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Review: could Prozac cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat could be caused by Prozac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Pondimin, and have Depression.

We study 38,735 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,009 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,438 patients) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 38,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 34 people (0.09%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.53% of all the 6,416 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sore throat in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Sore throat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sore throat100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat3.23%0.00%9.68%3.23%12.90%29.03%29.03%12.90%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sore throat0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sore throat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1 people, 2.94%)
  2. Mood stabilizer (1 people, 2.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pondimin (9 people, 26.47%)
  2. Trazodone hcl (8 people, 23.53%)
  3. Vicodin (7 people, 20.59%)
  4. Redux (7 people, 20.59%)
  5. Neurontin (6 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Started taking prozac less then one month ago seems like I have a head cold with stuffy nose sore throat swollen tongue sinus congestions

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • started on 20 mg prozac,side affects not present. Increased to 30 mg, side affects present, relatively severe. Decreased to 25 mg, side affects lessened in severity. Decreased to 20 mg, side affects lessened even more. Increased back to 25 mg, side affects increased in severty. Increased to 30 mg again, side affects severe.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Have been on med for over 1 month

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