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Effexor Xr vs Prozac, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 50

This is personalized comparison of Effexor Xr vs Prozac for a female aged 50. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Effexor xr (latest outcomes from 21,785 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,137 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What is the symptom

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) (latest reports from 384,951 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On May, 13, 2014: 16,480 female patients aged 47 who take the same drugs are studied in Effexor Xr vs Prozac

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female47Menopause

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Effexor Xr venlafaxine hydrochlorideWyeth Pharms Inc
Prozac fluoxetine hydrochlorideLilly

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 47 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Effexor Xr (Wyeth Pharms Inc)Prozac (Lilly)
Loss of appetite1.49%1.18%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Effexor Xr (Wyeth Pharms Inc)Prozac (Lilly)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Depression
DepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Chest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)
AnxietyDrug Ineffective
DizzinessAnxiety
Weight IncreasedWeight Increased
Chest PainDizziness
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Asthenia (weakness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Effexor Xr (Wyeth Pharms Inc)Prozac (Lilly)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Depression
DepressionAnxiety
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)Headache (pain in head)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyDizziness
Suicidal IdeationChest Pain
Weight IncreasedDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Effexor Xr7.67%18.29%32.99%30.43%10.61%
Prozac2.18%21.52%35.31%32.77%8.22%

Comments from or about the patient:

compare Effexor XR 75mg to Prozac 10mg for side effects....nausea, loss of appetite, sexual side effects.

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Effexor Xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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