Review: could Prozac cause Decreased appetite?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 38,623 people who take Prozac. Among them, 611 have Decreased appetite. See who they are, when they have Decreased appetite and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prozac (latest outcomes from 41,953 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Prozac include depression, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated, fatigue.
Decreased appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat) (latest reports from 368,427 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 37,381 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 569 people (1.52%) have Decreased Appetite.
Time on Prozac when people have Decreased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Decreased appetite||22.50%||42.50%||0.00%||12.50%||5.00%||7.50%||10.00% |
Age of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Prozac * :
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||0.77%||5.60%||4.63%||9.07%||22.39%||31.85%||25.68% |
Severity of Decreased appetite when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||53.85%||38.46%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Decreased appetite ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Decreased appetite||14.29%||0.00%||85.71% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (158 people, 27.77%)
- Pain (46 people, 8.08%)
- Breast cancer (40 people, 7.03%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (36 people, 6.33%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 4.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (98 people, 17.22%)
- Zometa (85 people, 14.94%)
- Ambien (85 people, 14.94%)
- Zoloft (85 people, 14.94%)
- Neurontin (83 people, 14.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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