Paxil and Macular degeneration - from FDA reports

Macular degeneration is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Levaquin, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Macular degeneration 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.

On Jul, 19, 2018

78,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 41 people (0.05%) have Macular degeneration

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Macular degeneration?

Gender of people who have Macular degeneration when taking Paxil *:

  • female: 68.29 %
  • male: 31.71 %

Age of people who have Macular degeneration when taking Paxil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.7 %
  • 50-59: 16.22 %
  • 60+: 81.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Bone Pain: 6 people, 14.63%
  2. Breast Cancer: 6 people, 14.63%
  3. Hepatitis C: 4 people, 9.76%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 3 people, 7.32%
  5. Sleep Disorder: 2 people, 4.88%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Levaquin: 17 people, 41.46%
  2. Xanax: 13 people, 31.71%
  3. Zometa: 11 people, 26.83%
  4. Prevacid: 11 people, 26.83%
  5. Vicodin: 10 people, 24.39%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 14 people, 34.15%
  2. Weakness: 12 people, 29.27%
  3. Pain In Extremity: 12 people, 29.27%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 12 people, 29.27%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 12 people, 29.27%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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