Were you looking for information about Fluoxetine? Floxetine is a common misspelling of fluoxetine.
Fluoxetine, a prescription medication, is licensed for the treatment of various disorders, such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and bulimia. The antidepressant, which is in a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, works by blocking the reuptake of serotonin when levels become unbalanced.
Fluoxetine capsules are available in four different strengths, while the liquid form is available in only one strength. A number of side effects may occur with the use of this medication, including loss of appetite, nausea, headache, and insomnia. Fortunately, most people tolerate the drug without problems. If adverse reactions do occur, they are generally mild and easily treated.
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