Prozac and Foetal death - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Foetal death is reported only by a few people who take Prozac.

The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 70,757 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Mar, 22, 2023

70,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) died.

What is Prozac?

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 78,737 Prozac users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of Prozac and Foetal death reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Foetal death?

Gender of people who died when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who died when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 50 %
  • 40-49: 50 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Prozac *:

  1. Xanax: 1 person, 25.00%
  2. Tegretol: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Rebif: 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Humira: 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Benadryl: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Ativan: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Albuterol: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have before they died *:

  1. Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Vision Blurred: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Skin Discoloration: 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Birth Control: 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Cough: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Diarrhea: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Dizziness: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Drug Ineffective: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Feeling Hot: 1 person, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on fluoxetine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Prozac) and Prozac (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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