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Fluxater 20mg Capsule

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Composition for Fluxater 20mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Fluxater 20mg Capsule

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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MRP
25
₹2.5/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fluxater Capsule

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Uses of Fluxater Capsule

Fluxater 20mg Capsule is used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorder, phobia, post traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Fluxater Capsule side effects

Common

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

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How to use Fluxater Capsule

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. Fluxater 20mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fluxater Capsule works

Fluxater 20mg Capsule 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 Fluxater Capsule

Expert advice for Fluxater Capsule

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Fluxater 20mg Capsule to start working.
  • Do not stop treatment suddenly as this may cause a stomach upset, flu-like withdrawal symptoms and sleep disturbance.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Fluxater 20mg Capsule, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Fluxater 20mg Capsule, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Fluxater 20mg Capsule is very less.
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Fluxater Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Fluxater Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluxater 20mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluxater 20mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Fluxater 20mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Fluxater 20mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Fluxater 20mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fluxater 20mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Fluxater 20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluxater 20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fluxater Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Fluoxetine

Fluxater is an antidepressant drug and belongs to the class of selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs). In adults, this medicine is used to treat major depressive episodes, eating disorder (bulimia nervosa) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In children and adolescents aged eight years and above, it is used to treat moderate to severe major depressive disorder. Consult a doctor if you think you are suffering from depression as the treatment should always be taken as advised by a doctor.
Fluxater is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs). It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect associated with the use of Fluxater. However, Fluxater can also cause other sleep problems like insomnia (inability to sleep) and abnormal dreams. Talk to your doctor in case you experience sleep problems while taking Fluxater.
Fluxater has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Fluxater.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with citalopram?
Fluoxetine and citalopram both increase the serotonin levels and when used together can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). ECG monitoring may also be required as there could be some changes in your heart rhythm (prolonged QTc interval). Talk to your doctor as you may need an alternative for one of these medicines.
Fluxater is not a placebo, it is an active drug, an antidepressant which belongs to the class of medications known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Fluxater is not a stimulant. It is an antidepressant and belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with diazepam?
Fluoxetine can be taken with diazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Fluxater does not cause weight gain, rather it causes weight loss, which is a common side effect seen with its use. Weight loss is usually proportional to baseline body weight. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Fluxater.
Fluxater can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Fluxater. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.
Yes, like any other medicine Fluxater has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Fluxater is used for the treatment of anxiety and other associated conditions like panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias. It also helps in depression associated with or without anxiety. Consult a doctor for the right treatment of your anxiety before starting any medicines.
Fluxater has not been reported to cause acne. Talk to your doctor if you develop acne while taking Fluxater.
Fluxater works if taken for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Headache is a very common side effect of Fluxater. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive headache while taking Fluxater.
Nausea is a very common side effect of Fluxater. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Fluxater.
You should take Fluxater only for the duration as advised by your doctor. Also, you should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
You should take Fluxater only for the duration as advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Fluxater is not used for the treatment of hot flushes. It is used for the treatment of depression and belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with paracetamol?
Fluoxetine can be taken with paracetamol, however, when taken together paracetamol can increase the antidepressant effect of fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines as there could be other effects of using the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amitriptyline?
Fluoxetine may possibly change the blood levels of amitriptyline. Your doctor may need to lower the dose of amitriptyline when administered with fluoxetine. Talk to your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with alcohol?
Fluoxetine when taken with alcohol, does not increase the effects of alcohol, however, it may affect your judgment or coordination and make you dizzy. Talk to your doctor regarding the use of alcohol when you are taking fluoxetine.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with lorazepam?
Fluoxetine can be taken with lorazepam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with omeprazole?
Fluoxetine may increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its metabolism. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Fluxater can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with amoxicillin?
Fluoxetine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with ibuprofen?
Fluoxetine, when given with ibuprofen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Fluxater. when given with phentermine, may increase the effects of phentermine like nervousness, anxiety, restlessness. There could also be an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). The reason for an increase in toxicity is not clear. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with tramadol?
Fluoxetine when taken along with tramadol, can lead to an increased risk of serotonin syndrome (fever, muscle stiffness or tremor, confusion, irritability, and extreme agitation). Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Fluxater is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Fluxater is not addictive in nature. No habit forming potential has been seen with its use. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding the duration of its use.
There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Fluxater during the first few months of pregnancy. When taken during the last three months of pregnancy, it may increase the risk of a serious condition in babies, called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the new born (PPHN), making the baby breathe faster and appear bluish. These symptoms usually begin during the first 24 hours after the baby is born. So, it is advisable not to use Fluxater during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Fluxater is not a controlled substance. It's a prescription medicine and is available on providing a valid prescription.
Fluxater is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants.
Fluxater is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re−uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) antidepressants.
Q. Can I take fluoxetine with naproxen?
Fluoxetine, when given with naproxen, may increase the risk of gastric side effects. Consult a doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Fluxater with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fluxater with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Fluxater with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Tefdin, Daylert
Fluxater with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot
Fluxater with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin, Eldepryl
Fluxater with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Fluxater with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox, Tizpa
Fluxater with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Fluxater with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Fluxater with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Fluxater with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Fluxater with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Fluxater with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Fluxater with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Fluxater with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Fluxater with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Fluxater with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Fluxater with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine
Fluxater with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Fluxater with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Fluxater with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam
Fluxater with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Fluxater with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Fluxater with Galantamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Galantamine: Galamer
Fluxater with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Fluxater with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Fluxater with Hyoscine butylbromide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil
Fluxater with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Fluxater with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Fluxater with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Fluxater with Camylofin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Fluxater with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Fluxater with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Durogesic, Fent, Trofentyl
Fluxater with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
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