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FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

Manufacturer

TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Composition

FLUVOXAMINE-100MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

Product Details

About FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET belongs to the class of medications called antidepressants. It is used to treat neurological diseases such as depression, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, loss, or anger. Anxiety is the feeling of fear about what’s about to come. Panic disorder is characterized by a panic attack in which the patient experiences a sudden feeling of terror even if there is no real danger. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the excessive thoughts that lead to repetitive behaviour.

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET contains fluvoxamine which is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It increases the release of the serotonin hormone in the body, responsible for improving mood, cognition, and memory. 

Take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical conditions. You may experience common side effects like drowsiness, delayed ejaculation (extended period of sexual stimulation in men for releasing of sperm), erectile dysfunction, low sexual desire, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), nausea, vomiting, restlessness, fatigue, dryness in the mouth, indigestion, loss of appetite, increased sweating, nervousness, and tremor. Most of these side effects of FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Do not take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fluvoxamine or other ingredients present in this medicine. Before taking FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have low sodium level in the blood, increased risk of bleeding, suicidal thoughts, liver problems, family history of depressive disorder, intestinal ulcer (bleeding in the intestine) glaucoma. If you are pregnant, then immediately inform your doctor because FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET may harm the unborn baby.

 

Uses of FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

Depression, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Directions for Use

Take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. The doctor determines the dose and duration of the medicine. Swallow the medicines as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. You can take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET with or without food. Do not abruptly stop the medication even if your symptoms get better. Take the medication at a fixed time every day. Do not decrease or overdose on medicine. If you miss a dose, skip it and take the next dose as usual at the fixed time.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

  • Drowsiness
  • Delayed ejaculation (extended period of sexual stimulation in men for releasing of sperm)
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low sexual desire
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Dryness in the mouth,
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased sweating
  • Nervousness
  • Tremor
  • Decreased sodium levels

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fluvoxamine or other ingredients present in this medicine. Before taking FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have low sodium level in the blood, increased risk of bleeding, suicidal thoughts, liver problems, kidney problems, family history of depressive disorder, intestinal ulcer (bleeding in the intestine), and glaucoma. If you are pregnant, then immediately inform your doctor because FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET may harm the unborn baby. Talk to your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother. Do not take alcohol because alcohol makes you dizzier and drowsier. Talk to your doctor if you are using alcohol.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET interacts with alcohol and increases the risk of side-effects like sleepiness and dizziness.

  • Pregnancy

    FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET should be used during pregnancy with caution only when your doctor recommended it because the use of this FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET in the last three months may cause harm to the unborn baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Not safe because some part of medicine passe into breast milk and produces an undesirable effect.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET causes drowsiness. So, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET.

  • Liver

    FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions as dose adjustment might be required.

Other Information (FLU0113)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET may cause gastritis. Consult a doctor if you experience any abnormal side-effects while taking FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET.

Do not stop FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET without your doctor's advice. Sudden discontinuation may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, insomnia, restlessness, and anxiety.

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET may cause side-effects on prolonged use. So, it is recommended to use this medicine for the duration prescribed by your doctor.

Yes, a common side effect of FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET is sleepiness. It may also affect your capacity to think clearly, react quickly, or make decisions. Avoid operating heavy machinery or driving until and unless you know how FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET affects you.

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET may either cause weight loss or weight gain. The weight loss occurs due to loss of appetite. However, the chances of having weight loss or gain are not known. As compared to other anti-depressant medicines, there is no major change in the weight of the body with FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET in most people.

When you take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET, it increases the serotonin levels. Serotonin is a chemical messenger in the brain responsible for improving the mood and physical symptoms of depression. It is also responsible for relieving symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

In case you miss a dose of FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET, do not take a double dose of FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET. If you remember the missed dose before sleeping, take it at that time and take FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET at the same time the next day, which were you taking earlier. If you remember the missed dose the next day, leave the skipped dose, and continue with the next dose.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

FLUVATOR 100MG TABLET

MRP: 292.05

Strip
1

10 Tablet in 1 Strip