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Review: could Fluoxetine cause Suicidal ideation?
We study 26,387 people who have side effects while taking Fluoxetine from FDA and social media. Among them, 859 have Suicidal ideation. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicidal ideation and more.
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Fluoxetine (latest outcomes from 28,077 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Suicidal ideation (latest reports from 270,748 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, acne.
On Sep, 26, 2014: 26,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 859 people (3.26%) have Suicidal Ideation.
Time on Fluoxetine when people have Suicidal ideation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicidal ideation||50.29%||29.14%||6.29%||3.43%||4.00%||4.00%||2.86% |
Age of people who have Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine * :
|Suicidal ideation||0.00%||2.76%||16.29%||14.72%||19.84%||18.40%||17.35%||10.64% |
Severity of Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Suicidal ideation||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Suicidal ideation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Suicidal ideation||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (277 people, 32.25%)
- Anxiety (84 people, 9.78%)
- Pain (44 people, 5.12%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 3.61%)
- Bipolar disorder (28 people, 3.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluoxetine hcl (181 people, 21.07%)
- Paroxetine hcl (139 people, 16.18%)
- Diazepam (98 people, 11.41%)
- Fluoxetine hydrochloride (96 people, 11.18%)
- Lorazepam (67 people, 7.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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