Depression & Obsessive-compulsive disorder
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Fluvoxin 50 mg
Fluvoxin 50 mg tablets is a medicine used to treat OCD. It helps to reduce unwanted thoughts and permanent attachments with the urge to perform repetitive activities such as washing hands, counting and checking, and thus interferes with daily life.
Fluvoxin 50 mg, known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor or SSRI, helps restore the balance of serotonin in the brain.
What is Fluvoxin 50 mg?
Fluvoxin 50 mg is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Fluvoxamine is used to treat symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in adults and children over 8 years old.
Fluvoxamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this dosing guide.
Use of Fluvoxin 50 mg
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Benefits of Fluvoxin 50 mg
Fluvoxin 50 tablets work by increasing levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain. It will improve your mood, relieve anxiety and tension, and help you sleep better.
It has fewer side effects than older antidepressants. It usually takes 4-6 weeks for this medication to work, so you should keep taking it even if you feel it isn’t working.
Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you feel better, unless your doctor tells you to.
Fluvoxin 50 mg tablets help relieve the symptoms of many anxiety disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, by increasing the levels of a chemical called serotonin in the brain.
It has fewer side effects than older antidepressants and is usually taken once daily. It helps you feel calm with a better ability to handle the problem.
Continue to take the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
How Does Fluvoxamine 50mg Work?
Fluvoxamine 50 mg belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). A drug class is a group of drugs that work in the same way.
This medicine is often used to treat similar conditions.
Fluvoxamine helps increase the amount of a chemical in the brain called serotonin. This change helps treat the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
How to take Fluvoxin 50 mg?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read any dosing guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may change your dose from time to time. Take as directed.
Take fluvoxamine before bed with or without food.
Do not ingest, crush, chew, break, or open the entire capsule.
Tell your doctor if you experience any changes in sexual function, such as loss of interest in sex, problems with orgasm, or (for men) problems with erection or ejaculation. Some sexual problems can be treated.
Do not suddenly stop using fluvoxamine. Otherwise, unpleasant symptoms may occur (excitement, confusion, tingling, electric shock, etc.). Talk to your doctor before stopping the medicine.
Avoid moisture and heat, keep it tightly closed at room temperature.
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- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Loss of appetite
As soon as you remember, take the forgotten fluvoxamine 50mg tablet. When it’s time for your next regular dose, don’t take the missed dose, skip the dose and take the dose.
Do not double to make up for what you have forgotten.
If you suspect an overdose of fluvoxamine 50 mg tablets, seek emergency treatment.
Warning to special groups
Fluvoxin 50 mg tablets are not recommended during pregnancy as they can harm the fetus. If you are pregnant, please consult your doctor.
Fluvoxamine 50 mg tablets transfer to breast milk in small doses. This medicine is not recommended if you are breastfeeding.
Driving or operating the machine
Fluvoxin 50 mg tablets can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Therefore, avoid driving or using machinery if you experience these symptoms.
Fluvoxamine 50 mg tablets can cause changes in appetite and weight. Talk to your doctor if you have any significant changes in your weight.
The height and weight of children and adolescents should be monitored regularly during treatment with this medicine.
Use in children
Fluvoxamine 50 mg tablets are not recommended for children under the age of 18 for the treatment of depression and for children under the age of 8 for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive behavior.
Discontinuation of treatment
Do not stop Fluvoxin 50 mg tablets abruptly as they can cause withdrawal symptoms such as headache, weakness, malaise, sleep disorders, nervousness, confusion and palpitations.
Under the supervision of a doctor, you need to do a gradual weight loss over a period of time.
Fluvoxin 50 mg tablets can cause hyponatremia in some cases. This risk is especially high for the elderly and those taking hypovolemia (low extracellular fluid content in the body) or diuretics (drugs that increase the excretion of water and salt from the body).
In these cases, your blood pressure and sodium levels will be closely monitored by your doctor.
Do you use fluvoxamine 50 tablets for anxiety?
Yes, fluvoxamine 50 tablets are used to treat social anxiety disorder. Interfering with normal life is anxiety related to interaction with others and behavior in front of others.
Fluvoxamine 50 tablets is also used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic attacks.
In OCD, one experiences a compelling desire to repeatedly perform unwanted thoughts and certain actions. These thoughts and desires never go away and can be a nuisance to humans.
Can fluvoxamine 50 pills make you taller?
There is no evidence that fluvoxamine 50 tablets are addictive. However, patients may experience withdrawal symptoms when abruptly stopping fluvoxamine 50 tablets. Withdrawal symptoms are usually mild and resolve spontaneously within 2 weeks.
Who should not take Fluvoxamine 50 tablets?
If you have any allergies, are taking another medicine for depression called a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), or have stopped taking MAOIs within the past 14 days, do not take Fluvoxin 50 tablets.
This is because taking these drugs together can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening reactions such as elevated body temperature, seizures, and even coma.
Do fluvoxamine 50 tablets make you sleepy?
Yes, a common side effect of fluvoxamine 50 tablets is drowsiness. It can also affect your ability to think clearly, make decisions, and react quickly. Avoid driving or operating heavy equipment until you understand how 50 fluvoxamine tablets affect you.
Are there any serious health risks associated with fluvoxamine 50 tablets?
Yes, the use of fluvoxamine 50 tablets can pose a serious health risk. These can include suicidal ideation and behavior, mania, bleeding problems, seizures, vision problems, and an increased risk of low blood sugar.
Can I stop fluvoxamine 50 tablets if I am better than now?
No, do not stop the medicine on your own, but talk to your doctor about gradually reducing the dose before stopping it completely. Indeed, abruptly stopping 50 tablets of fluvoxamine can cause withdrawal symptoms.
These symptoms include anxiety, irritability, high and low mood, restlessness and changes in sleep patterns, headache, sweating, nausea, dizziness, electric shocks, tremors and confusion.
Do fluvoxamine 50 tablets make you gain weight?
fluvoxamine 50 may cause weight gain or weight loss. Weight loss may be due to loss of appetite. However, the ability to gain or lose weight is unknown.
Compared to other antidepressants, fluvoxamine 50 tablets in most people does not have significant changes in body weight.
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