Review: taking Fluoxetine hydrochloride and Sudafed together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Fluoxetine hydrochloride and Sudafed together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Fluoxetine hydrochloride and Sudafed. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 227 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Fluoxetine Hydrochloride

Fluoxetine hydrochloride has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Fluoxetine hydrochloride 4,644 users)

Sudafed

Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 5,522 users)

On Aug, 24, 2016

227 people who take Fluoxetine Hydrochloride, Sudafed are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Fluoxetine hydrochloride and Sudafed drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Sudafed:
  • < 1 month: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride:
  • female: 37.0% - (10 of 27 people)
  • male: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
Sudafed:
  • female: 44.0% - (12 of 27 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Sudafed:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • atrial fibrillation
  • disorientation
  • accessory nipples
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anti-hbc igm antibody positive
  • anxiety
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hives
1 - 6 months:
  • accessory nipples
  • change of bowel habit
  • cognitive deterioration
  • disorientation
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • expressive language disorder
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
  • weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • insomnia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anti-hbc igm antibody positive
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • confusion
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue - chronic
  • headache
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • confusion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue - chronic
  • hives
  • intestinal spasm
  • local swelling
  • panic attack
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • aphasia
  • cerebral infarction
  • confusion aggravated
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • disturbance in attention
  • fall
  • hypoaesthesia
  • intestinal spasm
5 - 10 years:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anti-hbc igm antibody positive
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • ataxia
  • change of bowel habit
  • cognitive deterioration
  • confusion aggravated
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • expressive language disorder
10+ years:
  • adult acne
  • anxiety
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • restless legs syndrome
  • sleepy
  • vision blurred
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dermatillomania
  • craniosynostosis
not specified:
  • back pain
  • depression
  • inflammation
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholelithiasis
  • tenderness
  • dysgeusia
  • sinusitis
  • swelling face

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • inflammation
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholelithiasis
  • tenderness
  • dysgeusia
  • sinusitis
  • swelling face
male:
  • atrial septal defect
  • apnoea
  • bacterial sepsis
  • bronchomalacia
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • exomphalos
  • laryngomalacia
  • left ventricular dysfunction
  • lung disorder
  • patent ductus arteriosus

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • hyperbilirubinaemia neonatal
  • jaundice neonatal
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
10-19:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • appetite decreased
  • carbohydrate craving
  • hives
  • obesity
  • rash generalised
  • sinusitis
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • swelling face
20-29:
  • hypertension
  • tachycardia
  • body temperature increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • delirium
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
30-39:
  • panic attack
  • anaemia
  • crohn's disease
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • hepatitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • intestinal haemorrhage
  • intestinal obstruction
  • irritable bowel syndrome
40-49:
  • inflammation
  • dysgeusia
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abscess
  • back pain
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • bone disorder
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • cataract
50-59:
  • ventricular hypertrophy
  • blood cholesterol abnormal
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cardiomegaly
  • haematuria
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent
60+:
  • cataract
  • neutropenia
  • platelet count decreased
  • back pain
  • fluid intake reduced
  • glossodynia
  • oral disorder
  • oral pain
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • swollen tongue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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