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Flunil Syp 60ml

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60ml Suspension in Bottle
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Medical Description

Flunil Syrup is an antidepressant drug is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD, severe depression, and bulimia nervosa or eating disorder. Depression is an intense mental process marked ...
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ContainsFluoxetine(20.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, OCD or Obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder.
Side effectsLow sexual desire, indigestion, loss of appetite, depression, nausea, sore throat, diarrhoea, sweating, insomnia, weakness, fatigue, yawning, nervousness, sleepiness.
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Flunil 20 MG

  • Depression
  • OCD or Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Bulimia nervosa or eating disorder
  • Panic disorder

Contraindications of Flunil 20 MG

  • If you have or had epilepsy.
  • If you have or had depression.
  • If you have or had Glaucoma.
  • If you have or had bleeding problems.
  • If you have or had hyponatremia or low sodium levels.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you want to conceive or are nursing.
  • Tell your doctor. Do not use Flunil Syrup unless your doctor prescribes it.

Side effects of Flunil 20 MG

  • The use of Flunil Syrup may have the following side effects:
  • Low sexual desire
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Depression
  • Nausea
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sweating
  • Insomnia
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Yawning
  • Nervousness
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Flunil 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Flunil Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Before you decide to use this prescription during pregnancy, speak to a doctor about the possible advantages and hazards.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Flunil Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Flunil Syrup may pass into breast milk. Therefore, before using Flunil Syrup, see your doctor; your doctor will evaluate whether or not you should take Flunil Syrup while nursing.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Flunil Syrup?
A:
Flunil Syrup may make you dizzy and slow down your responses. If you have these signs, do not drive or use machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Flunil Syrup?
A:
Do not consume alcohol during therapy with Flunil Syrup because it may lead to an increased risk of adverse effects, including sleepiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and so on. After taking this prescription, stay away from activities that demand mental alertness if you have these symptoms.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You observe reduced appetite. Flunil Syp has the potential to cause weight reduction or a decrease in appetite.
  • You experience suicidal thoughts or abrupt mood swings.
  • You're having trouble having an orgasm or if you have a reduced sex drive.

Mode of Action of Flunil 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Flunil Syrup works by blocking serotonin reuptake (preventing nerves from reabsorbing serotonin). Serotonin is a mood-enhancing chemical mediator that helps communication between brain cells. It acts...
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Directions for Use of Flunil 20 MG

  • Based on your medical condition and reaction to therapy, your doctor will determine how long you need to take Flunil Syrup.
  • Follow your doctor's instructions on the usage and frequency of this medication.
  • Before using Flunil Syrup, read the directions mentioned on the label.
  • Take it orally after measuring it using a measuring cup.
  • Take Flunil Syrup with or without meals, although it's best if you take it at the same time each day.

Interactions of Flunil 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Linezolid
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • Diuretics
  • Tramadol
  • Bromocriptine
  • Tamoxifen
  • Phenytoin
  • Metoprolol

Interactions with food items

  • Any herbal medications, especially for depression.
  • When using Flunil Syrup with alcohol, the sedative effects could be intensified.

Storage and disposal of Flunil 20 MG

Keep Flunil Syrup under 30°C in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight. Also, keep the drug out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Flunil 20 MG

Overdose

Never exceed the recommended dosage. In the event of an overdose, get medical help right away. Some symptoms of overdosing could look like: Nausea Vomiting Dilated pupils Blurred vision Fever

Missed a Dose

Take Flunil Syrup as quickly as possible if you miss a dose. However, cancel the missing amount and return to your usual schedule if your next dosage is approaching. Do not take an extra dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it okay if I stop taking Flunil Syrup if I feel good?

A: Please do not stop taking Flunil Syrup without notifying your doctor since it may cause withdrawal symptoms. If you have any problems while taking Flunil Syrup, don't hesitate to tell your doctor to reduce the amount progressively.

Q: Can Flunil Syrup cause weight gain?

A: Flunil Syrup does not induce weight gain; on the contrary, it may cause weight reduction. Weight reduction is ordinarily proportionate to body weight at the start. If you experience a difference in weight while taking Flunil Syrup, don't hesitate to contact your doctor. To stimulate serotonin levels, you may take whole grains, spinach, legumes, broccoli, pears, and oranges.

Q: Is Flunil Syrup making you sleepy?

A: Flunil Syrup may cause fatigue. If you get very sleepy while taking it, talk to your doctor since your dose may need changes. To enhance the quantity and quality of sleep you obtain, stick to a regular sleep schedule.

Q: What is Flunil Syrup, and how does it work?

A: Flunil Syrup is an antidepressant under the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors family of drugs (SSRIs). The medication is prescribed by physicians to treat severe bulimia nervosa, depressive episodes, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is also used to treat moderate to acute depressive disorder in children and adolescents aged eight and up.
Product Details
Brand
FLUNIL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 21 Jan 2022 | 03:06 PM (IST)
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