Prozac is used in the treatment for panic disorder, bulimia nervosa, obsessive compulsive disorder and major depression. It is one one of the most used antidepressant. Fluoxetine is the generic name for Prozac. Prozac could risk the thought of suicide or the actions in children, young adults and teenagers. Before you give your kids Prozac you need to out way the risk. Prozac works by restoring the balance of serotonin which is a natural substance in the brain and can help certain mood problems. You don’t need to take Prozac if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it.
If you are planning on taking Prozac you need to let your doctor or pharmacist know if you have low blood sodium levels, if you are pregnant, if you are taking prescription or nonprescription drugs, if you have bipolar disorder or other mental or mood swings, history of seizures, heart problems, liver problems, stomach or bowel bleeding, if you are having electro-convulsive therapy. If your are taking phentermine , anticoagulant, diuretic and tramadol you need to let your doctor know because you don’t need to mix it. You take Prozac with or without food, if you take the same time each day it will help you remember to take it, keep taking the prozac even if you don’t feel well, if you miss your dose of prozac you need to take it as soon as possible.
Some side effects of Prozac are drowsiness or dizziness and alcohol or certain medicines can make it worse. Some more side effects of the Prozac is nervousness, flushing, abnormal dreams, anxiety, decreased sexual desire or ability, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping and runny nose.