Who Should Not Take Luvox?

Who Should Not Take Luvox?

You should not take Luvox if you:
  • Are allergic to Luvox, fluvoxamine maleate, or any of the inactive components used to make Luvox. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make Luvox.
  • Are taking certain medications, including:



  • Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Luvox should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking Luvox may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if Luvox is stopped during treatment.
  • Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. Also, you should not take an MAOI if you have taken Luvox within the past two weeks. MAOIs can include:



Luvox Warnings and Precautions: Summary

There are several situations in which Luvox should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with Luvox. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings and precautions for Luvox were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Luvox warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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