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Review: could Prozac cause Decreased appetite?

We study 38,858 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 611 have Decreased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Decreased appetite and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,137 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Decreased appetite

Decreased appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat) (latest reports from 384,944 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 38,846 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 611 people (1.57%) have Decreased Appetite. They amount to 0.16% of all the 385,281 people who have Decreased Appetite on eHealthMe.

Trend of Decreased appetite in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Decreased appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Decreased appetite21.95%41.46%0.00%12.20%4.88%9.76%9.76%

Age of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Decreased appetite0.00%0.72%5.19%4.29%8.41%23.61%32.20%25.58%

Severity of Decreased appetite when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Decreased appetite0.00%53.85%38.46%7.69%

How people recovered from Decreased appetite ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Decreased appetite14.29%0.00%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (161 people, 26.35%)
  2. Pain (47 people, 7.69%)
  3. Breast cancer (45 people, 7.36%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (39 people, 6.38%)
  5. Hypertension (29 people, 4.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (102 people, 16.69%)
  2. Ambien (95 people, 15.55%)
  3. Zometa (92 people, 15.06%)
  4. Zoloft (88 people, 14.40%)
  5. Neurontin (87 people, 14.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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