Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Generic Name: Fluoxetine
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THERAPEUTIC USES.: -
Fluoxetine (generic name) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors(SSRIs) prescription drug which is sold under the brand name- Prozac (Trade name). Healthcare specialist may use the trade name when prescriber referring to the generic drug name. It is used for the treatment of depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE.:-
Ø Take Fluoxetine exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
Ø Do not take this medicine in a smaller or larger amount or for longer than recommended.
Ø The dosage of the drug depends on the weight, age, height or medical condition of the patient and depend on many factors, then your prescriber will determine your dose schedule.
What if you miss a dose Fluoxetine.:-
If you miss or forget a dose of Fluoxetine, take it as soon as possible, if it almost time for your next schedule. Skip the forgotten dose and go back to your normal schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
How Fluoxetine works.:-
Fluoxetine limiting the absorption of reuptake of serotonin into the presynaptic cell, resulting in serotonin persisting longer when it is released leads to results in better or more stable mood.
Fluoxetine side effects.:-
Fluoxetine may cause some side effects; however, you should always tell your health care specialist if you experience any unusual symptoms.
Ø Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Ø More frequent dreaming
Ø Lack or loss of appetite
Ø Muscle stiffness
Ø Panic attacks
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
Before taking Fluoxetine to talk to your doctor, if you have or had any of the following conditions.:-
Ø Liver(Hepatotoxicity), Kidney, or heart disease.
Ø Chest pain
PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING.:-
Let your doctor know before taking this medicine, if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant and if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of kidney diseases.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of liver(Hepatotoxicity) diseases.
Please consult your doctor if you are consuming alcohol. If you use alcohol may increase your side effect so it is good to avoid alcohol while using Fluoxetine medication.
Interactions with this medication.:-
For informational purposes only. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicine including OTC or any herbal supplement.
Drugs that may interact with Fluoxetine include.:-
Ø Do not take Fluoxetine if you are taking an MAOI(selegiline, Phenelzine )or if you took an MAOI(selegiline, Phenelzine )in the past 14 days.
Ø Do not take Fluoxetine if you are taking pimozide (Orap).
Ø Do not take Fluoxetine if you are taking the antibiotic linezolid.
Ø Other antidepressants that increase serotonin levels, such as citalopram,escitalopram, and paroxetine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.