The Brand Name FREXT Has Generic Salt :: Fluvoxamine
FREXT Is From Company Intas Priced :: Rs. 107
FREXT have Fluvoxamine is comes under Sub class Anti Depressants of Main Class Nervous System
Main Medicine Class:: Nervous System Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Depressants
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Indications for Drugs ::
Major depressive disorder, Anxiety disorders, Depression, Panic disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Posttraumatic stress disorder
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Depression Initial: 50-100 mg/day, up to 300 mg/day if needed. Obsessive compulsive disorder 50 mg once daily, may increase slowly. Max: 300 mg/day. Social anxiety disorder Extended release Initial: 100 mg once daily. Max: 300 mg/day. Obsessive compulsive disorder Child: >8 yr: 25 mg once daily, may increase by 25 mg every 4-7 days. Doses >50 mg should be given in 2 divided doses. Reassess if no improvement after 10 wk of treatment. Max: 200 mg daily.
Hypersensitivity. Not to be used with thioridazine, terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, pimozide, aloestron, tizanidine. Lactation.
Drug Precautions ::
History of mania or seizures; liver dysfunction; presence of depressive symptoms; smokers. Treatment with MAOI should only be started at least 2 wk after stopping fluvoxamine treatment. Increased risk of suicidal ideation and behaviour when used in children, adolescents and young adults <24 yr. pregnancy, elderly; operating hazardous machinery; withdraw gradually. monitor prothrombin time in patients who are taking oral anticoagulants concurrently. Drug Side Effects ::
Headache, asthenia, tremor, palpitations, nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, anorexia, vomiting, flatulence, somnolence, insomnia, dry mouth, nervousness, dizziness, tremor, anxiety, agitation, decreased libido, depression, CNS stimulation, dyspnoea, yawn, sweating, abnormal ejaculation, urinary frequency, anorgasmia, urinary retention.
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Drug Mode of Action ::
Fluvoxamine, derived from aralkylketone, inhibits the re-uptake of serotonin in brain neurons.
Drug Interactions ::
Co-admin with fluvoxamine may increase carbamazepine toxicity and serum levels of theophylline. Lithium enhances the serotonergic effects of fluvoxamine. Anticoagulants may require dosage adjustments. Diltiazem with fluvoxamine may lead to bradycardia. Avoid alcohol. Potentially Fatal: Fluvoxamine should not be used in combination with MAOIs, or within 14 days of discontinuing treatment with MAOIs.