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Review: could Paxil cause Tremor?

Summary: Tremor could be caused by Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Paxil cr, and have Depression.

We study 68,360 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,273 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor and more.

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On Apr, 16, 2014: 68,360 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 3,273 people (4.79%) have Tremor. They amount to 0.80% of all the 409,447 people who have Tremor on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tremor in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tremor25.53%27.99%10.30%11.59%15.69%7.26%1.64%

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tremor0.78%0.43%8.20%13.06%16.44%18.87%18.24%23.97%

Severity of Tremor when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tremor0.00%76.92%15.38%7.69%

How people recovered from Tremor ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tremor33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (909 people, 27.77%)
  2. Anxiety (301 people, 9.20%)
  3. Pain (176 people, 5.38%)
  4. Insomnia (119 people, 3.64%)
  5. Panic disorder (70 people, 2.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (367 people, 11.21%)
  2. Xanax (262 people, 8.00%)
  3. Aspirin (183 people, 5.59%)
  4. Ativan (159 people, 4.86%)
  5. Klonopin (157 people, 4.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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