Uvox 100mg Tablet

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Composition for Uvox 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder, Phobia
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₹31.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Uvox Tablet

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Uses of Uvox Tablet

Uvox 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 Uvox Tablet

Common

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

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

How Uvox Tablet works

Uvox 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 Uvox Tablet

Expert advice for Uvox Tablet

  • It can take 2-3 weeks for Uvox 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 Uvox, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Uvox, you should reduce the dose slowly over 4 weeks.
  • The addiction/dependence potential of Uvox is very less.
  • You may develop anxiety during initiation of therapy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Uvox 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Uvox 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Uvox 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
Uvox 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
Uvox 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Uvox 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Uvox 100mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Uvox 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Uvox 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 200mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg 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 Uvox 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fluvoxamine

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