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Were you looking for information on Fluvoxamine? Fluvoximine is a common misspelling of fluvoxamine.
 
Fluvoxamine is a prescription drug used to treat adults, teens, and children who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The drug works by allowing a certain chemical (serotonin) to stay in the brain for a longer period of time. This, in turn, helps alleviate OCD symptoms. Fluvoxamine comes in tablet form and is typically taken once or twice a day. The dosage you are prescribed will depend on several factors, such as your age, existing medical conditions you have, and other medications you may be taking.
 
(Click Fluvoxamine to read the complete eMedTV article, which describes in more detail how the drug works, general dosing information, and what to do if you miss a dose.)
 
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