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Review: could Prozac cause Sleep disorder?





Summary: Sleep disorder is found among people who take Prozac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression.

We study 38,975 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 388 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.

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Prozac

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 42,269 users)

Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleep disorder 42,387 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 460 people (1.18%) have Sleep Disorder.

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 disorder19.30%14.04%7.02%22.81%29.82%5.26%1.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep disorder0.47%0.00%5.59%6.06%9.09%26.57%30.54%21.68%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep disorder0.00%75.00%25.00%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 (150 people, 32.61%)
  2. Pain (77 people, 16.74%)
  3. Anxiety (36 people, 7.83%)
  4. Sleep disorder (31 people, 6.74%)
  5. Prophylaxis (31 people, 6.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (95 people, 20.65%)
  2. Xanax (85 people, 18.48%)
  3. Vicodin (82 people, 17.83%)
  4. Seroquel (82 people, 17.83%)
  5. Effexor (82 people, 17.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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