Fludac 10 Capsule

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    Fludac 10 Capsule Information

    Fludac 10 Capsule is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule. Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Fludac 10 Capsule has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The correct dosage of Fludac 10 Capsule depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Fludac 10 Capsule can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Fludac 10 Capsule are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Fludac 10 Capsule has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Fludac 10 Capsule related warnings talks about Fludac 10 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Some other conditions that can be affected by Fludac 10 Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Additionally, Fludac 10 Capsule may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Fludac 10 Capsule, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Fludac 10 Capsule Benefits & Uses

    Fludac 10 Capsule is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Fludac 10 Capsule 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


    Fludac 10 Capsule Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Fludac 10 Capsule is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    Fludac 10 Capsule Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Fludac 10 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Fludac. It is best to stop taking Fludac immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Fludac 10 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


      Fludac should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Fludac 10 Capsule on the Kidneys?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Fludac 10 Capsule on the Liver?


      Fludac may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Fludac 10 Capsule on the Heart?


      Fludac is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Fludac 10 Capsule with Other Drugs

    Fludac 10 Capsule should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
      Amiodarone

      Moderate



      Fludac 10 Capsule Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fludac 10 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



      Frequently asked Questions about Fludac 10 Capsule

      • Is this Fludac 10 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


        Fludac 10 Capsule does not cause addiction.

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


        No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Fludac 10 Capsule as you may feel sleepy.

        Dangerous
      • Is it safe?


        Yes, Fludac 10 Capsule is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


        Yes, taking Fludac 10 Capsule can treat mental disorders.

        Yes

      Fludac 10 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      • Interaction between Food and Fludac 10 Capsule


        Taking Fludac 10 Capsule with food is safe.

        Safe
      • Interaction between Alcohol and Fludac 10 Capsule


        Taking alcohol with Fludac 10 Capsule can be dangerous.

        Severe


      Frequently asked Questions about Fludac 10 Capsule

      Question over 3 years ago

      Can I discontinue Fludac on my own?

      Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

      No, it is not recommended that you discontinue taking Fludac on your own as this may cause certain withdrawal symptoms like agitation, irritation, mood changes, and difficulty falling or staying asleep. It is, therefore, suggested that you follow the instructions of your doctor completely and remain compliant to the treatment plan.

      Question over 3 years ago

      Does Fludac cause negative thinking?

      Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

      Yes, Fludac 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.  

      Question almost 4 years ago

      Is Fludac habit forming?

      Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

      No, Fludac 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 Fludac strictly under the recommendations of a doctor.  

      Question almost 4 years ago

      Is it safe to take Fludac?

      Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, it is safe to take Fludac 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. 

      Question over 3 years ago

      Can Fludac affect one's sex life?

      Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

      Yes, Fludac may affect one's sex life by decreasing one's libido. However, if you experience sex life is affected after medicine then inform your doctor immediately they might change your medication or altered the dose.



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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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