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Were you looking for information about Fluoxetine? Fluoxtine is a common misspelling of fluoxetine.
 
Available only by prescription, fluoxetine is a drug licensed to treat various conditions, including (but not limited to) depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and bulimia. It is a type of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, which blocks the reuptake of serotonin when levels become unbalanced. Fluoxetine is available in a variety of strengths and is generally taken once or twice a day. Common side effects include headache, insomnia, loss of appetite, and diarrhea.
 
(To learn more, click Fluoxetine. This article provides a complete overview of this drug and its uses, precautions, and dosing guidelines.)
 
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