Prozac Australia is generally prescribed for the treatment of the following:
Prozac Australia can be used in conjunction with Olanzapine for treatment of:
Note: Prozac Australia monotherapy is not indicated for depressive episodes treatment, which are associated with Bipolar I Disorder as well as treatment-resistant depression curing.
Prozac Australia for adult is usually prescribed in amount of 20 mg/day. The drug should be taken orally in the morning. Dose increase can be considered after few weeks in case, if there is no clinical improvement observed. The maximum fluoxetine dosage should not be more than 80 mg/day.
Prozac Australia for Pediatric (children and adolescents) is usually prescribed in dosage of 10 or 20 mg/day. Usually, the initial treatment starts with 10 mg/day and lasts for one week. Afterwards, if no critical changes are observed, the dose is allowed to be increased up to 20 mg/day. However, in case of lower weight children who have higher plasma levels, the starting and target dosage remains 10 mg/day. The dosage increase can be considered only if after several weeks of treatment there is no sufficient improvement.
Prozac Australia may cause unwanted side effects in cases of certain people. A medical treatment may be required in case of certain side effects. However, the studies show that side effects tend to vary among different patients and usually decrease in case of continued use. Please, get in touch with your doctor immediately, if you observe any of the symptoms listed below:
Please, be careful and inform your physician or immediately call hospital, if you experience any of the following, while taking Prozac Australia:
Children and adolescent patients taking Prozac Australia have experienced weight loss as well as slowed height gain (during the period of using Prozac). This kind of reaction is quite similar to other medications, which belong to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) group.
Sudden stop of using Prozac Australia may result in anxiety, dizziness, feeling sick, headache, tingling or numbness in hands and/or feet. In such cases your physician may advise you to gradually reduce Prozac dosage and then stop completely. The list below contains the most common items for your reference:
All detailed information about Prozac Australia can be obtained online from official distributor, qualified doctor or customer support.