We clearly have been transparent. The data is publicly available online; we've presented it to health care professionals at major medical meetings; and we published it -- more than once -- in peer-reviewed medical journals. And we remain committed to transparency. All of which we would have told The New York Times ... if only they had called and asked.
PROZAC is available by prescription only.
A rash can be a sign of a serious medical condition. See your doctor immediately if you develop a rash while taking PROZAC. Also, you should not take PROZAC at the same time as or within 2 weeks if stopping a type of antidepressant medication known as an MAO inhibitor. Don't take MAO inhibitors for at least 5 weeks after stopping PROZAC.
Thioridazine should not be administered with PROZAC or within a minimum of 5 weeks after PROZAC has been discontinued.
Prozac(R) Weekly(TM), PROZAC, generic versions of PROZAC, and Sarafem(R) contain the same active ingredient, fluoxetine hydrochloride.
Some people experience side effects like nausea, difficulty sleeping, drowsiness, anxiety, nervousness, weakness, loss of appetite, tremors, dry mouth, sweating, decreased sex drive, impotence, or yawning. Most of these tend to go away within a few weeks of starting treatment and, in most cases, aren't serious enough to cause people to stop taking PROZAC.
You should also talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or are nursing.
In addition, you, your family and other caregivers should be aware of
the following information: Depression, as a disease, can be associated with
periods when the symptoms can worsen and thoughts of suicide can emerge.
Patients and their families shou
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