Fluoxetine


N06

 

N – NERVOUS SYSTEM

N06 – PSYCHOANALEPTICS

N06A – ANTIDEPRESSANTS

N06AB – Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

 

Fluoxetine Ā is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class and belongs to anatomical group Nervous System.

Therapeutic indication

It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessiveā€“compulsive disorder , bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. It may decrease the risk of suicide in those over the age of 65. Fluoxetine has also been used to treat premature ejaculation.

ATC Code N06AB03.