Fludac 20 MG Capsule
This medication is used for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. It also helps against sudden panic attacks, bulimia (eating disorder) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (symptoms of tension, irritability and depression before menstruation).
The medication can improve your sleep, mood, appetite as well as the energy level. It belongs to the drug group known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The capsule works by increasing the serotonin amount in your body for maintaining mental balance.
Patients can suffer from mild side effects like nervousness, nausea, dry mouth, weakness, drowsiness and decreased sexual performance while taking this medicine. You can consult your doctor if they refuse to go away after some time.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of about 12 to 14 days.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 6 to 8 hours after administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not suggested for use during pregnancy.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fludac 20 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsTake the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
The medication belongs to the class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin thus increasing its concentration in the brain and helps in reducing the symptoms.
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 Alcohol
AlcoholAlcohol consumption is not suggested during treatment with this medicine since side effects such as difficulty concentrating and dizziness are associated with it.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medicine should not be used in combination with tramadol, diuretics and monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
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