FLUVOXIN 50MG TABLET

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for FLUVOXIN 50MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Depression, anxiety disorder, phobia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹13.5/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of FLUVOXIN TABLET

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Uses of FLUVOXIN TABLET

Fluvoxin 50mg tablet 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

Common

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

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How to use FLUVOXIN 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluvoxin 50mg tablet at a fixed time.

How FLUVOXIN TABLET works

Fluvoxin 50mg tablet 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

Expert advice for FLUVOXIN TABLET

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Fluvoxamine 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 Fluvoxamine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Fluvoxamine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Fluvoxamine is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLUVOXIN 50MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluvoxin 50mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluvoxin 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION, RIMAREX 300MG CAPSULE, GLI 2MG TABLET, CYBLEX 30MG TABLET XR

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 50MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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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