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 Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Pulmonary fibrosis with Fluoxetine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,716 people who have side effects when taking Fluoxetine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 01, 2017
44,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 120 people (0.27%) 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: 41.96 %
- male: 58.04 %
Age of people who have Pulmonary fibrosis when taking Fluoxetine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.15 %
- 30-39: 2.15 %
- 40-49: 9.68 %
- 50-59: 21.51 %
- 60+: 64.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (16 people, 13.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 9.17%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (10 people, 8.33%)
- Seronegative Arthritis (9 people, 7.50%)
- Pain (8 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (24 people, 20.00%)
- Methotrexate (18 people, 15.00%)
- Warfarin Sodium (17 people, 14.17%)
- Digoxin (17 people, 14.17%)
- Ramipril (14 people, 11.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Interstitial Lung Disease (28 people, 23.33%)
- Breathing Difficulty (26 people, 21.67%)
- Fatigue (24 people, 20.00%)
- Pneumonia (22 people, 18.33%)
- Weakness (18 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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