March 24, 2023

Prozac (Fluoxetine) What are the Side Effects? | Watch Before You Start | medicine bank

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Medication may improve your mood sleep appetite and energy level and may help restore your interest in daily living it may decrease fear anxiety unwanted thoughts and the number of panic attacks it may also reduce the urge to perform repeated tasks that interfere with daily living it may lessen premenstrual symptoms such as increase appetite and depression

How to use follow all direction on the product package if your doctor has prescribed this medication take it as directed if you are uncertain about any of the information consult your doctor or pharmacist take this medication as directed by your doctor usually once daily in the morning if you are taking this medication twice a day your doctor may direct you to

Take it in the morning and at noon if you are taking for premenstrual problem your doctor may direct you to take it every day of the month or just here the dose is based on your medical condition and response to treatment to reduce your risk of side effects your doctor may direct you to start taking this drug at a low dose and gradually increase your dose do

Not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed your condition will not improve any faster and your risk of side effects will increase take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it to help you remember take it at the same time each day it is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well do

Not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor some condition may become worse when this drug is suddenly stopped you should see improvements in one to two weeks it will take four to five weeks before you feel the full benefits side effects nausea anxiety loss of appetite tiredness rosiness sweating yawning dizziness and trouble sleeping if

Your doctor has directed you to lose this medication remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects many people using this medication do not have serious side effects tell you unusual or severe mental more changes easy bruising bleeding muscle weakness spasm shakiness decrease interest in sex changes in sexual

Ability and unusual weight loss get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects including black bloody stools moment that looks like coffee grounds scissors eye pain swelling on or redness and vision changes if you have diabetes it may affect your blood sugar monitor your blood sugar level this medication may increase serotonin and rarely

Cause a very serious condition called serotonin syndrome the risk increases if you also taking other drugs that increase serotonin so tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the drugs you take get medical help right away if you develop some of the following symptoms fast heartbeat hallucination loss of coordination severe dizziness severe nausea diarrhea warmthing

Twitching muscles unexplained fever and unusual agitation or restlessness a very serious allergic reaction to this drug is real however get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including rash itching swelling severe dizziness probable breathing skin blisters and mouth sores this is not a complete list of possible side

Effects if you notice other effects are listed above contact your doctor three questions before taking fluoxetine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies this product may contain some inactive ingredients which can cause energy reactions or other problems talk to your pharmacist for more details before using

This medication tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history especially of personal or family history of bipolar manic depressive disorder personal or family history of suicide attempts liver disease low sodium in the blood seizures problems personal or family history of glycoma high blood pressure and stomach problems this drug makes you dizzy or drowsy

Do not drive use machinery or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely the liquid form of this medication contain alcohol question is advised if you have diabetes alcohol dependence or liver disease some medication can cause a serious reaction when combined with alcohol before having surgery tell your doctor or dentist about all the products

You use including prescription drugs non-prescription drugs and herbal products older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug especially bleeding loss of coordination they may also be more likely to develop a type of salt imbalance especially if they also taking water pills loss of coordination can increase the risk of falling children

May be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug especially weight loss monitor weight and height in children who are taking this drug during pregnancy this medication should be used only when clearly needed it may harm an unborn baby since untreated mental mood problems can be a serious condition do not stop taking this medication unless directed by your

Doctor if you are planning pregnancy become pregnant or you think you may be pregnant discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor this drug passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infants consult your doctor before breastfeeding you

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