Eli Lilly the manufacturer of Prozac states the following in terms of the uses, treatments, and symptoms for this medication:
Prozac is commonly prescribed as a treatment for those suffering from bulimia, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and even for those who suffer from extreme cases of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PDD).
Prozac, a serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). has been proven to be effective treatment for depression, anxiety, panic attacks and major depressive disorders. Serotonin is neurotransmitter that is primarily responsible for the regulation of several elements of everyday life (including learning mood, memory, rewards and sleep). Users who have taken Prozac as prescribed have experienced improvement in their moods, increased levels of energy and improved outlook and interest in daily and feel less compelled to perform repeated actions (i.e. washing hands, turning light switch on and off. Users suffering from bulimia have reported a decrease in their binging and purging when treated with Prozac.
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