Medicine Overview of Fluxam Tablet
Side effects of Fluxam Tablet
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Fatigue.
How to use Fluxam 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 Fluxam 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Fluxam Tablet works
Fluxam 50mg tablet 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 Fluxam Tablet
Expert advice for Fluxam Tablet
- It can take 2-3 weeks for Fluxam 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 Fluxam, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- If your doctor asks you to stop Fluxam, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Fluxam is very less.
- You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Special precautions for Fluxam 50mg Tablet
Fluxam 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluxam 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Fluxam 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Fluxam 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fluxam 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fluxam 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Fluxam 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluxam 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml
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.
Frequently asked questions for Fluxam 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine
Fluxam is not a controlled substance, narcotic or addictive
Fluxam is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or benzo. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Fluxam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Luvox is the brand name of Fluxam. Fluxam 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 Fluxam make you sleepy, cause hair loss, weight gain or loss, get you high, and make you tired?
Fluxam can make you sleepy, gain weight or lose, get you high and tired. Generally Fluxam does not cause hair loss.
User Submitted Feedback For Fluxam 50mg Tablet
What are you using this medicine for?
Post traumatic stress disorder