Fluoxetine: Side Effects & Drug Interactions


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Fluoxetine is a medication designed to treat all of the following EXCEPT _____.

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1. Your patient has been on fluoxetine for 1 month and complains of dry mouth, fatigue, and dizziness. You tell the doctor that he is experiencing _____.

2. Your patient is new to fluoxetine and complains of nausea when taking the medication. You explain that by _____, she can decrease her chance of getting nauseous.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz help you check your understanding of fluoxetine. Its drug interactions and effects are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Disorders that can be treated by fluoxetine
  • Why it is important to teach patients about the side effects and implications of this medication
  • Dealing with nausea associated with fluoxetine
  • Dry mouth, fatigue, and dizziness regarding this drug

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on fluoxetine
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the purpose of this drug
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about side effects of fluoxetine

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