Could Prozac cause Agitation - from FDA reports


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 Klonopin, and have Depression . We study 50,946 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA. Among them, 1,281 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. (latest outcomes from Prozac 56,921 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, quit smoking (latest reports from 76,680 Agitation patients).

On Dec, 22, 2016

50,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 1,281 people (2.51%) have Agitation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Agitation?

Time on Prozac when people have Agitation *:

  • < 1 month: 36.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.8 %
  • 10+ years: 5.07 %

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 60.14 %
  • male: 39.86 %

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.87 %
  • 2-9: 0.87 %
  • 10-19: 12.27 %
  • 20-29: 8.99 %
  • 30-39: 17.97 %
  • 40-49: 23.96 %
  • 50-59: 18.55 %
  • 60+: 16.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (377 people, 29.43%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (98 people, 7.65%)
  • Pain (70 people, 5.46%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (58 people, 4.53%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (53 people, 4.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (108 people, 8.43%)
  • Klonopin (108 people, 8.43%)
  • Seroquel (104 people, 8.12%)
  • Zyprexa (90 people, 7.03%)
  • Paxil (82 people, 6.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (375 people, 29.27%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (289 people, 22.56%)
  • Insomnia (272 people, 21.23%)
  • Aggression (270 people, 21.08%)
  • Nausea (250 people, 19.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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