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Who should not take fluoxetine?

You should not take fluoxetine if you are allergic to fluoxetine or to any of its other ingredients, if you take MAO inhibitors or thioridazine, or if you have stopped taking an MAO inhibitor within the past two weeks. Talk to your doctor before taking fluoxetine 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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