Fluxam Tablet

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Fluxam Information

Fluxam is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

The optimal dosage of Fluxam is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Fluxam include Insomnia, Headache, Fatigue. While these are the most often observed Fluxam side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Fluxam go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Fluxam is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Fluxam's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Depression must refrain from the use of Fluxam since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Fluxam contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Fluxam may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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



Fluxam Benefits & Uses

Fluxam is used to treat the following -

Fluxam 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: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • 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: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Above 8 years old can take

Fluxam Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fluxam safe for pregnant women?


    Fluxam may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Fluxam, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Fluxam safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Fluxam. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

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


    Using Fluxam does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fluxam on the Liver?


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

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


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

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Fluxam with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Fluxam Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Fluxam

  • Is this Fluxam habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Fluxam is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Fluxam as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Fluxam is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    Yes, Fluxam is useful in treating mental disorders.

    Yes

Fluxam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fluxam


    Taking Fluxam with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fluxam


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

    Severe


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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; Luvox® (Fluvoxamine Maleate)

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

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 41-42

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