Review: could Fluoxetine cause Pulmonary fibrosis (Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis)?
Summary: 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 26,463 people who have side effects while taking Fluoxetine from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 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 28,167 Fluoxetine users)
Pulmonary fibrosis (formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, primary pulmonary hypertension. (latest reports from 10,006 Pulmonary fibrosis patients)
On Mar, 24, 2015: 26,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 84 people (0.32%) have Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Time on Fluoxetine when people have Pulmonary fibrosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pulmonary fibrosis||5.56%||0.00%||5.56%||0.00%||88.89%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Pulmonary fibrosis when taking Fluoxetine * :
|Pulmonary fibrosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.39%||1.39%||9.72%||23.61%||63.89% |
Severity of Pulmonary fibrosis when taking Fluoxetine ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary fibrosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (32 people, 38.10%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 11.90%)
- Seronegative arthritis (9 people, 10.71%)
- Neoplasm malignant (9 people, 10.71%)
- Anaemia (6 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (24 people, 28.57%)
- Warfarin sodium (17 people, 20.24%)
- Digoxin (17 people, 20.24%)
- Methotrexate (14 people, 16.67%)
- Ramipril (13 people, 15.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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