Paxil and Macular fibrosis - from FDA reports

Macular fibrosis is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Uloric, and have Gout. This review analyzes which people have Macular fibrosis 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, 16, 2018

78,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 6 people (0.01%) have Macular fibrosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Macular fibrosis?

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

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

Age of people who have Macular fibrosis 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body): 3 people, 50.00%
  3. Spinal Fracture (fracture in one of vertebrae): 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Lipids Increased (excess lipid in body): 2 people, 33.33%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Uloric: 3 people, 50.00%
  2. Alkeran: 2 people, 33.33%
  3. Amoxicillin: 2 people, 33.33%
  4. Demerol: 2 people, 33.33%
  5. Klonopin: 2 people, 33.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain In Extremity: 6 people, 100.00%
  2. Vision Blurred: 5 people, 83.33%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 4 people, 66.67%
  4. Local Swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury): 4 people, 66.67%
  5. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 4 people, 66.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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