Review: could Prozac cause Headache?
We study 38,846 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,821 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,125 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,205,601 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 38,846 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 2,396 people (6.17%) have Headache. They amount to 0.20% of all the 1,188,393 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.
Time on Prozac when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Prozac * :
Severity of Headache when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (479 people, 19.99%)
- Pain (209 people, 8.72%)
- Anxiety (198 people, 8.26%)
- Osteoporosis (126 people, 5.26%)
- Sleep disorder (99 people, 4.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (326 people, 13.61%)
- Xanax (315 people, 13.15%)
- Neurontin (297 people, 12.40%)
- Klonopin (256 people, 10.68%)
- Seroquel (240 people, 10.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (19 hours ago):
wake in morning with stuffy nose and pain across the bridge of my nose,
eyes tired, turns into migraine type headache lasting all day or more.
sleepless nights... sleep 2-3 hours, up for 2-3 hours. max steady sleep 4
From this study (7 months ago):
I just want to know if this will get better as I continue the drug
From this study (7 months ago):
use to take darvocet..........great on headaches.....took for 20 years....then removed from market.....so tired and weak that I have trouble getting up two steps to home.......blood levels ok....AC1 is 6..thyroid ok,
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