Review: could Paxil cause Nightmares?
Summary: Nightmares 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 Paxil cr, and have Depression.
We study 68,483 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,347 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.
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Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,312 Paxil users)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,339 Nightmares patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 68,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 1,347 people (1.97%) have Nightmares.
Time on Paxil when people have Nightmares * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil * :
Severity of Nightmares when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Nightmares ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (312 people, 23.16%)
- Anxiety (171 people, 12.69%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (52 people, 3.86%)
- Pain (41 people, 3.04%)
- Insomnia (38 people, 2.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil cr (170 people, 12.62%)
- Xanax (84 people, 6.24%)
- Prozac (73 people, 5.42%)
- Zoloft (69 people, 5.12%)
- Klonopin (69 people, 5.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Baclofen, Neurontin, Ibuprofen, Lipitor, Topamax, Niacin, Paxil CR, Alendronate Sodium, Clopidogrel for a 56-year old woman with Backaches And Stress, Seizures, Complicated Migraine, Total Cholesterol, Depression, Osteoporosis, Pad. The patient has Migraine, Brittle Bone Disease, Slurred Speech, Numbness
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