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Review: Effexor and Prozac

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,158 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Effexor (latest outcomes from 55,054 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of effexor reports

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

Trend of prozac reports

On Nov, 24, 2014: 2,158 people who take Effexor, Prozac are studied

Effexor, Prozac outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Effexor is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Prozac is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveAggressionSuicide AttemptDepressionAnxietyAnxietySerotonin SyndromeAnxiety
Suicide AttemptSuicidal IdeationTachycardiaAnxietyType 2 Diabetes MellitusVertigoLoss Of ConsciousnessDepression
AgitationDepressionRashVertigoChest PainDepressionWeight IncreasedPain
Muscle SpasmsDrug Withdrawal SyndromeAntipsychotic Drug Level IncreasedOsteonecrosisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedArthropathyBack PainSuicidal Ideation
DepressionSuicide AttemptHypotensionTemporomandibular Joint SyndromeInsomniaCerebral CystRenal FailureNausea
TremorGrand Mal ConvulsionSuicidal IdeationOral HerpesBlood Triglycerides IncreasedTemporomandibular Joint SyndromeRhabdomyolysisBack Pain
Weight IncreasedAffect LabilityMental ImpairmentCerebral CystOsteoporosisWoundAbnormal BehaviourFatigue
AggressionDrug IneffectiveSocial Avoidant BehaviourWoundBack PainOsteonecrosisAnxietyDiabetes Mellitus
Suicidal IdeationCompleted SuicideCachexiaArthropathyParaesthesiaOral HerpesRenal Failure AcuteFall
Disturbance In AttentionOverdoseGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationAphthous StomatitisAbdominal PainForeign Body TraumaPneumonia AspirationHeadache

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Effexor is effective33.33%
(10 of 30 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
Prozac is effective21.88%
(7 of 32 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnxietyAnxiety
PainDepression
DepressionSuicidal Ideation
NauseaPain
Suicidal IdeationDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
FatigueDrug Ineffective
HeadacheBack Pain
Back PainConstipation
FallAggression
Weight IncreasedArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Effexor is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
5.00%
(2 of 40 people)
17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
Prozac is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
2.44%
(1 of 41 people)
11.76%
(2 of 17 people)
6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes MellitusAggressionAggressionSuicidal IdeationDepressionAnxietyAnxietyAnxiety
Chest PainSedationSuicidal IdeationDrug Withdrawal SyndromeSuicidal IdeationDiabetes MellitusPainPain
Bundle Branch Block RightWeight IncreasedSuicide AttemptSuicide AttemptDiabetes MellitusDepressionDepressionFall
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAngerDepressionAnxietyFatigueFallOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
GastritisAgitationVision BlurredNauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusOedema PeripheralDiarrhoea
OsteoarthritisDepressionAnxietySuicide AttemptPainConstipationBack Pain
Renal FailureCompleted SuicideAggressionDrug Withdrawal SyndromeNauseaPain In ExtremityDepression
SinusitisSomnolenceOverdoseParaesthesiaHeadacheArthralgiaBone Disorder
PancreatitisGrand Mal ConvulsionConstipationInsomniaBack PainBack PainFatigue
Back PainIntentional Self-injuryCompleted SuicideWeight DecreasedDrug Withdrawal SyndromeNauseaVitreous Floaters

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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