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Is Prozac (fluoxetine) used for body dysmorphic disorder?

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In brief: SSRIs for BDD

Ssris like Prozac (fluoxetine) are considered to be the medications of choice for bdd.

In brief: SSRIs for BDD

Ssris like Prozac (fluoxetine) are considered to be the medications of choice for bdd.
Dr. William Patterson
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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In brief: Yes

Prozac (fluoxetine) can be used not only for depression but for obsessive thought disorders.
Body dysmorphic disorder can be fit into that category.

In brief: Yes

Prozac (fluoxetine) can be used not only for depression but for obsessive thought disorders.
Body dysmorphic disorder can be fit into that category.
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Dr. Glen Elliott
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.
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