A 62-year-old female asked:
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have trouble swallowing capsules on 20mg of prozac (fluoxetine)...can i just take the powder with water?

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Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Check directions: You should not break up medication pill or empty out capsules unless the package insert of the manufacturer state that it can be done. If you do not have the insert then check with the pharmacist.
Answered on Nov 16, 2013
Dr. Aron Tendler
19 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Prozac (fluoxetine) also comes in a liquid. Your doctor can order it. 20mg/5ml.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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