Luvox is indicated for that treatments for obsessions and compulsions in patients with excessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Luvox can be a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring the balance of serotonin, an all-natural substance inside brain, which will help to reduce anxiety and obsessive or compulsive behavior.
Use Luvox as directed through your doctor.
Ask your doctor any queries you might have about how precisely to work with Luvox.
Store Luvox at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Avoid temperatures above 86 degrees F (30 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Luvox out of the reach of children and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Fluvoxamine maleate.
All medicines may cause side effects, however, many people have no, or minor, unwanted effects.
Check with your doctor if all of these most popular side effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; gas; headache; increased sweating; loss in appetite; nausea; nervousness; sore throat; stomach upset; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weakness.
Seek medical help immediately if any of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; exaggerated reflexes; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; hallucinations; memory loss; new or worsening agitation, anxiety, depression, panic and anxiety attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated feeling of well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; painful menstrual periods; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent headache or trouble sleeping; stiff muscles; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual swelling; unusual weakness; vision changes.
This isn't an entire set of all unwanted effects that may occur. If you might have questions on unwanted side effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Luvox if:
Contact your physician or health care provider straight away if some of these apply to you.
Some health concerns may talk with Luvox. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist in case you have any health conditions, particularly when any with the following apply to you:
Some medicines may communicate with Luvox. Tell your health care provider if you are taking some other medicines, especially any with the following:
This is probably not a complete set of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Luvox may connect to other medicines which you take. Check using your physician before starting, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.