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What happens if I miss a dose of fluoxetine?

Fluoxetine works best if taken at regular intervals as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you are able, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip your missed dose and stay on your dosing schedule as regularly as possible.

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