Flutee

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  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • Country of Origin: India

    Flutee Information

    Flutee, 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. The alternative uses of Flutee have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Flutee depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Flutee side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Flutee are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Flutee's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Flutee has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Flutee related warnings section.

    The section on Flutee contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug reaction of Flutee with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Flutee, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Flutee Benefits & Uses

    Flutee is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Flutee 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Depression
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Depression
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Depression
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult(Female)
    • Disease: PMS
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Given continuously or during the luteal phase only


    Flutee Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Flutee is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    Flutee Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Flutee safe for pregnant women?


      Flutee can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Flutee, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Flutee safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Flutee may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Flutee should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Flutee on the Kidneys?


      Flutee rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Flutee on the Liver?


      Side effects of Flutee rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Flutee on the Heart?


      Flutee may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Flutee with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
      Amiodarone

      Moderate



      Flutee Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flutee unless your doctor advises you to do so -



      Frequently asked Questions about Flutee

      • Is this Flutee habit forming or addictive?


        No, you will not get addicted to Flutee.

        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 Flutee can make you feel drowsy.

        Dangerous
      • Is it safe?


        Yes, but take Flutee only as per medical advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
      • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


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

        Yes

      Flutee Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      • Interaction between Food and Flutee


        Taking Flutee with food does not harm your health.

        Safe
      • Interaction between Alcohol and Flutee


        Consuming Flutee with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

        Severe


      Frequently asked Questions about Flutee

      Question almost 4 years ago

      Can Flutee be taken at night?

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

      No, it is not recommended that Flutee 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. 

      Question about 4 years ago

      How does Flutee work?

      Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

      Flutee 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.

      Question over 3 years ago

      Can I discontinue Flutee on my own?

      Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

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

      Question almost 4 years ago

      Is Flutee habit forming?

      Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

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

      Question almost 4 years ago

      Is Flutee used for the treatment of anxiety?

      Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Flutee 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.



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      This medicine data has been created by -

      Vikas Chauhan

      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      5 Years of Experience


      References

      US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

      KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 458,461

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



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