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Composition for SOREST

Fluvoxamine(50 mg)

food interaction for SOREST

alcohol interaction for SOREST

pregnancy interaction for SOREST

lactation interaction for SOREST

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

SALT INFORMATION for SOREST

Fluvoxamine(50 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Sorest 50 mg tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nervousness, Drowsiness, Altered libido, Altered sexual function, Confusion, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Flatulence, Headache, Impaired concentration, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Unsteadiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Weight loss

SUBSTITUTES for SOREST

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    Rs. 135
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  • UVOX 50 MG TABLET
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    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 16.20/tablet
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    Rs. 162
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  • FREXT 50 MG TABLET
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    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 12.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 129
    save 12% more per tablet
  • FLUVOXINE CR 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 14/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 140
    save 5% more per tablet
  • FLUVATOR 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 130
    save 12% more per tablet

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Expert advice for SOREST

  • Take Fluvoxamine as prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Do not increase or decrease the dose without consulting the doctor. 
  • You may have to take Fluvoxamine at least for 1 to 4 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Fluvoxamine, unless the doctor has advised you. This may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Do not take Fluvoxamine within 14 days of taking MAO-Inhibitor (antidepressant drugs), as you may develop increased blood pressure and convulsions.
  • Avoid driving after taking Fluvoxamine as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness and confusion.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Fluvoxamine, it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel unusually agitated, irritable, or have thoughts about hurting or killing yourself.
     

Frequently asked questions for SOREST

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

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 27 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)