Medicine : Fluchem (60mg)

Name:Fluchem (60mg)
Manufacturer:Chemo Biological
Generic Use:Fluoxetine
Composition:Fluoxetine(60 Mg)
Substitutes:maxitin (60mg) , salidep (60mg) , cozac (60mg) , fluchem (60mg) , fludep (60mg) , efon (60mg) , flutrac (60mg) , flux (60mg) , fulx (60mg) , flutee (60mg) , flunil (60mg) , prodep (60mg) , floxiwave (60mg) , fludac (60mg)

Generic ( Fluoxetine )

Typical use Of Fluoxetine :Depression, Bulimia Nervosa. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder. Panic Disorder.
Mechanism of action of Fluoxetine :Metabolized To Norfluoxetine, Fluoxetine Is A Selective Serotonin-reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI), It Blocks The Reuptake Of Serotonin At The Serotonin Reuptake Pump Of The Neuronal Membrane, Enhancing The Actions Of Serotonin On 5HT1A Autoreceptors. SSRIs Bind With Significantly Less Affinity To Histamine, Acetylcholine, And Norepinephrine Receptors Than Tricyclic Antidepressant Drugs.
Drug Interaction of Fluoxetine :May Cause Transient Shift In Plasma Conc Of Tightly Protein Bound Drugs E.g. Warfarin And Digoxin, Resulting In Adverse Effects. T1/2 Of Diazepam Is Prolonged.
Side effects of Fluoxetine :Nervousness, Insomnia, Anxiety, Headache, Tremor, Drowsiness, Dry Mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Sweating.


How Fluoxetine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Fluoxetine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Fluoxetine

No Studies Found