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Flunam

Manufactured by: Mayflower India

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

Prescription Required

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Flunam

Manufactured by: Mayflower India

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

Prescription Required

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Flunam Information

Flunam Benefits & Uses

Flunam is used to treat the following -

Flunam 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 Flunam

Fluoxetine

Flunam Side Effects

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

Flunam Related Warnings

Is the use of Flunam safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Flunam. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Flunam safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Flunam on the Kidneys?

Flunam is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Flunam on the Liver?

Flunam has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Flunam on the Heart?

Flunam has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Flunam with Other Drugs

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

Flunam Contraindications

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

Is this Flunam habit forming or addictive?

No, Flunam is not habit forming.

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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Flunam. So it is best to avoid driving.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Flunam only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Flunam can treat mental disorders.

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Flunam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Flunam

You can take Flunam with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Flunam

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Flunam as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Flunam से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 10 months पहले

Can Flunam be taken at night?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

No, it is not recommended that Flunam 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. 

सवाल 12 months पहले

Is Flunam habit forming?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल 7 months पहले

Does Flunam cause negative thinking?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

Yes, Flunam 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.  

सवाल 5 months पहले

Can Flunam be given with modafinil?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD, General Physician

Yes, Flunam 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. 

सवाल 10 months पहले

Is Flunam associated with weight loss?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Flunam 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. 

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 458,461
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 588-591