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Review: could Prozac cause Agitation?





Summary: Agitation is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 38,975 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,044 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 42,269 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Agitation 54,307 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 1,048 people (2.69%) have Agitation.

Trend of Agitation in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Agitation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Agitation40.00%24.00%4.67%11.33%8.00%2.67%9.33%

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agitation0.60%0.70%11.81%7.91%17.82%27.53%18.22%15.42%

Severity of Agitation when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Agitation8.33%41.67%41.67%8.33%

How people recovered from Agitation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Agitation50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (324 people, 30.92%)
  2. Pain (77 people, 7.35%)
  3. Anxiety (69 people, 6.58%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (45 people, 4.29%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (37 people, 3.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (128 people, 12.21%)
  2. Klonopin (110 people, 10.50%)
  3. Seroquel (102 people, 9.73%)
  4. Ambien (90 people, 8.59%)
  5. Zyprexa (90 people, 8.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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