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Last Updated: 07 May 2022

Prozac is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Prozac is occasionally used together with another drug called olanzapine to deal with manic anxiety triggered by bipolar illness. Do not use Prozac if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days. You have to wait at least 14 days after quiting an MAO inhibitor before you take Prozac. Some youths have thoughts about self-destruction when first taking an antidepressant. You ought to not use Prozac if you are sensitive to fluoxetine, if you also take pimozide or thioridazine. If you have used an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days, do not use Prozac. You should wait 5 weeks after quiting fluoxetine prior to you can take thioridazine or an MAOI. Your family or other caregivers need to also look out to changes in your mood or symptoms. Ask your physician about taking this medication if you are pregnant. Taking an SSRI antidepressant throughout late maternity might cause significant clinical issues in the infant. Your name may be provided on a maternity registry to track the results of fluoxetine on the baby if you are pregnant. If your symptoms do not boost, keep using the medicine as directed and tell your medical professional. Take the medicine as soon as you can, but avoid the missed out on dose if it is nearly time for your following dose. If you miss a dose of Prozac Weekly, take the missed out on dose as soon as you remember and take the next dosage 7 days later.

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