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Were you looking for information about Fluoxetine? Fluxotine is a common misspelling of fluoxetine.
 
Fluoxetine (Prozac®) is licensed to treat 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. It can also be used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
 
The drug, which is available by prescription only, comes in capsule and liquid form, and is available in a number of strengths. While most people tolerate the drug well, common side effects can include insomnia, headaches, and nausea.
 
(To read the full eMedTV article, click Fluoxetine. This article takes an in-depth look at how this drug works to treat these conditions, as well as how it should be taken and what you should tell your healthcare provider before taking it.)
 
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