Fluoxetine (Prozac, AKA Distas, Limes, Green & White, Pros, Greens, Zacs), an antidepressant (mood elevator), is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and some eating disorders. Fluoxetine (Sarafem) is used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
|What does it look like?
Percocet is commonly found in tablet form.
What side effects can this medication cause?
Side effects from fluoxetine are common:
- upset stomach
- weakness or tiredness
- excitement or anxiety
- dry mouth
- skin more sensitive to sunlight than usual
- changes in appetite or weight
If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
- jaw, neck, and back muscle spasms
- slow or difficult speech
- shuffling walk
- persistent, fine tremor or inability to sit still
- fever, chills, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
- difficulty breathing or swallowing
- severe skin rash or hives
- yellowing of the skin or eyes
- irregular heartbeat
Source: NIDA, U.S. National Library of Medicine