Prozac is a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant.
A branded formulation of fluoxetine, Prozac works on neurotransmitters – chemical messengers in the brain – to help some people with depression (major depressive disorder), panic disorder, anxiety disorder, and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder).
Prozac may improve:
- Energy levels
Although SSRIs are generally safe, abusing medications like Prozac – particularly when combined with alcohol or opioids– may trigger the development of psychological dependence. Today’s guide highlights the side effects and withdrawal process associated with Prozac.