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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Florest 50.
Florest 50 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develop... View More
Florest 50 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Florest 50 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Florest 50 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Florest 50 may not be needed... View More
Florest 50 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Florest 50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Florest 50 is a type of antidepressant belonging to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) group of medicines. It is prescribed to treat depr... View More
Uses of Florest 50
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Side effects of Florest 50
- Delayed ejaculation
- Erectile dysfunction
- Low sexual desire
- Dryness in mouth
- Increased sweating
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Loss of appetite
How to use Florest 50
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Florest 50 may be taken wi... View More
How Florest 50 works
Florest 50 is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin, a chemical messenger in th... View More
What if you forget to take Florest 50?
If you miss a dose of Florest 50, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
- It should be taken at night with or without food.
- Take caution while taking Florest 50 if you are using Benzodiazepines and MAO inhibitors previously.
- Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Florest 50 affects you.
- Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Major depressive disorder, Anxiety disorders, Depression, Panic disorder, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Posttraumatic stress disorder
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Obsessive compulsive disorder Adult: 50 mg once daily; may increase by 50 mg every 4-7 days. Daily doses >100 mg should be given in 2 divided dos... View More
Oral 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 dos... View More
Hypersensitivity. Not to be used with thioridazine, terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, pimozide, aloestron, tizanidine. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Fluvoxamine, derived from aralkylketone, inhibits the re-uptake of serotonin in brain neurons.
History of mania or seizures; liver dysfunction; presence of depressive symptoms; smokers. Treatment with MAOI should only be started at least 2 wk afte... View More
>10% Nausea (40%),Headache (22-35%),Somnolence (22-27%),Weakness (14-26%),Insomnia (20-35%),Diarrhea (11-18%),Dizziness (11-15%),Xerostomia (10-14%),An... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Prolonged experience with fluvoxamine in pregnant women over decades, based on published observational studies, have not identified a clear d... View More
Co-admin with fluvoxamine may increase carbamazepine toxicity and serum levels of theophylline. Lithium enhances the serotonergic effects of fluvoxamine... View More
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