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Review: could Paxil cause Nightmares?

We study 68,406 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

Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,224 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Nightmares

Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) (latest reports from 85,898 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 68,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 1,347 people (1.97%) have Nightmares. They amount to 1.57% of all the 85,822 people who have Nightmares on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nightmares in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Nightmares * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nightmares9.32%22.61%18.65%14.22%20.98%13.29%0.93%

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nightmares0.00%1.73%7.25%15.19%24.28%26.24%11.39%13.92%

Severity of Nightmares when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nightmares0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nightmares ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nightmares0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (312 people, 23.16%)
  2. Anxiety (171 people, 12.69%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (52 people, 3.86%)
  4. Pain (41 people, 3.04%)
  5. Insomnia (38 people, 2.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (170 people, 12.62%)
  2. Xanax (84 people, 6.24%)
  3. Prozac (73 people, 5.42%)
  4. Zoloft (69 people, 5.12%)
  5. Klonopin (69 people, 5.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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