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Flunil 20 mg Capsule

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Composition for Flunil 20 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Flunil 20 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Flunil Capsule

Flunil Capsule side effects

Common

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

How Flunil Capsule works

Flunil 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 Flunil Capsule

Expert advice for Flunil Capsule

  • Flunil 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 Flunil 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 Flunil 20 mg Capsule is very less.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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Flunil Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Flunil Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Flunil 20 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flunil 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
Flunil 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
Flunil 20 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Flunil 20 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flunil 20 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Flunil 20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flunil 20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Flunil Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Fluoxetine

Q. Is Flunil a selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitor (SSRI)?
Flunil 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 Flunil a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs)?
Flunil 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 Flunil cause sleepiness?
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect associated with the use of Flunil. However, Flunil 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 Flunil.
Q. Does Flunil cause constipation?
Flunil has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Flunil.
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 Flunil a placebo?
Flunil 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 Flunil a stimulant?
Flunil 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 Flunil cause weight gain?
Flunil 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 Flunil.
Q. Does Flunil make you tired?
Flunil can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Flunil. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Flunil expire?
Yes, like any other medicine Flunil has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Flunil help in anxiety?
Flunil 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 Flunil cause acne?
Flunil has not been reported to cause acne. Talk to your doctor if you develop acne while taking Flunil.
Q. Does Flunil work?
Flunil works if taken for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Flunil cause a headache?
Headache is a very common side effect of Flunil. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive headache while taking Flunil.
Q. Does Flunil cause nausea?
Nausea is a very common side effect of Flunil. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Flunil.
Q. Can I take Flunil for life?
You should take Flunil 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 Flunil for?
You should take Flunil only for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. Can I take Flunil for hot flushes?
Flunil 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 Flunil with birth control?
Flunil 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 Flunil with phentermine?
Flunil. 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 Flunil safe?
Flunil is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Flunil addictive?
Flunil 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 Flunil safe in pregnancy?
There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Flunil 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 Flunil 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 Flunil a controlled substance?
Flunil is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription.
Q. Is Flunil a narcotic?
Flunil is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Q. Is Flunil a benzodiazepine?
Flunil 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 Flunil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flunil with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Flunil with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Flunil with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Flunil with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Flunil with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim
Flunil with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Linezolid: Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide, Zenlid, Linolid, Adlid, Molzodin, Linonex, Linzomind, Linosyn
Flunil with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Flunil with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Flunil with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Flunil with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Flunil with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Flunil with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Flunil with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Flunil with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Flunil with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Flunil with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Flunil with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Flunil with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Flunil with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Flunil with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Flunil with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Flunil with Duloxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Zidane, Delok, Sympta
Flunil with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Flunil with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
Flunil with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Flunil with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Flunil with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Flunil with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Flunil with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Flunil with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Flunil with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Flunil with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep
Flunil with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Flunil with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Flunil with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide
Flunil with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit
Flunil with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Flunil with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Flunil with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
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