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Fluoxetine (Prozac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Fluoxetine (Prozac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Prozac?

fluoxetine

What is the Trade Name for fluoxetine?

Prozac

What are the Indications of Fluoxetine (Prozac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

depressive disorder, OCD, bulimia, panic disorder, bipolar, anorexia, ADHD, DM neuropathy, obesity

What are the Actions of Fluoxetine (Prozac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits reuptake of serotonin allowing it to persist longer in the synaptic cleft

What is the Therapeutic Class of Fluoxetine (Prozac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Antidepressant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Fluoxetine (Prozac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

SSRI

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Date Published - Aug 24, 2018
Date Modified - May 27, 2018

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