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what are some of the side effects of prozac (fluoxetine)?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Dizziness, nausea,: Nausea, tiredness, agitation, anxiety, diarrhea, constipation, weight gain, sexual side effects, headache, insomnia.
Answered on Sep 28, 2014
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine) side effects: may include: decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, upset stomach, GI bleeding, weight loss or weight gain, insomnia,^ anxiety or irritability, tremor, headaches, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, decreased libido, triggering mania, hypomania, psychosis or OCD, hair loss, allergic reaction, hyponatremia, bruising, etc. There is an FDA warning for possible ^ in suicidal ideations.
Answered on Sep 28, 2014

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