Fastgen

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Fastgen Products are primarily used for

About Fastgen Products

Uses of Fastgen Products

Fluoxetine is used in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Panic disorder and Bulimia nervosa.

Fastgen Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Fastgen are Depression, Erectile dysfunction, Indigestion, Influenza like syndrome, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Loss of appetite, Low sexual desire, Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Nausea, Rash, Sore throat, Sweating, Tremor, Weakness, Weight loss, Yawning.

How Fastgen Products work

Fluoxetine 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 of depression and also relieves symptoms of panic and obsessive disorders.

Patient Concerns about Fastgen Products

Frequently asked questions about Fastgen Products

Frequently asked questions about Fluoxetine

Q. What is Fastgen? What is it used for?
Fastgen 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.
Q. Does Fastgen cause sleepiness?
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect of Fastgen. However, Fastgen can also cause other sleep problems like insomnia (inability to sleep) and abnormal dreams. You must talk to your doctor if you experience sleep problems while taking Fastgen.
Q. Does Fastgen cause weight gain?
Fastgen 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 Fastgen.
Q. Does Fastgen make you tired?
Fastgen can make you feel tired. Fatigue (extreme tiredness) is a very common side effect of Fastgen. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking it as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Fastgen cause nausea?
Nausea is a very common side effect of Fastgen. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Fastgen.
Q. How long can I take Fastgen for?
You should take Fastgen only for the duration advised by your doctor. You should not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. Can I take Fastgen with paracetamol?
Fastgen can be taken with paracetamol. However, when taken together paracetamol can increase the antidepressant effect of Fastgen. 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 Fastgen with birth control pills?
Fastgen 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. Is Fastgen addictive?
No, Fastgen 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.
Q. Is Fastgen safe in pregnancy?
There have been some reports showing an increased risk of birth defects affecting the heart in babies when the mother took Fastgen 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 newborn (PPHN). In this condition, the baby breathes faster and appears bluish. These symptoms usually begin during the first 24 hours after the baby is born. So, it is advisable not to use Fastgen during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

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Fastgen 60mg Tablet
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