Treatment: Fluoxetine (Prozac)

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Fluoxetine (Prozac)

Fluoxetine is the generic name for the brand-name drug Prozac, which is an antidepressant drug used to restore healthy mental functioning. Fluoxetine/Prozac is commonly prescribed to treat such conditions as panic attacks, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, and eating disorders. Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) drug, which means that it boosts production of the chemical serotonin in the brain. Mental illnesses and other mental disorders may occur as a result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. Serotonin is a chemical that promotes healthy mental functioning, and is effective against these conditions because it restores the healthy balance of chemicals in the brain.

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yes, this is a horrible, HIGHLY POTENT DRUG, that should never be administered!4/21/2012 at 09:20 PM
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I still have my days when i am depressed.but i work thru it as best as possible1/22/2012 at 08:54 AM
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Violent mood swings, halu9/27/2011 at 12:28 PM
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I sleep a lot5/27/2011 at 07:35 AM
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un peu de mise à distance mais rien de plus dans mon cas.5/8/2011 at 03:40 AM
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Last updated on May 11 2018 at 21:09
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