fluoxetine medicine is used to treat depression, anxiety attacks, neurotic compulsive disorder, a certain disorder (bulimia) and a severe type of syndrome. This medicine can improve your mood, sleep, appetite, and energy status and will facilitate restoring your interest in daily life.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects.
However, there can be some serious side effects in some cases that require immediate medical attention. skin rash, restlessness, fever Or Chills, muscle or joint pain, anxiety, increased sweating, dry mouth, abnormal appetite, frequent urination, changes in vision. If any of these side effects are felt, seek medical attention immediately.
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 14 days. The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 6 to 8 hours. This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine. This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine. Monitoring of undesired effects such as colic, constipation, and drowsiness is necessary.
There may be interactions whenever you take more than one medicine or mix it with any other food or beverage. Use with caution in patients suffering from depressive and other mental disorders. Use cautiously in patients with a history of angle-closure glaucoma or cataract due to the risk of increased intracellular pressure. Do not use alcohol with this medicine as it causes dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that require mental alertness, such as driving or operating heavy machinery.