Paxil CR Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Cannot Empty Bladder
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Head Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Nervous
  • Problem With Ejaculation
  • Sexual Problems
  • Shaking Extremities

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Confused
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Muscle Problems
  • Myoclonus

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Backache
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Frequent Urination
  • Gas
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Increased Hunger
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Orgasm Problems
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Rash
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Sluggishness
  • Taste Problems
  • Throwing Up
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels
  • Yawning

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Behaving With Excessive Cheerfulness And Activity
  • Blood Coming From Anus
  • Broken Bone
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Continued Painful Erection
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Function Of Bone Marrow
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Disease Of Inadequate Blood Flow To The Heart Muscle
  • Dyskinesia
  • Extrapyramidal Reaction
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis Caused By Drugs
  • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The Blood
  • Increase Of White Blood Cells
  • Increased Lymphocyte Cells In The Blood
  • Increased Pressure Of Pulmonary Circulation
  • Increased Risk Of Bleeding
  • Inflammation In Lungs Caused By Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Lack Of Blood Supply To The Brain
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Lockjaw
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Lung Embolism
  • Mild Degree Of Mania
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Pancreatitis
  • Porphyria
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug Interaction
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Supraventricular Premature Beats
  • Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Vasculitis
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Canker Sore
  • Chills
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dilated Pupil
  • Diminished Movement
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Dysarthria
  • Eczema
  • Extreme Discomfort In Calves When Sitting Or Lying Down
  • Feeling Faint
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Hallucination
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Infection Due To The Candida Fungus
  • Inflammation Of A Vein
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of Vagina
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Loss Of Skin Color
  • Lymphedema
  • Migraine Headache
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Tongue
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes

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