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Review: could Prozac cause Lower blood pressure (Hypotension)?
We study 38,931 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 825 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.
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Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,189 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Lower blood pressure
Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 699,672 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Sep, 10, 2014: 38,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 784 people (2.02%) have Lower Blood Pressure.
Time on Prozac when people have Lower blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lower blood pressure||30.77%||7.69%||3.85%||11.54%||11.54%||0.00%||34.62% |
Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Prozac * :
|Lower blood pressure||0.13%||0.13%||0.80%||3.73%||12.40%||21.73%||28.13%||32.93% |
Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower blood pressure||20.00%||30.00%||40.00%||10.00% |
How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (121 people, 15.43%)
- Anxiety (66 people, 8.42%)
- Pain (64 people, 8.16%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 5.36%)
- Multiple sclerosis (41 people, 5.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (150 people, 19.13%)
- Prilosec (123 people, 15.69%)
- Lasix (122 people, 15.56%)
- Lipitor (116 people, 14.80%)
- Klonopin (94 people, 11.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the age of three. She has been having dizzy spells where she says she feels nauseous and like she's going to pass out about once a day around dinner time. Does not correlate with blood sugars but her blood pressure drops to around 94/72 with a heart rate of 122. Could this be related to Prozac that she's been on for years?
jt on Jul, 10, 2014:
I would say yes it is the Prozac. My D's daughter has been on it for six months just starting developing nausea when standing up that is how I researched hypotension and found this website. She will be taken off of it for sure
From this study (1 year ago):
I am taking 200mg of neutapin, 20mg of Clonazepam in the evening, and 40mg of fluoxetine in the morning. I feel uncontrollable muscle movements, anxiety, feels like fainting , nausea, resless legs, waking up sevetal times while sleeping, drowsy, weight gain, and most importantly rapid heart beat and fear of dying of low blood pressure I already had before the treatment. I am afraid of cardiac arrest or shock.
From this study (2 years ago):
attacks are sudden. I get dizzy, want to faint, weak, fatigued, BP 162/148
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