Prozac and Irritability - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Irritability with Prozac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,316 people who have side effects when taking Prozac from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 17, 2017
53,316 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 753 people (1.41%) have Irritability
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prozac when people have Irritability *:
- < 1 month: 26.09 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.39 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.74 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.39 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.52 %
- 10+ years: 6.52 %
Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac *:
- female: 62.81 %
- male: 37.19 %
Age of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac *:
- 0-1: 1.39 %
- 2-9: 1.74 %
- 10-19: 8.0 %
- 20-29: 10.09 %
- 30-39: 18.61 %
- 40-49: 30.43 %
- 50-59: 17.91 %
- 60+: 11.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (228 people, 30.28%)
- Stress And Anxiety (94 people, 12.48%)
- Pain (64 people, 8.50%)
- Bipolar Disorder (41 people, 5.44%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (38 people, 5.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (87 people, 11.55%)
- Effexor (78 people, 10.36%)
- Neurontin (72 people, 9.56%)
- Seroquel (64 people, 8.50%)
- Klonopin (59 people, 7.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (311 people, 41.30%)
- Fatigue (256 people, 34.00%)
- Depression (231 people, 30.68%)
- Insomnia (230 people, 30.54%)
- Agitation (215 people, 28.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Irritability when taking Prozac?
Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 59,534 users)
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I have been taking a combination of medications for several disorders tha I suffer from. I am concerned because I have a friend with tardive dyskinesia which she believes she got from taking Xanax, and my great grandmother had it also, but I have no idea the medications she was on at that time. ...
Can anyone tell me if they have gotten more relief of nervous symptoms by combining prozac with buspirone? 20mg of Prozac has relieved all symptoms except for a constant tightness in my stomach. I am taking Buspirone with it for 2 weeks now. The tight stomach is worse and I'm awake from 3am. I ...
just wondering how many are on disability for this stupid agonizing condition? i am at my job for 30 years , but this ocd stuff is killing me and i dont leave the house much but to go to work. and now i dont even want to go to worrk! would i qualify for disability benefits? already been ...
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