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Review: could Prozac cause Neck stiffness?

Summary: Neck stiffness could be caused by Prozac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Ambien, and have Depression.

We study 38,746 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 466 have Neck stiffness. Find out below who they are, when they have Neck stiffness 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.

Neck stiffness

Neck stiffness (latest reports from 171,732 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 38,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 466 people (1.20%) have Neck Stiffness. They amount to 0.27% of all the 171,664 people who have Neck Stiffness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neck stiffness in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Neck stiffness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neck stiffness4.08%8.16%2.04%16.33%55.10%10.20%4.08%

Age of people who have Neck stiffness when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neck stiffness0.00%0.00%2.04%5.91%7.94%23.63%35.23%25.25%

Severity of Neck stiffness when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neck stiffness8.33%33.33%50.00%8.33%

How people recovered from Neck stiffness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Neck stiffness0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (68 people, 14.59%)
  2. Anxiety (66 people, 14.16%)
  3. Pain (66 people, 14.16%)
  4. Osteoporosis (47 people, 10.09%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (46 people, 9.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (172 people, 36.91%)
  2. Vicodin (152 people, 32.62%)
  3. Neurontin (142 people, 30.47%)
  4. Zometa (125 people, 26.82%)
  5. Vioxx (118 people, 25.32%)

* 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 (3 months ago):

  • I take Prozac for depression, Atenolol Chlorthalidone for hypertension, and Valium as needed for stress. I also Vasovagal when stressed, which is becoming more frequent as I get older. Can I take a Valium in preparation for stressful situations, or does that exacerbate my tendency to Vasovagal under stress?

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • My daughter is 15 years old and woke up on March 28, 2013 with terrible back pain. There were no injuries or accidents to explain this. She had never suffered with pain like this before and it literally happened overnight! It has been 74 days now. Her doctor increased her prozac from 20 to 30 mg for her anxiety. I can't remember the exact date she was increased but it was definitely right around the time all this pain started. She has progressively gotten worse to the point that she had to stop physical therapy because it was too painful. She has had many tests including an MRI, ultrasound, xrays and a lot of blood work. Everything comes back normal!!!! Could the increase of prozac be causing her pain? She had been taking the 20mg for 2 years and had no problems with her back. Could a 10 mg increase give her severe back pain overnight?

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

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