SSRI Prozac: Side/Interaction/Withdrawal-Effect Profile


Safety profile of Prozac (fluoxetine) based on indication, dosage, initiation of therapy, titration of therapy, discontinuation of therapy (withdraw), gender, and age (pediatric vs. adult). The safety profile includes any and all potential side effects that have been reported either by clinical trials, post marketing analysis, or voluntary reporting via the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the manufacturer (Eli Lilly). The prevalence of such side effects range any where from <.01% to >1%. It is presumed that the Mechanism of Action of Prozac is its inhibitory effect of neural uptake of serotonin.