A 33-year-old male asked:

Can having autonomic dysfunction and taking 20 mg paxil (paroxetine) be dangerous? have problems with bradycardia and tachycardia. got effect of paxil (paroxetine) after 5 min!

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes trouble: The effects on blood pressure have been reported to be inconsistent. Cardiovascular side effects have frequently included palpitation (2% to 3%), vasodilation (2% to 4%), hypertension (2%), and tachycardia (including torsade de pointes). Bradycardia, hematoma, hypotension, postural hypotension, syncope, angioedema, angina pectoris, nodal arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, bundle branch block, .
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