Review: could Prozac cause Stomach upset?
We study 38,885 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 (latest outcomes from 42,167 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Stomach upset (latest reports from 830,578 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 38,873 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 1,531 people (3.94%) have Stomach Upset. They amount to 0.18% of all the 873,023 people who have Stomach Upset on eHealthMe.
Time on Prozac when people have Stomach upset * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach upset||21.67%||23.33%||4.17%||12.50%||19.17%||7.50%||11.67% |
Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Prozac * :
|Stomach upset||0.14%||0.21%||3.81%||9.87%||11.50%||23.84%||24.75%||25.88% |
Severity of Stomach upset when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach upset||21.74%||43.48%||30.43%||4.35% |
How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stomach upset||0.00%||18.18%||81.82% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (328 people, 21.42%)
- Pain (179 people, 11.69%)
- Anxiety (137 people, 8.95%)
- Hypertension (86 people, 5.62%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (75 people, 4.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (218 people, 14.24%)
- Ambien (209 people, 13.65%)
- Prilosec (187 people, 12.21%)
- Xanax (186 people, 12.15%)
- Neurontin (186 people, 12.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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