Fluoxetine and Blood cholesterol increased - from FDA reports


Blood cholesterol increased is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Prozac, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,157 people who have side effects when taking Fluoxetine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 10, 2018

52,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 616 people (1.18%) have Blood cholesterol increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluoxetine cause Blood cholesterol increased?

Time on Fluoxetine when people have Blood cholesterol increased *:

  • < 1 month: 15.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 32.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.5 %
  • 10+ years: 2.5 %

Gender of people who have Blood cholesterol increased when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • female: 67.83 %
  • male: 32.17 %

Age of people who have Blood cholesterol increased when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • 0-1: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.24 %
  • 20-29: 5.39 %
  • 30-39: 12.45 %
  • 40-49: 32.16 %
  • 50-59: 25.73 %
  • 60+: 22.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 79 people, 12.82%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 65 people, 10.55%
  3. Pain: 47 people, 7.63%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 46 people, 7.47%
  5. Sleep Disorder: 44 people, 7.14%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prozac: 99 people, 16.07%
  2. Zyprexa: 98 people, 15.91%
  3. Seroquel: 82 people, 13.31%
  4. Simvastatin: 70 people, 11.36%
  5. Aspirin: 68 people, 11.04%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 144 people, 23.38%
  2. Weight Increased: 125 people, 20.29%
  3. Diabetes: 110 people, 17.86%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 102 people, 16.56%
  5. Pain: 102 people, 16.56%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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