Mr. Quentin Davies
Prozac is the trade name of the version of the antidepressant drug Fluoxetine marketed by Lilly. Other versions are available.
In the 12 months—October 2006 to September 2007 (the latest 12 months available)—there were 38,679 prescription items dispensed in the community for Prozac at a net ingredient cost of £897,616. In addition there were 4,938,722 prescriptions for generic Fluoxetine or other branded versions of the drug dispensed at a cost of £17,915,210.
The figures for the cost of Prozac use in hospitals are not available.