Review: could Prozac cause Hives?


Summary

Hives is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, and have Depression . We study 43,624 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Hives. Find out below who they are, when they have Hives and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 45,637 users)

Hives

Hives has been reported by people with heart rate increased, abdominal pain, drowsiness, arrhythmias, joint pain (latest reports from 902 Hives patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

43,624 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 9 people (0.02%) have Hives


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Hives?

Time on Prozac when people have Hives *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Hives when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 88.89 %
  • male: 11.11 %

Age of people who have Hives when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Severity if Hives when taking Prozac **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Hives **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 80 %
  • not yet: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (8 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (4 people)
  • Muscle Strain (4 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people)
  • Weight Gain - Unintentional (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (4 people)
  • Pravastatin Sodium (4 people)
  • Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride (4 people)
  • Nexium (2 people)
  • Triamcinolone (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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