NCLEX Review: Prozac as an Anti-Depressant
Prozac, or Fluoxetine, is an anti-depressant in the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor, or SSRI, class of drugs. As you watch this NCLEX video, you will learn what Prozac is given to treat, what the adverse effects of this medication may be and why children and young adults should be closely observed if they are on Prozac. We will also explore what should be considered before a patient uses Prozac during pregnancy and how the patient can avoid drug interactions. For the NCLEX test, you may need to answer questions about serotonin syndrome and key points for patient education. We will explore each of these topics in this video.