A 37-year-old member asked:
Is fluoxetine addictive?
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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.
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Dr. Syed Viqaranswered
Specializes in Psychiatry
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Last updated Feb 23, 2018
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