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Is fluoxetine and paroxetine the samething both 20mg?

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clinpath 18 Apr 2012

no, they are not the same drug. both of these medications are members of the ssri family/class of antidepressants. ssri stands for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and refers to the drug's mechanism of action. fluoxetine is the generic form (name) for prozac while paroxetine is the generic form (name) for paxil. the 20 mg designation only refers to the dose (amount) of the drug contained in the pill.

Anonymous 8 May 2012

Hello kens53. I agree with the previous answer. Just wanted to add this. They both work very much the same. In that manner they are alike. Regards, pledge free discount card

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