Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR

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Composition for Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
162.5
₹16.25/Tablet CR
10 tablet cr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fluvoxine Tablet CR

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Uses of Fluvoxine Tablet CR

Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR 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 Fluvoxine Tablet CR

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

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How to use Fluvoxine Tablet CR

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 Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR at a fixed time.

How Fluvoxine Tablet CR works

Fluvoxine 200mg tablet cr 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 Fluvoxine Tablet CR

Expert advice for Fluvoxine Tablet CR

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Fluvoxine 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 Fluvoxine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Fluvoxine, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Fluvoxine is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR 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
Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR is probably usafe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patient
s with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR 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 Fluvoxine 200mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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