Prozac - Fluoxetine

Prozac - Fluoxetine

Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 25-Jul-2012

Prozac (Fluoxetine) is a drug known as an SSRI.

SSRI’s (Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors) such as Prozac are used in the treatment of depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Prozac works to increase the amount of serotonin in the brain, a natural substance that helps maintain mental balance.

Other disorders Prozac is used to treat include:

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Prozac (Fluoxetine) may cause serious adverse effects, including but not limited to:

  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Fever
  • Joint Pain
  • Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Fever, sweating, confusion, fast or irregular heartbeat, and severe muscle stiffness
  • Seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist
  • Seizures
  • Nausea
  • Headache

If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered injury or death due to a defective or dangerous pharmaceutical, you may have a right to compensation for your injuries. The Maher Law Firm would like to help. We invite you to contact our trial-tested dangerous drug attorneys today.

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