Review: could Prozac cause Sleepy?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 38,623 people who take Prozac. Among them, 958 have Sleepy. See who they are, when they have Sleepy and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prozac (latest outcomes from 41,953 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Prozac include depression, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated, fatigue.
Sleepy (latest reports from 480,826 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 37,381 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 922 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 (312 people, 33.84%)
- Pain (135 people, 14.64%)
- Bipolar disorder (87 people, 9.44%)
- Anxiety (69 people, 7.48%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (66 people, 7.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (134 people, 14.53%)
- Zyprexa (129 people, 13.99%)
- Ambien (114 people, 12.36%)
- Seroquel (114 people, 12.36%)
- Paxil (105 people, 11.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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