Fluoxetine and Shingles - from FDA reports
Shingles is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Shingles 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 Sep, 20, 2017
44,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 86 people (0.19%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fluoxetine when people have Shingles *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Fluoxetine *:
- female: 79.76 %
- male: 20.24 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Fluoxetine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.39 %
- 20-29: 4.17 %
- 30-39: 6.94 %
- 40-49: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 23.61 %
- 60+: 47.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (11 people, 12.79%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (9 people, 10.47%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 9.30%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 5.81%)
- Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Gabapentin (25 people, 29.07%)
- Furosemide (21 people, 24.42%)
- Prednisone (20 people, 23.26%)
- Prozac (19 people, 22.09%)
- Lasix (19 people, 22.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (26 people, 30.23%)
- Back Pain (23 people, 26.74%)
- Pain (22 people, 25.58%)
- Pain In Extremity (21 people, 24.42%)
- Insomnia (21 people, 24.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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