Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹24.0/Tablet XR
10 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fluvoxin Tablet XR

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Uses of Fluvoxin Tablet XR

Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Side effects of Fluvoxin Tablet XR

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

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How to use Fluvoxin Tablet XR

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR at a fixed time.

How Fluvoxin Tablet XR works

Fluvoxin 100mg tablet xr 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 Fluvoxin Tablet XR

Expert advice for Fluvoxin Tablet XR

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Fluvoxin to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Fluvoxin, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Fluvoxin, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Fluvoxin is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fluvoxamine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxin 100mg Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine

Fluvoxin is not a controlled substance, narcotic or addictive
Fluvoxin is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or benzo. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Fluvoxin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Luvox is the brand name of Fluvoxin. Fluvoxin 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
Fluvoxin can make you sleepy, gain weight or lose, get you high and tired. Generally Fluvoxin does not cause hair loss.
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