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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 reports of 93 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Unisom (what 1,154 Unisom users reported?) has active ingredients of doxylamine succinate. It is used in insomnia.

Prozac (what 42,189 Prozac users reported?) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is used in depression.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 93 people who take Unisom, Prozac are studied

Unisom, Prozac outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Unisom is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Prozac is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Blood Pressure DecreasedMuscle Painn/aSuicide AttemptMultiple Drug OverdoseAbdominal Pain Lowern/aAnaemia
Suicide AttemptSleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia TypeAkathisiaSuicide AttemptPain In Extremity
Completed SuicideFrequent Or Urgent UrinationMultiple Drug OverdoseHepatocellular DamageCompleted Suicide
DepressionRestless Legs SyndromeHepatocellular DamageDrug IneffectiveArthropathy
Overdose NosDrug IneffectiveAbdominal Pain LowerMuscle Spasms
Intentional OverdoseNauseaNauseaPneumonia
Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia TypeAsthenia
Restless Legs SyndromeHeadache
Frequent Or Urgent UrinationDizziness
Muscle PainMusculoskeletal Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Unisom is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Prozac is effective40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Completed SuicideAsthenia
Cardiac ArrestOverdose
Respiratory ArrestPain
Pain In ExtremityPneumonia
AnaemiaPulmonary Hypertension
HypertensionAtelectasis
Suicide AttemptConnective Tissue Disorder
Cardio-respiratory ArrestOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
FallOsteomyelitis
Lower Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageSpinal Compression Fracture

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Unisom is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
Prozac is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aWoundDeliriumCompleted SuicideHaematocheziaCompleted SuicideAnaemia
Skin MacerationHypertensionPneumoniaMuscular WeaknessRespiratory ArrestPain In Extremity
AllodyniaTachycardiaErythemaPain In ExtremityCardiac ArrestMuscle Spasms
Cardiac ArrestIll-defined DisorderSensation Of HeavinessCardio-respiratory ArrestArthropathy
Body Temperature IncreasedLaryngeal OedemaAnaemiaSuicide AttemptOsteoarthritis
Drug Screen PositiveOedemaColitisComa NecMusculoskeletal Pain
Blood Pressure DecreasedAstheniaDizzinessNon-accidental OverdoseUrinary Tract Infection
Multiple Drug OverdoseHeadacheBalance DisorderPneumoniaPyrexia
Completed SuicideNauseaAccidental OverdoseFatigueOverdose
Overdose NosBursitisRoad Traffic AccidentFeeling AbnormalMultiple Myeloma

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (9 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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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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