What is Fluoxetine?
Fluoxetine Capsule is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Depression, Panic Attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorder, Premenstrual Syndrome and other conditions.
Fluoxetine Capsule contains Fluoxetine Hcl as an active ingredient.
Fluoxetine Capsule works by affecting the chemicals in the brain.
Detailed information related to Fluoxetine Capsule’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Fluoxetine Capsule Uses
Fluoxetine Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Panic Attacks
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Eating Disorder
- Premenstrual Syndrome
Fluoxetine Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Fluoxetine Capsule improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Affecting the chemicals in the brain.
Fluoxetine Capsule – Composition and Active Ingredients
Fluoxetine Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Fluoxetine Hcl (10Mg)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Fluoxetine Capsule – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Fluoxetine Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Strange Dreams
- Vision Changes
- Tremors Or Shaking
- Anxious Feeling
Fluoxetine Capsule – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Bipolar disorder
- Cirrhosis of the liver
- History of drug abuse
- Kidney disease
- Narrow-angle glaucoma