Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Prozac
  2. Prozac Weekly
  3. Rapiflux
  4. Sarafem
  5. Selfemra

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Phl-FLUoxetine

Descriptions


Fluoxetine is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and panic disorder. It is also used together with olanzapine to treat depression that is part of bipolar disorder.

Fluoxetine is an antidepressant and belongs to a group of medicines known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). This medicine works by increasing the activity of a chemical called serotonin in the brain.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Capsule, Delayed Release
  • Tablet
  • Syrup
  • Solution