Fluoxetine

FDA Approved: * August 2, 2001
Pharm Company: * BARR
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Fluoxetine Overview

Fluoxetine, sold under the brand names Prozac and Sarafem among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class.[2] It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.[2] It is also approved for treatment of major depressive disorder in adolescents and children 8 years of age and over.[6]...

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Fluoxetine pill picture

I need to know what the pill Fluoxetine looks like 10 mg and 20 mg? Please send a picture. ## What does the pill fluoxetine10 mg look like? ## That is almost impossible to say, once a pill is available for generic production and the proprietary patent is over, then many different companies will make it and offer it for sale. There are no regulations that say all pills with the same active ingredients must look the same, their size, shape, and color are entirely up to what the manufacturer decides to make them look like. The only regulations, as per the FDA requirements, say that all prescription drugs sold legally in the US, must have a unique imprint for ID purposes, yet even this will differ under on manufacturer according to dosage. So there is no way someone can possibly tell you wh...

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Nuzak

Is it possible that a person who isn't epileptic can deveope seizures once on nuzak? ## I have been taking nuzak for 3 years and I had a seizure in the first year I have had 3 in the last 3 years the doctors say its not the nuzak but I am sceptical as I am 32 the seizures make me feel paralysed and I loose all bodily control I have recenty weand myself off the nuzak ## It is not a very common side effect, but yes, the NIH reports do list seizures as possibly being cause by Nuzak, which contains the active ingredient Fluoxetine. Other side effects may include nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, weight loss, and headache. However, there is also a chance that they are not due to the medication. Have your respective doctors done any testing to be sure? My husband developed epilepsy suddenly ...

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Antidepressants are great

All antidepressants are great! You can't go wrong! They make you tired all the time, everything is like a day-dream or being drunk 24/7, you have no concentration among other great side affects.Being 100% honest, I'm pretty certain it's the real life equivalent of being a zombie. I felt dead inside and have still not recovered fully two years on. If you want permanent issues to what in theory is a temporary problem take as many meds as you can. If you actually want to get better don't take tablets, go and actually talk to a professional who isn't paid to put you on tablets for the long run (they get bonuses for putting you on prescription for certain drugs) and speak to a Councillor. I found C.B.T. very helpful. Please please please ask yourself: "do I need to ta...

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Pliva 648

Small white capsule with green label PLIVA-648 ## Pliva 648 contains Fluoxetine 20 mg, a generic for Prozac (NDC 50111-648) Inactive Ingredients: - Ammonia - D&C Yellow No. 10 - Aluminum Oxide - FD&C Blue No. 1 - Gelatin - Magnesium Stearate - Starch, Corn - Propylene Glycol - Shellac - Titanium Dioxide Ref: DailyMed ## What is pliva 648 used for? ## Troy's ID of the Pliva 648 tablet is correct, it does contain 20mgs of Fluoxetine, a generic for Prozac, this is used to treat depression and OCD. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and dizziness. ## I have a bottle of pliva 648 capsule and I need to know how many per day I should take? ## According to DailyMed, it will vary based on what it has been prescribed for. As an example, for major depressiv...

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Alembic Fluoxetine Make Me Sick

I've been taking a generic green & white capsule of 20 mg Prozac (fluoxetine) for a few years. My pharmacy gave me blue capsules mfg by alembic this time & I am feeling so sick for 4 days now. I thought I had a stomach bug, but I've never had a bug linger this long. I had diarrhea & vomiting on day 2 & 3, jittery sleep, then deep bouts of sleep, bad headache, night sweats & nightmares. ## Ditto! I almost puked this am, and have been sick all day. Had major side effects after my pharmacy switched me to blue caps. Was taking Sandoz white and green for years with no problem. I called my pharmacy and requested alternative as I can’t barf every day ## I recently got a refill and my pharmacy switched to Alembic generic (dark blue capsules). I took it only abo...

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Fluoxetine and hair loss

Does this medication cause hair loss? ## Yes. I'm on prozac and I am losing hair since taking it. ## Sorry to hear that. Weird thing is I checked on Medline Plus and couldn't find anything mentioned about hair loss. What's up with that? Do you think there could be a secondary cause?

