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A 24-year-old male asked:

Can prozac (fluoxetine) causes kidneys problems?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
No: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs;monographid=1154 and http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/prozac-side-effects.Html. While the 80% of Prozac (fluoxetine) is excreted by the kidneys, it does not require any dosing adjustment for kidney disease nor does it cause any kidney problems.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
undefined 40 years experience
No: Prozac (fluoxetine) does not cause kidney problems. In fact it is proven to be quite safe in people with renal failure. Best wishes.
Dr. AUSTINA CHO
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No.: Prozac (fluoxetine) does not usually cause kidney problems. It may inhibit liver enzymes that metabolize other drugs and cause the levels to go up.

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