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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 38,975 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

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

Sleepy

Sleepy has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Sleepy 69,803 patients)

On Nov, 23, 2014: 38,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 961 people (2.47%) have Sleepy.

Trend of Sleepy in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Sleepy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepy26.98%24.60%6.35%11.90%9.52%5.56%15.08%

Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepy0.00%0.98%9.61%8.30%12.55%24.67%25.22%18.67%

Severity of Sleepy when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepy6.38%34.04%46.81%12.77%

How people recovered from Sleepy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleepy0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (324 people, 33.71%)
  2. Pain (138 people, 14.36%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (91 people, 9.47%)
  4. Anxiety (72 people, 7.49%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (68 people, 7.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (135 people, 14.05%)
  2. Zyprexa (130 people, 13.53%)
  3. Seroquel (120 people, 12.49%)
  4. Ambien (116 people, 12.07%)
  5. Paxil (107 people, 11.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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