FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Each tablet contains 50 mg of fluvoxamine maleate.

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FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB; fluvoxamine, antidepressants .

ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Each tablet contains 50 mg of fluvoxamine maleate.

INDICATION OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Major depressive episode. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

DOSAGE OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet

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The recommended dose is : –

depression : the recommended startinig dose is 50 or 100 mg , given as a single dose in the evening . It is recommended to increase the dose gradually until an effective dose is reached . The usual effective dose is 100 mg per day , however , this should be adjusted according to individual’s responjse . doses of up to 300 mg per day have been given . dosage above 150 mg should be given in divided doses . in agreement with the consenus statement of the WHO , antidepressant medication should be continued for at least 6 months after recovery from a depressive episode . fluvoxamine at a fixed single daily dose of 100 mg is the recommended dose for the prevention of recurrence of depression . obsessive compulsive disorder : adults : the recommended starting dose is 50 mg per day for 3 -4 days , the effective dosage usually lies between 100 mg and 300 mg per day . the dosage should be increased gradually until the effective dosage is reached , with a maximum of 300 mg per day . doses up to 150 mg can be given as a single dose , preferably in the evening . it is advisable that a total daily dose of more than 150 mg is given in 2 or 3 divided doses . if a good therapeutic response has been obtained , treatment can be continued at the patient’s adjusted dosage . if no improvement is observed within 10 weeks , treatment with fluvoxamine should be reconsidered . while there are no systematic studies on how long fluvoxamine treatment should be continued , OCD is a chronic condition and it is reasonable to consider continuation beyond 10 weeks in responding patients . dosage adjustments should be made carefully on an individual patient basis , to maintain the patient at the lowest effective dose . the need for the treatment should be ressessed periodically . some clinicians advocate concomitant behavioural psychotherapy for patients who have done well on pharmacotherapy . children and adolescents : the starting dose for children from 8 years on and adolescents is 25 mg per day , preferably at bedtime . increase every 4-7 days in 25 mg increments as tolerated until an effective dose is achieved . the effective dosage usually lies between 50 mg and 200 mg per day , the maximum dose in children should not exceed 200 mg per day . it is advisable that a total daily dopse of morew thjan 50 mg should be given in two divided doses . if the two divided doses are not equal , the larger dose should be given at bedtime . withdrawal symptoms seen on discontinuation of fluvoxamine : abrupt discontinuation should be avoided . when stopping treatment with fluvoxamine , the dose should be gradually reduced over a period of at least one or two weeks in order to reduce the risk of withdrawal reactions . if intolerable symptoms occur following a decrease in the dose or upon dicontinuation of treatment , then resuming the previously prescribed dose may be considered . subsequently , the physician may continue decreasing the dose , but at a more gradual rate . hepatic or renal insufficiency : patients suffering from hepatic or renal insufficiency should start on a low dose and be carefully monitored . method of administration : fluvoxamine tablets should be swallowed with water and without chewing .

OVER-DOSAGE OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Symptoms include gastro-intestinal complaints ( nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea), somnolence and dizziness. Cardiac events ( tachardia, bradycardia, hypotension ), liver function disturbances, convulsions and coma have also been reported. Fluvoxamine has a wide margin of safety in overdose. Since market introduction, reports of death attributed to overdose of fluvoxamine alone have been extremely rare . the highest documented dose of fluvoxamine ingested by a patient is 12 gram . this patient recovered completely . occasionally , more serious complications were observed in cases of deliberate overdose of fluvoxamine in combination with other drugs . treatment : there no specific antidote to fluvoxamine . in case of overdose the stomach should be emptied as soon as possible after tablet ingestion and symptomatic treatment should be given . the repeated use of medical charcoal , if necessary accompanied by an osmotic laxative , is also recommended . forced diuresis are unlikely to be of benefit .

CONTRA-INDICATION OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Faverin tablets are contraindicated in combination with tizanidine amd monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Treatment with fluvoxamine can be initiated: Two weeks after discontinuation of an irreversible MAOI, or the following day after discontinuation of a reversible MAOI ( e.g. moclobemide, linezolid). Discontinue fluvoxamine therapy at least one week before initiating therapy with any MAOI. Fluvoxamine immediate-releases tablets should not be used in combination with ramelteon . Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.

STORAGE OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB

Do not store above 25 °C. Keep this medicine out of the reach and sight of children. Store in the priginal package and in a dry place.
PACK OF FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB
30 film-coated tablets per pack. The press-through blister strips are made of PVC/PVDC-aluminium, containing 20 tablets per strip (50 mg).
FAVERIN 50MG 60TAB MANUFACTURED BY
Mylan Laboratories SAS ROUTE DE Bellville Lieu-dit-Maillard 01400 Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne FRANCE.

https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-1049-7095/fluvoxamine-oral/fluvoxamine-oral/details

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