Review: Effexor and Prozac drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Effexor and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,123 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
Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Prozac (latest outcomes from 41,953 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 2,123 people who reported to have interactions when taking Effexor, Prozac are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Effexor, Prozac:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||419|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||298|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||243|
|Headache (pain in head)||227|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Effexor, Prozac:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Osteonecrosis (death of bone)||18|
|Disturbance In Attention||10|
|Cerebral Cyst (fluid filled tumour of brain)||9|
|Oral Herpes (viral infection of mouth)||9|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Effexor (venlafaxine 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:
- Effexor is used in:
- Prozac is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Effexor alternatives:
- Prozac alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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I have toxic shock syndrome from over medication. These different pills were supposed to work with eachother to "make me better" but never did anything but prolong the real issue.
I eas perscribed Prozac while weaning off Effexor. I've been off both drugs for 5 weeks now. The sx's persist and are maybe even a little worse.
Felt much better slowly after stopping Prozac.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
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Can you take fluoxetine and raspberry ketone together
- By GG: Do you think im gonna get my hair back
since I start taking prozaz I noticed my hair start falling out and getting thin im scared ... do you think that if is stop the pill my hair will stop falling and im gonna get new hair back? sooo stressed and sad
- By svajuca: Could this be cataplexy?
I have been diagnosed with bio-polar about 4 years ago. Since then I also have experienced panic attacks and something I think might be caterplexy. Sometimes when I am in therapy session and things get heated emotionally my body kind of shuts down. My arms,legs everything gets kind of heavy and I ki ...
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