What is Salipax?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Fluoxetine

Salipax an international brand name for fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It is used to treat major depressive disorder, moderate to severe bulimia nervosa, obsessive compulsive and panic disorders.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 4
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Salipax

Side effect Patients
Insomnia 2
Sleepiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Salipax

Dosage Patients
20 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Salipax

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Salipax

Duration

Currently taking Salipax

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Salipax

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 4
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Salipax and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Escitalopram (Lexapro) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Salipax.