Fluoxetine is used for treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), an intense way of premenstrual syndrome. Fluoxetine can be a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring the balance of serotonin, an organic substance within the brain, which helps to improve mood.
Use Fluoxetine as directed because of your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions maybe you have about how precisely to use Fluoxetine.
Store Fluoxetine at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Fluoxetine out from the reach of kids and far from pets.
All medicines may cause unwanted side effects, but many people have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most common unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Anxiety; decreased libido or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flu-like symptoms (eg, fever, chills, muscle aches); increased sweating; decrease of appetite; nausea; nervousness; runny nose; sore throat; stomach upset; sleep problems; weakness.
Seek medical attention straight away if any of these severe unwanted effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; exaggerated reflexes; sweating; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; increased hunger, thirst, or urination; joint or wrist aches or pain; forgetfulness; new or worsening agitation, anxiety attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated a sense well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; persistent or severe ringing inside the ears; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety, sleep problems, or weakness; severe or persistent nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or headache; significant weight-loss; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual hoarseness; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual swelling; unusual weakness; vision changes; worsening of depression.
This is not a complete report on all unwanted side effects that could occur. If you have questions about unwanted side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Fluoxetine if:
Contact your physician or doctor without delay if some of these connect with you.
Some medical ailments may interact with Fluoxetine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist when you have any medical ailments, particularly if any in the following connect with you:
Some medicines may communicate with Fluoxetine. Tell your doctor if you take any other medicines, especially any in the following:
This will not be a total list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Fluoxetine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check along with your physician prior to starting, stop, or affect the dose of any medicine.
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