Were you looking for information about Fluoxetine? Fluoxetina is the Spanish name for fluoxetine.
Fluoxetine, a drug that is available by prescription, is used to treat conditions such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and bulimia. When used in combination with Zyprexa® (olanzapine), it is also approved for treating bipolar depression and treatment-resistant depression. In addition, it can be used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
The medication works by balancing levels of serotonin in the brain. While most people have no problems with it, side effects may occur. Common ones include anxiety, insomnia, loss of appetite, and diarrhea. To help ensure a safe treatment process and reduce the risk of side effects, tell your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have and other drugs you are taking.
(To learn more, click Fluoxetine. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of the drug, including information on its effects and dosages, as well as guidelines on when and how it should be taken. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)