Could Paxil cause Mania - from FDA reports


Summary

Mania 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 Depakote, and have Depression . We study 71,973 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA. Among them, 650 have Mania. Find out below who they are, when they have Mania 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)

Mania

Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder, quit smoking (latest reports from 14,548 Mania patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

71,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 650 people (0.9%) have Mania


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Mania?

Time on Paxil when people have Mania *:

  • < 1 month: 18.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.02 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.21 %
  • 10+ years: 0.45 %

Gender of people who have Mania when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 52.22 %
  • male: 47.78 %

Age of people who have Mania when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.03 %
  • 10-19: 12.16 %
  • 20-29: 16.08 %
  • 30-39: 17.73 %
  • 40-49: 20.41 %
  • 50-59: 17.73 %
  • 60+: 14.85 %

Severity of Mania **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Depakote (77 people, 11.85%)
  • Seroquel (48 people, 7.38%)
  • Zyprexa (44 people, 6.77%)
  • Klonopin (36 people, 5.54%)
  • Prozac (34 people, 5.23%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Paxil, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Insomnia (150 people, 23.08%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (142 people, 21.85%)
  • Aggression (131 people, 20.15%)
  • Agitation (119 people, 18.31%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (114 people, 17.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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