Fluohexal is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) fluoxetine. On this page you will find out more about Fluohexal, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: fluoxetine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Fluohexal 20 mg hard capsule, 28
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Treatment of major depression. Treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Table of characteristics
Green, hard-shell gelatin capsules, size 3, filled with a homogeneous white powder.
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|Dosage Form||Capsule, hard|
|Route of administration||Oral|
There is one type of pack available.
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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Fluohexal | myVMC
Fluohexal is a medicine used to treat depression and other mental health conditions. It contains fluoxetine a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
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Fluohexal Capsules - myDr.com.au
Fluohexal Capsules - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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Alzheimer's Australia | Drugs used to relieve behavioural & psychological symptoms of dementia
Avoid drugs unless they are really necessary Before any of the drugs mentioned on this page are prescribed it is essential to ensure that the person with dementia is physically healthy, comfortable and well cared for. Whenever possible, the person should be helped to lead an active life, with interesting and stimulating daily activities. Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia can often result from unreported pain, other illnesses, drug interactions and environmental factors.
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