Review: could Prozac cause Lower Blood Pressure?


Summary

Lower blood pressure is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression . We study 52,409 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 970 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 55,554 users)

Lower Blood Pressure

Lower blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, acute kidney failure, sepsis, arrhythmias (latest reports from 151,832 Lower blood pressure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

52,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 970 people (1.85%) have Lower Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Lower blood pressure?

Time on Prozac when people have Lower Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 51.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 21.28 %

Gender of people who have Lower Blood Pressure when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 71.62 %
  • male: 28.38 %

Age of people who have Lower Blood Pressure when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.72 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 2.16 %
  • 20-29: 4.68 %
  • 30-39: 10.8 %
  • 40-49: 19.81 %
  • 50-59: 27.25 %
  • 60+: 34.33 %

Severity if Lower Blood Pressure when taking Prozac **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 30 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 10 %

How people recovered from Lower Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (151 people, 15.57%)
  • Anxiety (72 people, 7.42%)
  • Pain (68 people, 7.01%)
  • Hypertension (66 people, 6.80%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (45 people, 4.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (133 people, 13.71%)
  • Lasix (123 people, 12.68%)
  • Lipitor (107 people, 11.03%)
  • Xanax (102 people, 10.52%)
  • Synthroid (94 people, 9.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (199 people, 20.52%)
  • Dizziness (145 people, 14.95%)
  • Fatigue (143 people, 14.74%)
  • Dyspnoea (140 people, 14.43%)
  • Fall (133 people, 13.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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