Review: could Prozac cause Iron Deficiency Anaemia?


Iron deficiency anaemia is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 43,624 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Iron deficiency anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Iron deficiency anaemia and more.

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

Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, back pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 7,031 Iron deficiency anaemia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

43,624 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 129 people (0.3%) have Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Iron deficiency anaemia?

Time on Prozac when people have Iron Deficiency Anaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Iron Deficiency Anaemia when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 83.46 %
  • male: 16.54 %

Age of people who have Iron Deficiency Anaemia when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.94 %
  • 20-29: 1.96 %
  • 30-39: 24.51 %
  • 40-49: 14.71 %
  • 50-59: 22.55 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (30 people)
  • Osteoporosis (26 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (14 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people)
  • Constipation (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (35 people)
  • Prilosec (34 people)
  • Prevacid (34 people)
  • Ativan (32 people)
  • Vioxx (31 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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