Review: could Prozac cause Sleepy (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Sleepy 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 Neurontin, and have Depression.
We study 39,060 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 964 have Sleepy. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepy and more.
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Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 42,353 Prozac users)
Sleepy has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,922 Sleepy patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 39,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 964 people (2.47%) have Sleepy.
Time on Prozac when people have Sleepy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Prozac * :
Severity of Sleepy when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleepy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (327 people, 33.92%)
- Pain (138 people, 14.32%)
- Bipolar disorder (91 people, 9.44%)
- Anxiety (73 people, 7.57%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (68 people, 7.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (135 people, 14.00%)
- Zyprexa (130 people, 13.49%)
- Seroquel (120 people, 12.45%)
- Ambien (116 people, 12.03%)
- Paxil (107 people, 11.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Fluoxetine for a 41-year old woman with Anxiety. The patient has Hip Pain, Burning Feet Syndrome, Feeling Cold, Pain - Leg
- A study of side effects of Fluoxetine for a 45-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Fear, Focus, Tremor, Anxiety
- A study of drug interactions between Fluoxetine, Adderall 30 for a 27-year old woman with Panic Disorder, Narcolepsy. The patient has Muscle Twitching, Migraine, Pain - Neck, Numbness In Hands Or Feet
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, VYVANSE, WELLBUTRIN, PROZAC for a 45-year old woman with Blood Pressure, Add, Depression, Anxiety.
- A study of drug interactions between Trazodone Hydrochloride, Valium, Cymbalta, Prozac for a 42-year old woman with Sleepy, Anxiety, Depression, Panic Disorder. The patient has Anhedonia, Depression
Recent Prozac related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Chantix, Prozac for a 59-year old woman who has Schizoaffective Disorder
- Comparions of Celexa, Effexor, Prozac, Zoloft for a 37-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Loestrin 24 Fe, Fluoxetine, Vyvanse for a 33-year old woman who has ADHD
- Comparions of Prazosin Hydrochloride, PROZAC, Sildenafil Citrate, Atorvastatin Calcium, Amlodipine Besylate for a 49-year old man who has Major Depression, Anxiety
- Comparions of Fluoxetine, Sertraline for a 46-year old man who has Panic Disorder
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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