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Fluvoxamine

Fluvoxamine Information

Fluvoxamine Benefits & Uses

Fluvoxamine is used to treat the following -

Fluvoxamine 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 Fluvoxamine

Fluvoxamine

Fluvoxamine Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Insomnia सामान्य
  4. Headache सामान्य
  5. Fatigue सामान्य
  6. Dizziness दुर्लभ
  7. Drowsiness
  8. Nervousness
  9. Weakness
  10. Agitation
  11. Edema दुर्लभ
  12. Cough दुर्लभ
  13. Weight gain
  14. Flatulence दुर्लभ
  15. Constipation सामान्य

Fluvoxamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Fluvoxamine safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Fluvoxamine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Fluvoxamine. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.

Severe

What is the effect of Fluvoxamine on the Kidneys?

Fluvoxamine is not harmful for kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Fluvoxamine on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Fluvoxamine on liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Fluvoxamine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Fluvoxamine on heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Fluvoxamine with Other Drugs

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

Linezolid

Tramadol

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Fluvoxamine Contraindications

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

    1. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
    2. Suicidal Tendency
    3. Heart Disease
    4. Calcium Deficiency
    5. Potassium Deficiency
    6. Liver Disease
    7. Mania
    8. Depression

    Frequently asked Questions about Fluvoxamine

    Is this Fluvoxamine habit forming or addictive?

    No, Fluvoxamine is not habit forming.

    No

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

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

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    " Yes, Fluvoxamine 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?

    Yes, Fluvoxamine is useful in treating mental disorders.

    Yes

    Fluvoxamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Fluvoxamine

    You can take Fluvoxamine with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Fluvoxamine

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

    Severe
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Luvox® (Fluvoxamine Maleate)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 461
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 41-42