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Prozac Serotonin Syndrome Side Effects

Prozac Serotonin Syndrome Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Serotonin Syndrome, 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.



Serotonin Syndrome, Hypertension, Muscle Rigidity, Tremor, Myoclonus, Agitation

This Serotonin Syndrome side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from FR. A 85-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: depression. The patient was prescribed Prozac (dosage: 20 Mg, Qd), which was started on 201204. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ditropan (Unk)
  • Alteis (40 Mg, Qd)
  • Ixprim (3 Df, Qd)
  • Doliprane (3 G, Qd)
  • Chrono-indocid (75 Mg, Tid)
  • Modopar (125 Mg, Tid)
When starting to take Prozac the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Muscle Rigidity
  • Tremor
  • Myoclonus
  • Agitation
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
Serotonin Syndrome, Herbal Interaction

This Serotonin Syndrome Prozac side effect was reported by a health professional from TR on Sep 30, 2013. A male , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prozac. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Herbal Interaction
. Prozac dosage: 40 Mg/day. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Seroquel (1000 Mg/day)
The patient was hospitalized.
Cardiac Failure, Toxicity To Various Agents, Somnolence, Serotonin Syndrome

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) from CA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prozac (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Zyprexa
  • Wellbutrin
  • Serax
  • Restoril
  • Nyquil
  • Biaxin Xl (2 Df, Qd)
  • Benylin Dm
, and developed a serious reaction and a Serotonin Syndrome side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Somnolence
  • Serotonin Syndrome
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prozac treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Serotonin Syndrome.

Personality Change, Psychotic Disorder, Serotonin Syndrome, Blister, Tremor

A 17-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: depression started Prozac treatment (dosage: 10 Mg, Daily) on Oct 01, 2011. Soon after starting Prozac treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Personality Change
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Blister
  • Tremor
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pristiq (50 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prozac side effects, such as Serotonin Syndrome.
Convulsion, Fibrin D Dimer Increased, Off Label Use, Renal Failure Acute, Rhabdomyolysis, Serotonin Syndrome

A female patient from ITALY was prescribed and started Prozac on Oct 06, 2010. Patient felt the following Prozac side effects: convulsion, fibrin d dimer increased, off label use, renal failure acute, rhabdomyolysis, serotonin syndrome Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prozac dosage: 60 Mg, Daily (1/d). Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Agitation, Anxiety, Mania, Off Label Use, Paranoia, Serotonin Syndrome

This report suggests a potential Prozac Serotonin Syndrome side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 30-year-old patient from PERU (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): personality disorder and used Prozac (dosage: 20 Mg, Daily (1/d)) starting Feb 01, 2010. Soon after starting Prozac the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Mania
  • Off Label Use
  • Paranoia
  • Serotonin Syndrome
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Zyprexa (5 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Valproate Sodium
Although Prozac demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Serotonin Syndrome, may still occur.
Anxiety, Depression, Migraine, Serotonin Syndrome

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on May 13, 2010 by a Female taking Prozac (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 61 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prozac side effects: anxiety, depression, migraine, serotonin syndrome. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Maxalt
Agitation, Anxiety, Off Label Use, Paranoia, Serotonin Syndrome

This Serotonin Syndrome problem was reported by a physician from PERU. A 30-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): personality disorder.On Feb 01, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Prozac (dosage: 20 Mg, Daily (1/d)). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Zyprexa (5 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Valproate Sodium
When commencing Prozac, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Off Label Use
  • Paranoia
  • Serotonin Syndrome
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Serotonin Syndrome, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Bradycardia, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Fall, Hypertension, Serotonin Syndrome

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 60-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: affective disorder,bipolar disorder and was treated with Prozac (dosage: 60mg Daily) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lithium Carbonate (300mg Tid)
  • Lamictal
  • Clonazepam
  • Seroquel
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Bradycardia
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Fall
  • Hypertension
  • Serotonin Syndrome
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prozac could cause Serotonin Syndrome and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Serotonin Syndrome, Tremor

This Serotonin Syndrome side effect was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES on Apr 02, 2010. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 115.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prozac. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Prozac side effects: serotonin syndrome, tremor. Prozac dosage: 50mg Qam Po.
Associated medications used:
  • Ritalin La (10mg Qam Po)
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
Delirium, Serotonin Syndrome

