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Review: could Prozac cause Sleepy (Drowsiness)?

We study 38,931 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 959 have Sleepy. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepy and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,219 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Sleepy

Sleepy (latest reports from 494,664 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 22, 2014: 38,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 959 people (2.46%) 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
Sleepy27.42%24.19%5.65%12.10%9.68%5.65%15.32%

Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepy0.00%0.98%9.63%8.10%12.58%24.73%25.27%18.71%

Severity of Sleepy when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepy6.67%33.33%48.89%11.11%

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 (323 people, 33.68%)
  2. Pain (138 people, 14.39%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (91 people, 9.49%)
  4. Anxiety (71 people, 7.40%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (68 people, 7.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (135 people, 14.08%)
  2. Zyprexa (130 people, 13.56%)
  3. Seroquel (120 people, 12.51%)
  4. Ambien (116 people, 12.10%)
  5. Paxil (107 people, 11.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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