Flunat 20 Capsule

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Flunat 20 Capsule Information

Flunat 20 Capsule is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa. Other than this, Flunat 20 Capsule has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Flunat 20 Capsule. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Flunat 20 Capsule can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Flunat 20 Capsule go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Flunat 20 Capsule is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Flunat 20 Capsule has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Flunat 20 Capsule related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Flunat 20 Capsule have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Flunat 20 Capsule with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Flunat 20 Capsule, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Flunat 20 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Flunat 20 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Flunat 20 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

Flunat 20 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Flunat 20 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Flunat may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Flunat, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Flunat 20 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Flunat should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Flunat 20 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Flunat rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Flunat 20 Capsule on the Liver?


    Flunat is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Flunat 20 Capsule on the Heart?


    Side effects of Flunat rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Flunat 20 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flunat 20 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Flunat 20 Capsule

  • Is this Flunat 20 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    Flunat 20 Capsule does not cause addiction.

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


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Flunat 20 Capsule. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Flunat 20 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, in many cases, taking Flunat 20 Capsule can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

Flunat 20 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Flunat 20 Capsule


    Taking Flunat 20 Capsule with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Flunat 20 Capsule


    Taking alcohol with Flunat 20 Capsule can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Flunat 20 Capsule

Question about 5 years ago

Can Flunat affect one's sex life?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Flunat 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.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Flunat cause negative thinking?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Psychiatry, General Physician, Infectious Disease, Sexology, Internal Medicine, Venereology, Diabetology

Yes, Flunat may cause distorted or negative thinking. One may develop feelings of self-harm. However, one can conquer such thought processes easily by concentrating on positive things in life, taking one day at a time and living each moment, practicing empathy and gratitude, finding meaning in helping others, learning new life skills, practicing yoga and meditation to achieve a sense of calm and so on.  

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Flunat?

Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Flunat is available in the forms tablet, capsule, suspension, and syrup. It should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food because food does not affect the absorption of the drug. It is important to take Flunat at the same time every day so that you do not forget to take the dose. Flunat may take 4 to 5 weeks to exert its complete effect and it is thus, important to be patient and keep taking Flunat.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Flunat a controlled substance?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

No, Flunat is not a controlled substance. It is a prescription drug belongs to the class of medications called antidepressant. A controlled drug is one whose manufacture, use and possession are regulated by the government, eg narcotics. Narcotics are the natural products like opium and its derivatives, heroin, coca leaf and cannabis, synthetic drugs like pethidine and methadone, codeine, morphine. These are also prescription drugs and must be taken cautiously as these can cause an addiction.  

Question about 5 years ago

Can Flunat be taken at night?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

No, it is not recommended that Flunat should be taken at night as it disturbs sleep in the early phase of the treatment. Thus, it is mostly recommended to take it in the morning or noon. 



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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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