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Review: could Prozac cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?





Summary: Bone and joint pain is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 38,975 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,290 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 42,273 users)

Bone and joint pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Bone and joint pain 117,673 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 1,290 people (3.31%) have Bone And Joint Pain.

Trend of Bone and joint pain in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Bone and joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone and joint pain30.30%15.15%7.58%13.64%21.21%3.03%9.09%

Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone and joint pain0.00%0.08%2.20%4.57%9.06%25.63%31.02%27.43%

Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone and joint pain0.00%40.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone and joint pain0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (253 people, 19.61%)
  2. Pain (204 people, 15.81%)
  3. Anxiety (98 people, 7.60%)
  4. Hypertension (85 people, 6.59%)
  5. Osteoporosis (79 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (288 people, 22.33%)
  2. Ambien (270 people, 20.93%)
  3. Prilosec (241 people, 18.68%)
  4. Xanax (234 people, 18.14%)
  5. Aspirin (224 people, 17.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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