Fludac

Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine (10 mg)

Prescription Required

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Fludac

Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine (10 mg)

Prescription Required

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Fludac Information

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

The optimal dosage of Fludac is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Fludac have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Fludac normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Fludac's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Fludac related warnings talks about Fludac's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

The section on Fludac contraindications lists all such conditions.

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

You should also be aware that Fludac is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Fludac Benefits & Uses
  2. Fludac Dosage & How to Take
  3. Fludac Side Effects
  4. Fludac Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Fludac with Other Drugs
  6. Fludac Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Fludac
  8. Fludac Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Fludac Benefits & Uses

Fludac is used to treat the following -

  1. Depression Primary
  2. Anxiety
  3. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Primary
  4. Panic Attack and Disorder
  5. Bulimia Nervosa Primary
  6. Stress
  7. Bipolar Disorder
  8. Mania
  9. PMS
  10. Binge Eating Disorder

Fludac Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Fludac

Fluoxetine

Fludac Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Fludac 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

Fludac Related Warnings

Is the use of Fludac safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Fludac safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Fludac on the Kidneys?

Fludac rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Fludac on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Fludac on the Heart?

Fludac is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Fludac with Other Drugs

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

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Amiodarone

    Fludac Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fludac 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 Fludac

    Is this Fludac habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Fludac.

    No

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

    After taking Fludac, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Fludac can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Fludac only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, this Fludac works for mental disorders.

    Yes

    Fludac Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Fludac

    You can take Fludac with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Fludac

    Taking alcohol with Fludac can be dangerous.

    Severe

    Fludac FAQs

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can Fludac be given with modafinil?

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

    Yes, Fludac 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 over 1 year ago

    Can Fludac make you tired?

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

    Yes, Fludac 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.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Is Fludac used for the treatment of anxiety?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Fludac 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.

    Question about 2 years ago

    How to take Fludac?

    Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Fludac is available in the forms tablet, capsule, suspension, and syrup. It should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food because food does not affect the absorption of the drug. It is important to take Fludac at the same time every day so that you do not forget to take the dose. Fludac may take 4 to 5 weeks to exert its complete effect and it is thus, important to be patient and keep taking Fludac.

    Question about 2 years ago

    What is Fludac?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Fludac 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. Fludac 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.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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