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Review: could Fluoxetine cause Suicidal ideation?

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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 26,408 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

Fluoxetine (latest outcomes from 28,112 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of fluoxetine reports

Suicidal ideation

Suicidal ideation (latest reports from 271,716 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, acne.

Trend of Suicidal ideation reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 26,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 859 people (3.26%) have Suicidal Ideation.

Trend of Suicidal ideation in Fluoxetine reports

Time on Fluoxetine when people have Suicidal ideation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Suicidal ideation50.29%29.14%6.29%3.43%4.00%4.00%2.86%

Age of people who have Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Suicidal ideation0.00%2.76%16.29%14.72%19.84%18.40%17.35%10.64%

Severity of Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Suicidal ideation0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Suicidal ideation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Suicidal ideation0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (277 people, 32.25%)
  2. Anxiety (84 people, 9.78%)
  3. Pain (44 people, 5.12%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 3.61%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (28 people, 3.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fluoxetine hcl (181 people, 21.07%)
  2. Paroxetine hcl (139 people, 16.18%)
  3. Diazepam (98 people, 11.41%)
  4. Fluoxetine hydrochloride (96 people, 11.18%)
  5. Lorazepam (67 people, 7.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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