Antidepressant better known under its brand name of Prozac. Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, and serves to increase blood levels of the neurochemical serotonin. Fluoxetine alone or in combination with amitriptyline (see separate entry) may be prescribed for fibromyalgia.
An antidepressant drug used to promote weight loss whose action is mediated by highly specific inhibition of serotonin reuptake into presynaptic neurons. Serotonin acts in the brain to alter feeding and satiety by decreasing carbohydrate intake, resulting in weight reduction.
A member of the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) . It is normally used to treat depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder, but may also be helpful in improving motor impairment and cognitive functioning in people with HD.
Fluoxetine hydrochloride is an antidepressant drug used medically in the treatment of depression, body dysmorphic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, hypochondriasis and panic disorder.