Review: Prozac and Chantix drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Prozac and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,022 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Prozac (latest outcomes from 41,953 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,373 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 1,022 people who reported to have interactions when taking Prozac, Chantix are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
- Chantix (varenicline tartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Prozac, Chantix:(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)||191|
|Headache (pain in head)||90|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Prozac, Chantix:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)||46|
|Musculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves)||23|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Chantix (varenicline tartrate) is often used to treat quit smoking. 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:
- Prozac is used in:
- Chantix is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Prozac alternatives:
- Chantix alternatives:
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Becca on Apr, 28, 2012:
Mdma can cause serotonin syndrome, which is fatal. Also alcohol is amplified which you should watch out for in case of overdose. Also sudAfed and certain drowsy antihistamines can be dangerous as well.
What should I expect when using Varenicline and Fluoxetin together ?
are they safe in combination?
if not , what other antidepressants (SSRIs) do you recommend with Varenicline?
bonnie on Feb, 28, 2011:
I began chantix 4 weeks i have began to itch very bad last year i was put on prednisone and the same thing happened It turned out i couldn't take prednisone i would like to know if there is any simularities in the ingredients of these two meds that can be causing this . i don't want to stop the chantix but i can't go through that again.
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