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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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To understand the anti-inflammatory properties of SSRIs, the research team at The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology looked into the use of fluoxetine and citalopram in mouse and human models of RA.
In addition to approving the new indication for Symbyax, the FDA also approved olanzapine (Zyprexa) in combination with fluoxetine for the acute treatment of treatment-resistant depression.
For the study, 18 patients were randomized to receive 10 mg fluoxetine for 4 weeks, after which the dose could be increased to 20 mg, and 16 patients were randomized to placebo with a matching increase after 4 weeks.
the scientists exposed the mussels to various concentrations of fluoxetine in the lab.
4) With the exception of a single case of dysphonic laryngeal dystonia reported by Murray et al (5) with chlorpromazine, fluoxetine, and alcohol overdose in a 14-year-old child, no case of dysphonia induced by SSRI at the recommended daily dosage has been reported.
The report criticizes much of the literature regarding reproductive safety of fluoxetine, which is understandable because controlled studies of exposures to any medication during pregnancy are not done for ethical reasons.
But we were never told suicidal tendencies were an initial side effect of the Fluoxetine and people should be aware of this.
Previously, patients requiring a 30 mg or 60 mg dose of fluoxetine needed to take three 10 mg pills or three 20 mg pills to achieve their dose, respectively.
The control group received fluoxetine in a white gelatin capsule and a bottle of alcohol-water solution without a homeopathic.
Among the antidepressants, they reported paroxetine and venlafaxine appear to decrease hot flashes more than do sertraline or fluoxetine.
In the more recent investigation, patients were randomized either to placebo, or to a 20- or 40-mg fixed daily dose of fluoxetine, and investigators found that both doses of the drug failed to demonstrate a difference between fluoxetine and placebo (J.