Fludac 20mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:54 am

Fludac 20mg Capsule

Uses of Fludac 20mg Capsule

Fludac 20mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder

Side effects of Fludac 20mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Fludac 20mg Capsule are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Pain, Abdominal Pain, Tenderness, Constipation, Diarrhea, Blurred vision, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Fludac 20mg Capsule

Do not use Fludac 20mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Fluoxetine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Fludac 20mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Fludac 20mg Capsule works

Fludac 20mg Capsule contains – Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine it works by blocking the absorption of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain.

Dosage of Fludac 20mg Capsule

The dosage of Fludac 20mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Fludac 20mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Fludac 20mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Flumod 20mg Capsule  ( Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

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Nodep 20mg Capsule  ( S H Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

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Cadflo 20mg Capsule  ( Zydus Cadila )

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Interaction

Drug :- NSAIDS, antiplatelets, anticoagulants may increase risk of bleeding. Alcohol, other CNS depressants may increase CNS depression. MAOIs may produce serotonin syndrome and neuroleptic malignant syndrome. May increase concentration/toxicity of phenytoin, tricyclic antidepressants.

Herbs :- Gotu kola, kava kava, St. John's wort, valerian may increase CNS depression. St. John's wort may increase effects, risk of serotonin syndrome.

Lab Values :- May decrease serum sodium. May increase AST, ACT.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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