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Fluox

Manufactured by: Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

Prescription Required

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Fluox

Manufactured by: Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries

Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

Prescription Required

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Fluox Information

Fluox Benefits & Uses

Fluox is used to treat the following -

Fluox 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 Fluox

Fluoxetine

Fluox Side Effects

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

Fluox Related Warnings

Is the use of Fluox safe for pregnant women?

Fluox can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Fluox and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Fluox safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Fluox may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Fluox should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Fluox on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Fluox on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Fluox on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Fluox on the Heart?

Fluox is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Fluox with Other Drugs

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

Fluox Contraindications

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

Is this Fluox habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Fluox has not been reported.

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

" Yes, Fluox it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Fluox has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Fluox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Fluox

You can take Fluox with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Fluox

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

Severe

Fluox से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Fluox be taken at night?

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

No, it is not recommended that Fluox 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 about 1 year पहले

How long can I take Fluox?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS, Other

Fluox 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. 

सवाल 10 months पहले

Does Fluox cause negative thinking?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

Yes, Fluox 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 about 1 year पहले

Is Fluox a controlled substance?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS, General Physician

No, Fluox 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.  

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Fluox?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

Fluox 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. Fluox 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.

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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