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Flying With Prozac

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In late 1987, the FDA approved one of the most well known and commonly used drugs that we know today. Fluoxetine, better known as Prozac is used everyday all over the world by 11 million people. It became popular for two main reasons. One, it has fewer side effects than other drugs like it, in their second generation antidepressant class. MAO or Monoamine inhibitors and tricyclics typically have more side effects than Prozac and often become intolerable antidepressant drugs. Two, along with being a drug to conquer depression, Prozac treats eating disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders. The FDA actually approved the drug in late 1993 for treating eating disorders.

In late 1987, the FDA approved one of the most well known and commonly used drugs that we know today. Fluoxetine, better known as Prozac is used everyday all over the world by 11 million people. It became popular for two main reasons. One, it has fewer side effects than other drugs like it, in their second generation antidepressant class. MAO or Monoamine inhibitors and tricyclics typically have more side effects than Prozac and often become intolerable antidepressant drugs. Two, along with being a drug to conquer depression, Prozac treats eating disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders. The FDA actually approved the drug in late 1993 for treating eating disorders.

In late 1987, the FDA approved one of the most well known and commonly used drugs that we know today. Fluoxetine, better known as Prozac is used everyday all over the world by 11 million people. It became popular for two main reasons. One, it has fewer side effects than other drugs like it, in their second generation antidepressant class. MAO or Monoamine inhibitors and tricyclics typically have more side effects than Prozac and often become intolerable antidepressant drugs. Two, along with being a drug to conquer depression, Prozac treats eating disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders. The FDA actually approved the drug...