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Fluoxetine
Essential medicine status
General description
Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used in the management of depressive disorders.
INN
Fluoxetine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 2007 (TRS 946) for Depressive disorders
Added in 2011 (TRS 965) for Palliative care
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
  • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)
Indications
Section
Medicines used in depressive disorders
  • Oral > Solid: 20 mg (as hydrochloride)