Review: could Fluoxetine cause Suicidal ideation?
Summary: Suicidal ideation is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluoxetine hcl, and have Depression.
We study 26,451 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 has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 28,164 Fluoxetine users)
Suicidal ideation has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, acne. (latest reports from 42,708 Suicidal ideation patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 26,451 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 859 people (3.25%) 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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