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Review: could Prozac cause Irritability?

Summary: Irritability is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 38,958 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 508 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,255 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Irritability

Irritability (latest reports from 146,955 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Nov, 15, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 508 people (1.30%) have Irritability.

Trend of Irritability in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Irritability * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irritability23.53%19.61%5.88%23.53%13.73%1.96%11.76%

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritability1.13%1.80%9.01%9.68%16.44%33.11%19.59%9.23%

Severity of Irritability when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irritability0.00%64.71%35.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Irritability ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irritability0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (148 people, 29.13%)
  2. Pain (65 people, 12.80%)
  3. Anxiety (54 people, 10.63%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (35 people, 6.89%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (33 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (85 people, 16.73%)
  2. Neurontin (69 people, 13.58%)
  3. Oxycontin (61 people, 12.01%)
  4. Seroquel (61 people, 12.01%)
  5. Ambien (59 people, 11.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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