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F Tin 20mg Tablets

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F Tin 20 MG Description

F Tin 20mg Tab is a prescription medicine. It belongs to the class of antidepressants. The main component in this medicine is fluoxetine. Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)

. It is used to treat mental health disorders like depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disease, etc. This medicine has certain side effects like chills, nausea, tremors, low sexual desires, delayed ejaculation, etc. These side effects normally do not persist for a long time and usually go away after some time. But if they do not, talk to your doctor about it as early as possible. Always take this medicine at the same time every day. Do not start or stop the scheduled dosage of F Tin 20mg Tab in between its course. Doing this can aggravate the symptoms and might also make you resistant to the medicines. Take it with or without food, as instructed by the doctor. Do not skip or miss any dose. This medicine has the potential to interact with certain medications for kidney diseases, liver problems, heart conditions, etc. So it is important to inform your doctor about those before starting this medicine.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹35.41
You Save₹6.25 (15% on MRP)
ContainsFluoxetine(20.0 Mg)
UsesPanic disorders, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Depression, Mood disorders
Side effectsNausea, Restlessness, Vomiting, Dizziness, Confusion, Sleepiness
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Uses of F Tin 20 MG

  • This medicine should be used if you have been diagnosed with any of the following diseases:
  • Panic disorders (characterised by sudden episodes of breathlessness, increased heartbeat, etc.)
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (it is a condition in which the person feels anxiety if a certain set of rules and fixed rituals are not followed)

Contraindications of F Tin 20 MG

  • F Tin 20mg Tab is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have heart abnormalities
  • If you have kidney diseases
  • If you have epilepsy
  • If you have liver problems
  • If you have cancer
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have hypertension
  • If you have bipolar disorder

Side effects of F Tin 20 MG

  • F Tin 20mg Tab has the following side effects:
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth- Xerostomia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Chills
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Increase in sleep time
  • Inability to focus
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of F Tin 20 MG



Can I take F Tin 20mg Tab during pregnancy?
It is not advised to take this medicine during pregnancy. Always inform your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or are pregnant before starting the treatment with F Tin 20mg Tab. There is a risk to the foetus's life, so it is important to be careful about it.

Breast Feeding

Can I take F Tin 20mg Tab while breastfeeding?
It is not safe to consume this medicine while breastfeeding a child. It is seen in some studies that it may harm the development of the feeding child. So, it is better to discuss the risks and benefits with the doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken F Tin 20mg Tab?
It is not safe to drive after taking this medicine. Driving needs constant attention and focus, which is altered after taking this medicine. So to avoid any unprecedented mishap that might cause injuries to health, it is advised not to drive or operate any machinery after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with the F Tin 20mg Tab?
No, it is not suitable to mix alcohol with F Tin 20mg Tab. Both of these are responsible for causing sedation, drowsiness, and inability to focus. So to avoid any adverse effects or any intensification of these symptoms, it is advised not to mix them both.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You feel negative feelings or suicidal thoughts.
  • You are taking any other form of medicine.
  • You are a chronic alcohol user.
  • You are lactating.
  • You are caffeine-dependent; control caffeine consumption when taking this medicine.
  • Your side effects persist for longer than usual.
  • You are pregnant.
  • Your work requires very precise mental focus and the use of heavy motor machinery.
  • Your medicine intake causes you more trouble than comfort.

Mode of Action of F Tin 20 MG

How Does It Work?

F Tin 20mg Tab consists of a chemical substance called fluoxetine. It belongs to the category of antidepressants. Fluoxetine belongs to the family of SNRI (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor)...
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Directions for Use of F Tin 20 MG

  • Take F Tin 20mg Tab at the same time every day.
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole orally with water.
  • Do not chew or dissolve it in water.
  • Do not take it with alcohol or coffee.
  • Take it with or without food, depending upon the instructions from the doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any other illness.
  • Do not skip or stop taking this medicine in between its course, even if you start feeling better.
  • Limit your caffeine intake as it interacts adversely with it.
  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet.
  • Do not smoke when you are taking this medication.

Interactions of F Tin 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Abrocitinib medicine is used for skin allergies and diseases; interaction can cause an increase in the effectiveness of the side effects.
  • Acetaminophen medicine is used for fever and inflammation; interaction can cause upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety; interactions can cause an excessive increase in sleepiness and decreased respiratory rate.
  • Betaxolol medication for ocular hypertension; interactions can lead to blurred vision or, in extreme cases, loss of vision.
  • Bismuth subsalicylate is used to treat gastrointestinal and stomach indigestion problems; interaction between this medicine and F Tin 20mg Tab can cause irregular blood pressure and abrupt heart rate.

Interactions with food items

  • This medicine can interact adversely with caffeine, so it is advised not to mix both of them.
  • Eat a balanced diet full of green leafy vegetables and low sugar levels.
  • Do not mix this medicine with any wine or beer.
  • Do not eat deep-fried food.

Storage and disposal of F Tin 20 MG

Store the medicine in the original packing. Do not open and transfer them to any container. Keep them in a cool and dry place. Keep them away from children. Talk to your nearby chemist shops if there ...
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Dosage of F Tin 20 MG


There can be extremely severe effects of an F Tin 20mg Tab overdose. These are tremors, convulsions, and extremely high sedation. In rare cases, a person can also subside into a coma. So, it is extrem...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the medicine, take it as early as possible. But if it is nearly time for the next prescribed dose, do not take that at all. It is advised to follow a strict schedule at ...
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Content Details


Dr. Tanya Gupta

BDS (Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery), MPH (Masters in Public Health)


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is F Tin 20mg tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: Studies have shown habit formation in cases where F Tin 20mg tablets were taken for more than the prescribed time. It is best to talk to your doctor if this happens. Always follow the prescription instructions, and do not take doses more than required. Your doctor may slowly decrease the dose and stop it to prevent the withdrawal effects of the medication.

Q: Can F Tin 20 mg tablets be given to children under 12?

A: Yes, this medicine can be given to children under 12 years of age if only the doctor has prescribed it. However, quantities of the medicine vary considerably for the doses to be given to children.

Q: Can F Tin 20mg Tab 10'S make me feel more tired and restless?

A: Yes, F Tin 20mg tab can make you feel restless and tired because it makes you feel more sleepy. However, if it is taken in appropriate quantities, its side effects are minimised, and the full potential of this medicine can be experienced.
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Last Updated on: 19 Apr 2022 | 08:36 AM (IST)
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