Who have Nightmares with Paxil?


Summary

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 . We study 71,973 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,309 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares 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)

Nightmares

Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 21,652 Nightmares patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

71,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 1,309 people (1.82%) have Nightmares


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Nightmares?

Time on Paxil when people have Nightmares *:

  • < 1 month: 8.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.8 %
  • 10+ years: 1.96 %

Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 69.16 %
  • male: 30.84 %

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.45 %
  • 20-29: 14.76 %
  • 30-39: 26.5 %
  • 40-49: 22.64 %
  • 50-59: 12.75 %
  • 60+: 14.9 %

Severity of Nightmares **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nightmares **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (72 people, 5.50%)
  • Zoloft (65 people, 4.97%)
  • Klonopin (60 people, 4.58%)
  • Wellbutrin (53 people, 4.05%)
  • Prozac (52 people, 3.97%)

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

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (759 people, 57.98%)
  • Dizziness (561 people, 42.86%)
  • Agitation (550 people, 42.02%)
  • Fatigue (533 people, 40.72%)
  • Nausea (515 people, 39.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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