Prozac general information.
Prozac is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. It is in the same category of drugs as zoloft. It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive symptoms.
Cheaper version of fluoxetine.
For a cheaper version of this drug, check out fluoxetine.
It is used to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder) obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
It is sometimes used together with another medication called olanzapine (Zyprexa) to treat depression caused by bipolar disorder (manic depression). This combination is also used
to treat depression after at least 2 other medications have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.