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Floxin

Manufactured by: D D Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

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Floxin Information

Floxin Benefits & Uses

Floxin is used to treat the following -

Floxin 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.

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Ingredients of Floxin

Fluoxetine

Floxin Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Colitis
  8. Akathisia
  9. Tremor
  10. Dry Mouth Mild
  11. Flushing
  12. Flatulence Mild
  13. Drowsiness
  14. Anxiety Mild
  15. Rash

Floxin Related Warnings

Is the use of Floxin safe for pregnant women?

Floxin may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Floxin during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Floxin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Floxin. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.

Severe

What is the effect of Floxin on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Floxin rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Floxin on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Floxin on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Floxin on the Heart?

Floxin is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Floxin with Other Drugs

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

Floxin Contraindications

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

  1. Suicidal Tendency
  2. Bipolar Disorder
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Calcium Deficiency
  6. Potassium Deficiency
  7. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Floxin

Is this Floxin habit forming or addictive?

No, Floxin is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Floxin.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Floxin.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Floxin works for mental disorders.

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Floxin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Floxin

You can take Floxin with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Floxin

Consuming Floxin with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Floxin से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 5 months पहले

Is it safe to take Floxin?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, it is safe to take Floxin as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. However, in some people, it may cause some side effects like difficulty in falling or staying asleep, anxiety, nervousness, dry mouth, uncontrolled shaking of a body part, difficulty in concentrating, and memory. If you suffer from any of these side effects, please talk to your doctor immediately. 

सवाल 3 months पहले

Is Floxin a controlled substance?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS, General Physician

No, Floxin is not a controlled substance. It is a prescription drug belongs to the class of medications called antidepressant. A controlled drug is one whose manufacture, use and possession are regulated by the government, eg narcotics. Narcotics are the natural products like opium and its derivatives, heroin, coca leaf and cannabis, synthetic drugs like pethidine and methadone, codeine, morphine. These are also prescription drugs and must be taken cautiously as these can cause an addiction.  

सवाल about 1 month पहले

Can Floxin make you tired?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

Yes, Floxin causes tiredness but this occurs only in a few cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you experience tiredness after taking this drug, then try to take some rest even after that if you feel excessive tiredness then do discuss it with your doctor.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Is Floxin habit forming?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

No, Floxin is non-habit forming and non-addictive when taken as prescribed by the doctor. However, since it lessens the depression, a user may feel good about himself and then he might take more doses and take doses more frequently to enhance that feeling of well-being. Gradually, this might lead to dependence. Therefore, it is imperative that one takes Floxin strictly under the recommendations of a doctor.  

सवाल 4 months पहले

Is Floxin used for the treatment of anxiety?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Floxin is used for the treatment of anxiety by decreasing the activity in the brain this causes calming of the brain which provides relief to the patient from anxiety.

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