Paxil and Headache - from FDA reports
Headache is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,781 people who have side effects when taking Paxil from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
78,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 5,233 people (6.64%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Paxil when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 13.9 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.21 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20.09 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.92 %
- 10+ years: 3.27 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Paxil *:
- female: 72.14 %
- male: 27.86 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Paxil *:
- 0-1: 0.24 %
- 2-9: 0.41 %
- 10-19: 5.57 %
- 20-29: 11.01 %
- 30-39: 20.55 %
- 40-49: 23.21 %
- 50-59: 20.2 %
- 60+: 18.73 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (252 people, 4.82%)
- High Blood Pressure (125 people, 2.39%)
- Panic Disorder (121 people, 2.31%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (115 people, 2.20%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (106 people, 2.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (505 people, 9.65%)
- Ambien (318 people, 6.08%)
- Prilosec (295 people, 5.64%)
- Ativan (291 people, 5.56%)
- Neurontin (289 people, 5.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (2,071 people, 39.58%)
- Dizziness (1,880 people, 35.93%)
- Fatigue (1,629 people, 31.13%)
- Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1,553 people, 29.68%)
- Paraesthesia (1,195 people, 22.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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