Fluvoxamine (or LUVOX®) is mainly prescribed to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, and major depressive disorder.
Class: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI)
FDA Approval: 1994
Dosage Forms: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Biological Half-life: 12-22 hours
Side Effects: Dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, weight loss, constipation, insomnia, high blood pressure, tachycardia, agitation, headache, sexual dysfunction
Routes of Administration: Oral
Pregnancy Category: C (US)