Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMedicine · 1 decade ago

Is fluoxetine (Prozac) an MAOI?

I have a bad cold and want to make sure it's not an MAOI before I take cough syrup.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Summary of Adverse Reaction Reports for Prozac (Fluoxetine)

    Note - these are not all adverse reactions - only those most serious.

    1998 cases

    Depression Suicidal/Suicidal Ideations: 113

    Attempted Suicides (not completed): 65

    Completed Suicides: 187

    Deaths (not from Suicide): 34

    Homicidal Ideations: 12

    Homicides/Murders: 17

    Hypomania/Mania: 31



    I would recommend you to watch following DVD that is available online if you have fast internet. It's told by psychiatrists, psychologists and people who worked for pharmaceutical companies. It informs you - beside other things - about side effects that are not often being told by psychiatrists. It also suggests an alternative in the end. When you then make a decision to take antidepressants, you may be better prepared, educated and understand what's going on when you encounter some bad side effects. I would say that these information are actually vital.

    The link sounds a little scary - that’s because many antidepressants have suicidal thoughts and impulses as side effects which you can also read inside the pack of some antidepressants.

    Watch trailer 1:55 min (DVD free to watch on-line)

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    The whole DVD

    Fox News about pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly (Prozac, Zyprexa and others)

    3:36 min

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    • Frankie4 years agoReport

      Damn they just asked if it's a its not would suffice. Judging are we..... it's not and I wish you love and happiness, not stigma or blame

  • 1 decade ago

    prozac is an SSRI.

    Source(s): i knew this from experience, but a simple google search could also have gotten you an answer.
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