Paxil and Nightmares - from FDA reports
Nightmares is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Nightmares with Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 76,622 people who have side effects when taking Paxil from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 22, 2017
76,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 1,400 people (1.83%) have Nightmares
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Paxil when people have Nightmares *:
- < 1 month: 8.16 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.79 %
- 6 - 12 months: 18.42 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.47 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.37 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.95 %
- 10+ years: 1.84 %
Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil *:
- female: 69.73 %
- male: 30.27 %
Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.56 %
- 10-19: 7.95 %
- 20-29: 14.47 %
- 30-39: 25.55 %
- 40-49: 22.43 %
- 50-59: 12.91 %
- 60+: 15.12 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (287 people, 20.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (158 people, 11.29%)
- Panic Disorder (54 people, 3.86%)
- Quit Smoking (48 people, 3.43%)
- Pain (40 people, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (78 people, 5.57%)
- Zoloft (68 people, 4.86%)
- Klonopin (63 people, 4.50%)
- Wellbutrin (57 people, 4.07%)
- Zyprexa (56 people, 4.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (795 people, 56.79%)
- Dizziness (587 people, 41.93%)
- Agitation (562 people, 40.14%)
- Fatigue (547 people, 39.07%)
- Nausea (536 people, 38.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Nightmares when taking Paxil?
Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 79,850 users)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 21,699 Nightmares patients).
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Nightmares after leaving a pypsychopathic husband. Stress of raising ADHD child alone, Then business partners did a take over. I then worked my own business until hands wore out. I am retired but wake up sweating, rapid heart rate and feeling scared
Falling out of bed, jumping up out of bed during a nightmare, having nightmares, talking nightly in sleep, yelling and sometimes blood-curdling screams from nightmares, sometimes remembered, most times not.
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