Review: could Paxil cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 68,466 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 452 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,301 Paxil users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,112 High blood sugar patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 68,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 452 people (0.66%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Paxil when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||19.57%||26.09%||32.61%||13.04%||6.52%||2.17% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Paxil * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||3.10%||8.57%||18.81%||29.76%||21.19%||18.57% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (106 people, 23.45%)
- Bipolar disorder (84 people, 18.58%)
- Anxiety (73 people, 16.15%)
- Sleep disorder (44 people, 9.73%)
- Schizophrenia (43 people, 9.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (243 people, 53.76%)
- Zyprexa (178 people, 39.38%)
- Risperdal (109 people, 24.12%)
- Ambien (92 people, 20.35%)
- Depakote (84 people, 18.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
The Dilantin side effects all went away after changing to a low-glycemic-index diet. Once blood sugar was under control, the hyperglycemia and everything else improved - memory, concentration, sleep quality, daytime sleepiness, anxiety, and depression.
The hyperglycemia was not detected by either fasting plasma glucose (FPG) or A1c, but only by a random postprandial glucose reading.
CPAP treatment for sleep apnea temporarily helped with daytime sleepiness and nighttime sleep quality, but the effect wore off after less than a year of consistent nightly CPAP use.
Paxil and Effexor treatment for anxiety and depression also helped for short times (less than six months per attempt) but long-term had no effectiveness.
The only lasting solution has been a low-carb/low-glycemic-index diet. As long as blood sugar was (unknowingly) out of control, all symptoms persisted.
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