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Luvox (fluvoxamine)


Fluvoxamine (or LUVOX®) is mainly prescribed to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, and major depressive disorder.

Status: ACTIVE

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)

  www.fda.gov

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