A study for a 66 year old man who takes Prozac - from FDA reports


3,581 males aged 66 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 66 year old male patient who has Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Jun, 13, 2018

3,581 males aged 66 (±5) who take Prozac are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prozac for a 66-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 66
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Diarrhea: 79 (2.21% of males aged 66 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Nausea(feeling of having an urge to vomit): 141 (3.94% of males aged 66 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  2. Confusional state
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Panic disorder
  5. Disturbance in attention
1 - 6 months:
  1. Suicidal ideation
  2. Hepatic failure (liver failure)
  3. Abnormal behavior
  4. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  5. Rashes (redness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Vocal cord cyst
  2. Hoarseness or changing voice
  3. Abnormal dreams
  4. Vocal cord inflammation
  5. Metastases to bone (cancer spreads to bone)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Musculoskeletal pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves)
  2. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  3. Hypermetropia (abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects)
  4. Paraplegia (paralysis of the legs and lower body)
  5. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  2. Musculoskeletal chest pain (pain in chest muscle or nerve or bones)
  3. Pain
  4. Back pain
  5. Intestinal obstruction
10+ years:
  1. Loss of consciousness
  2. Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
  3. Pneumonia aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)
  4. Acute kidney failure
  5. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Weakness
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 282 people, 7.87%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol : 218 people, 6.09%
  3. Pain : 198 people, 5.53%
  4. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 172 people, 4.80%
  5. Diabetes : 132 people, 3.69%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (342 people, 9.55%)
  2. Lipitor (308 people, 8.60%)
  3. Plavix (226 people, 6.31%)
  4. Lasix (210 people, 5.86%)
  5. Lisinopril (210 people, 5.86%)
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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