Luvox Product Description
Luvox is a subtype of antidepressants, known as SSRIs. Drug is designed for short-term management of various mental states and is used to reduce symptoms of:
- Recurrent episodes of depression (up to 6 weeks)
- Unhealthy patterns of behavior or obsessive compulsive disorder (up to 10 weeks)
Controlling of mental disorders symptoms provides for taking 50 to 300 mg of Luvox per day. High daily doses should be taken in two divided doses, in the morning and in the evening. If the doses are not equal, the highest of them should be taken before bedtime.
If you remember that you’ve missed a dose of Luvox, take it immediately. If it is almost time for your next Luvox intake, skip the missed dose of this antidepressant agent and take the next tablet at the prescribed time.
If the expected antidepressive response is not achieved within 7-10 weeks, the duration of the treatment with Luvox pills can be increased. The daily dosage should be gradually reduced, when the treatment is coming to an end.
Luvox is recommended to be kept in a tightly closed container out of reach of children. Store this antidepressant tablets at 15°C to 30°C and protect from high humidity.
Luvox Safety Information
Luvox pills can be prescribed to teenagers and children over 8 years only in case of obsessive compulsive disorder. The antidepressive response in these patients should be closely monitored, especially at a dosage increase.
The information about depressive illness or obsessive-compulsive disorder, contained in the review on Luvox, is provided in order to help familiarize you with the tablets Luvox and should not be relied upon as a replacement of medical advice with a psychiatrist or neurologist. The online pharmacy is not responsible, in any way, for any loss, detriment or injury that occurred from the use of information about antidepressant agent Luvox.
Luvox Side Effects
Luvox causes mild to moderate adverse events, which usually pass within two weeks of the depressive illness treatment or after cessation of the antidepressant agent. Luvox often causes gastrointestinal adverse events, including anorexia, dyspepsia, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, as well as other various disorders: tremor, nervousness, agitation, dry mouth, dizziness, somnolence, asthenia, headache, and insomnia.