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Review: could Paxil cause Sleep apnea?

Summary: Sleep apnea is reported only by a few people who take Paxil.

We study 68,479 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep apnea and more.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,305 Paxil users)

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea (a type of sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, generalized anxiety disorder, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 346 Sleep apnea patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 68,479 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Sleep Apnea.

Trend of Sleep apnea in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Sleep apnea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep apnea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Sleep apnea when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep apnea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Sleep apnea when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep apnea0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep apnea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep apnea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercholesterolemia (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Back pain (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Stuffy nose (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Adhd (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Vytorin (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Fish oil (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Acetaminophen (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Naproxen sodium (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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