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Review: Effexor and Prozac

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,153 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 2,153 people who take Effexor, Prozac are studied

Effexor, Prozac outcomes

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Effexor is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
15.38%
(2 of 13 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
75.00%
(18 of 24 people)
63.64%
(21 of 33 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Prozac is effective11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
6.06%
(2 of 33 people)
0.00%
(0 of 22 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Common drug interactions Muscle Spasms
(59 reports)

Asthenia
(50 reports)

Weight Decreased
(49 reports)

Apathy
(48 reports)

Dysphagia
(47 reports)

Aggression
(33 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(29 reports)

Drug Withdrawal Syndrome
(28 reports)

Depression
(27 reports)

Drug Interaction
(24 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(17 reports)

Suicide Attempt
(17 reports)

Feeling Abnormal
(16 reports)

Malaise
(16 reports)

Weight Increased
(16 reports)

Depression
(16 reports)

Anxiety
(15 reports)

Vertigo
(11 reports)

Osteonecrosis
(9 reports)

Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
(9 reports)

Anxiety
(20 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(13 reports)

Chest Pain
(11 reports)

Insomnia
(11 reports)

Osteoporosis
(10 reports)

Anxiety
(17 reports)

Vertigo
(13 reports)

Depression
(12 reports)

Osteonecrosis
(9 reports)

Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
(9 reports)

Serotonin Syndrome
(6 reports)

Loss Of Consciousness
(6 reports)

Weight Increased
(5 reports)

Facial Spasm
(4 reports)

Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma
(4 reports)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Effexor is effective56.76%
(42 of 74 people)
9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
Prozac is effective9.33%
(7 of 75 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions Anxiety
(709 reports)

Pain
(549 reports)

Depression
(506 reports)

Nausea
(433 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(415 reports)

Depression
(313 reports)

Anxiety
(312 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(244 reports)

Pain
(232 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(224 reports)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Effexor is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
85.00%
(34 of 40 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
Prozac is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
2.44%
(1 of 41 people)
18.75%
(3 of 16 people)
6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions Diabetes Mellitus
(7 reports)

Chest Pain
(5 reports)

Bundle Branch Block Right
(5 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(4 reports)

Suicide Attempt
(4 reports)

Aggression
(2 reports)

Sedation
(2 reports)

Weight Increased
(2 reports)

Aggression
(81 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(78 reports)

Suicide Attempt
(74 reports)

Somnolence
(67 reports)

Agitation
(58 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(95 reports)

Drug Withdrawal Syndrome
(83 reports)

Suicide Attempt
(81 reports)

Depression
(78 reports)

Vision Blurred
(68 reports)

Depression
(120 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(113 reports)

Anxiety
(94 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(91 reports)

Suicide Attempt
(72 reports)

Anxiety
(212 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(188 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(184 reports)

Depression
(167 reports)

Fatigue
(165 reports)

Anxiety
(206 reports)

Fall
(198 reports)

Pain
(181 reports)

Depression
(167 reports)

Weight Decreased
(152 reports)

Anxiety
(269 reports)

Pain
(251 reports)

Fall
(180 reports)

Osteonecrosis Of Jaw
(157 reports)

Diarrhoea
(157 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Felt much better slowly after stopping Prozac.

    Reply

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