Flumod 10 Capsule

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Flumod 10 Capsule Information

Flumod 10 Capsule, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. The alternative uses of Flumod 10 Capsule have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Flumod 10 Capsule depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Flumod 10 Capsule as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Flumod 10 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Flumod 10 Capsule's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Flumod 10 Capsule has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Flumod 10 Capsule related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Flumod 10 Capsule contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Flumod 10 Capsule with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Flumod 10 Capsule is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Flumod 10 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Flumod 10 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Flumod 10 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Depression
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: PMS
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Given continuously or during the luteal phase only

Flumod 10 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Flumod 10 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Flumod may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Flumod again without your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Flumod 10 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Flumod. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Flumod 10 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Flumod rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Flumod 10 Capsule on the Liver?


    Flumod has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Flumod 10 Capsule on the Heart?


    Side effects of Flumod rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Flumod 10 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flumod 10 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Flumod 10 Capsule

  • Is this Flumod 10 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    Flumod 10 Capsule does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Flumod 10 Capsule as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Flumod 10 Capsule is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, taking Flumod 10 Capsule can treat mental disorders.

    Yes

Flumod 10 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Flumod 10 Capsule


    Taking Flumod 10 Capsule with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Flumod 10 Capsule


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Flumod 10 Capsule as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Flumod 10 Capsule

Question over 5 years ago

How does Flumod work?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Flumod is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It selectively inhibits the reuptake of serotonin which increases the concentration of serotonin in the central nervous system (CNS) that helps maintain mental balance. This results in many functional changes and alleviation of depression.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Flumod?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Flumod is the brand name for fluoxetine. It belongs to a class of drug known as an antidepressant (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). It is available in the form of tablet, capsule, syrup, and suspension. Flumod is used for the management of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (recurring disturbing thoughts with a compulsion to repeat some act), panic disorder (sudden bouts of extreme fear), and premenstrual dysphoric syndrome (irritability, mood swings, bloating and breast tenderness before a menstrual cycle. It is also used to treat depression in people who do not respond to other antidepressant medications such as olanzapine. In addition, it is used to treat depression in people who also show symptoms of bipolar disorder (a manic-depressive disorder in which there are bouts of depression, mania, and abnormal mood) with olanzapine.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Flumod on my own?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

No, it is not recommended that you discontinue taking Flumod on your own as this may cause certain withdrawal symptoms like agitation, irritation, mood changes, and difficulty falling or staying asleep. It is, therefore, suggested that you follow the instructions of your doctor completely and remain compliant to the treatment plan.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Flumod make you tired?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes, Flumod causes tiredness but this occurs only in a few cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you experience tiredness after taking this drug, then try to take some rest even after that if you feel excessive tiredness then do discuss it with your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Flumod affect one's sex life?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Flumod may affect one's sex life by decreasing one's libido. However, if you experience sex life is affected after medicine then inform your doctor immediately they might change your medication or altered the dose.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 458,461

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 588-591

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