Paxil and Nightmares - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Nightmares with Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,123 people who have side effects when taking Paxil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

78,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 1,495 people (1.91%) have Nightmares


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Nightmares?

Time on Paxil when people have Nightmares *:

  • < 1 month: 7.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.1 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.58 %
  • 10+ years: 2.11 %

Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 69.09 %
  • male: 30.91 %

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.45 %
  • 10-19: 7.98 %
  • 20-29: 14.39 %
  • 30-39: 25.76 %
  • 40-49: 22.49 %
  • 50-59: 13.42 %
  • 60+: 14.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (355 people, 23.75%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (184 people, 12.31%)
  • Panic Disorder (65 people, 4.35%)
  • Quit Smoking (49 people, 3.28%)
  • Pain (40 people, 2.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (82 people, 5.48%)
  • Prozac (76 people, 5.08%)
  • Zoloft (69 people, 4.62%)
  • Klonopin (63 people, 4.21%)
  • Wellbutrin (58 people, 3.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (842 people, 56.32%)
  • Dizziness (647 people, 43.28%)
  • Agitation (615 people, 41.14%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (603 people, 40.33%)
  • Fatigue (599 people, 40.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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