Prozac vs Lamotrigine - from FDA reports


This is a side effect comparison of Prozac and Lamotrigine. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 24, 2019

218,932 people who take Prozac and Lamotrigine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prozac vs Lamotrigine drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
  • Lamotrigine (lamotrigine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

Prozac:
  1. Rash
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  4. Pyrexia (fever)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Vomiting
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Lamotrigine:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Pain
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Vomiting
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Dizziness
  10. Fall

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Prozac:
  1. Rash
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Dizziness
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  10. Pain
Lamotrigine:
  1. Pain
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Suicidal Ideation
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Dizziness
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  9. Weight Increased
  10. Suicide Attempt

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