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Flumusa Tablets

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Flumusa Tablets Description

Flumusa Tab is a type of antidepressant medication used to treat depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It also treats bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder. Obsessive-Compu

lsive Disorder is a condition wherein excessive obsession (repeated thinking about something,). Panic anxiety disorder is when the affected person experiences extreme fear of situations that do not need such a response. The fear might be accompanied by rapid heartbeat, chest pain, stomach pain, dizziness, feeling chill or hot, sweating, or numb hands. Anxiety disorder causes symptoms such as feeling restless, tense, rapid heartbeat or sweating. For individuals with anxiety disorders, the fear is not temporary, and it worsens with time. The symptoms could interfere with school work and job performance. Bulimia nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder. Fluoxetine is the active ingredient of Flumusa Tab. Flumusa Tab increases the levels of a brain chemical called serotonin, which helps you in the following ways: improves your mood, relieves anxiety and tension, helps you to keep calm, deal better with your problems, sleep better, and reduces panic attacks. Share your detailed medical history with your doctor. Your doctor prescribes the most suitable dose of Flumusa Tab based on your health and history. Flumusa Tab takes some time to work. Do not change the dosage without speaking to your doctor. Flumusa Tab might cause some side effects; the side effects are usually temporary. Sudden stopping of medicine can lead to severe side effects called withdrawal symptoms. For maximum benefits, take Flumusa Tab at the same time every day as suggested by your doctor. Never self-medicate.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹47.30
You Save₹7.70 (14% on MRP)
ContainsAlprazolam + Fluoxetine
UsesDepression, Panic disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Bulimia nervosa
Side effectsDry mouth, Nausea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, Dizziness, Constipation
TherapyANTI-DEPRESSANT
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uses

Uses of Flumusa Tablets

  • Flumusa Tab is used in the following conditions:
  • Depression
  • Flumusa Tab also treats anxiety-related disorders
  • OCD/ Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and panic disorder
  • Treatment of bulimia nervosa (eating disorder)
contraindications

Contraindications of Flumusa Tablets

  • If you have an allergy to Flumusa Tab or Fluoxetine or any ingredients of the medications
  • If you have kidney disease
  • If you have liver disease
  • If you have epilepsy/ fits
  • If you have diabetes/ high blood sugar levels
  • If you have heart diseases
  • If you have glaucoma/ increased pressure in the eyes
sideEffects

Side effects of Flumusa Tablets

  • Here are the most common side effects of Flumusa Tab
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue/ extreme tiredness or body pain
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation/ difficulty in passing stools
  • The side effects of Flumusa Tab are usually mild and disappear gradually as your body gets used to the medicine. If the side effects are too much and troublesome, speak to your doctor. Never stop the ...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Flumusa Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Flumusa Tab during pregnancy?
A:
No. Take Flumusa Tab during pregnancy only if your doctor advises. Flumusa Tab may be unsafe in pregnancy. It might harm your developing baby
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Flumusa Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
No. Flumusa Tab may be unsafe during breastfeeding. Flumusa Tab may pass through the breastmilk and harm the baby. Take Flumusa Tab during breastfeeding only if your doctor advises.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Flumusa Tab?
A:
Flumusa Tab can cause side effects such as drowsiness or dizziness. These side effects can affect your ability to drive. It is also not safe to operate heavy machinery or do anything that requires clear focus. It is advisable to avoid these activities until you understand how your body responds to the medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Flumusa Tab?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol when you are on treatment with Flumusa Tab. Alcohol might increase the side effects of Flumusa Tab and cause adverse reactions.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you experience allergic reactions to Flumusa Tab such as difficulty breathing, rashes, itching, bluish skin color, swelling of face, tongue, or throat. Contact your doctor or the emergency medical ...
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  • If you are experiencing sudden mood changes when you are on Flumusa Tab. Contact your doctor immediately
  • If you are getting thoughts of harming yourself when you are on the Flumusa Tab. Speak to your doctor immediately
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Flumusa Tablets

How Does It Work?

Flumusa Tab is an antidepressant (medicine that decreases depression.) Flumusa Tab increases the levels of Serotonin, a chemical messenger in your brain, by blocking its reuptake by nerve cells. Serot...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Flumusa Tablets

  • Swallow Flumusa Tab as a whole with a glass full of water
  • Do not chew/ break open/ crush Flumusa Tab
  • Take Flumusa Tab with food or without food or as advised by your doctor
  • For maximum benefits, take Flumusa Tab at the same time, every day, as suggested by your doctor
  • Initially, your doctor might prescribe lower doses and gradually increase the dosage. Flumusa Tab takes some time to work. Do not change the dosage without speaking to your doctor
  • Follow the dosage instructions strictly.
interactions

Interactions of Flumusa Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Seek medical advice if you are on other antidepressant medicines like MAOI/ Monoamine Oxidase inhibitors, for example, Rasagiline. Taking Flumusa Tab on MAOI can cause severe life-threatening adverse ...
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  • Seek medical advice if you are on medicines that fight infection, such as linezolid. Taking Flumusa Tab when you are on such medicines can cause life-threatening reactions
  • Seek medical advice if you are on breast cancer medicines, such as Tamoxifen. Taking Flumusa Tab when you are on such medicines can reduce the efficacy of Tamoxifen and make breast cancer recur
  • Inform your doctor if you are on any medicines before taking Flumusa Tab. Do not take any medication without informing your doctor
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Flumusa Tablets

Storage Store Flumusa Tab in a cool and dry place below 30°C. Keep it away from direct sunlight and heat sources. Store Flumusa Tab away from the reach of kids and pets. Disposal To dispose of Fl...
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dosage

Dosage of Flumusa Tablets

Overdose

If you suspect an overdose of Flumusa Tab, contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest emergency department. The symptoms of Flumusa Tab overdose are nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, tremor, a...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed taking your dosage of Flumusa Tab, take it as soon as you remember. Take one dose only if you remember it close to your next dose. Do not take two doses of Flumusa Tab. Try to take Fl...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does Flumusa Tab take to show its effects on me?

A: Flumusa Tab takes around four weeks to show its effects. If you do not feel any better even after four weeks of treatment with Flumusa Tab, inform your doctor.

Q: Flumusa Tab does it decrease my libido?

A: Flumusa Tab decreases sex drive and can cause erectile dysfunction/ failure to erect penis or delayed ejaculation/ delay in sperms release. Usually, such side effects are temporary and disappear gradually as your body gets used to the medicine. However, if such symptoms are persistent, speak to your doctor.

Q: Does Flumusa Tab make me addicted to it?

A: No. Flumusa Tab has minimal chances of addiction. However, be sure to follow your doctor’s advice and dosage instructions. Flumusa Tab is not for self-medication.
Product Details
Brand
FLUMUSA
Expires on or After
28/05/2024

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Last Updated on: 25 Apr 2022 | 11:29 AM (IST)

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