To make sure Paxil is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
heart disease, high blood pressure, history of stroke;
liver or kidney disease;
a bleeding or blood clotting disorder;
seizures or epilepsy;
bipolar disorder (manic depression), or a history of drug abuse or suicidal thoughts;
narrow-angle glaucoma; or
low levels of sodium in your blood.
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Hi, Allan! Very, very rarely it can cause hypo/hyperglycemia as a side effect so kep close tabs on your BG's.
*Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): HYPOGLYCEMIA, hypokalemia, thirst
Rare (less than 0.1%): Alkaline phosphatase increased, creatinine phosphokinase increased, dehydration, DIABETES MELLITUS, gamma globulins increased, gout, hypercalcemia, hypercholesteremia, HYPERGLYCEMIA, hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, hypocalcemia, hyponatremia, ketosis, lactic dehydrogenase increased, non-protein nitrogen increased, obesity
Basically, <1% of all users will experience any of these side effects.
- Paxil Information for Consumers
- Paxil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Paxil (detailed)
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