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What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Prozac may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
If you happen to take too much, seek prompt medical attention.
 
(Click Prozac Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Prozac Be Stored?

Prozac should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. It should be kept in an airtight container.
 
Keep Prozac and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Prozac as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Strengths of Prozac

Prozac capsules are available in four strengths:
 
The liquid form of Prozac is available in one strength: Prozac oral solution 20 mg per 5 mL (20 mg per teaspoonful). Although brand-name Prozac tablets are no longer being made, generic tablets are still available. Generic (but not brand-name) 60-mg tablets are also available.
 

Generic Prozac

At this time, brand-name and generic Prozac capsules, as well as Prozac liquid, are licensed for sale. Prozac Weekly is also available in generic form.
 
(Click Generic Prozac for more information.)
 
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