Fluoxetine HCL

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Fluoxetine hydrochloride is a psychotropic drug for oral administration. It is also marketed for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (Sarafem, fluoxetine hydrochloride).

Doses above 20 mg per day may be given in divided doses, in the morning and at noon
-The full effect may be delayed until after at least 4 weeks of treatment.
-If a satisfactory response with the once weekly oral fluoxetine is not maintained, a change back to daily fluoxetine dosing using the immediate-release oral formulations should be considered.

-Acute episodes of Major Depressive Disorder require several months or longer of sustained pharmacologic therapy
-Whether the dose needed to induce remission is the same as the dose needed to maintain and/or sustain euthymia is unknown

Use: Acute and maintenance treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Fluoxetine Hydrochloride Basic Info
Product Name:Fluoxetine-Hydrochloride
Other Name:(+-)-methyl-gamma-(4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)benzenepropanaminehydrochlorid;3-(p-trifluoromethylphenoxy)-n-methyl-3-phenylpropylaminehydrochloride
Appearence:White powder
Drug category:Antidepressant
Purpose:This product is used for the treatment of depression and its accompanying anxiety, the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders.

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