Review: could Paxil cause Mania?
This is a review of Mania by studying 68,191 people who take Paxil. We analyze: the time on Paxil when people have Mania, age of these people, the severity of Mania, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Paxil. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,148 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Paxil include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, dizziness, anxiety aggravated.
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) (latest reports from 50,246 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 68,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 652 people (0.96%) have Mania.
Time on Paxil when people have Mania * :
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Age of people who have Mania when taking Paxil * :
Severity of Mania when taking Paxil ** :
How people recovered from Mania ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (217 people, 33.28%)
- Anxiety (60 people, 9.20%)
- Bipolar disorder (53 people, 8.13%)
- Insomnia (38 people, 5.83%)
- Panic disorder (20 people, 3.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote (79 people, 12.12%)
- Paxil cr (52 people, 7.98%)
- Zyprexa (44 people, 6.75%)
- Risperdal (42 people, 6.44%)
- Seroquel (40 people, 6.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Heartrace & elevated Blood Pressure come & go. Short shallow breathing,restlessness,some unknown agitation, & restlessness started when I started Paxil. These symptoms. come & go frequently ,& now after the Trileptin was started 3 days ago , my chest. has been hurting with increased. exercise & nigh sweats started while breathing issues & restlessness have increased. t to the point of not enough sleep . My bowels have been salty smelling. since new years eve due to an overdose on Tylenol extra strength & Klonopin ,which the ER gave me charcoal for,discharging me when the liver levels were okay
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I have been having urges to do thing that I have never done. I shoplifted and feel horrible. But every time I am in any store I have a super strong urge to shoplift.
From this study (6 days ago):
Depression was extremely low until I got a migraine and took three doses of
Fiorecet in one day. Tiredness and extreme depression the days following.
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