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What are the brand names of fluoxetine?

Fluoxetine is the generic name of the active ingredient in several brand name drugs: Prozac, Rapiflux, Sarafem and Selfemra. The product that you take may depend on your specific conditions. These drugs are part of a group called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). They actually affect and improve how the chemicals in your brain work.

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