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Lauxine Information

Lauxine is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. The alternative uses of Lauxine have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Lauxine depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

While these are the most often observed Lauxine side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Lauxine go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Lauxine has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Lauxine related warnings talks about Lauxine's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Lauxine contraindications section.

Besides this, Lauxine may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Lauxine is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Lauxine Benefits & Uses

Lauxine is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Lauxine 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

Lauxine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lauxine safe for pregnant women?


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

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Lauxine safe during breastfeeding?


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

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


    Lauxine rarely harms the kidneys.

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


    Lauxine is rarely harmful for the liver.

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


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

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Lauxine with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
    Amiodarone

    Moderate



    Lauxine Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Lauxine

    • Is this Lauxine habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Lauxine.

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


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

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Lauxine 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, taking Lauxine can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Lauxine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lauxine


      Taking Lauxine with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lauxine


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

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Lauxine

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Lauxine be taken at night?

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

    No, it is not recommended that Lauxine 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 over 5 years ago

    What is Lauxine?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Lauxine 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. Lauxine 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.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How long can I take Lauxine?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Lauxine 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. 

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to take Lauxine?

    Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Lauxine is available in the forms tablet, capsule, suspension, and syrup. It should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food because food does not affect the absorption of the drug. It is important to take Lauxine at the same time every day so that you do not forget to take the dose. Lauxine may take 4 to 5 weeks to exert its complete effect and it is thus, important to be patient and keep taking Lauxine.

    Question over 5 years ago

    Is Lauxine habit forming?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

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



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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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