Fluoxetine, also known by trade names Prozac and Sarafem, among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class. It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. The recommended dose for adults is: The usual dose of fluoxetine is 20mg a … Continue reading What is Fluoxetine?
Bipolar disorders are characterised by extreme fluctuations in mood whereby an individual alternates between states of depression and mania. The term 'bipolar' describes the contrasting emotions at different ends of the spectrum of mood. There are three subtypes of bipolar disorders, bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder and cyclothymic disorder. Signs and Symptoms: Bipolar I:The … Continue reading What is Bipolar Disorder?