Fluoxetine and Suicidal ideation - from FDA reports
Suicidal ideation is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Diazepam, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Suicidal ideation 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, 1,308 people (2.93%) have Suicidal ideation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fluoxetine when people have Suicidal ideation *:
- < 1 month: 44.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.27 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.78 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.38 %
- 10+ years: 5.58 %
Gender of people who have Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine *:
- female: 61.66 %
- male: 38.34 %
Age of people who have Suicidal ideation when taking Fluoxetine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.18 %
- 10-19: 16.06 %
- 20-29: 16.75 %
- 30-39: 18.81 %
- 40-49: 19.2 %
- 50-59: 17.53 %
- 60+: 10.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (58 people, 4.43%)
- Major Depression (52 people, 3.98%)
- Bipolar Disorder (46 people, 3.52%)
- Quit Smoking (35 people, 2.68%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (30 people, 2.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Diazepam (92 people, 7.03%)
- Clonazepam (61 people, 4.66%)
- Prozac (60 people, 4.59%)
- Lorazepam (57 people, 4.36%)
- Ibuprofen (57 people, 4.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Agitation (250 people, 19.11%)
- Fatigue (203 people, 15.52%)
- Insomnia (196 people, 14.98%)
- Aggression (180 people, 13.76%)
- Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (175 people, 13.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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