Were you looking for information about Fluoxetine? Flouxetine is a common misspelling of fluoxetine.
Depression, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and bulimia are some of the conditions that may be treated with fluoxetine (Prozac®), a prescription drug. The medicine, which comes in capsule and liquid form and is available in a variety of strengths, is generally taken once or twice a day. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs for short. SSRIs, such as fluoxetine, act on a specific chemical within the brain known as serotonin.
Common side effects of the drug may include insomnia, loss of appetite, and headache, among others. Before taking this product, let your healthcare provider know if you have diabetes, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, or a history of suicide attempts.
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