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Review: could Prozac cause Stomach upset?

Summary: Stomach upset could be caused by Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 38,746 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 519 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset 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.

Stomach upset

Stomach upset (latest reports from 827,611 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, depression.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 38,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 1,529 people (3.95%) have Stomach Upset. They amount to 0.18% of all the 863,859 people who have Stomach Upset on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stomach upset in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Stomach upset * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach upset22.03%23.73%3.39%12.71%18.64%7.63%11.86%

Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach upset0.14%0.21%3.74%9.89%11.44%23.87%24.79%25.92%

Severity of Stomach upset when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach upset19.05%47.62%28.57%4.76%

How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stomach upset0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (326 people, 21.32%)
  2. Pain (179 people, 11.71%)
  3. Anxiety (136 people, 8.89%)
  4. Hypertension (86 people, 5.62%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (75 people, 4.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (218 people, 14.26%)
  2. Ambien (209 people, 13.67%)
  3. Prilosec (187 people, 12.23%)
  4. Neurontin (186 people, 12.16%)
  5. Xanax (186 people, 12.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Vomiting has occured weekly for two weeks since increasing dosage of Metformin to 375 mg. Before that bad gas was the only side effect. Other meds were no problem before.

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