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Is Prozac (fluoxetine) used for body dysmorphic disorder?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Prozac (fluoxetine) can be used not only for depression but for obsessive thought disorders. Body dysmorphic disorder can be fit into that category.
Answered on Apr 17, 2016
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Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
All of the Prozac-like drugs (SSRIs) are used, but they may not work as well for body dysmorphic disorder as they do for OCD.
Feb 3, 2012

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