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How much does Fluoxetine cost without insurance?

The average out-of-pocket cash price for Fluoxetine without insurance is approximately $5 for 30 capsules of Fluoxetine 20mg. Save on Fluoxetine when purchasing this prescription medication from NiceRx.

How much does Fluoxetine cost with insurance?

Fluoxetine prices with insurance vary by the health insurance policy. Your insurance agent or pharmacist can assist you in calculating your copay on your Fluoxetine medication. You may likely save on your fluoxetine medication when buying Fluoxetine from NiceRx, even if you have insurance coverage. Compare our lowest prices with the price you will pay with insurance.

Is Fluoxetine covered by Medicare?

Fluoxetine is commonly covered by Medicare. Check with your health insurance company to find out if Fluoxetine is covered by your plan. You may still be able to save money on Fluoxetine when purchasing from NiceRx so compare our prices with the price you will pay with your Medicare prescription drug plan.

What is the brand name of Fluoxetine?

Fluoxetine is a prescription generic drug that is manufactured by several pharmaceutical companies such as Teva, Aurobindo, and Ivax Pharmaceuticals. The brand name of fluoxetine is Prozac, which is manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company.

Is NiceRx a Fluoxetine coupon provider?

NiceRx helps individuals access the best Fluoxetine prices from mail-order pharmacies in the United States. We do not offer printable Fluoxetine manufacturer coupons, savings cards, or free samples. We are not a free coupon or discount card provider for Fluoxetine.

What is Fluoxetine?

Fluoxetine is a prescription drug that increases the activity of serotonin, a chemical in the brain. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter (a messenger chemical that carries signals between nerve cells in the brain) that is thought to have a good influence on mood, emotion, and sleep. After carrying a message, serotonin is usually reabsorbed by the nerve cells. Fluoxetine works by blocking this reabsorption, leaving more serotonin available to pass further messages between nerve cells.

Fluoxetine belongs to a class of medicines known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used for the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), eating disorders such as bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and panic disorder.

What dosages of Fluoxetine are available?

Fluoxetine is available in the following dosages and forms:

  • Capsules: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
  • Capsules (delayed-release): 90mg
  • Tablets: 10mg, 20mg, 60mg
  • Oral solution: 20 mg/5ml

Fluoxetine side effects

The most common side effects of Fluoxetine are:

  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Decreased sex drive

In rare instances, Fluoxetine can also cause more serious side effects such as:

  • Increased risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in adolescents and young adults (<24 years) taking antidepressants for major depressive disorders and other psychiatric illnesses.
  • Serotonin syndrome, a rare but life-threatening condition reported with SSRIs alone and when used with other medications that increase the serotonin level in your blood.
  • Increased risk of bleeding, especially if used with NSAIDs, aspirin, or anticoagulants.
  • Increased risk of QT-prolongation, which can lead to a potentially life-threatening arrhythmia called torsades de pointes.
  • Hyponatremia (low sodium)
  • Allergic reaction (hives, swelling in your face or throat, trouble breathing)

This is not a full list of all the side effects of Fluoxetine. Consult your healthcare professional for medical advice before taking this medication and report any adverse effects to the FDA.

Fluoxetine drug interactions

Certain medications and supplements can interact with Fluoxetine and affect how it works. Make sure your doctor is aware of all your current medications, especially if you take the following:

  • MAO inhibitors such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine
  • Tricyclic antidepressants such as desipramine and imipramine
  • pimozide
  • thioridazine
  • amiodarone
  • clopidogrel
  • promethazine
  • St. John’s Wort
  • warfarin
  • fentanyl and other opioids
  • any other medication that increases serotonin
  • any other medication that undergoes metabolism by hepatic enzyme CYP2D6
  • any other medication that causes QT prolongation

Fluoxetine contraindications

You should not use Fluoxetine if you:

  • Have taken an MAOI within the previous 14 days
  • Have had an allergic reaction to fluoxetine or any inactive ingredient
  • Are breastfeeding

Talk to your doctor about your health issues before using Fluoxetine if you:

  • Have a history of seizure disorders
  • Have a bleeding disorder or are on anticoagulants
  • Are taking a medication that increases your serotonin including Triptans used for migraines, opioids, and other antidepressants
  • Have a history of heart rhythm abnormalities
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Have bipolar disorder or mania
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant

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