Fluoxetine is a type of antidepressant known as an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor).
Fluoxetine helps many people recover from depression, and it has fewer unwanted effects than older antidepressants.
Fluoxetine is available only on prescription. It comes as tablets and capsules.
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