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medical indication and effects

Fluoxetine is an antidepressant which belongs to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. On this way, serotonin lasts longer in the brain-chemicals which balances mood. It is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and panic disorder. Unlike man other antidepressants Fluoxetine has a long half-time of 1 day. Over the time the metabolism of the patient can be slows down due Fluoxetine which results in an even longer half-time of up to 6 days. This makes Fluoxetine suitable for long-term treatments.
The following side effects are ordered by descending occurrence.
  • hives, itching, or skin rash
  • inability to sit still
  • restlessness
  • decreased appetite
  • chills or fever
  • joint or muscle pain

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last update:08.09.2016
active agent:fluoxetine
disease:mental health

brands and manufacturers

fludaccadila pharma
prozacelli lilly

dosage forms and release types

10mg, 20mg capsulestandard release

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