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What should I do if I miss a dose of Prozac?

If you miss a dose of the antidepressant Prozac (fluoxetine), you should take it as soon as you realize you've forgotten it. If it's almost time to take your next pill, however, skip the missed dose and take the next one as scheduled. Don't take more than one dose at a time. If you miss multiple doses, let your doctor know.

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Can fluoxetine treat other conditions?
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How long do I take fluoxetine until I begin feeling better?
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Although everyone reacts differently, typically, it takes about four to five weeks or longer bef...
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How soon after taking fluoxetine will my symptoms improve?
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It sometimes takes a month or more for symptoms to improve when taking fluoxetine, depending on why ...
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Who should take fluoxetine?
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