Prozac Depression Side Effect Reports


The following Prozac Depression side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Depression, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Prozac or it might take time to develop.


Cachexia, Multi-organ Failure, Depression

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from FR. A 83-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar i disorder,neoplasm malignant. The patient was prescribed Prozac (dosage: NA), which was started on Nov 23, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Crizotinib (500 Mg, Qd)
  • Crizotinib (500 Mg, Bid)
  • Seresta (10 Mg, Qd)
When starting to take Prozac the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Cachexia
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Depression
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
Lung Infection, Depression, Hypersensitivity Vasculitis, Purpura, Somnolence

This Depression Prozac side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from FR on Aug 22, 2013. A male , 85 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prozac. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Lung Infection
  • Depression
  • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
  • Purpura
  • Somnolence
. Prozac dosage: 20 Mg, Qd. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Mianserine (30 Mg, Qd)
  • Rovamycine /00074401/ (2 Df, Tid)
  • Ceftriaxone (1 G, Qd)
  • Kardegic
  • Zyloric
  • Cardensiel
  • Bromazepam
  • Previscan /00789001/
The patient was hospitalized.
Product Substitution Issue, Depression

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 17-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression, who was treated with Prozac (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Product Substitution Issue
  • Depression
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prozac treatment in female patients suffering from depression, resulting in Depression.
Narcolepsy, Depression

A female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Prozac treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Prozac treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Narcolepsy
  • Depression
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Effexor
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prozac side effects, such as Depression.
Depression, Aggression, Anger

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Prozac on Sep 18, 2012. Patient felt the following Prozac side effects: depression, aggression, anger Additional patient health information: Female , 22 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prozac dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Suicide Attempt, Educational Problem, Abnormal Behaviour, Depression, Job Dissatisfaction, Insomnia, Legal Problem

This report suggests a potential Prozac Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 22-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): bulimia and used Prozac (dosage: NA) starting Jun 06, 2009. Soon after starting Prozac the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Educational Problem
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Depression
  • Job Dissatisfaction
  • Insomnia
  • Legal Problem
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Adderall
The patient was hospitalized. Although Prozac demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Abdominal Discomfort, Depression, Product Substitution Issue

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Sep 04, 2012 by a male taking Prozac (dosage: NA) . Location: US , 40 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prozac side effects: abdominal discomfort, depression, product substitution issue. Additional medications/treatments:
Hyperhidrosis, Asthenia, Fatigue, Dyspnoea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Pain In Extremity, Depression, Myocardial Depression

This Depression problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 73-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Prozac (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Zoloft
  • Atenolol
  • Premarin
  • Exforge (5/120 Mg)
  • Escitalopram
  • Penicillin
  • Sulfamethoxazole
  • Aspirin
When commencing Prozac, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspnoea
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Depression
  • Myocardial Depression
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Cerebrovascular Accident, Panic Attack, Tachyphrenia, Depression, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Insomnia, Feeling Abnormal, Suicidal Ideation

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 53-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prozac (dosage: NA) starting Jun 09, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel
  • Diabetes Meds
  • Pain Meds
  • Ativan
  • Seroquel
  • Blood Pressure Meds
  • Cholesterol Meds
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Panic Attack
  • Tachyphrenia
  • Depression
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Insomnia
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Suicidal Ideation
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prozac could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Hyperhidrosis, Depression

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on May 24, 2012. A patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 295.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prozac. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prozac side effects: hyperhidrosis, depression. Prozac dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Multiple Vitamin
  • Sporanox
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
Vision Blurred, Speech Disorder, Depression, Uterine Cancer, Visual Impairment

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Prozac (dosage: 10 Mg, Qd), which was started on Jan 01, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Premarin (0.3 Mg, Qd)
When starting to take Prozac the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Vision Blurred
  • Speech Disorder
  • Depression
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Visual Impairment
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
Myopia, Visual Impairment, Vision Blurred, Speech Disorder, Overdose, Depression, Hypermetropia, Treatment Noncompliance, Off Label Use

