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Review: could Prozac cause Sweating - excessive?

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

We study 38,735 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 662 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 38,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 662 people (1.71%) have Sweating - Excessive. They amount to 0.22% of all the 295,134 people who have Sweating - Excessive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sweating - excessive in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Sweating - excessive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sweating - excessive33.80%25.35%7.04%8.45%11.27%4.23%9.86%

Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sweating - excessive0.00%0.34%6.01%7.90%16.15%20.79%30.07%18.73%

Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sweating - excessive0.00%15.79%57.89%26.32%

How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sweating - excessive0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (192 people, 29.00%)
  2. Pain (104 people, 15.71%)
  3. Anxiety (76 people, 11.48%)
  4. Hypertension (26 people, 3.93%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 3.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (114 people, 17.22%)
  2. Oxycontin (102 people, 15.41%)
  3. Xanax (86 people, 12.99%)
  4. Klonopin (83 people, 12.54%)
  5. Vicodin (76 people, 11.48%)

* 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 (5 months ago):

  • If it is warm or humid I have excessive sweating. Feels like my body can't adapt to surrounding temperature

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • 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?

    Reply

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