Prozac vs. Norvasc: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Prozac and Norvasc. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 572,296 people who take Prozac and Norvasc, and is updated regularly. You can 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 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
572,296 people who take Prozac and Norvasc are studied.
What is Prozac?
Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 78,705 Prozac users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Norvasc?
Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 131,592 Norvasc users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 4.79 %
- somewhat: 21.27 %
- moderate: 35.83 %
- high: 29.53 %
- very high: 8.59 %
- not at all: 2.26 %
- somewhat: 16.16 %
- moderate: 37.78 %
- high: 33.87 %
- very high: 9.93 %
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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.
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:
Common Prozac side effects:
- Depression: 5,495 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 5,402 reports
- Stress and anxiety: 5,237 reports
- Pain: 4,636 reports
- Drug ineffective: 4,626 reports
- Headache (pain in head): 4,424 reports
- Weakness: 3,548 reports
- Indigestion: 3,404 reports
Browse all side effects of Prozac:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Common Norvasc side effects:
- High blood pressure: 9,886 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 7,134 reports
- Weakness: 7,052 reports
- Breathing difficulty: 7,011 reports
- Pain: 6,152 reports
- Diarrhea: 6,053 reports
Browse all side effects of Norvasc:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on fluoxetine hydrochloride and amlodipine besylate (the active ingredients of Prozac and Norvasc, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also 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 600+ 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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