recent hair loss since taking this medication
Seven cases of alopecia have been reported. In all cases, hair loss was eventually reversible.
A case of cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis has been reported following treatment with paroxetine (the active ingredient contained in Paxil) The patient originally developed the lesions after treatment with escitalopram. The lesions disappeared one week following discontinuation of escitalopram and reappeared upon rechallenge. When the patient was switched to paroxetine a similar reaction occurred.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Sweating
Common (1% to 10%): Eczema, hypertension, photosensitivity, pruritus, rash, sweat gland disorder
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Acne, alopecia, contact dermatitis, dry skin, ecchymosis, furunculosis, purpura, urticaria
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Angioedema, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, exfoliative dermatitis, fungal dermatitis, hirsutism, maculopapular rash, pustular rash, seborrhea, skin discoloration, skin hypertrophy, skin ulcer, sweating decreased, vesiculobullous rash
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Severe cutaneous reactions such as Stevens Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis)
Postmarketing reports: Vasculitic syndromes (such as Henoch-Schonlein purpura)[Ref]
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- Side Effects of Paxil (detailed)
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