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Review: could Prozac cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 38,958 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 455 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,255 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of prozac reports

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 121,885 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 38,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 455 people (1.17%) have Mood Swings.

Trend of Mood swings in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings27.12%11.86%5.08%8.47%27.12%6.78%13.56%

Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%0.70%13.95%16.05%13.49%30.70%18.37%6.74%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%47.06%47.06%5.88%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (123 people, 27.03%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (66 people, 14.51%)
  3. Anxiety (54 people, 11.87%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 6.81%)
  5. Pain (29 people, 6.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (66 people, 14.51%)
  2. Xanax (58 people, 12.75%)
  3. Ambien (55 people, 12.09%)
  4. Klonopin (50 people, 10.99%)
  5. Neurontin (48 people, 10.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I had a heart attack 3yrs ago, finding it hard to handle. Waiting for a complete knee replacement, also long history of back problems. Chronic pain. Diabetic on insulin.

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    (Asked by a 52 year old woman who has Cough, and takes Nexium, Prozac)
    I have developed a cough since taking Nexium and prozac.want to know if this is common.

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    (Asked by a 82 year old woman who has Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood, and takes Fluoxetine)
    I went off Paxil about a year and a half ago. Ever sense I have had terrible trouble with anxiety and depression. Never feel myself. The Dr. gave me Fluoxetine 20mg and remeron 15mg. I have been on this for 9 months. No change. I am litteraly at my wits end. Afraid to tell my children. Would tak ...

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
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    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

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