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always hungry after meals, started nuzak fluoextine

I've been feeling very hungry recently, but all the time even after meals. I started my meds anti deps two weeks ago and im bloated and hungry all the time I feel that I need to pass wind top and bottom all the time but it feels trapped? Anyone experienced this :( ## Hello, Gabbie! How are you? That's a very odd side effect for the Nuzak/Fluoxetine, it is actually more prone to causing weight loss, though the flatulence can happen. Is it the only medication you take? Side effects from the Nuzak should taper off after about a month, once your body adjusts to the medication. ## Hi Verwon, I am doing alot better now, thanks for replying to my message. I have lost some weight, taking 20mg per day - been back to my Dr for check up because i am concerned about my weight lost over the ...

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Is this a Fluoxetine pill?

A109 20 mg dark blue oval capsule ## I also got the blue generic fluoxetine made by northstar and they made me crazy!!! I just called the manufacturer and they are taking this seriously: they are sending me a kit to send back the pills and they will consult with the FDA. Please call them to tell them the pills are bad. Northstar RX LLC Toll Free: 1-800-206-7821 ## I, too, received the Northstar fluoxetine and have been taking it for 8 days and was wondering what was wrong with me. It's like taking nothing--all the depression, weepiness, ups and downs are back. Please help me. ## CALL THEM!!! And call your doctor!! Get new "clean" pills and tell your doctor what happened. Northstar has been extremely diligent in reporting this to the appropriate authorities. You have to help ...

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White Capsule With Green Stripe Fluoxtine 20 Mg Capsules Leg

I was taking a blue pill...and my new script looks totally different. Scared to take it! Has anyone seen these? ## Look up the pill on the internet by the number on it. See if it is the same drug. Most likely it is made from a different company. That happens sometimes when pharmacies change drug providers. hope this helps. ## What are the markings on the capsule? If you can post back with this additional information, I will gladly research this for you. As Dj stated, however, this is normal, pharmacies do not always carry the same generic medication, depending on what company was offering the cheapest price, at the time they needed to restock their supply. Fluoxetine is an SSRI antidepressant, that is also used to treat anxiety, its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, he...

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Wheat gluten / Pliva 648

I suffer from coeliac disease (aversion to wheat gluten); does your Pliva 648 fluoxetine hcl 20 mg contain wheat gluten? Thank you ## I just sent an email to Teva Pharm (the manufacturer of this pill); asking whether or not it contains wheat gluten as a part of the inactive ingredients. I tried looking up the inactive ingredients on their webpage, but couldn't find any related info, so emailing them was the next best option. I'll be sure to post their reply in this thread! ## Hi Ms Sabra, Below is an email response from Teva Pharmaceuticals, regarding gluten in this pill: "This email is in response to your request for information about Fluoxetine Capsules, 20 mg manufactured for Teva Pharmaceuticals USA. You asked if this product is gluten free. Gluten is a protein contained...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fluoxetine
  • Capsule: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Rel Pellets: 90mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 90mg
  • Solution: 20mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Fluoxetine: (401 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-0807 Fluoxetine 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • 0093-1042 Fluoxetine 10 mg (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 11.2 mg) Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4346 Fluoxetine 40 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 44.8 mg) Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4356 Fluoxetine 20 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5262 Fluoxetine 60 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • 0093-6108 Fluoxetine 20 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7188 Fluoxetine 10 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 11.2 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7198 Fluoxetine 40 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 44.8 mg) Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0121-0721 Fluoxetine 20 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • 0121-4721 Fluoxetine 20 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • 0179-0060 Fluoxetine 20 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-0734 Fluoxetine 10 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0735 Fluoxetine 20 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5410 Fluoxetine 10 mg (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 11.2 mg) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5420 Fluoxetine 20 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0555-0877 Fluoxetine 20 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0615-1357 Fluoxetine 20 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-1384 Fluoxetine 10 mg (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 11.2 mg) Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-1387 Fluoxetine 40 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 44.8 mg) Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-5501 Fluoxetine 10 mg (As Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 11.2 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
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