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Review: could Prozac cause Lower blood pressure?

Summary: Lower blood pressure could be caused by Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 38,735 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 783 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,009 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Prozac include depression, nausea aggravated, nausea, depression aggravated, fatigue.

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 691,915 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 38,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 783 people (2.02%) have Lower Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.11% of all the 692,251 people who have Lower Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure32.00%8.00%4.00%12.00%8.00%0.00%36.00%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure0.13%0.13%0.67%3.74%12.42%21.76%28.17%32.98%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure11.11%33.33%44.44%11.11%

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (120 people, 15.33%)
  2. Anxiety (66 people, 8.43%)
  3. Pain (64 people, 8.17%)
  4. Hypertension (42 people, 5.36%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (41 people, 5.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (150 people, 19.16%)
  2. Prilosec (123 people, 15.71%)
  3. Lasix (122 people, 15.58%)
  4. Lipitor (116 people, 14.81%)
  5. Klonopin (94 people, 12.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days 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?

    Reply

  • From this study (12 months 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • attacks are sudden. I get dizzy, want to faint, weak, fatigued, BP 162/148

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