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Synonyms for fluoxetine

a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem)

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Lupin's Fluoxetine Tablets USP, 10 mg and 20 mg, is the generic equivalent of Eli Lilly and Company's Prozac Tablets, 10 mg and 20 mg.
"We did not find evidence that the addition of fluoxetine (rather than placebo) to CBT further reduced depressive symptoms in young people with moderate-to-severe major depressive disorder," the authors write.
The company added that Fluoxetine Tablets, USP in 10 and 20 mg is AB-rated to the branded product, Prozac (fluoxetine) tablets, USP.
Mice treated with Fluoxetine as a standard showed a significant decrease (P < 0.001) in immobility period on the 8th day and 15th day as compared to control group as shown in Tables 1 and 2.
Upon questioning and medical reports, it was learned that he was brought to the emergency department once more with diffuse urticaria two and a half years ago, while he had been taking fluoxetine 10 mg for fifteen days.
Then, we added fluoxetine 2.5 mg/d and increased it after one week to 5 mg/d and to 10 mg/d in the third week.
Fluoxetine in combination with aspirin decreased the levels of COX-2, IL-2, IL-4, and TNF-[alpha] in the hippocampus (p<0.05).
At the end of the six weeks, 18.8% of the saffron group and 21.9% of the fluoxetine group were in remission, which is not statistically significant.
We examined the effects of initiating fluoxetine in a patient with bipolar 2 disorder following left posterior inferior cerebellar artery ischemic stroke.
She recalled her home medications to be mirtazapine 30 mg orally nightly, fluoxetine unknown dose orally three times a day, carbamazepine 200 mg orally twice daily, insulin glargine 15-20 units subcutaneously nightly, morphine sulfate 30 mg orally twice daily, tramadol 50 mg orally four times a day, hydromorphone 4 mg orally six times a day as needed for pain, and hydrocodone/acetaminophen 325/10 mg orally six times a day as needed for pain, and she had been taking them to relieve her pain.
Patients on fluoxetine also had the lowest levels of C-terminal cross-linked telopeptide of type 1 collagen (CTX), a biochemical marker of bone turnover, said Dr.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Older patients prescribed citalopram had almost 12-fold higher odds of hip osteoporosis, compared with those prescribed fluoxetine, according to a large retrospective study at a tertiary bone health clinic.
An updated national guideline recommends specific psychological therapy for adolescents with mild depression and combined psychotherapy and fluoxetine for moderate or severe depression, with sertraline or citalopram as second-line agents (SOR: A, RCTs).
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), in particular fluoxetine, have been associated with hypoglycaemia, reduced awareness of hypoglycaemic episodes, and increased insulin sensitivity in patients with DM (3,4,5,6,7).
The present study aimed to explore the effect of saffron as an add-on therapy to a common antidepressant, fluoxetine, in a double-blind placebo controlled trial.