This Serotonin Syndrome side effect was reported by a physician from SOUTH AFRICA. A 9-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Prozac (dosage: 5 Mg, Daily (1/d)), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Rifampicin
  • Isoniazid
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Ethionamide
  • Stavudine
  • Lamivudine
  • Ritonavir
  • Lopinavir
When starting to take Prozac the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Delirium
  • Serotonin Syndrome
These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.
Serotonin Syndrome

This Serotonin Syndrome Prozac side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM on Jul 17, 2008. A male , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Prozac. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
. Prozac dosage: 20 Mg, Daily (1/d). Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Amitriptyline (10 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Fentanyl (50 Ug, Every Hour)
  • Simvastatin
  • Allopurinol (300 Mg, Daily (1/d))
The patient was hospitalized.
Chromaturia, Haemoglobin Decreased, Respiratory Acidosis, Serotonin Syndrome, Skin Discolouration, Vomiting

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 60-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED KINGDOM, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Prozac (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Methylene Blue
  • Beclometasone
  • Acetaminophen With Propoxyphene Hcl Tab
, and developed a serious reaction and a Serotonin Syndrome side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Chromaturia
  • Haemoglobin Decreased
  • Respiratory Acidosis
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Skin Discolouration
  • Vomiting
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Prozac treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Serotonin Syndrome.
Serotonin Syndrome

A 24-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from SPAIN with the following symptoms: depression started Prozac treatment (dosage: NA) on Feb 01, 1997. Soon after starting Prozac treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clorazepate Dipotassium
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Prozac side effects, such as Serotonin Syndrome.
Culture Urine Positive, Joint Dislocation, Osteomyelitis, Serotonin Syndrome

A female patient from SPAIN was prescribed and started Prozac on Apr 06, 2009. After Prozac was administered, patient encountered several Prozac side effects: culture urine positive, joint dislocation, osteomyelitis, serotonin syndrome Additional patient health information: Female , 73 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Prozac dosage: 20 Mg, Daily (1/d). Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Serotonin Syndrome

This report suggests a potential Prozac Serotonin Syndrome side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 60-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression and used Prozac (dosage: 20 Mg Tid Po) starting Mar 12, 2009. Soon after starting Prozac the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Prozac demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Serotonin Syndrome, may still occur.
Dyskinesia, Fatigue, Feeling Of Body Temperature Change, Hyperthermia, Muscle Rigidity, Muscle Twitching, Serotonin Syndrome, Somnolence, Tremor

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 15, 2007 by a male taking Prozac (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Prozac side effects: dyskinesia, fatigue, feeling of body temperature change, hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, muscle twitching, serotonin syndrome, somnolence, tremor. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Wellbutrin
Chromaturia, Haemoglobin Decreased, Respiratory Acidosis, Serotonin Syndrome, Skin Discolouration, Vomiting

This Serotonin Syndrome problem was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM. A 60-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:
  • Methylene Blue
  • Beclomethasone Dipropionate
  • Acetaminophen W/ Propoxyphene Hcl
When commencing Prozac, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Chromaturia
  • Haemoglobin Decreased
  • Respiratory Acidosis
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Skin Discolouration
  • Vomiting
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Serotonin Syndrome, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Serotonin Syndrome

This is a Prozac side effect report of a 71-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED KINGDOM. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: depression and was treated with Prozac (dosage: 20 Mg, Daily (1/d)) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Amitriptyline Hcl (10 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Fentanyl-100 (50 Ug, Every Hour)
  • Simvastatin
  • Allopurinol (300 Mg, Daily (1/d))
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Prozac could cause Serotonin Syndrome and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Serotonin Syndrome, Vomiting

This Serotonin Syndrome side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM on Mar 14, 2008. A female patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 60 years of age, was treated with Prozac. Patient felt the following Prozac side effects: serotonin syndrome, vomiting. Prozac dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Methylene Blue
  • Beclomethasone Dipropionate
  • Co-proxamol
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Prozac.

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Prozac Serotonin Syndrome Causes and Reviews


Antidepressants are medicines that treat depression. Your doctor can prescribe them for you. They work to balance some of the natural chemicals in our brains. It may take several weeks for them to help. There are several types of antidepressants. You and your doctor may have to try a few before finding what works best for you.

Antidepressants may cause mild side effects that usually do not last long. These may include headache, nausea, sleep problems, restlessness, and sexual problems. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects. You should also let your doctor know if you take any other medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.

It is important to keep taking your medicines, even if you feel better. Do not stop taking your medicines without talking to your doctor. You often need to stop antidepressants gradually.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


Prozac Serotonin Syndrome Reviews

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