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Review: could Prozac cause Teeth grinding and clenching?

Summary: Teeth grinding and clenching could be caused by Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Morphine, and have Muscle spasms.

We study 38,746 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have Teeth grinding and clenching. Find out below who they are, when they have Teeth grinding and clenching 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.

Teeth grinding and clenching

Teeth grinding and clenching (a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth) (latest reports from 19,152 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, stress and anxiety, osteopenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 38,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 94 people (0.24%) have Teeth Grinding And Clenching. They amount to 0.49% of all the 19,133 people who have Teeth Grinding And Clenching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Teeth grinding and clenching in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Teeth grinding and clenching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Teeth grinding and clenching28.57%42.86%0.00%14.29%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Teeth grinding and clenching when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Teeth grinding and clenching0.00%1.43%2.86%8.57%25.71%10.00%18.57%32.86%

Severity of Teeth grinding and clenching when taking Prozac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Teeth grinding and clenching25.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Teeth grinding and clenching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Teeth grinding and clenching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Muscle spasms (15 people, 15.96%)
  2. Breast cancer (14 people, 14.89%)
  3. Metastases to bone (14 people, 14.89%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (14 people, 14.89%)
  5. Constipation (14 people, 14.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Morphine (41 people, 43.62%)
  2. Aredia (41 people, 43.62%)
  3. Zometa (41 people, 43.62%)
  4. Neurontin (35 people, 37.23%)
  5. Oxycontin (32 people, 34.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (21 hours ago):

  • I have had on going depression for many years, but after two sister's homocides, I started having anxiety attacks, feelings of disconnect, very poor sleep, and then broke out in skin lesions, all over my arms, elbows, face, in my ears, and on my head. I have had several biopsies, and no one report comes back the same. My sleep has deteriorated, even further, since this all started. My sysmptoms started with muscle spasms, pain, headaches, and anxiety...then the sores...that won't go away. I am not causing the sores. They just appear, and take weeks, to months, to heal...I went to the U of M, and a doctor in dermatology wanted to prescribe Doxepin...I didn't understand the connection....and had just recently switched anti-depressants, from Cymbalta to Prozac, so I did not feel comfortable starting another anti-depressant, given my mental state...The anxiety I had was so bad, I could not make myself walk out my front door. I have never had anything like this happen to me...I have seen several different specialist's, and none of them agree on anything in partciular....I need some input here.

    Reply

    Denyean on Apr, 22, 2014:

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE GET A LAWYER,First I am so sorry for your loss. As a nurse this is malpractice and do it for his daughter,PLEASE, If your brother had a psychiatric issue he should have never had this combination of medications, never

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the age of three. She has been having dizzy spells where she says she feels nauseous and like she's going to pass out about once a day around dinner time. Does not correlate with blood sugars but her blood pressure drops to around 94/72 with a heart rate of 122. Could this be related to Prozac that she's been on for years?

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • took Prozac during pregnancy and baby developed craniosynostosis, limb deformities and GERD is it related?

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