Paroxetine and Ventricular dysfunction - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Ventricular dysfunction is found among people who take Paroxetine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Paroxetine and have Ventricular dysfunction. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,969 people who have side effects when taking Paroxetine from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On May, 26, 2023

56,969 people reported to have side effects when taking Paroxetine.
Among them, 25 people (0.04%) have Ventricular dysfunction.

What is Paroxetine?

Paroxetine has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. eHealthMe is studying from 58,198 Paroxetine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Ventricular dysfunction?

Ventricular dysfunction (heart dysfunction) is found to be associated with 1,023 drugs and 538 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Paroxetine and Ventricular dysfunction reports submitted per year:

Could Paroxetine cause Ventricular dysfunction?

Time on Paroxetine when people have Ventricular dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ventricular dysfunction when taking Paroxetine *:

  • female: 36 %
  • male: 64 %

Age of people who have Ventricular dysfunction when taking Paroxetine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 23.08 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 30.77 %
  • 60+: 30.77 %

Common drugs people take besides Paroxetine *:

  1. Paxil: 14 people, 56.00%
  2. Tylenol: 10 people, 40.00%
  3. Digoxin: 9 people, 36.00%
  4. Aspirin: 6 people, 24.00%
  5. Motrin: 6 people, 24.00%
  6. Zithromax: 6 people, 24.00%
  7. Chlorothiazide: 6 people, 24.00%
  8. Colace: 6 people, 24.00%
  9. Aleve: 6 people, 24.00%
  10. Pepcid: 6 people, 24.00%

Common side effects people have besides Ventricular dysfunction *:

  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 13 people, 52.00%
  2. Acute Kidney Failure: 12 people, 48.00%
  3. Drug Exposure During Pregnancy: 12 people, 48.00%
  4. Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve): 11 people, 44.00%
  5. Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body): 11 people, 44.00%
  6. Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve): 10 people, 40.00%
  7. Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (heart valve disorder in which outflow of blood from the right ventricle of the heart is obstructed at the level of the pulmonic valve): 10 people, 40.00%
  8. Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain): 10 people, 40.00%
  9. Cardiac Failure: 8 people, 32.00%
  10. Ventricular Hypertrophy (enlargement of ventricles (lower chambers) in the heart): 8 people, 32.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Panic Disorder: 6 people, 24.00%
  2. Pain: 6 people, 24.00%
  3. Constipation: 6 people, 24.00%
  4. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: 4 people, 16.00%
  5. Depression: 3 people, 12.00%
  6. Birth Control: 3 people, 12.00%
  7. Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (reoccurrence of an inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged): 2 people, 8.00%
  8. Insulin Resistant Diabetes: 2 people, 8.00%
  9. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 8.00%
  10. Breast Cancer: 1 person, 4.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Paroxetine and have Ventricular dysfunction?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on paroxetine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Paroxetine) and Paroxetine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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