What is Seronil?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Fluoxetine

Seronil, an international brand name for fluoxetine, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat major depressive disorder, moderate to severe bulimia nervosa, obsessive compulsive and panic disorders. It has also been used with selective mutism and dementia related agitation.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Seronil

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Nausea 1
Weight loss 1


Based on patients currently taking Seronil

Dosage Patients
40 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Seronil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Seronil


Currently taking Seronil

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Seronil

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Seronil and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Reboxetine (Edronax) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Seronil

Mar 19, 2009 (Started Mar 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diarrhea, weight loss)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be patient. It takes at least two weaks to start working, and a month to work completely.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diarrhea, weight loss

  • 1 helpful mark
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