FLUXAM 50MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FLUXAM 50mg tablet

Fluvoxamine(50mg)

food interaction for FLUXAM tablet

alcohol interaction for FLUXAM tablet

pregnancy interaction for FLUXAM tablet

lactation interaction for FLUXAM tablet

medicine interaction for FLUXAM tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fluxam 50mg tablet at a fixed time.
Fluxam 50mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Fluxam 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.
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    Fluvoxamine(50mg)

    Fluxam tablet uses

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

    How fluxam tablet works

    Fluxam 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.

    Common side effects of fluxam tablet

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

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    Expert advice FOR FLUXAM 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR FLUXAM 50mg tablet

    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
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    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)