Prozac and Headache - from FDA reports
Headache 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 Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,946 people who have side effects when taking Prozac from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 21, 2017
50,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 2,570 people (5.04%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prozac when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 30.07 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.39 %
- 10+ years: 8.39 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Prozac *:
- female: 78.08 %
- male: 21.92 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Prozac *:
- 0-1: 0.29 %
- 2-9: 0.38 %
- 10-19: 4.1 %
- 20-29: 7.86 %
- 30-39: 11.87 %
- 40-49: 25.88 %
- 50-59: 28.36 %
- 60+: 21.12 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (623 people, 24.24%)
- Stress And Anxiety (263 people, 10.23%)
- Pain (235 people, 9.14%)
- Osteoporosis (135 people, 5.25%)
- High Blood Pressure (135 people, 5.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (299 people, 11.63%)
- Ambien (284 people, 11.05%)
- Neurontin (268 people, 10.43%)
- Prilosec (241 people, 9.38%)
- Klonopin (240 people, 9.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (808 people, 31.44%)
- Fatigue (691 people, 26.89%)
- Dizziness (667 people, 25.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (636 people, 24.75%)
- Depression (565 people, 21.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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