Additional Info About Fluvoxamine

Drug Interactions

Fluvoxamine can potentially interact with many other medicines. Some of these interactions can be dangerous.
 
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What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much fluvoxamine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia)
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Breathing problems
  • Drowsiness
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
  • Seizures
  • Shakiness (tremors)
  • Diarrhea
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
     
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
 
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How Should Fluvoxamine Be Stored?

Fluvoxamine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
 
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your fluvoxamine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Who Makes Fluvoxamine?

Brand-name fluvoxamine is sold under the name Luvox and is made by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic fluvoxamine is available and is made by various generic manufacturers.
 
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