Review: could Prozac cause Muscle twitching?
Summary: Muscle twitching is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Wellbutrin, and have Depression.
We study 39,060 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 208 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 42,356 Prozac users)
Muscle twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 11,067 Muscle twitching patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 39,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 208 people (0.53%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Prozac when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||24.39%||24.39%||2.44%||14.63%||19.51%||7.32%||7.32% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Prozac * :
|Muscle twitching||1.23%||0.00%||9.26%||11.73%||19.75%||19.75%||24.69%||13.58% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||28.57%||42.86%||21.43%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (62 people, 29.81%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 10.10%)
- Pain (13 people, 6.25%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 5.29%)
- Back pain (9 people, 4.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin (26 people, 12.50%)
- Seroquel (25 people, 12.02%)
- Paxil (25 people, 12.02%)
- Effexor xr (22 people, 10.58%)
- Zoloft (22 people, 10.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Adderall 30 for a 27-year old woman with Panic Disorder, Narcolepsy. The patient has Muscle Twitching, Migraine, Pain - Neck, Numbness In Hands Or Feet
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, VYVANSE, WELLBUTRIN, PROZAC for a 45-year old woman with Blood Pressure, Add, Depression, Anxiety.
- A study of drug interactions between Trazodone Hydrochloride, Valium, Cymbalta, Prozac for a 42-year old woman with Sleepy, Anxiety, Depression, Panic Disorder. The patient has Anhedonia, Depression
- A study of drug interactions between Bupropion Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine for a 31-year old man with Low Motivation, Depression.
- A study of drug interactions between B-12, Mucinex, Sudafed, Proair Hfa, Dulera, Zyrtec, Prednisone, Prozac for a 38-year old woman with Vitamin B Complex Deficiency, Allergic Sinusitis, Sinusitis, Asthma, Allergy, Sinusitis Acute, Depression. The patient has Accessory Nipples
Recent Prozac related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Chantix, Prozac for a 59-year old woman who has Schizoaffective Disorder
- Comparions of Celexa, Effexor, Prozac, Zoloft for a 37-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Loestrin 24 Fe, Fluoxetine, Vyvanse for a 33-year old woman who has ADHD
- Comparions of Prazosin Hydrochloride, PROZAC, Sildenafil Citrate, Atorvastatin Calcium, Amlodipine Besylate for a 49-year old man who has Major Depression, Anxiety
- Comparions of Fluoxetine, Sertraline for a 46-year old man who has Panic Disorder
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