Review: could Paxil cause Sleep apnea?
We study 68,406 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 (latest outcomes from 70,224 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Sleep apnea (a type of sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing) (latest reports from 636 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, insomnia.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 68,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Sleep Apnea. They amount to 0.16% of all the 636 people who have Sleep Apnea on eHealthMe.
Time on Paxil when people have Sleep apnea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep apnea||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Sleep apnea when taking Paxil * :
|Sleep apnea||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Sleep apnea when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep apnea||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep apnea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleep apnea||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercholesterolemia (1 people, 100.00%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (1 people, 100.00%)
- Back pain (1 people, 100.00%)
- Stuffy nose (1 people, 100.00%)
- Adhd (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 100.00%)
- Vytorin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Fish oil (1 people, 100.00%)
- Acetaminophen (1 people, 100.00%)
- Naproxen sodium (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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