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Is fluoxetine addictive?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry 47 years experience
No: Fluoxetine is not addictive or habit forming. If one stops taking it too soon, symptoms of depression and anxiety may recur. This is not a drug effect -- it is the remnants of the underlying anxiety or depression that was covered by the drug effect.
Dr. Syed Viqar
Dr. Syed Viqaranswered
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: It has not been found to be addictive, .

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