Review: could Prozac cause Sweating - excessive?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 38,623 people who take Prozac. Among them, 662 have Sweating - excessive. See who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prozac (latest outcomes from 41,953 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Prozac include depression, nausea, nausea aggravated, depression aggravated, fatigue.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 285,908 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 37,381 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 628 people (1.68%) have Sweating - Excessive.
Time on Prozac when people have Sweating - excessive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sweating - excessive||33.80%||25.35%||7.04%||8.45%||11.27%||4.23%||9.86% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Prozac * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.37%||5.72%||8.49%||15.87%||21.96%||30.81%||16.79% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Prozac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||15.79%||57.89%||26.32% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (186 people, 29.62%)
- Pain (98 people, 15.61%)
- Anxiety (73 people, 11.62%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 4.14%)
- Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 3.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (111 people, 17.68%)
- Oxycontin (99 people, 15.76%)
- Xanax (81 people, 12.90%)
- Klonopin (79 people, 12.58%)
- Vicodin (73 people, 11.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
If it is warm or humid I have excessive sweating. Feels like my body can't adapt to surrounding temperature
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I take pain medication for occipital neuralgia, C2 level and C4-5 (fusion) and arthritis (fingers and neck). I have times when I will break out in a cold sweat, get really weak, anxious and am unable to think. I am not sure if this is related to hormones or medications or both.
From this study (5 years ago):
I take with Metoprolo, Amlodipine, crestor,zetia, and Flexeril. I have EXCESSIVE SWEATING, is it because of the combination of medicines?
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