an antidepressant that is the prototype for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRI. It's biologically active metabolic product is norfluoxetine that takes about 30 days to reach a steady state in the body.

FLUOXETINE: "The trade name for fluoxetine is prozac."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLUOXETINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fluoxetine/ (accessed October 18, 2021).