F Tin 20 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine (20 mg)
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F Tin 20 Tablet Information

F Tin 20 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. Secondary and off-label uses of F Tin 20 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of F Tin 20 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed F Tin 20 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of F Tin 20 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that F Tin 20 Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if F Tin 20 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the F Tin 20 Tablet related warnings section.

The section on F Tin 20 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, F Tin 20 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that F Tin 20 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



F Tin 20 Tablet Benefits & Uses

F Tin 20 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

F Tin 20 Tablet 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 20 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of F Tin 20 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    F Tin can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking F Tin right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of F Tin 20 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking F Tin may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. F Tin should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of F Tin 20 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    F Tin rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of F Tin 20 Tablet on the Liver?


    F Tin is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of F Tin 20 Tablet on the Heart?


    Side effects of F Tin rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


F Tin 20 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take F Tin 20 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about F Tin 20 Tablet

  • Is this F Tin 20 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of F Tin 20 Tablet has not been reported.

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


    After taking F Tin 20 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as F Tin 20 Tablet can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take F Tin 20 Tablet only as per medical advice.

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


    Yes, F Tin 20 Tablet is useful in treating mental disorders.

    Yes

F Tin 20 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and F Tin 20 Tablet


    Taking F Tin 20 Tablet with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and F Tin 20 Tablet


    Consuming F Tin 20 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about F Tin 20 Tablet

Question about 5 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 almost 5 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 about 5 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 over 5 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 almost 5 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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