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Review: Prozac and Chantix

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Prozac and Chantix together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prozac and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,064 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,255 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of prozac reports

Chantix (latest outcomes from 64,424 users) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.

Trend of chantix reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 1,064 people who take Prozac, Chantix are studied

Prozac, Chantix outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
- Chantix (varenicline tartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Prozac is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
n/a
Chantix is effective36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaDepressionDepressionAnxietySuicide AttemptDepressionDepressionDepression
DepressionAnxietySuicide AttemptHallucinationAnxietySuicide AttemptIntentional OverdoseNausea
VomitingSuicide AttemptAnxietyPainDepressionAggressionAnxietyAnxiety
Suicidal IdeationIntentional OverdoseAbnormal DreamsBack PainIntentional OverdoseAnxietySuicide AttemptAbnormal Dreams
Feeling AbnormalAggressionInsomniaFeeling AbnormalAggressionIntentional OverdoseSuicidal IdeationFeeling Abnormal
AnxietySuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationHaematuriaInsomniaMental DisorderAbnormal BehaviourVomiting
HeadacheNauseaAggressionHypotensionMental DisorderAbnormal BehaviourAggressionSuicidal Ideation
Abnormal DreamsMental DisorderIntentional OverdoseIntervertebral Disc DegenerationBipolar DisorderBipolar DisorderPanic AttackHeadache
NervousnessInsomniaAngerImpaired HealingEmotional DistressConfusional StateMusculoskeletal PainFatigue
MalaiseBipolar DisorderBipolar DisorderHypermetropiaAbnormal BehaviourPost-traumatic Stress DisorderTransient Ischaemic AttackInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Prozac is effective53.85%
(14 of 26 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Chantix is effective36.84%
(7 of 19 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DepressionDepression
NauseaAnxiety
AnxietyFeeling Abnormal
Abnormal DreamsNausea
InsomniaPain
VomitingConfusional State
Suicidal IdeationAbnormal Dreams
HeadacheMultiple Myeloma
Suicide AttemptHallucination
Feeling AbnormalFatigue

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prozac is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Chantix is effectiven/an/an/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aDiarrhoeaDepressionDepressionDepressionDepressionNausea
ConstipationAggressionAnxietyNauseaAnxietyAnxiety
Cold SweatNauseaSuicide AttemptAnxietyNauseaFeeling Abnormal
Abdominal PainAnxietyFeeling AbnormalAggressionSuicidal IdeationDyspnoea
HyperhidrosisInsomniaNauseaSuicide AttemptAbnormal DreamsVomiting
Influenza Like IllnessSuicide AttemptIntentional OverdoseSuicidal IdeationPainDehydration
SedationSuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationHeadacheInsomniaConfusional State
NauseaMental DisorderMental DisorderInsomniaSuicide AttemptDyspepsia
LethargyAngerFatigueVomitingHeadacheAsthenia
VomitingDecreased AppetiteVomitingIntentional OverdoseFatigueRenal Failure Chronic

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Latest outcomes in real world:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

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    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
    Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...

  • Laryngitis from depression?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Diabetic, Heart Attack, Hardly Any Voice For 8wks. Long History Of Depression. , and takes Lipitor, Metformin, Insulin, Prozac)
    I had a heart attack 3yrs ago, finding it hard to handle. Waiting for a complete knee replacement, also long history of back problems. Chronic pain. Diabetic on insulin.

  • I am recently taking prozac and nexium and recently developed a cough. could it be a drug reaction?
    (Asked by a 52 year old woman who has Cough, and takes Nexium, Prozac)
    I have developed a cough since taking Nexium and prozac.want to know if this is common.

  • Can i take l-theanine if i am taking fluoxetine?
    (Asked by a 82 year old woman who has Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood, and takes Fluoxetine)
    I went off Paxil about a year and a half ago. Ever sense I have had terrible trouble with anxiety and depression. Never feel myself. The Dr. gave me Fluoxetine 20mg and remeron 15mg. I have been on this for 9 months. No change. I am litteraly at my wits end. Afraid to tell my children. Would tak ...

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

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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.

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