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Flunil 10mg Capsule

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Medical Description

Flunil 10 mg capsule is an antidepressant medication used to treat depression, anxiety, panic disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. This medicine contains fluoxetine that belongs to the group...
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Product Summary

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ContainsFluoxetine(10.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Side effectsIndigestion, loss of appetite, depression, low sexual desire, nausea, sweating, tremor, weakness, yawning, abnormal dreams, delayed ejaculation
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Flunil 10 MG

  • Managing symptoms of depression
  • Management of panic disorder
  • Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Treatment of Bulimia nervosa - eating disorder
  • Managing symptoms of Premenstrual dysphoric disorders

Contraindications of Flunil 10 MG

  • If you are diabetic
  • If you are allergic to fluoxetine
  • If you have a narrow-angle glaucoma
  • If you suffer from any liver disease
  • If you suffer from any kidney disease
  • If you have seizure disorders
  • If you are pregnant or planning to
  • If you are less than 18 years of age
  • If you are more than 65 years of age
  • If you suffer from any type of pre-existing heart condition
  • If you have hyponatremia
  • If you have any blood disorders

Side effects of Flunil 10 MG

  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Depression
  • Low sexual desire
  • Nausea
  • Sore throat
  • Sweating
  • Tremor
  • Weakness
  • Yawning
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Flunil 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Flunil 10 mg capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Flunil 10 mg Capsule is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited or no data from its use in pregnant women. Studies on animals, which look at reproductive toxicity, are insufficient.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Flunil 10 mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take Flunil 10 mg Capsule while you are breastfeeding as there is no sufficient data about it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Flunil 10 mg Capsule?
A:
It is not apparent that Flunil 10 mg Capsule would adversely affect the ability to drive or operate machinery based on its pharmacodynamic profile and pharmacokinetic profile as well as its postmarket experience.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Flunil 10 mg Capsule?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol with Flunil 10 mg Capsule as it causes some adverse effects like increased heartbeat, fainting, and heartburn.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from severe liver problems.
  • You suffer from severe kidney problems.
  • You have heart problems.
  • You feel anxious and agitated.
  • You have the condition of diabetes.
  • You have the condition of epilepsy.
  • You are on other antidepressants.
  • You are experiencing side effects for a long time.

Mode of Action of Flunil 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Flunil 10 mg Capsule is an antidepressant that contains ‘Fluoxetine.’ This medicine increases serotonin levels in the brain, which improves depression-related feelings and physical symptoms while also...
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Directions for Use of Flunil 10 MG

  • Take the medication as directed by your physician.
  • You can take Flunil 10 mg with or without food.
  • Take the capsule orally and swallow it whole.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the capsule.

Interactions of Flunil 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anti-hypertensive like metoprolol, nebivolol
  • Opioid antagonists like buprenorphine, naloxone
  • Antibiotics like linezolid
  • Antipsychotics like pimozide, thioridazine, lithium, risperidone
  • Antidepressants like methylene blue, bupropion, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • Anti-arrhythmic like propafenone
  • Flecainide norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors like atomoxetine
  • Hormone like desmopressin
  • Anti-malarial like mefloquine, chloroquine
  • Antihistamine like mequitazine, cyproheptadine
  • Anticonvulsants like oxcarbazepine, carbamazepine, phenytoin
  • Anti-Parkinson medicines like selegiline
  • Painkillers like tramadol, ibuprofen, aspirin
  • Serotonin receptor agonists like sumatriptan
  • Blood thinner like warfarin
  • Anti-cancer medicines like tamoxifen

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Flunil 10 MG

Store the medicine away from children and pets. Keep it in a well-ventilated room away from heat and moisture. Dispose of the medicines carefully after use.

Dosage of Flunil 10 MG

Overdose

In case of an overdose, you may experience CNS excitability, neurological and cardiovascular symptoms. You may also experience drowsiness, confusion, problems with coordination, and loss of consciousn...
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Missed a Dose

If one misses a dose, one should take the missed dose as soon as one remembers. If it's time for the next dose, one should continue with the regular dosage. Do not take a double dose to compensate for...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Flunil 10 mg Capsule make you feel tired?

A: Fatigue and extreme tiredness are very common Flunil 10 mg Capsule side effects. If you experience excessive tiredness while taking this medicine, speak to your doctor. The dose might have to be changed by your physician.

Q: Does Flunil 10 mg Capsule cause weight gain?

A: As a side effect of Flunil 10 mg Capsule, you may lose weight which is very common. Your weight loss is usually proportional to your baseline body weight. If you notice a change in your weight while taking this medication, please consult your doctor.

Q: Is it okay to take a Flunil 10 mg Capsule with paracetamol?

A: When taken together, Paracetamol and Flunil 10 mg Capsule can have an enhanced antidepressant effect. Consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together to avoid suffering from any major side effects.
Product Details
Brand
FLUNIL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 02 Feb 2022 | 12:45 PM (IST)
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