The Brand Name LOFTIL Has Generic Salt :: Fluoxetine 

LOFTIL  Is From Company Piramal Hc. Priced :: Rs. 26.85

LOFTIL have Fluoxetine is comes under Sub class #N/A of  Main Class #N/A

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A  Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Fluoxetine  CAP  Rs. 26.85  10
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10
 LOFTIL  Piramal Hc.  20MG  10 Rs. 26.85

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Piramal Hc. :: LOFTIL  Fluoxetine  #N/A #N/A

Indications for Drugs ::

Panic disorder, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Trichotillomania, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Major depression, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Bulimia nervosa, Body dysmorphic disorder, Binge eating disorder

Drug Dose ::

Adults only; without regard to meals. Depression: Adults and elderly: A dose of 20 mg/day is recommended. Bulimia nervosa: Adults and elderly: A dose of 60 mg/day is recommended. Obsessive compulsive disorder: The recommended starting dose is 20mg/day which can be gradually increased to 60 mg/day. Child: 7-18 yr: Initially, 10 mg daily; may increase to 20 mg daily after 2 wk in adolescents and higher-wt children. Usual range: 10-60 mg daily. In premenstrual syndrome: usual dose is 20 mg/day or as directed by the physician.

Contraindication ::

Severe renal or hepatic failure; hypersensitivity; lactation; concomitant MAOIs or within 2 wk of MAOI withdrawal.

Drug Precautions ::

Unstable epilepsy, liver and renal impairment, cardiac disease, diabetes, electroconvulsive therapy, bleeding disorders, closed-angle glaucoma; pregnancy. May impair performace of skilled tasks; withdraw gradually. Close monitoring of clinical worsening and behavioural changes during the 1st few mth of treatment or when there are dose changes.

Drug Side Effects ::

Nervousness, insomnia, anxiety, headache, tremor, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, sweating, diarrhoea. Seizures, mania, hypomania or mixed manic states reported. Hyponatraemia; elevation of hepatic enzymes. Potentially Fatal: Rarely, systemic events possibly related to vasculitis have been reported in patients with rash but may be serious involving lungs, kidney and liver.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Fluoxetine is a potent and highly selective inhibitor of serotonin (5-HT) re-uptake. No affinity for adrenoceptors or histamine, GABA-B, or muscarinic receptors.

Drug Interactions ::

May cause transient shift in plasma conc of tightly protein bound drugs e.g. warfarin and digoxin, resulting in adverse effects. T1/2 of diazepam is prolonged. Avoid concurrent use with clopidogrel. Potentially Fatal: Serious reactions when combined with MAOIs; at least 14 days should elapse after MAOIs withdrawal before starting fluoxetine treatment or at least 5 wk should elapse after fluoxetine treatment before starting MAOIs therapy. Two-fold increase in plasma levels of other antidepressants when combined with fluoxetine. Monitor lithium levels when combined.


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