Fluoxetine

Generic Prozac or fluoxetine is one of the most effective depression treatments. So how can you get a prescription and get it delivered to your door?

With a quick mobile video chat, a member of our medical team can ask you a few questions and write you a prescription.

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About Fluoxetine

What is Fluoxetine?

The brand name antidepressant Prozac also goes by its generic name, fluoxetine. Fluoxetine belongs to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or SSRIs.

How does fluoxetine work in the body?

SSRIs like fluoxetine increase levels of serotonin in your brain. Serotonin is a chemical that helps you feel good. It can promote good sleep, memory, energy, mood, and increased interest in activities.

How can fluoxetine treat depression?

If you have depression, you may not have enough serotonin, the feel-good chemical, in your brain. Taking fluoxetine helps boost your brain’s serotonin levels. This relieves symptoms of depression.

How well does fluoxetine treat depression?

Fluoxetine works well for depression treatment. Studies show that fluoxetine is an effective antidepressant and that most patients don’t have serious side effects while taking it. Fluoxetine works just as well as brand name Prozac.

What dosages does fluoxetine come in for depression?

Fluoxetine comes in 10, 20, and 40 mg capsules. An adult starting dose of fluoxetine is 20 mg once daily. This dose could go as high as 80 mg per day.

Your dose will depend on your individual needs.

Is fluoxetine FDA-approved for depression?

Yes—fluoxetine is FDA-approved for treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). Fluoxetine is also approved to treat other mental conditions, like bipolar depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, and bulimia, an eating disorder.

Does fluoxetine treat anxiety?

SSRIs treat depression, and some are FDA-approved to treat anxiety too. Although fluoxetine is not FDA-approved for anxiety treatment, it is commonly prescribed for that purpose.

Why do I need a prescription for generic Prozac?

Antidepressants are powerful medicines. There are many benefits, but also many risks. It is important to take fluoxetine only under the care and direction of a doctor or nurse practitioner.

All antidepressants carry a risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children, teens, and young adults with mental disorders. Fluoxetine can also cause a dangerous reaction if you take it with or near another class of antidepressants called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).

The Lemonaid prescription service is a super-convenient way for you to get your fluoxetine prescription.