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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of fluoxetine Oral.

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Condition: Depression
2/23/2013 12:20:27 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Depression
2/7/2013 11:00:45 PM

Reviewer: No-more-naps, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on this drug for 9 months and it did help compulsive thoughts and depression but also made me nervous and sleepy.

Condition: Depression
1/15/2013 2:32:27 AM

Reviewer: Sweetpea, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have experienced almost immediate relief from fearful and negative thoughts, about a week, after taking 40mg of lilly-fluoksetien per day.

Condition: Depression
12/28/2012 2:56:42 AM

Reviewer: Kannan, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My daughter who is aged 16 and an Asperger was prescribed Fluoxetine 20 mg once a day in the morning. Her moods have improved significantly. However after 4 weeks she is facing difficulties in getting sleep. I am not sure if this is due to the medication. Can someone confirm if this is a potential side effect which will get worse. Should this medication be stopped immediately or tapered?

Condition: Depression
11/2/2012 2:28:34 PM

Reviewer: missyt0925, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My doctor added Prozac 10mg to the 40mg that I am already taking and the two doses works great together.

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