DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
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Flavix XR is a drug belonging to the antidepressant and anti-anxiety agents that aid in the control of depression and anxiety attacks.
This medicine is used to treat mental depression, as well as anxiety disorders and its symptoms.
Before taking this antidepressant drug, determine if you are allergic to this medication or other components of Flavix XR Sanis Health.
This drug has not been tested in pregnant women but tests on pregnant rats indicated that high doses of Flavix XR lead to birth defects and foetal death. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become so when you are prescribed this medication.
This antidepressant medication has a tendency to be passed into breast milk and may cause unwanted side effects in the nursing infant. It is advised that you stop breast feeding when using Flavix XR Sanis Health.
You must also inform your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions:
Brain problems such as brain damage or mental retardation
Seizures. The risks of developing seizures may be increased when on Flavix XR medication.
High blood pressure or low blood pressure. This product may further worsen these medical conditions.
Liver disease. If you have liver disease, your doctor may significantly lower your dosage to prevent increase blood levels.
Mania - the condition of patients with a history of maniac tendencies may be worsened when taking the medication.
Weight loss. The intake of Flavix XR may increase weight loss in patients who are following weight loss programs in an unhealthy manner.
Take this antidepressant medication as prescribed by your doctor. Do not deviate from their instructions and follow the guidelines outlined for the proper intake of this medicine.
Flavix XR should be taken with meals or on a full stomach to lessen stomach upsets associated therewith.
If you are taking the extended release capsule, never chew or break the capsule. Swallow it whole.
The dosage of Flavix XR varies from patient to patient depending on factors such as age, body weight and degree of mental depression and anxiety.
The usual dose for adults for the treatment of depression ranges from 75 mg to 375 mg a day, to be determined by the patient's doctor.
The usual dose for adults for the treatment of anxiety ranges from 75 mg to 225 mg per day, to be determined by the patient's doctor.
If an overdose is suspected, immediately consult a doctor. If symptoms worsen and become intolerable, seek emergency medical attention immediately. The symptoms of an Flavix XR overdose include:
convulsions and seizures
unusual and extreme tiredness
burning and prickling sensations on the skin
trembling and shaking
It is strongly advised never to take a double dose of this medication. If a dose is missed, skip it and only take the next dose in the schedule.
Unwanted side effects of Flavix XR include:
changes in vision e.g. blurry or distorted vision and double vision
decrease in libido
high blood pressure
These are the most common side effects of Flavix XR Sanis Health.
atypical side effects include:
mood and mental instability
ringing and buzzing in the ears
convulsions and seizures
problems in urination
Ask for medical advice if you experience any of the side effects listed above.
Let your medical consultant or doctor know if you are taking any of the following medicines before taking Flavix XR Sanis Health:
tricyclic anti depressants
serotonin reuptake inhibitors
You may be prescribed a lower dose of Flavix XR or you may be advised to entirely taking it entirely.
Depending on the reaction of the Flavix XR after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Flavix XR not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Flavix XR addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology