Review: could Fluoxetine cause Suicidal ideation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 19, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 26,156 people who take Fluoxetine. Among them, 821 have Suicidal ideation. See who they are, when they have Suicidal ideation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fluoxetine (latest outcomes from 26,918 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Fluoxetine include depression, depression aggravated, nausea, fatigue, completed suicide.
Suicidal ideation (latest reports from 263,225 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 9, 2014: 25,110 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 821 people (3.27%) 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||53.09%||25.31%||6.79%||3.09%||4.32%||4.32%||3.09% |
Age of people who have Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine * :
|Suicidal ideation||0.00%||2.90%||16.69%||14.48%||20.00%||18.48%||18.21%||9.24% |
Severity of Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Suicidal ideation||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Suicidal ideation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Suicidal ideation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (275 people, 33.50%)
- Anxiety (83 people, 10.11%)
- Pain (44 people, 5.36%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 3.78%)
- Bipolar disorder (28 people, 3.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluoxetine hcl (169 people, 20.58%)
- Paroxetine hcl (136 people, 16.57%)
- Diazepam (96 people, 11.69%)
- Fluoxetine hydrochloride (95 people, 11.57%)
- Lorazepam (67 people, 8.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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