F Tin

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F Tin 10 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 29
F Tin 20 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 43
F Tin 40 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 58
F Tin 60 Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 81
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  • Manufactured by: A N Pharmacia
  • Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine (10 mg)

F Tin Information

F Tin is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. The alternative uses of F Tin have also been explained below.

The right dosage of F Tin depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of F Tin have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of F Tin go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

F Tin's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. In addition, F Tin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the F Tin related warnings section.

Other contraindications of F Tin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, F Tin may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for F Tin, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



F Tin Benefits & Uses

F Tin is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

F Tin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: PMS
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given continuously or during the luteal phase only


F Tin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when F Tin is used -

Moderate

Mild

F Tin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of F Tin safe for pregnant women?


    F Tin may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take F Tin again without your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of F Tin safe during breastfeeding?


    F Tin may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of F Tin on the Kidneys?


    F Tin rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of F Tin on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of F Tin on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of F Tin on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of F Tin on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of F Tin with Other Drugs

F Tin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
    Amiodarone

    Moderate



    F Tin Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take F Tin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about F Tin

    • Is this F Tin habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of F Tin has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking F Tin you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      F Tin should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, F Tin is useful in treating mental disorders.

      Yes

    F Tin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and F Tin


      Taking F Tin with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and F Tin


      Taking alcohol with F Tin can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about F Tin

    Question over 3 years ago

    How long can I take F Tin?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    F Tin should be taken as long as it prescribed by your doctor. One must not take less or number of doses as that could cause detrimental effects on the health. One should follow the instructions of the doctor completely. 

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can F Tin be given with modafinil?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, F Tin can be given with modafinil. This is because people suffering from major depression also struggle with residual symptoms like persistent fatigue and excessive sleepiness. Modafinil helps overcome these residual symptoms and also improves the overall mood of a patient. Modafinil also helps people to improve their functionality at work. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can F Tin be taken at night?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, it is not recommended that F Tin should be taken at night as it disturbs sleep in the early phase of the treatment. Thus, it is mostly recommended to take it in the morning or noon. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is F Tin?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    F Tin is the brand name for fluoxetine. It belongs to a class of drug known as an antidepressant (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). It is available in the form of tablet, capsule, syrup, and suspension. F Tin is used for the management of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (recurring disturbing thoughts with a compulsion to repeat some act), panic disorder (sudden bouts of extreme fear), and premenstrual dysphoric syndrome (irritability, mood swings, bloating and breast tenderness before a menstrual cycle. It is also used to treat depression in people who do not respond to other antidepressant medications such as olanzapine. In addition, it is used to treat depression in people who also show symptoms of bipolar disorder (a manic-depressive disorder in which there are bouts of depression, mania, and abnormal mood) with olanzapine.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does F Tin cause negative thinking?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    Yes, F Tin may cause distorted or negative thinking. One may develop feelings of self-harm. However, one can conquer such thought processes easily by concentrating on positive things in life, taking one day at a time and living each moment, practicing empathy and gratitude, finding meaning in helping others, learning new life skills, practicing yoga and meditation to achieve a sense of calm and so on.  



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 458,461

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 588-591



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