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Prozac®, Sarafem®, and Zoloft®: PMDD Medications and Drugs for PMS
by Dr. Daniel J. Heller
If you've been diagnosed with PMDD, or have been in a gynecologist's or psychiatrist's office lately, you've probably heard of Sarafem®, the antidepressant medication that is used as PMDD medication and a drug for severe PMS. Sarafem® is the exact same drug as Prozac® (Fluoxetine®), but relabeled with a more feminine name, and marketed to doctors and consumers for a different purpose: namely, treating PMDD and severe PMS rather than depression.
Common Antidepressant Medications: