Prozac and Platelet count increased - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


We study 73,139 people who have side effects when taking Prozac. Platelet count increased is found, especially among people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ritalin and have High blood pressure.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Prozac and have Platelet count increased. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 26, 2023

73,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac.
Among them, 69 people (0.09%) have Platelet count increased.

What is Prozac?

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is used in depression. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 81,244 Prozac users.

What is Platelet count increased?

Platelet count increased is found to be associated with 1,635 drugs and 1,140 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 17,346 people who have Platelet count increased.

Number of Prozac and Platelet count increased reports submitted per year:

Could Prozac cause Platelet count increased?

Time on Prozac when people have Platelet count increased *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet count increased when taking Prozac *:

  • female: 85.25 %
  • male: 14.75 %

Age of people who have Platelet count increased when taking Prozac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2 %
  • 20-29: 6 %
  • 30-39: 12 %
  • 40-49: 14 %
  • 50-59: 40 %
  • 60+: 26 %

Common drugs people take besides Prozac *:

  1. Mirtazapine: 15 people, 21.74%
  2. Pegasys: 15 people, 21.74%
  3. Ribasphere: 15 people, 21.74%
  4. Ritalin: 15 people, 21.74%
  5. Quetiapine Fumarate: 14 people, 20.29%
  6. Jakafi: 10 people, 14.49%
  7. Wellbutrin: 9 people, 13.04%
  8. Synthroid: 8 people, 11.59%
  9. Zyprexa: 7 people, 10.14%
  10. Ambien: 6 people, 8.70%

Common side effects people have besides Platelet count increased *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 22 people, 31.88%
  2. Weakness: 18 people, 26.09%
  3. Constipation: 16 people, 23.19%
  4. Suicidal Ideation: 15 people, 21.74%
  5. Blood Glucose Increased: 15 people, 21.74%
  6. Cough: 13 people, 18.84%
  7. White Blood Cell Count Increased: 12 people, 17.39%
  8. Haemolytic Anaemia (anaemia due to haemolysis): 12 people, 17.39%
  9. Fever: 11 people, 15.94%
  10. Breathing Difficulty: 11 people, 15.94%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 10 people, 14.49%
  2. Primary Myelofibrosis (primary disorder of the bone marrow): 8 people, 11.59%
  3. Hepatitis C: 7 people, 10.14%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 4 people, 5.80%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 4 people, 5.80%
  6. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 4 people, 5.80%
  7. Pain: 3 people, 4.35%
  8. Migraine (headache): 3 people, 4.35%
  9. Diabetes: 2 people, 2.90%
  10. Hypersensitivity: 2 people, 2.90%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Prozac and have Platelet count increased?

Check whether Platelet count increased is associated with a drug or a condition

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?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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