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Review: Unisom and Prozac

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Unisom and Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on 73 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 30, 2014: 73 people who reported to have interactions when taking Unisom, Prozac are studied

Trend of Unisom, Prozac's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4116759)

Drug combinations in study:
- Unisom (doxylamine succinate)
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Unisom, Prozac:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)73
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)73
Anaemia (lack of blood)70
Pain In Extremity70
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)68
Arthropathy62
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)62
Pneumonia54
Headache (pain in head)52
Dizziness50

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Unisom, Prozac:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)2
Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness)2
Drug Ineffective2
Hepatocellular Damage (liver damage)2
Suicide Attempt2
Multiple Drug Overdose2

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Unisom0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%
Prozac0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma
  2. Sleep - natural short sleeper
  3. Depression
  4. Ill-defined disorder
  5. Osteopenia

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zolpidem
  2. Mirapex
  3. Ibuprofen
  4. Alprazolam
  5. Neurontin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Unisom (doxylamine succinate) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Diagnosed with clinical depression for the last 3 years, finally see positive results but having side effects. Not taking antidepressant for 2 years the fibromyalgia pain and symptoms gone. Symptoms have returned in the last two weeks from pain, sleepless night. Two to four hours of sleep. Constant pain on the level of 7. Scale of 1 to 10 Fatigue constantly.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Kelly on Apr, 25, 2010:

    recently lamictal dose has been increased to 400mg, prozac 60mg also adderall 10mg and clonazapam and have been feeling nausous and spotting with period.

    Can all meds taken together cause the 2 above side effects?

    Reply

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