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Review: could Paxil cause Rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Rash is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 68,479 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,596 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,301 Paxil users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 151,029 Rash patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 68,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 1,677 people (2.45%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash38.17%28.63%8.30%12.45%6.22%4.15%2.07%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.62%0.50%2.44%5.43%12.05%20.49%24.42%34.04%

Severity of Rash when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash7.14%35.71%42.86%14.29%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (527 people, 31.43%)
  2. Anxiety (174 people, 10.38%)
  3. Pain (161 people, 9.60%)
  4. Hypertension (148 people, 8.83%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (119 people, 7.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (392 people, 23.38%)
  2. Aspirin (332 people, 19.80%)
  3. Ambien (302 people, 18.01%)
  4. Lipitor (282 people, 16.82%)
  5. Lexapro (276 people, 16.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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