Frext 100mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Frext 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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Alcohol
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₹24.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Frext Tablet

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Uses of Frext Tablet

Frext 100mg Tablet 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 Frext Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Frext 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 Frext 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Frext Tablet works

Frext 100mg 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 Frext Tablet

Expert advice for Frext Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Frext 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 Frext, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Frext, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Frext is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Frext 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Frext 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Frext 100mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Frext 100mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Frext 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Frext 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Frext 100mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Frext 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Frext 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg 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 Frext 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine

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