Paxil and Macular oedema - from FDA reports

Macular oedema is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Avandia, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Macular oedema 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 Apr, 30, 2018

78,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil.
Among them, 16 people (0.02%) have Macular oedema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paxil cause Macular oedema?

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

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

Age of people who have Macular oedema 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: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 76.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 4 people, 25.00%
  2. Prostate Cancer Metastatic: 3 people, 18.75%
  3. Diabetes: 3 people, 18.75%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 6.25%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 6.25%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Avandia: 8 people, 50.00%
  2. Coreg: 6 people, 37.50%
  3. Lorazepam: 5 people, 31.25%
  4. Levaquin: 5 people, 31.25%
  5. Clonidine: 5 people, 31.25%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Vision Blurred: 8 people, 50.00%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 8 people, 50.00%
  3. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 8 people, 50.00%
  4. Weight Decreased: 6 people, 37.50%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 6 people, 37.50%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

What's next:

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