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Fluvo 50mg Tablet

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Fluvo 50 MG Description

Fluvo 50 mg Tablets are most commonly used for the treatment of depression and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD). Depression is a medical condition characterised by feelings of sadness, anger that ...
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ContainsFluvoxamine(50.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Side effectsDecreased appetite, Agitation, Nervousness, Anxiety, Tremor, Headache, Dizziness, Increased sweating
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Fluvo 50 MG

  • Fluvo 50 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of depression.
  • Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Contraindications of Fluvo 50 MG

  • If you have fluvoxamine hypersensitivity or an allergy to any other ingredients present in Fluvo 50 mg Tablets.
  • If you are currently using monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) or have used them within the last 14 days.

Side effects of Fluvo 50 MG

  • Decreased appetite
  • Agitation
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased sweating

Precautions and Warnings of Fluvo 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fluvo 50 mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Fluvo 50 mg Tablets are not recommended during pregnancy. The limited studies conducted have reported that this medicine can cause harmful effects on the developing baby. Tremor, vomiting, respiratory difficulties, abnormal muscle tone, temperature instability and difficulty in sleeping have been observed in neonates if the mother has used the medicine late in pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using the medicine. Do inform the doctor about your pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of consultation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fluvo 50 mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Using Fluvo 50 mg Tablets while breastfeeding may be unsafe since this medicine can be excreted into human breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Fluvo 50 mg Tablets?
A:
No. Driving, operating any heavy machinery, or doing other activities that require high mental alertness is not advisable if you take Fluvo 50 mg Tablets. Because this medicine can cause somnolence (a state of being drowsy) that can impair your ability to drive. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Fluvo 50 mg Tablets?
A:
Fluvo 50 mg Tablets should not be used together with alcohol. Interaction of alcohol with this medicine can cause dizziness, drowsiness and other central nervous system depressant effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • You conceive during the course of Fluvo 50 mg Tablets or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens.
  • You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease.
  • You have an addiction to alcohol or medicines.
  • You have a history of depression or anxiety.

Mode of Action of Fluvo 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Mode of Action (Para) Fluvo 50 mg Tablets contain fluvoxamine, which is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Fluvo 50 mg Tablets exerts its mechanism of action by acting on a chemical neurotrans...
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Directions for Use of Fluvo 50 MG

  • Take the Fluvo 50 mg Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Fluvo 50 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow Fluvo 50 mg Tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, chew, or crush it.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take the recommended dose of Fluvo 50 mg Tabs at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.
  • Do not alter the dosage of Fluvo 50 mg Tablet without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not use it post the date of expiry stated on the label.

Interactions of Fluvo 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fluvo 50 mg tablets can cause adverse reactions when taken with the following medicines:
  • Interaction with monoamine oxidase inhibitors like moclobemide and selegiline can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome.
  • Interaction with serotonergic agents like selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, amphetamines, triptans, and lithium can cause enhanced serotonergic effects.
  • Interaction with oral anticoagulants like warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Interaction with pimozide may increase the risk of QT prolongation.
  • Interaction with tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine, amitriptyline and benzodiazepines like triazolam, midazolam may increase the plasma levels of these medicines.
  • To avoid undesirable side effects associated with medication interaction, inform your doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known adverse interactions of Fluvo 50 mg Tablet with food. Unless your physician suggests otherwise, there is no need to avoid any particular type of food or drink when taking Fluvo 50 m...
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Storage and disposal of Fluvo 50 MG

Store Fluvo 50 mg Tablets at room temperature below 25℃ in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets at home. Keep the Fluvo 50 mg Tablets away from direct sunlight, heat, and mo...
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Dosage of Fluvo 50 MG

Overdose

In case of an overdose of Fluvo 50 mg Tablet, seek emergency medical treatment and contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an overdose of Fluvo 50 mg Tabs include somnolence, dizziness, nausea, v...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Fluvo 50 mg Tablets, take it as soon as you recall. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular sche...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Reddy Moulika

BDS, MDS in Periodontics and Implantology

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are Fluvo 50 mg Tablets addictive?

A: Fluvo 50 mg Tab-lets are not addictive. No habit-forming tendencies were reported with this medicine.

Q: How long does Fluvo 50 mg Tablets take to work?

A: It may take several days to weeks to notice an improvement in your condition after starting the course of Fluvo 50 mg Tablets. It should be taken for as long as your doctor recommends. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Are Fluvo 50 mg Tablets safe for children?

A: Fluvo 50 mg Tablets are not indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents below 18 years of age. It can be indicated for children and adolescents above 8 years of age for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Product Details
Brand
FLUVO
Expires on or After
28/09/2022

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