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Fluvoxamine, Luvox, Faverin, Feverin, Dumyrox

Description

Fluvoxamine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).

Action

SSRI

Indications

alcoholism, anorexia nervosa, autism, borderline personality disorder, bulimia nervosa, major depression, obesity, obsessive-compulsive disorder, orthostatic hypotension, panic disorder,

Side Effects

acneiform rash, agitation, akathisia, alopecia, anemia, angina, anorexia, anxiety, back pain, blurred vision, contact dermatitis, cough, diaphoresis, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dyspepsia, dyspnea, dystonia, ejaculation dysfunction, fatigue, headache, hot flashes, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, hyponatremia, hypoosmolarity, hypothyroidism, impotence, increased urinary frequency, infection, insomnia, libido decrease, maculopapular rash, mania, myalgia, nasal congestion, nausea/vomiting, orgasm dysfunction, orthostatic hypotension, palpitations, pharyngitis, pruritus, seizures, SIADH, sinus bradycardia, sinusitis, suicidal ideation, tremor, urticaria, visual impairment, weight loss, xerosis, xerostomia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

5-HTP
5-HTP increases levels of serotonin, which increases the risk of serotonin syndrome.

SAMe
SAMe increases levels of serotonin, which increases the risk of serotonin syndrome.

St JohnÕs Wort
St JohnÕs Wort may increase levels of serotonin, which increases the risk of serotonin syndrome.


Positive interactions:

Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo may help reverse the sexual side effects of SSRIs, including inability to orgasm in women and impotence in men.

 

 

 

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