Could Prozac cause Irritability - from FDA reports


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 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 53,671 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA. Among them, 713 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 56,863 users)

Irritability

Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, hepatitis c, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 37,107 Irritability patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

53,671 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 713 people (1.33%) have Irritability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Irritability?

Time on Prozac when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.15 %
  • 10+ years: 12.31 %

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 65.14 %
  • male: 34.86 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 1.42 %
  • 2-9: 1.42 %
  • 10-19: 8.5 %
  • 20-29: 10.97 %
  • 30-39: 16.99 %
  • 40-49: 30.8 %
  • 50-59: 18.41 %
  • 60+: 11.5 %

Severity of Irritability **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60.87 %
  • severe: 34.78 %
  • most severe: 4.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (219 people, 30.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (76 people, 10.66%)
  • Pain (62 people, 8.70%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (46 people, 6.45%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (40 people, 5.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (87 people, 12.20%)
  • Neurontin (71 people, 9.96%)
  • Effexor (64 people, 8.98%)
  • Seroquel (63 people, 8.84%)
  • Klonopin (61 people, 8.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (266 people, 37.31%)
  • Fatigue (220 people, 30.86%)
  • Insomnia (205 people, 28.75%)
  • Depression (197 people, 27.63%)
  • Agitation (181 people, 25.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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