What is Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is unique anti-depressant, which is called as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It affects the chemicals in the brain and works of the ailments like depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive – compulsion symptoms. The critical disease like depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa( an eating disorder) premenstrual dysohoric disorder (PMMD).  Most of the fluoxetine is merged up with the other medicine like olanzapine,( zyprexa) to cure the depression happened due to bipolar disorder( manic depression).  Although for, the better result, the patient might take the extra time duration.

If you are happen to use the fluxotine do not take it with pimozide (orap), thioridazine( mellaril) or an MAO inhibitor like fuzaolidone(furoxone), isocarboxazid( marplan), phenelzine( nardil), rasgiline(azilect), selegiline( elderpryl, emsam, zelpar), or tranylcrpromine(parnate).  The combination of these drugs with fluoxetine can cause acute side effects to the patients.

Fluoxetine, takes the time of the twelve months, initially patients might feel like committing suicide, but during the regular diagnosis, especially the one who is under the age of twenty-four can be cured of and they have frequent check-ups and medication.  In case, if the behavior worsens, as if the patient persists the symptom of mood or anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed or have thoughts of hurting of killing oneself, then they should immediately consult the doctor. Take care!  Never stop or discontinue the usage of drug without consulting doctor, this can be fatal.

Before consulting, the doctor, you should not start or discontinue the use of fluoxetine. A bit of negligence, can cause serious lung problems, and if the patient is pregnant, then cause the harmful affect on the fetal growth and relapse the depression in the mother.  During the consistent use of the fluxetine , if you the suffering from the health condition, let your doctor know in  advance.  This disease includes cirrhosis of the liver, kidney disease, diabetes, glaucoma, seizure, or epilepsy.

Fluoxetine , is an anti-depressant that was documented in the year of nineteen hundred and seventy four, by a scientists from eli lilly and company.  This drug was presented to the united states food and drug administration, in feburary 1977, and it got the final approval in the market in December in nineteen hundred and eighty seven.  This product is highly popular in the market. By the year, when the drug finished three decades in the market, in the year two thousand and ten, it was analyzed that almost 24.4 million people were prescribed for generic formulations of fluoxetine. The scenario was alone in the United States, and when it was analyzed at the global arena, and then it was found that it is the third most sold drug in the market. The pharmokinetics says that fluoxetine is high in content, and then combines with plasma protein within 6-8 hours.  The chemical is metabolized in the liver by isoengymes of the cytochrome P450 system that includes, CYP2D6. The single component of fluoxetine, norfluoxetine (N-demethylated fluoxetine)  is biologically active.