Coming soon. Improves mood and helps you relax. Prozac (Fluoxetine) is good for treating depression and anxiety. It's more energizing than other antidepressants, but may not be the best choice for people who have trouble sleeping. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance. No pricing data for this drug at this filter setting. Try searching on GoodRx Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+
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More Prozac side effects » How it works Tofranil Prozac Coming soon. Prozac (Fluoxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It increases serotonin activity in the brain, which regulates mood. Type of medication Tofranil Prozac Prescription only Available as Tofranil Prozac Pill Delayed release capsule Liquid Used for Tofranil Prozac › Depression Nocturnal Enuresis Risk factors for serious side effects Tofranil Prozac Coming soon. › Age 24 years or younger › Using other medications that affect serotonin › Stopping Prozac (Fluoxetine) suddenly › History of heart problems › History of liver problems › Drug interactions › Taking other blood-thinning drugs › History of bipolar disorder › At risk for bipolar disorder Detailed Prozac (Fluoxetine) risks & warnings »
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Food Tofranil Prozac No food related info. › Take in the morning with food to avoid side effects.
Sex Tofranil Prozac No sex related info. › Can cause sexual side effects like low libido and an inability to orgasm or ejaculate. Upsides and benefits Tofranil Prozac Coming soon › Effective at relieving depression and anxiety symptoms. › Lowers relapse rates of depression and bulimia nervosa. › Causes less sleepiness than other antidepressants. › It's more energizing than other antidepressants, so it's good for people who have low energy. › It has been used to treat depression for a long time, so there's a lot of information available about how it works and how safe it is. › Six out of ten people who use an antidepressant for the first time find that it works for them. Downsides and risks Tofranil Prozac Coming soon › Can cause sexual side effects like low libido and an inability to orgasm or ejaculate. › Can increase feelings of anxiety or cause headaches during the first few weeks of taking it. These effects should go away over time. › More likely than other antidepressants to interact with other medications you're taking. › Like most antidepressants, it can cause a higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior for people younger than 24. › The first antidepressant you try doesn't always work or it can cause side effects you really don't like. You might need to try a few different medications until you find one that works for you. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Tofranil Prozac Coming soon › Take in the morning with food to avoid side effects. › Takes about 8 to 12 weeks to see the medication's full effects on your mood. › Stop taking it slowly to avoid getting withdrawal symptoms. › Tell your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or unusual thoughts. Learn more More about Tofranil Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert More about Prozac Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert