Review: could Prozac cause Sleepy?


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 52,409 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,313 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. (latest outcomes from Prozac 55,555 users)

Sleepy

Sleepy has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 110,185 Sleepy patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

52,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 1,313 people (2.51%) have Sleepy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Sleepy?

Time on Prozac when people have Sleepy *:

  • < 1 month: 26.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.97 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.22 %
  • 10+ years: 14.18 %

Gender of people who have Sleepy when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 69.74 %
  • male: 30.26 %

Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.85 %
  • 10-19: 7.63 %
  • 20-29: 8.01 %
  • 30-39: 13.67 %
  • 40-49: 23.0 %
  • 50-59: 24.79 %
  • 60+: 21.87 %

Severity if Sleepy when taking Prozac **:

  • least: 4.17 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Sleepy **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (410 people, 31.23%)
  • Pain (129 people, 9.82%)
  • Anxiety (116 people, 8.83%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (101 people, 7.69%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (58 people, 4.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (132 people, 10.05%)
  • Xanax (119 people, 9.06%)
  • Ambien (118 people, 8.99%)
  • Klonopin (112 people, 8.53%)
  • Zyprexa (104 people, 7.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (379 people, 28.87%)
  • Depression (265 people, 20.18%)
  • Nausea (233 people, 17.75%)
  • Anxiety (233 people, 17.75%)
  • Dizziness (211 people, 16.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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