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FLUVOXINE CR 50 MG TABLET

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Composition for FLUVOXINE

Fluvoxamine(50 mg)

food interaction for FLUVOXINE

alcohol interaction for FLUVOXINE

pregnancy interaction for FLUVOXINE

lactation interaction for FLUVOXINE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluvoxine cr 50 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Fluvoxine cr 50 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Fluvoxine cr 50 mg 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 FLUVOXINE

Fluvoxamine(50 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Fluvoxine cr 50 mg 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

Common Dosage for FLUVOXINE CR 50 MG TABLET

Patients taking FLUVOXINE CR 50 MG TABLET

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for FLUVOXINE

17 Substitutes
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  • FLUVOXIN 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 13.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 135
    save 4% more per tablet
  • UVOX 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 16.20/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 162
    pay 16% more per tablet
  • FREXT 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 12.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 129
    save 8% more per tablet
  • FLUVATOR 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 130
    save 7% more per tablet
  • SOREST 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 14.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 147
    pay 5% more per tablet

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Expert advice for FLUVOXINE

  • 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 FLUVOXINE

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 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)