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Fluoxetine

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Contains / Salt: Fluoxetine

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Fluoxetine Capsule Information

Fluoxetine Capsule Benefits & Uses

Fluoxetine Capsule is used to treat the following -

Fluoxetine 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.

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Ingredients of Fluoxetine Capsule

Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine Capsule Side Effects

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

Fluoxetine Capsule Related Warnings

Is the use of Fluoxetine Capsule safe for pregnant women?

Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Fluoxetine Capsule safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Fluoxetine Capsule on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule rarely affect the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Fluoxetine Capsule on the Liver?

Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule is rarely harmful for liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Fluoxetine Capsule on the Heart?

Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Fluoxetine Capsule with Other Drugs

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

Fluoxetine Capsule Contraindications

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

Is this Fluoxetine Capsule habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule is addictive.

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

No, after taking Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule works for mental disorders.

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Fluoxetine Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Fluoxetine Capsule

Taking Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Fluoxetine Capsule

Taking Fluoxetine 20 Mg Capsule with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Fluoxetine Capsule से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 4 months पहले

Is Fluoxetine a controlled substance?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS, General Physician

No, Fluoxetine 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 10 days पहले

Does Fluoxetine cause negative thinking?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, Internal Medicine

Yes, Fluoxetine 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 3 months पहले

Can I discontinue Fluoxetine on my own?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS, Diabetologist

No, it is not recommended that you discontinue taking Fluoxetine 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.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Is Fluoxetine used for the treatment of anxiety?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Fluoxetine 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 5 months पहले

Is Fluoxetine habit forming?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

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

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