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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 38,958 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 961 have Sleepy. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepy and more.
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Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,255 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Sleepy (latest reports from 494,636 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 23, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 961 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 (324 people, 33.71%)
- Pain (138 people, 14.36%)
- Bipolar disorder (91 people, 9.47%)
- Anxiety (72 people, 7.49%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (68 people, 7.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (135 people, 14.05%)
- Zyprexa (130 people, 13.53%)
- Seroquel (120 people, 12.49%)
- Ambien (116 people, 12.07%)
- Paxil (107 people, 11.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...
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My 87 yr Mom has taken copious amts of Vicodin for 25+ yrs for arthritis & surgery pain management. Recently, Mom said the "carpet bubbles up 3-4 ft & trips her". Are hallucinations like this a sign of serious drug abuse? Is Mom's life in danger of drug overdose?
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I have had 2 attacks which included: Intermittent Low Grade Fever, Hand Tremor, Hand Grasping , and Feelings Of Worthlessness. I have osteopenia and chronic liver cirrhosis.
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