Fluoxetine capsules or tablets (PMDD indication)
- Generic Name: Fluoxetine
- Brand Names: Sarafem, Selfemra
- Drug Class: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressants, SSRIs
- Strengths: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg, 90mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
FLUOXETINE (floo OX e teen) belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). PMDD causes intense mood and physical symptoms a week or two before your period every month. This drug helps improve mood swings, tiredness, tension, and breast tenderness.