Medicine Overview of Ocivox Tablet
Side effects of Ocivox Tablet
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Fatigue.
How to use Ocivox 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 Ocivox 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Ocivox Tablet works
Ocivox 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 Ocivox Tablet
Expert advice for Ocivox Tablet
- It can take 2-3 weeks for Ocivox 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 Ocivox, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
- If your doctor asks you to stop Ocivox, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
- The addiction/dependence potential of Ocivox is very less.
- You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
Special precautions for Ocivox 100mg Tablet
Ocivox 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ocivox 100mg 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.
Ocivox 100mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Ocivox 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ocivox 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ocivox 100mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Ocivox 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ocivox 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet
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 Ocivox 100mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine
Ocivox is not a controlled substance, narcotic or addictive
Ocivox is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor or benzo. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Ocivox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Luvox is the brand name of Ocivox. Ocivox 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 Ocivox make you sleepy, cause hair loss, weight gain or loss, get you high, and make you tired?
Ocivox can make you sleepy, gain weight or lose, get you high and tired. Generally Ocivox does not cause hair loss.
User Submitted Feedback For Ocivox 100mg Tablet
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