Prozac and 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 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 50,946 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA. Among them, 699 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 57,017 users)

Irritability

Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, hepatitis c, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 37,137 Irritability patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

50,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 699 people (1.37%) have Irritability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Irritability?

Time on Prozac when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 64.22 %
  • male: 35.78 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 1.46 %
  • 2-9: 1.82 %
  • 10-19: 8.03 %
  • 20-29: 10.22 %
  • 30-39: 16.97 %
  • 40-49: 31.2 %
  • 50-59: 18.25 %
  • 60+: 12.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (206 people, 29.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (75 people, 10.73%)
  • Pain (62 people, 8.87%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (40 people, 5.72%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (38 people, 5.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (86 people, 12.30%)
  • Neurontin (71 people, 10.16%)
  • Effexor (64 people, 9.16%)
  • Seroquel (63 people, 9.01%)
  • Klonopin (59 people, 8.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (268 people, 38.34%)
  • Fatigue (219 people, 31.33%)
  • Insomnia (203 people, 29.04%)
  • Depression (196 people, 28.04%)
  • Agitation (180 people, 25.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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