Paxil side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Paxil side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Paxil. The review is based on 81,177 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Paxil 84,532 users)


On Nov, 03, 2018

81,177 people who take Paxil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Paxil side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Vomiting
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
1 - 6 months:
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Vomiting
  • Weight increased
  • Weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • Weight increased
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
1 - 2 years:
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Weight increased
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
2 - 5 years:
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Weight increased
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
5 - 10 years:
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Weight increased
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
10+ years:
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Multiple congenital abnormalities (more than one birth defects)
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Aortic valve incompetence
not specified:
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Weight increased
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Drug ineffective
  • Vomiting

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
male:
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Talipes
  • Premature baby
  • Tricuspid valve incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
2-9:
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Weight increased
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Suicide attempt
10-19:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
20-29:
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Vision blurred
  • Weight decreased
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
30-39:
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Suicidal ideation
40-49:
  • Weight increased
  • Vomiting
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Weight decreased
50-59:
  • Weight increased
  • Weight decreased
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
60+:
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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