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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 38,958 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 206 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching 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

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 62,255 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

Trend of Muscle twitching reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 206 people (0.53%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching25.64%25.64%2.56%15.38%17.95%5.13%7.69%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching1.25%0.00%9.38%11.88%20.00%18.75%25.00%13.75%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching33.33%41.67%16.67%8.33%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (61 people, 29.61%)
  2. Anxiety (19 people, 9.22%)
  3. Pain (13 people, 6.31%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 5.34%)
  5. Back pain (9 people, 4.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin (26 people, 12.62%)
  2. Paxil (25 people, 12.14%)
  3. Seroquel (25 people, 12.14%)
  4. Zoloft (22 people, 10.68%)
  5. Effexor xr (22 people, 10.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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