Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet

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RKG Pharma

Composition for Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, anxiety disorder, phobia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹9.42/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Arkavoxin Tablet

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Uses of Arkavoxin Tablet

Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Side effects of Arkavoxin Tablet

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Fatigue.

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How to use Arkavoxin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Arkavoxin Tablet works

Arkavoxin 50mg tablet is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain. This improves mood and physical symptoms in depression and relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

In Depth Information on Arkavoxin Tablet

Expert advice for Arkavoxin Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Arkavoxin to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Arkavoxin, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Arkavoxin, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Arkavoxin is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 2mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fluvoxamine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Arkavoxin 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine

Arkavoxin is not a controlled substance, narcotic or addictive
Arkavoxin is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or benzo. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Arkavoxin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Luvox is the brand name of Arkavoxin. Arkavoxin and Prozac (fluoxetine) belongs to same class of medications however they differ in the dose to be taken, duration of action and the side effects they produce. Xanax (alprazolam) is a different drug from different class used to treat anxiety disorder
Q. Can fluvoxamine be taken with ibuprofen?
Fluvoxamine when taken with ibuprofen may lead to increased bruising or bleeding
Arkavoxin can make you sleepy, gain weight or lose, get you high and tired. Generally Arkavoxin does not cause hair loss.
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