Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet is a type of antidepressant belonging to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) group of medicines. It is prescribed to treat depression, where it helps to make you feel better. This medicine is also used to treat people with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. Your doctor may start you on a lower dose and increase it gradually. Do not change the dose or stop taking it without talking to your doctor, even if you feel well. Doing so may make your condition worse or you may suffer from unpleasant withdrawal symptoms (anxiety, restlessness, palpitations, dizziness, sleep disturbances, etc).

To get the most benefit, take this medicine regularly at the same time each day. It may take a few weeks before you start feeling better. Let your doctor know if you do not see any improvement even after 4 weeks.

Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet has been reported to have fewer side effects than older antidepressants. Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dry mouth, increased sweating, tremors, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), decreased sexual drive, delayed ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction. Some people may experience sleepiness after taking this medicine. Let your doctor know straight away if you develop any sudden worsening of mood or any thoughts about harming yourself.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy (seizure disorder or fits), diabetes, liver or kidney disease, heart problems, or glaucoma. These may affect your treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines may affect the way it works, especially other antidepressants and medicines called MAO inhibitors. Please tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe.

Benefits of Flu Ocd Tablet

In Depression

Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet works by increasing the level of a chemical called serotonin in the brain. This improves your mood, relieves anxiety, tension, and helps you sleep better. It has fewer side effects than older antidepressants. It usually takes 4-6 weeks for this medicine to work so you need to keep taking it even if you feel it is not working. Do not stop taking it, even if you feel better unless your doctor advises you to.

In Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet helps relieve symptoms of many anxiety disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder by increasing the level of a chemical called serotonin in your brain. It has fewer side effects than older antidepressants and is normally taken once a day. It helps you feel calm with a better ability to deal with problems. Exercise and a healthy diet can also improve your mood. Keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

Side effects of Flu Ocd Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Flu Ocd

  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Drowsiness
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Increased sweating
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nervousness
  • Tremor

How to use Flu Ocd 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. Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flu Ocd Tablet works

Flu Ocd 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 of depression and also relieves symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Flu Ocd Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • It should be taken at night with or without food.
  • Take caution while taking Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet if you are using Benzodiazepines and MAO inhibitors previously.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet affects you.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aralkylketone Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Selective Seretonin Reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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I have Obsessive compulsive Disorder. Prescribe the medication.
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FAQs

Q. Is Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet used for anxiety?

Yes, Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet is used to treat social anxiety disorder. It is anxiety related to interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life. Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet is also used for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic attacks. In OCD, a person experiences unwanted thoughts and the irresistible desire to perform certain actions over and over. These thoughts and desires do not go away and make it bothersome for the person.

Q. Can Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet get you high?

There is no evidence that Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet causes dependence. But, it is possible that patients may experience withdrawal symptoms on sudden discontinuation of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet. Usually, the withdrawal symptoms are mild and go away on their own within 2 weeks.

Q. Who should not take Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet?

You should not take Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet if you are allergic to it, if you are taking another medicine to treat depression called a Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI), or if you have stopped taking an MAOI within the last 14 days. This is because taking both these medicines close in time together may cause serious and sometimes fatal reactions like high body temperature, convulsions, and even coma.

Q. Does Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet make you sleepy?

Yes, a common side effect of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet is sleepiness. It may also affect your ability to think clearly, make decisions, or react quickly. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until and unless you know how Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet affects you.

Q. Does Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet have any serious health risks associated with it?

Yes, the use of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may cause serious health risks. These may include increased risks of suicidal thoughts and actions, mania, bleeding problems, convulsions, visual problems, and low sodium levels in the blood.

Q. How quickly does Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet work?

It takes a long time for Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet to start working. However, you may see an improvement in your sleep, appetite and energy levels within 1-2 weeks of starting Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet. While, conditions like depressed mood and lack of interest in activities may take about 6-8 weeks to improve.

Q. Can I stop Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet if I am better now?

No, instead of stopping the medicine by yourself, consult your doctor who will gradually reduce the dose before stopping it completely. This is done because sudden discontinuation of Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may cause withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms include anxiety, irritability, high or low mood, feeling restless or changes in sleep habits, headache, sweating, nausea, dizziness, electric shock-like sensations, shaking, and confusion.

Q. Does Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet cause weight gain?

Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet may either cause weight gain or weight loss. The weight loss could be due to loss of appetite. However, the chances of having weight gain or loss is not known. As compared to other anti-depressants, there is no significant change in body weight with Flu Ocd 50mg Tablet in the majority of people.

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