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Flood 20 mg Capsule

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Composition for Flood 20 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Flood 20 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Flood Capsule

Flood Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Flood are Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Vomiting, Nausea, Erectile dysfunction, Stomach upset, Restlessness.

How to use Flood Capsule

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. Flood 20 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flood Capsule works

Flood 20 mg Capsule 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 Flood Capsule

Expert advice for Flood Capsule

  • Flood 20 mg Capsule effectively treats a variety of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and panic disorders.
  • It may be better for older people as it does not affect the heart.
  • Take it in the morning since it can keep you awake if taken late at night.
  • It may cause anxiety and agitation when you first start taking it.
  • It may cause weight loss and decreased appetite.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Flood 20 mg Capsule affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience decreased sex drive or difficulty having an orgasm.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Flood 20 mg Capsule is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Flood Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Flood Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Flood 20 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flood 20 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Flood 20 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Flood 20 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Flood 20 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flood 20 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Flood 20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flood 20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flood Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Fluoxetine

Q. Is Flood a selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitor (SSRI)?
Flood is an antidepressant drug and belongs to the class of selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs). In adults, this medicine is used to treat major depressive episodes, eating disorder (bulimia nervosa) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In children and adolescents aged eight years and above, it is used to treat moderate to severe major depressive disorder. Consult a doctor if you think you are suffering from depression as the treatment should always be taken as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is Flood a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs)?
Flood is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs). It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Q. Does Flood cause sleepiness?
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect associated with the use of Flood. However, Flood can also cause other sleep problems like insomnia (inability to sleep) and abnormal dreams. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Flood.
Q. Does Flood cause constipation?
Flood has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Flood.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with citalopram?
Fluoxetine and citalopram both increase the serotonin levels and when used together can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). ECG monitoring may also be required as there could be some changes in your heart rhythm (prolonged QTc interval). Talk to your doctor as you may need an alternative for one of these medicines.
Q. Is Flood a placebo?
Flood is not a placebo, it is an active drug, an antidepressant which belongs to the class of medications known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Q. Is Flood a stimulant?
Flood is not a stimulant. It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with diazepam?
Fluoxetine can be taken with diazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Flood cause weight gain?
Flood does not cause weight gain, rather it causes weight loss, which is a common side effect seen with its use. Weight loss is usually proportional to baseline body weight. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Flood.
Q. Does Flood make you tired?
Flood can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Flood. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Flood expire?
Yes, like any other medicine Flood has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Flood help in anxiety?
Flood is used for the treatment of anxiety and other associated conditions like panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias. It also helps in depression associated with or without anxiety. Consult a doctor for the right treatment of your anxiety before starting any medicines.
Q. Does Flood cause acne?
Flood has not been reported to cause acne. Talk to your doctor if you develop acne while taking Flood.
Q. Does Flood work?
Flood works if taken for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Flood cause a headache?
Headache is a very common side effect of Flood. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive headache while taking Flood.
Q. Does Flood cause nausea?
Nausea is a very common side effect of Flood. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Flood.
Q. Can I take Flood for life?
You should take Flood only for the duration as advised by your doctor. Also, you should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. How long can I take Flood for?
You should take Flood only for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. Can I take Flood for hot flushes?
Flood is not used for the treatment of hot flushes. It is used for the treatment of depression and belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with paracetamol?
Fluoxetine can be taken with paracetamol, however, when taken together paracetamol can increase the antidepressant effect of fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines as there could be other effects of using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amitriptyline?
Fluoxetine may possibly change the blood levels of amitriptyline. Your doctor may need to lower the dose of amitriptyline when administered with fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with alcohol?
Fluoxetine when taken with alcohol, does not increase the effects of alcohol, however, it may affect your judgment or coordination and make you dizzy. Talk to your doctor regarding the use of alcohol when you are taking fluoxetine.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with lorazepam?
Fluoxetine can be taken with lorazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with omeprazole?
Fluoxetine may increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its metabolism. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flood with birth control?
Flood can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amoxicillin?
Fluoxetine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with ibuprofen?
Fluoxetine, when given with ibuprofen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flood with phentermine?
Flood. when given with phentermine, may increase the effects of phentermine like nervousness, anxiety, restlessness. There could also be an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). The reason for an increase in toxicity is not clear. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with tramadol?
Fluoxetine when taken along with tramadol, can lead to an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Flood safe?
Flood is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Flood addictive?
Flood is not addictive in nature. No habit forming potential has been seen with its use. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding the duration of its use.
Q. Is Flood safe in pregnancy?
There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Flood during the first few months of pregnancy. When taken during the last three months of pregnancy, it may increase the risk of a serious condition in babies, called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the new born (PPHN), making the baby breathe faster and appear bluish. These symptoms usually begin during the first 24 hours after the baby is born. So, it is advisable not to use Flood during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Q. Is Flood a controlled substance?
Flood is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription.
Q. Is Flood a narcotic?
Flood is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Q. Is Flood a benzodiazepine?
Flood is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) antidepressants.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with naproxen?
Fluoxetine, when given with naproxen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Flood with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flood with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Flood with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Flood with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Flood with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim
Flood with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Flood with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Flood with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Flood with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Flood with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep
Flood with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Flood with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Flood with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Flood with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Flood with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Flood with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Flood with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Flood with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Flood with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Flood with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide
Flood with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Flood with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
Flood with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Flood with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Flood with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Flood with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Flood with Duloxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Zidane, Delok, Sympta
Flood with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Flood with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Flood with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Flood with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Flood with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Flood with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit
Flood with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Flood with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Flood with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Flood with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Flood with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Flood with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Flood with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
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