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Who should not take fluoxetine HCL?

You should not take fluoxetine HCL if you are allergic to fluoxetine or to any of its other ingredients. You should not take fluoxetine if you take MAO inhibitors or thioridazine. You should not take fluoxetine if you have stopped taking an MAO inhibitor within the past two weeks. Talk to your doctor before taking fluoxetine HCL if you are receiving electroshock therapy, if you have recently had a heart attack, or if you have ever had liver disease, heart disease, diabetes, or seizures.

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