Review: Paxil and Prozac
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Paxil and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,238 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Paxil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Prozac (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Oct, 21, 2013: 2,238 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|
|4||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||373|
|6||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||357|
|7||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||351|
|8||Headache (pain in head)||296|
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|
|2||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||79|
|5||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||61|
|8||Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)||49|
|9||Headache (pain in head)||49|
|10||Cardiac Murmur (an heart sound in valve abnomality)||43|
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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- By tealady: Is trazodone as opposed to paxil better for menopause symptoms?
(for a 56 year old woman who has Menopause, Insomnia, and takes Trazodone Hydrochloride, Paxil)
Does Trazodone or Paxil offer better relief for menopause & insomnia? I am currently using Trazodone & am reluctant & frightened to switch to Paxil, which my current Dr. is prescribing. Please offer advice.
(Number of patients like tealady: 3,728)
- By DAO: Can i take my maxalt with .5 mg of clonazepam and 10 mg of paxil? what are the side effects if i take them together. i take the lconazepam and paxil before bed. i have a history of migraine
(for a 41 year old woman who has Mirgraine, and takes Clonazepam, Paxil, Maxalt)
I take Maxalt for migraines however it has been 6 months since i have taken it. I also take Clonazepam 5mg and Paxil MG10 daily at bedtime. I want to know if is is safe to take my migraine med (Maxal) while on the Clonzepam and Paxil.
(Number of patients like DAO: 2,469)
- By dhill: What are the risks of taking lisinopril and hydrochlorthiazide, amlodipine besylate, clonidine hydrocloride
(for a 27 year old woman who has Hypertension, and takes Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Clonidine Hydrochloride, Amlodipine Besylate, Fluoxetine)
My sister is 27 and was diagnosed with hypertension at the age of 18. I understand that high blood pressure is a chronic disease, but just so recently the symptoms have gotten worse and the blood pressure increased. She is currently taking Lisinopril and Hydrochlorthiazide (blood pressure pill and w ...
(Number of patients like dhill: 10,105)
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Complete drug side effects:
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.
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- Prozac is used in:
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