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Flunat

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

Prescription Required

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Flunat

Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

Prescription Required

5 लोगों ने इसको हाल ही में खरीदा

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CAPSULE Pack Size: 10 NOS

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Flunat Price and Pack Size

Flunat 10 Capsule ₹29.7 Buy
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Flunat Information

Flunat Benefits & Uses

Flunat is used to treat the following -

Flunat 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 Flunat

Fluoxetine

Flunat Side Effects

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

Flunat Related Warnings

Is the use of Flunat safe for pregnant women?

Flunat can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Flunat right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Flunat safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Flunat on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Flunat rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Flunat on the Liver?

Flunat is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Flunat on the Heart?

Side effects of Flunat rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Flunat with Other Drugs

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

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Amiodarone

    Flunat Contraindications

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

    Is this Flunat habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Flunat has not been reported.

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

    After taking Flunat you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Flunat only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, Flunat is useful in treating mental disorders.

    हाँ

    Flunat Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Flunat

    Taking Flunat with food is safe.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Flunat

    Taking alcohol with Flunat can be dangerous.

    Severe

    Flunat से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

    सवाल over 1 year पहले

    What is Flunat?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

    Flunat 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. Flunat 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.

    सवाल over 1 year पहले

    Is Flunat used for the treatment of anxiety?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Flunat 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.

    सवाल 10 months पहले

    Can Flunat be given with modafinil?

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

    Yes, Flunat 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 over 1 year पहले

    How does Flunat work?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS, General Physician

    Flunat is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It selectively inhibits the reuptake of serotonin which increases the concentration of serotonin in the central nervous system (CNS) that helps maintain mental balance. This results in many functional changes and alleviation of depression.

    सवाल about 1 year पहले

    Is Flunat a controlled substance?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS, General Physician

    No, Flunat 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.  

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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