cause Headaches - from FDA reports
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 Xanax, and have Depression . We study 76,622 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA. Among them, 4,233 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 79,798 users)
Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,080 Headaches patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
76,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 4,233 people (5.52%) have Headaches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Paxil when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 14.7 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.84 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.9 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20.6 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.26 %
- 10+ years: 2.61 %
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Paxil *:
- female: 70.79 %
- male: 29.21 %
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Paxil *:
- 0-1: 0.21 %
- 2-9: 0.24 %
- 10-19: 5.82 %
- 20-29: 9.87 %
- 30-39: 19.49 %
- 40-49: 22.98 %
- 50-59: 21.58 %
- 60+: 19.7 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (1,070 people, 25.28%)
- Stress And Anxiety (422 people, 9.97%)
- Pain (243 people, 5.74%)
- High Blood Pressure (121 people, 2.86%)
- Panic Disorder (110 people, 2.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (432 people, 10.21%)
- Ambien (299 people, 7.06%)
- Zometa (277 people, 6.54%)
- Oxycontin (265 people, 6.26%)
- Neurontin (265 people, 6.26%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (1,764 people, 41.67%)
- Nausea (1,703 people, 40.23%)
- Stress And Anxiety (1,451 people, 34.28%)
- Fatigue (1,395 people, 32.96%)
- Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1,277 people, 30.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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