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Prozac,

trade name for fluoxetine hydrochloride. See antidepressantantidepressant,
any of a wide range of drugs used to treat psychic depression. They are given to elevate mood, counter suicidal thoughts, and increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy.
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Prozac

™ fluoxetine; a drug that prolongs the action of serotonin in the brain; used as an antidepressant
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As I grew up, I struggled with depression and I struggled with depression and flashbacks and my GP eventually flashbacks and my GP eventually prescribed Prozac.
The two teams in close collaboration with Hoffmann-LaRoche (Basel), have now characterised in vitro and then in vivo, the various reactions and intermediate molecules produced in the presence of Prozac, which are eventually responsible for an increased release of serotonin.
Now we know that Prozac can trigger self-harming and suicidal thoughts.
Rene Hen, a neuroscientist at Columbia University, and his colleagues tested the long-term effects of Prozac treatment on a specially bred strain of nervous mice.
Also, you should not take PROZAC at the same time as or within 2 weeks if stopping a type of antidepressant medication known as an MAO inhibitor.
immediately if you develop a rash while taking PROZAC.
Prozac is the only anti-depressant of the SSRI class that has been exempted from the general ban on use in children.
Today, Lilly's four most-popular products in Brazil are produced in-country: Zyprexa, Cialis, Prozac, and Evista, which combined represent 70% of its Brazilian sales.
I oppose the use of heroin for the same reason I oppose the use of Prozac," the psychologist Jeffrey Schaler writes in his 2001 book Addiction Is a Choice.
But in a ``correction and apology'' on its web site yesterday, the BMJ said it had not intended to suggest that Eli Lilly, the makers of Prozac who have a plant in Liverpool, had caused the documents to go missing.
Regulators have prohibited the use of all anti-depressants other than Prozac for those under 18 in the UK, amid fears that they can lead to suicidal tendencies.
An international team, led by Prof John Gordon and Dr Nicholas Barnes, of Birmingham University, found that drugs such as Prozac could be used to treat this form of cancer.

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