Depression meds
Went to a doctor. Been prescribed pan 40 and prozac. Does it mean I've been diagnosed with depression?
64 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Sugandha Gupta
Psychiatrist 12 yrs exp Delhi
Prozac or fluoxetine is a medication which works on the brain chemical "serotonin". The usage of fluoxetine is done not just for depression but a host of other conditions like anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, diabetic neuropathy etc. However you must discuss with the psychiatrist who had prescribed fluoxetine to you, the intended purpose and expected benefits of the same. Hope this helps you..
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?

This question featured in :

Common anti depression med
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.