Were you looking for information about Prozac? Prozak is a common misspelling of Prozac.
Prozac® is a medication that healthcare providers may prescribe to treat conditions such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and bulimia. When used in combination with Zyprexa® (olanzapine), it is also approved for treating bipolar depression and treatment-resistant depression. The antidepressant works by blocking the reuptake of serotonin in the brain.
The medication is available in capsule and liquid form. It should be taken at the same time(s) each day (for people taking Prozac Weekly, it should be taken on the same day each week) to maintain an even level in your blood.
Most people tolerate this medication well, but certain side effects can occur, including insomnia, nausea, loss of appetite, and anxiety. There are many important precautions and warnings for this drug; before starting treatment, be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of your current medications and existing medical conditions.
(Click Prozac for more information about specific Prozac uses, details on when and how to take the medication, and a list of precautions to be aware of before starting the drug. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)