This Depression Prozac side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 10, 2012. A Female , weighting 134.0 lb, was treated with Prozac. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Myopia
  • Visual Impairment
  • Vision Blurred
  • Speech Disorder
  • Overdose
  • Depression
  • Hypermetropia
  • Treatment Noncompliance
  • Off Label Use
. Prozac dosage: 10 Mg Daily In The Spring, And 20 Mg Daily In The Winter. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Vision Blurred, Depression, Slow Speech

This is a Prozac side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prozac (dosage:20 Mg, Daily, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Vision Blurred
  • Depression
  • Slow Speech
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prozac treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Depression.
Depression, Vision Blurred, Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder, Slow Speech

A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: depression started Prozac treatment (dosage: 10 Mg, Daily) on NS. Soon after starting Prozac treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Depression
  • Vision Blurred
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
  • Slow Speech
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prozac side effects, such as Depression.
Dizziness, Weight Decreased, Feeling Abnormal, Multiple Sclerosis Relapse, Insomnia, Contusion, Depression, Hypoaesthesia

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Prozac on Jul 06, 2011. After Prozac was administered, patient encountered several Prozac side effects: dizziness, weight decreased, feeling abnormal, multiple sclerosis relapse, insomnia, contusion, depression, hypoaesthesia Additional patient health information: male , 48 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Prozac dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Aleve /00256202/ (naproxen Sodium)
  • Extavia (0.3 Mg, Qod, Subcutaneous)
  • Imitrex ^cerenex^ (sumatriptan Succinate)
  • Neurontin
  • Extavia (0.25 Mg, Qod, Subcutaneous)
  • Gabapentin
Dyspnoea, Tremor, Spinal Column Injury, Abnormal Behaviour, Depression, Anxiety, Self Injurious Behaviour, Abnormal Dreams, Ligament Injury

This report suggests a potential Prozac Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 17-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression,gastrointestinal disorder and used Prozac (dosage: NA) starting May 01, 2011. Soon after starting Prozac the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Tremor
  • Spinal Column Injury
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self Injurious Behaviour
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Ligament Injury
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Prilosec
  • Latuda
  • Carafate
  • Yaz /06531601/
  • Latuda
  • Trazodone Hcl
  • Latuda
The patient was hospitalized. Although Prozac demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Depression, Homicidal Ideation, Aggression, Bipolar Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Overdose, Nervousness, Emotional Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 07, 2012 by a Female taking Prozac (dosage: 40 Mg, Qd) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 124.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Prozac side effects: depression, homicidal ideation, aggression, bipolar disorder, suicidal ideation, overdose, nervousness, emotional disorder, borderline personality disorder. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Marijuana
The patient was hospitalized.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Ulcer, Depression

This Depression problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): depression.On Jan 01, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Prozac (dosage: 20 Mg, 3x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Wellbutrin (100 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Oxycodone (5 Mg, As Needed)
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone (25 Mg, Daily)
  • Venlafaxine Hcl (Unk)
  • Levothyroxine (0.075 Mg Daily)
  • Clonazepam (2 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Ropinirole (1 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Effexor Xr (Unk)
When commencing Prozac, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Depression
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Feeling Abnormal, Vision Blurred, Somnolence, Depression

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Prozac (dosage: NA) starting Jan 25, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Valium
  • Lamictal (50mg Per Day)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Vision Blurred
  • Somnolence
  • Depression
This opens a possibility that Prozac could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Blood Pressure Abnormal, Multiple Allergies, Bronchitis, Oedema, Depression, Myalgia, Renal Impairment, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Hypothyroidism

This Depression side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 05, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prozac. Patient felt the following Prozac side effects: blood pressure abnormal, multiple allergies, bronchitis, oedema, depression, myalgia, renal impairment, blood cholesterol abnormal, hypothyroidism. Prozac dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Flexeril (One Tablet Three Times A Day As Needed)
  • Flexeril (One Tablet Three Times A Day As Needed)
  • Doxycycline (One Tablet Twice Daily As Needed)
  • Lidoderm (One Patch For Twelve Hours As Needed)
  • Lotemax
  • Prednisone
  • Carvedilol
  • Xanax
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
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Prozac Depression Causes and Reviews


Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have Depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include

  • Feeling sad or "empty"
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
  • Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
  • Feeling very tired
  • Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
  • Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum Depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.

There are effective treatments for Depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


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