Review: could Fluoxetine cause Accidental Overdose?


Summary

Accidental overdose is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycodone Hcl, and have Depression . We study 30,492 people who have side effects while taking Fluoxetine from FDA and social media. Among them, 131 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose and more.

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Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Fluoxetine 42,181 users)

Accidental Overdose

Accidental overdose has been reported by people with electrocardiogram qt prolonged, accidental overdose (therapeutic agent), hypotension, agitation, accidental exposure (latest reports from 18,272 Accidental overdose patients).

On Sep, 24, 2016

30,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 131 people (0.43%) have Accidental Overdose


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluoxetine cause Accidental overdose?

Time on Fluoxetine when people have Accidental Overdose *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • female: 61.16 %
  • male: 38.84 %

Age of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.71 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 17.09 %
  • 30-39: 16.24 %
  • 40-49: 28.21 %
  • 50-59: 19.66 %
  • 60+: 16.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (17 people, 12.98%)
  • Back Pain (11 people, 8.40%)
  • Insomnia (9 people, 6.87%)
  • Anxiety (9 people, 6.87%)
  • Pain (7 people, 5.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycodone Hcl (29 people, 22.14%)
  • Diazepam (18 people, 13.74%)
  • Alprazolam (16 people, 12.21%)
  • Oxycontin (15 people, 11.45%)
  • Acetaminophen (13 people, 9.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Multiple Drug Overdose (21 people, 16.03%)
  • Toxicity To Various Agents (11 people, 8.40%)
  • Tremor (9 people, 6.87%)
  • Insomnia (9 people, 6.87%)
  • Drug Toxicity (9 people, 6.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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