Fluoxetine and Pulmonary fibrosis - from FDA reports
Pulmonary fibrosis is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Depression . We study 40,566 people who have side effects while taking Fluoxetine from FDA. Among them, 114 have Pulmonary fibrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary fibrosis and more.
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Fluoxetine has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Fluoxetine 43,683 users)
Pulmonary fibrosis (formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 20,696 Pulmonary fibrosis patients).
On Jan, 27, 2017
40,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 114 people (0.28%) have Pulmonary Fibrosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fluoxetine when people have Pulmonary Fibrosis *:
- < 1 month: 5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10 %
- 2 - 5 years: 80 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pulmonary Fibrosis when taking Fluoxetine *:
- female: 41.12 %
- male: 58.88 %
Age of people who have Pulmonary Fibrosis when taking Fluoxetine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.22 %
- 30-39: 2.22 %
- 40-49: 10.0 %
- 50-59: 22.22 %
- 60+: 63.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (43 people, 37.72%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people, 12.28%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 9.65%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (10 people, 8.77%)
- Seronegative Arthritis (9 people, 7.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (24 people, 21.05%)
- Methotrexate (18 people, 15.79%)
- Warfarin Sodium (17 people, 14.91%)
- Digoxin (17 people, 14.91%)
- Ramipril (14 people, 12.28%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Interstitial Lung Disease (28 people, 24.56%)
- Fatigue (24 people, 21.05%)
- Breathing Difficulty (24 people, 21.05%)
- Pneumonia (22 people, 19.30%)
- Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 18.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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