Fluvoxamine Tablets – Product Information
Fluvoxamine is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorders involving recurring thoughts or actions.
Name of Drug
Fluvoxamine Tablets: We supply Fluvoxin manufactured by SUN Pharmaceuticals.
SUN Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in Fluvoxamine Tablets
The active pharmaceutical ingredient contained in Fluvoxamine Tablets is Fluvoxamine Hydrochloride
Fluvoxamine Tablets are used for treating social anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to use Fluvoxamine Tablets
Use Fluvoxamine Tablets as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Fluvoxamine Tablets come with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Fluvoxamine tablets refilled. Take Fluvoxamine by mouth with or without food.
Swallow Fluvoxamine Tablets whole. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing.
Take Fluvoxamine tablets at bedtime unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
Continue to take Fluvoxamine tablets even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.
Fluvoxamine Tablets withdrawal side effects
Do not suddenly stop taking Fluvoxamine without checking with your doctor. Side effects may occur. They may include mental or mood changes, numbness or tingling of the skin, dizziness, confusion, headache, trouble sleeping, or unusual tiredness. You will be closely monitored when you start Fluvoxamine and whenever a change in dose is made.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Fluvoxamine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring the balance of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain, which helps to decrease anxiety and obsessive or compulsive behavior.
If you miss a dose of Fluvoxamine tablets, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Storage Instructions For Fluvoxamine Tablets
Store Fluvoxamine Tablets at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Fluvoxamine Tablets out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Fluvoxamine Tablets
Before using Fluvoxamine Tablets please inform your doctor all the medicines that you take including no prescription medications, over the counter medicines and herbal remedies. Do not use Fluvoxamine tablets if:
- you are allergic to any Fluvoxamine Hydrochloride or any inactive ingredient in Fluvoxamine Tablets.
- you are taking or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (e.g., phenelzine), selegiline, or St. John's wort within the last 14 days;
- you are taking alosetron, cisapride, a fenfluramine derivative (e.g., dexfenfluramine), an H antagonist (e.g., astemizole, terfenadine), nefazodone, pimozide, ramelteon, sibutramine, thioridazine, or tizanidine.
- you are recovering from a recent heart attack.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Fluvoxamine Tablets. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
- if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
- if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
- if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
- if you or a family member has a history of bipolar disorder (manic-depression), other mental or mood problems, suicidal thoughts or attempts, or alcohol or substance abuse
- if you have a history of seizures, heart problems, liver problems, stomach or bowel bleeding, diabetes, blood or bone marrow problems, or metabolism problems
- if you are dehydrated, have low blood sodium levels, or drink alcohol or smoke
- if you will be having electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Fluvoxamine Tablets. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
- Anorexiants (eg, phentermine), fenfluramine derivatives (eg, dexfenfluramine), linezolid, lithium, MAOIs (eg, phenelzine), medicines for mental problems (eg, quetiapine), metoclopramide, nefazodone, quinidine, rasagiline, selegiline, serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonists (eg, sumatriptan), sibutramine, St. John's wort, trazodone, or tryptophan because severe side effects, such as a reaction that may include fever, rigid muscles, blood pressure changes, mental changes, confusion, irritability, agitation, delirium, and coma, may occur
- Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), aspirin, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (eg, ibuprofen) because the risk of bleeding, including stomach bleeding, may be increased
- Diuretics (eg, furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide) because the risk of low blood sodium levels may be increased
- Tramadol because the risk of seizures may be increased
- Astemizole, cisapride, phenothiazines (eg, chlorpromazine, thioridazine), pimozide, or terfenadine because severe heart problems, including irregular heartbeat, may occur
- Cyproheptadine because it may decrease Fluvoxamine Tablets' effectiveness
- Alosetron, aripiprazole, benzodiazepines (eg, alprazolam, diazepam), beta-blockers (eg, metoprolol, propranolol), carbamazepine, clozapine, diltiazem, methadone, mexiletine, phenytoin, ramelteon, risperidone, serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (eg, venlafaxine), tacrine, theophylline, tizanidine, or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Fluvoxamine Tablets
Possible Side Effects of Fluvoxamine Tablets
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
- Constipation; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; gas; headache; increased sweating; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; sore throat; stomach upset; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weakness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
- Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; exaggerated reflexes; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; memory loss; new or worsening agitation, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated feeling of well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; painful menstrual periods; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; stiff muscles; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual swelling; vision changes.
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This Product was added to our catalogue on Thursday, 20. August 2009.
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