Fluoxetine (fluoxetine): Reviews and patient testimonials

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Medication indications

Fluoxetine 10 mg Film-coated Tablets

Adults:

Major depressive episodes.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and Adolescents Aged 8 Years and Above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4-6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 20 mg Capsules

Adults:

Major Depressive Episodes: Fluoxetine is indicated for the treatment of the symptoms of major depressive illness, with or without associated anxiety symptoms, especially where sedation is not required.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and Adolescents Aged 8 Years and Above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4-6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 20 mg Hard Capsules

Adults:

Major Depressive Episodes: Fluoxetine is indicated for the treatment of the symptoms of depressive illness, with or without associated anxiety symptoms, especially where sedation is not required.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and Adolescents Aged 8 years and Above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4-6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 20 mg/5 ml Oral Solution

Adults:

Major depressive episodes. Fluoxetine is indicated for the treatment of the symptoms of depressive illness, with or without associated anxiety symptoms, especially where sedation is not required.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and adolescents aged 8 years and above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4–6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 20mg Capsules

Adults:

• Major depressive episodes.

• Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

• Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and Adolescents Aged 8 Years and Above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4-6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 20mg/5ml Oral Solution

Fluoxetine 20 mg / 5 ml Oral Solution is indicated in:

Adults:

Major depressive episodes

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Bulimia nervosa – Fluoxetine 20mg/5ml Oral Solution are indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and Adolescents Aged 8 Years and Above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4-6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 60 mg Capsules, Hard

Fluoxetine 60 mg capsules are indicated for:

Adults:

Major depressive episodes.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and adolescents aged 8 years and above:

Moderate to severe major depressive episode, if depression is unresponsive to psychological therapy after 4-6 sessions. Antidepressant medication should be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression only in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.

Fluoxetine 60mg Capsules

Major depressive episodes.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Bulimia nervosa: Fluoxetine is indicated as a complement of psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging activity.

Children and adolescents aged 8 years and above (moderate to severe major depressive episode): Fluoxetine 60mg capsules are not licensed and are not appropriate for use in children or adolescents. Other suitable formulations (20mg capsules, liquid formulation) are available for this patient population.

Fluoxetine 60mg Hard Capsules

Major depression

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Bulimia nervosa: fluoxetine is indicated as a complement to psychotherapy for reduction of binge eating and purging activity.

Children and adolescents aged 8 years and above (moderate to severe major depressive episode): Fluoxetine 60 mg capsules are not licensed and are not appropriate for use in children or adolescents. Other suitable formulations (20 mg capsules, liquid formulation) are available for this patient population.


Route of administration: Oral
Molecule: fluoxetine

Patients' opinions on Fluoxetine

In brief

General satisfaction level: 8.11/10 Learn more

Treatment's effectiveness: 7.78/10 Learn more

Ease of use: 8.67/10 Learn more

Adherence to prescription: 9.33/10 Learn more

Detected side effects: 4.71/10 Learn more

Improvement in the quality of life: 8.44/10 Learn more

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10 = Extremely satisfied

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1 = Not at all satisfied
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Tips and advice of the community


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bobjen
on 05/01/2021

I had been on fluoxetine for year , but in about September i could feel myself slipping back to what i was like before ,So my doctor just up my dose then after six week i started to feel a lot better .

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Nana62
on 03/01/2020

When I started taking it it was good but now it's not working very well and I don't really want to have to go on to something stronger but my doctor probably will. 

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Malvace
on 30/06/2018

I’ve been on fluoxetine for so long I don’t notice it. I’ve never been this balanced though. I’m on 20mg and honestly, all the folk who say no to meds, try it. I am more ‘normal’ than I’ve been in 38 years. I’ve gotten married, bought a house, been made redundant twice, quit smoking and a host of other things that would previously sent me over the edge...I’ve wobbled and cried but been no where near the old suicidal, self harming wreck I was before I started taking fluoxetine. Most folk don’t even know I’m bipolar now. My tip is to stick with it, get the dose right and don’t hope for too much sex!  (the only downside is a VERY reduced sex drive) 

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