Flugen

Manufactured by: La Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine (20 mg)

Prescription Required

159 people have bought this recently

Flugen

Manufactured by: La Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine (20 mg)

Prescription Required

159 people have bought this recently

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Flugen (La Pharma) Information

Flugen (La Pharma), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule, Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. Other than this, Flugen (La Pharma) has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Flugen (La Pharma) 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. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Flugen (La Pharma) have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Flugen (La Pharma) 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 Flugen (La Pharma) has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Flugen (La Pharma) related warnings talks about Flugen (La Pharma)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other contraindications of Flugen (La Pharma) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Flugen (La Pharma) have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Flugen (La Pharma) is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

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

Flugen (La Pharma) Benefits & Uses

Flugen (La Pharma) 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

Flugen (La Pharma) Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Flugen (La Pharma)

Fluoxetine

Flugen (La Pharma) Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Flugen (La Pharma) 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

Flugen (La Pharma) Related Warnings

Is the use of Flugen (La Pharma) safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Flugen (La Pharma) safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Flugen (La Pharma). It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Flugen (La Pharma) on the Kidneys?

Flugen (La Pharma) has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Flugen (La Pharma) on the Liver?

Flugen (La Pharma) has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Flugen (La Pharma) on the Heart?

Side effects of Flugen (La Pharma) rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Flugen (La Pharma) with Other Drugs

Flugen (La Pharma) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Amiodarone

    Flugen (La Pharma) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flugen (La Pharma) 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 Flugen (La Pharma)

    Is this Flugen (La Pharma) habit forming or addictive?

    Flugen (La Pharma) does not cause addiction.

    No

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

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Flugen (La Pharma) can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Flugen (La Pharma) 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, Flugen (La Pharma) is useful in treating mental disorders.

    Yes

    Flugen (La Pharma) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Flugen (La Pharma)

    Taking Flugen (La Pharma) with food does not harm your health.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Flugen (La Pharma)

    Taking Flugen (La Pharma) with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe

    Flugen (La Pharma) FAQs

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can Flugen be given with modafinil?

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

    Yes, Flugen 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 2 years ago

    How long can I take Flugen?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Flugen 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 about 2 years ago

    How to take Flugen?

    Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Flugen 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 Flugen at the same time every day so that you do not forget to take the dose. Flugen may take 4 to 5 weeks to exert its complete effect and it is thus, important to be patient and keep taking Flugen.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Is Flugen associated with weight loss?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Flugen can cause weight loss. It is a common side effect of this drug. Few people may experience this effect after consuming this drug. People should monitor their weight, eat healthily and include at least 30 mins of exercising in a day. In spite of all efforts if you experience weight loss then discuss with your doctor. 

    Question about 2 years ago

    Is it safe to take Flugen?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, it is safe to take Flugen 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. 

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

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