N – NERVOUS SYSTEM
N06 – PSYCHOANALEPTICS
N06A – ANTIDEPRESSANTS
N06AB – Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
Fluoxetine is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class and belongs to anatomical group Nervous System.
It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive–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.