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Fluoxetine (Prozac)

Also known as Prozac, Prozac Weekly, Rapiflux, Sarafem, Reconcile, Symbyax 6/25, Symbyax 12/50, Symbyax 6/50, Symbyax 12/25, and Symbyax 3/25


Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex, among others) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. Fluoxetine was first documented in 1974 by scientists from Eli Lilly and Company. It was presented to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in February 1977, with Eli Lilly receiving final approval to market the drug in December 1987. Fluoxetine went off-patent in August 2001.

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Estimated Total Cost: $12.58 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed fluoxetine to treat depression, dysthymic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), and obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd).

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