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Floxin 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Floxin 40mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Floxin 40mg Tablet

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹5.42/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Floxin Tablet

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Uses of Floxin Tablet

Floxin 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Floxin Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Floxin 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. Floxin 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Floxin Tablet works

Floxin 40mg 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 Floxin Tablet

Expert advice for Floxin Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Floxin to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Floxin, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Floxin, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Floxin is very less.
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Floxin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Floxin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Floxin 40mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Floxin 40mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Floxin 40mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Floxin 40mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Floxin 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Floxin 40mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Floxin 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Floxin 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Floxin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fluoxetine

Floxin 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.
Floxin 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).
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect associated with the use of Floxin. However, Floxin 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 Floxin.
Floxin has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Floxin.
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.
Floxin 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).
Floxin 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.
Floxin 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 Floxin.
Floxin can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Floxin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.
Yes, like any other medicine Floxin has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Floxin 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.
Floxin has not been reported to cause acne. Talk to your doctor if you develop acne while taking Floxin.
Floxin works if taken for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Headache is a very common side effect of Floxin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive headache while taking Floxin.
Nausea is a very common side effect of Floxin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Floxin.
You should take Floxin only for the duration as advised by your doctor. Also, you should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
You should take Floxin only for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Floxin 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.
Floxin 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.
Floxin. 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.
Floxin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Floxin 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.
There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Floxin 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 Floxin during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Floxin is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription.
Floxin is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Floxin 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.

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Taking Floxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Floxin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Floxin with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Floxin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Floxin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Floxin with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Floxin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Floxin with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Floxin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Floxin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Floxin with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Floxin with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Floxin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Floxin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Floxin with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Floxin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Floxin with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Floxin with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
Floxin with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Floxin with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Floxin with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Floxin with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Floxin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Floxin with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Floxin with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Floxin with Glipizide
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Floxin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Floxin with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Floxin with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Floxin with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Floxin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Floxin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Floxin with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Floxin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
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