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Fluoxitine is a common misspelling of fluoxetine.

What is fluoxetine (fluoxitine)?

Fluoxetine (fluoxitine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Fluoxetine (fluoxitine) works by restoring the balance of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain, which helps to improve certain mood problems. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers believed to govern moods. Ordinarily, it is quickly reabsorbed after its release at the junctures between nerves. Re-uptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine (fluoxitine) slow this process, thereby boosting the levels of serotonin available in the brain.

Fluoxetine (fluoxitine) is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder) obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Fluoxetine (fluoxitine) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Fluoxetine (fluoxitine) side effect may include nausea, headache, trouble sleeping, dry mouth, drowsiness, sweating and upset stomach.

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