Review: could Prozac cause Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)?


Summary

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor, and have Depression . We study 52,409 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). Find out below who they are, when they have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Prozac 55,554 users)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing) has been reported by people with pain, gallstones, abdominal pain, emotional distress, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 4,330 Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

52,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 19 people (0.04%) have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

Time on Prozac when people have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 18.18 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 36.36 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) when taking Prozac **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Anxiety (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Contraception (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Vitamin D (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Effexor (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Prilosec (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Neurontin (4 people, 21.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Sleep Disorder (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Hypertension (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Headache (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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