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Is Fluoxetine Hydrochloride the same as Prozac Pulvules?

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Posted on Fri, 3 Mar 2017 in Anxiety and Stress
Question: I am taking Fluoxetine hcl cap 40 MG 2 a day. The new meds came as Prozac Pulvulues 40mg 2 a day. I have noticed I feel different taking new mess. Is there a difference in these 2 medicines?
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Brief Answer:
NO

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Health care magic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

In regard to efficacy there is no difference between Fluoxetine Hcl and fluoxetine pulvulues.

In regard to taste there may be some differences and that could be the reason for your observation.

I hope this answers you.
If you have more questions feel free to write back to me.
Thanks again.
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