Review: Paxil and Prozac
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Paxil and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,281 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 6, 2014: 2,281 people who reported to have interactions when taking Paxil, Prozac are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride)
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Paxil, Prozac:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||816|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||735|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||718|
|Headache (pain in head)||618|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Paxil, Prozac:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||164|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||130|
|Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)||98|
|Headache (pain in head)||97|
|Atrial Septal Defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)||92|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paroxetine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Paxil (paroxetine 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Paxil is used in:
- Prozac is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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Tim J on Jul, 10, 2011:
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