Fluoxetine Capsule (PRODIN®)
What is Prodin used for?
Prodin is an antidepressant drug used for treatment of depression and associated anxiety, bulimia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
How much and how often should Prodin be taken?
For depression, Prodin is taken at 20 mg once daily. For bulimia nervosa, treatment is at 60 mg daily.
In obsessive-compulsive disorder, Prodin is given at 20 to 60 mg daily. For premenstrual dysphoric disorder, 20 mg once daily is given and may be continued for 6 months after which benefit should then be reassessed before continuing further.
What are possible side effects of Prodin?
Side effects of Prodin include dry mouth and gastrointestinal disturbances like nausea, vomiting, indigestion, constipation and diarrhea. Prodin may also cause some neurological side effects such as anxiety, restlessness, nervousness, insomnia, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, tremor, dizziness, convulsions, hallucinations and extrapyramidal effects.
What does Prodin pack contain?
Prodin is Fluoxetine 20 mg capsule available in blister pack of 10’s in a box of 30’s.
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