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Review: could Prozac cause Sleep disorder?

Summary: Sleep disorder 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, 387 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder 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.

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder (latest reports from 133,637 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 38,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 459 people (1.19%) have Sleep Disorder. They amount to 0.34% of all the 134,604 people who have Sleep Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sleep disorder in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Sleep disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep disorder19.64%14.29%5.36%23.21%30.36%5.36%1.79%

Age of people who have Sleep disorder when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep disorder0.47%0.00%5.61%5.84%9.11%26.64%30.61%21.73%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep disorder0.00%72.73%27.27%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (149 people, 32.46%)
  2. Pain (77 people, 16.78%)
  3. Anxiety (36 people, 7.84%)
  4. Prophylaxis (31 people, 6.75%)
  5. Sleep disorder (31 people, 6.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (95 people, 20.70%)
  2. Xanax (85 people, 18.52%)
  3. Vicodin (82 people, 17.86%)
  4. Effexor (82 people, 17.86%)
  5. Seroquel (82 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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