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FLUVO 50MG TABLET

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Composition for FLUVO

Fluvoxamine(50 mg)

food interaction for FLUVO

alcohol interaction for FLUVO

pregnancy interaction for FLUVO

lactation interaction for FLUVO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluvo 50mg tablet at a fixed time.
Fluvo 50mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Fluvo 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FLUVO

Fluvoxamine(50 mg)

Uses

Fluvo 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobia.

How it works

Fluvo 50mg tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nervousness, Drowsiness, Altered libido, Altered sexual function, Confusion, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Flatulence, Headache, Impaired concentration, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Unsteadiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Weight loss

SUBSTITUTES for FLUVO

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  • FLUVOXIN 50 MG TABLET
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    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 13.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 135
    pay 9% more per tablet
  • UVOX 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 16.20/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 162
    pay 31% more per tablet
  • FREXT 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 12.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 129
    pay 4% more per tablet
  • FLUVOXINE CR 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 14/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 140
    pay 13% more per tablet
  • FLUVATOR 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 130
    pay 5% more per tablet

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    MBBS, MD, Diploma
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Expert advice for FLUVO

  • Do not start fluvoxamine and consult your doctor if you have kidney, liver or heart problems, fits, diabetes, have history of mania (abnormal over excitation), bleeding disorder, or glaucoma (raised pressure in eye).
  • Stop taking fluvoxamine and seek advice if you develop rash, itching, swollen lips or face, or any other allergic reaction, shortness of breath, fever, sweating, muscle stiffness, tremor, confusion, extreme agitation, sleepiness, increased fits frequency, feeling of being elated or over-exited, or suicidal thoughts after taking fluvoxamine.
  • Do not drink alcohol while on fluvoxamine treatment, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Fluvoxamine may affect your judgment or co-ordination. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking fluvoxamine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for FLUVO

Fluvoxamine

Q.Is fluvoxamine a controlled substance, narcotic, addictive?
Fluvoxamine is not a controlled substance, narcotic or addictive

Q.Is fluvoxamine a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or benzo?
Fluvoxamine is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or benzo. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

Q.Is fluvoxamine safe?
Fluvoxamine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is fluvoxamine like Xanax, Luvox, and Prozac?
Luvox is the brand name of fluvoxamine. Fluvoxamine 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

Q.Does fluvoxamine make you sleepy, cause hair loss, weight gain or loss, get you high, and make you tired?
Fluvoxamine can make you sleepy, gain weight or lose, get you high and tired. Generally fluvoxamine does not cause hair loss.

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Content on this page was last updated on 30 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)