Table 3

TADS reporting of presently acknowledged common adverse effects of fluoxetine30

Mentioned in publications from the TADS *Not mentioned in publications from the TADS
InsomniaDecreased appetite, incl. anorexia
Sleep disorderWeight decreased
Abnormal dreams, incl. nightmaresTension
AnxietyLibido decreased, incl. loss of libido
Somnolence, incl. hypersomnia, sedationGynaecological bleeding, incl. menstrual bleeding disorders
NervousnessErectile dysfunction
RestlessnessEjaculation disorder
HeadacheDizziness
Disturbance in attentionDysgeusia
TremorLethargy
PalpitationsVision blurred
DiarrhoeaECG QT prolonged
NauseaFlushing, incl. hot flushes
VomitingYawning
Dry mouthDyspepsia
RashChills
Urticaria (hives)Feeling jittery
Pruritus
Hyperhidrosis
Arthralgia
Frequent urination
Fatigue
  • *Not necessarily identified as an adverse effect of fluoxetine treatment.

  • TADS, Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study.