Review: Prozac and Xanax
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Prozac and Xanax together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prozac and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,329 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.
Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,954 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 5,328 people who take Prozac, Xanax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Prozac is effective||9.09%|
(3 of 33 people)
(10 of 51 people)
(2 of 32 people)
(13 of 45 people)
(16 of 40 people)
(18 of 32 people)
(18 of 40 people)
|Xanax is effective||40.54%|
(15 of 37 people)
(27 of 60 people)
(14 of 33 people)
(22 of 44 people)
(24 of 41 people)
(21 of 31 people)
(22 of 30 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Fatigue||Anxiety||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Depression||Anxiety||Depression||Anxiety||Anxiety|
|Anxiety||Nausea||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Anxiety||Depression||Anxiety||Insomnia||Depression|
|Suicidal Ideation||Insomnia||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Back Pain||Myocardial Infarction||Suicide Attempt||Palpitations||Nausea|
|Suicide Attempt||Asthenia||Anxiety||Weight Increased||Emotional Distress||Emotional Distress||Feeling Abnormal||Pain|
|Depression||Vomiting||Musculoskeletal Disorder||Dizziness||Coronary Artery Disease||Pain||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue|
|Insomnia||Depression||Diabetic Neuropathy||Insomnia||Nausea||Intentional Overdose||Back Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Nausea||Obesity||Neuropathy Peripheral||Muscle Spasms||Oedema Peripheral||Insomnia||Intentional Overdose||Back Pain|
|Dizziness||Back Pain||Hyperlipidaemia||Arthralgia||Pain||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Fall||Arthralgia|
|Coma||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Spinal Column Stenosis||Sleep Disorder||Haemangioma||Ear Pain||Dizziness||Asthenia|
|Dyspnoea||Constipation||Back Pain||Fatigue||Urethritis||Influenza||Suicide Attempt||Chest Pain|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Prozac is effective||31.11%|
(70 of 225 people)
(9 of 47 people)
|Xanax is effective||52.17%|
(120 of 230 people)
(26 of 47 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Fatigue||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Back Pain||Drug Ineffective|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Prozac is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(4 of 17 people)
(15 of 67 people)
(20 of 192 people)
(16 of 136 people)
(15 of 69 people)
(9 of 30 people)
|Xanax is effective||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(4 of 15 people)
(32 of 71 people)
(42 of 197 people)
(28 of 139 people)
(24 of 70 people)
(15 of 32 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Premature Baby||Sturge-weber Syndrome||Depression||Anxiety||Weight Increased||Depression||Anxiety||Anxiety|
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Coma||Suicidal Ideation||Insomnia||Anxiety||Nausea||Depression||Pain|
|Congenital Heart Disease Nos||Haemangioma Nos||Weight Increased||Depression||Depression||Pain||Fatigue||Nausea|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Haemangioma Congenital||Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged||Suicidal Ideation||Nausea||Chest Pain||Nausea||Fatigue|
|Neonatal Disorder||Brain Damage||Musculoskeletal Stiffness||Drug Ineffective||Pain||Fatigue||Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Bradycardia Neonatal||Hepatic Failure||Cholecystitis Chronic||Back Pain||Drug Dependence||Anxiety||Pain In Extremity||Fall|
|Cardiac Arrest||Overdose||Blood Prolactin Increased||Fatigue||Insomnia||Back Pain||Arthralgia||Back Pain|
|Respiratory Arrest||Anxiety||Panic Attack||Arthralgia||Dyspnoea||Pyrexia||Asthenia|
|Poisoning||Lethargy||Suicide Attempt||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Headache||Fall||Depression|
|Cyanosis Neonatal||Condition Aggravated||Constipation||Asthenia||Arthralgia||Dyspnoea||Diarrhoea|
* 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. Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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:
- Xanax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Prozac alternatives:
- Xanax alternatives:
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