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Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet

Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: RKG Pharma
Medicine composition: Fluvoxamine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet, is a medication that is used to treat obsessive – compulsive disorder or OCD. It helps in decreasing persistent unwanted thoughts or obsessions with an urge to perform repeated tasks like hand washing , counting, checking, thus interfering with day to day living. This medication is known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or SSRI, which assists in restoring balance of serotonin in the brain.

Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet, should not be taken if you have allergies, medication that you must be taking already, if you have a family history of bipolar/manic depressive family history, liver disorders, low sodium in the blood, glaucoma or peptic ulcers.

Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet, is an oral medicine to be taken as directed by the doctor. One should not increase, decrease or stop taking this medicine without doctor’s intervention. The medication is generally prescribed for twice a day or once at bedtime, depending on the medical condition.

Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet, comes with side effects like drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, sleeping issues, weakness and sweating. One needs to tell the doctor if any of these symptoms are persistent. Some other may include easy bruising, bleeding, shaking or decrease in sexual interest and ability.

, anxiety disorder,
phobia
obsessive-compulsive disorder
In addition to its intended effect, Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Headache
Is It safe with alcohol?
Psyvoxin 50mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Psyvoxin 50mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Arkavoxin 50Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Consern Pharma P Ltd
Psycormedies
Tripada Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Aspen Pharma
Icon Life Sciences
Crescent Therapeutics Ltd
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Micro Labs Ltd
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Abbott India Ltd
Zenith Healthcare Ltd
D D Pharmaceuticals
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Fluvoxamine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
LINOWIN 2MG INJECTION
Rimarex 300Mg Capsule
GLI 2MG TABLET
CYBLEX 40MG TABLET

Popular Questions & Answers

What is the right medicine of OCD , My wife face OCD since last 10 year, now she take Clomipramene -25 +75 mg per day before the she taken fluvoxamine from last 5 years as 100 mg per day

M.B.B.S., F.I.C.A. (USA), P.G.D.I.H, F.C.G.P., D.C.A.H
Psychiatrist, Vadodara
Trust the doctor who is treating her or change the doc if u can't. Also apart from treating the effect i.e. OCD, meet some therapist who can help finding the cause and work on it.

How much time is required for complete cure of obsessive compulsive disorder? I am taking fluvoxamine tablet 100 mg twice daily. If the ocd is of mild to moderate grade.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Dear Nurul, OCD usually takes a longer duration of drugs ad also more dosage. If it you put in efforts to expose yourself to the situations and tolerate your anxiety without giving into compulsive behaviour, you may be able to stop drugs in 2 years or so.

I am having OCD diagnosed 1 year. Since last 1 year I am on Fluvoxamine 100 mg daily. If I decrease dose it increases. How long I have to take this medicine. Max limit?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
OCD is a chronic disorder. just like diabetes and hypertension you need to take medicine regularly. however CBT for OCD has shown good results.

Have smoked marijuana for almost 4 years. Quit 15 days ago because of a panic attack. Still get severe anxiety whenever I go outside and dizinnes when home. Currently on 25mg fluvoxamine and etilaam s10 - 0.5 10mg escitalopram. Please advice. How long will these symptoms last?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Have smoked marijuana for almost 4 years. Quit 15 days ago because of a panic attack. Still get severe anxiety whenev...
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. Drug induced anxiety disorder treatment consists of cognitive behavioral therapy, life style changes, relaxation therapy and meditation. Once you learn how to manage your anxiety yourself with the help of the above treatment methods, you will be cured and you can stop the medicines if any. The process could take some time according to the depth of the problem and the circumstances at which the patient lives. Take care.

I missed a single dose of an SSRI for OCD. Does that mean that my serotonin levels have decreased. And the treatment has to start again from the beginning. Was on fluvoxamine and sertraline. Skipped the morning dose by mistake. No side effects felt. So anyways does it affect my treatment.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Missing one dose may not have an effect as the half life of these medications is quite long. However ensure that you take medication as prescribed on time so that you get relief from your symptoms. Keep a fixed time to take your medication, e.g. morning just after breakfast. Keep an alarm if you tend to forget. Compliance helps to achieve remission.