Fluvoxamine vs Luvox CR

Fluvoxamine
(Rx)
Luvox CR
(Rx)
Fluvoxamine is an antidepressant medication.
Luvox CR is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.6
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for OCD
2.7
Concern level
1.5
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
February 28, 2008
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,741 Discussions
679 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for OCD
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#6 for GAD
Fluvoxamine is prescribed for OCD, Anxiety and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for OCD
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#7 for GAD
Luvox CR is prescribed for OCD, Anxiety and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Flu
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
4
Dizziness
3
Seizures
2
Addiction
2
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Numbness
2
Hallucinations
2
Decreased Libido
1
Luv
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Sexual Dysfunction
4
Dizziness
4
Nausea
3
Drowsiness
2
Racing Thoughts
2
Derealization
2
Tingling
2
Depersonalization
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
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Luv
9
8
Nausea
Flu
Luv
4
3
Dizziness
Flu
Luv
3
4
Seizures
Flu
Luv
2
0
Addiction
Flu
Luv
2
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Flu
Luv
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Flu
Luv
2
0
Numbness
Flu
Luv
2
0
Hallucinations
Flu
Luv
2
0
Decreased Libido
Flu
Luv
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Luv
Flu
8
9
Sexual Dysfunction
Luv
Flu
4
0
Dizziness
Luv
Flu
4
3
Nausea
Luv
Flu
3
4
Drowsiness
Luv
Flu
2
0
Racing Thoughts
Luv
Flu
2
0
Derealization
Luv
Flu
2
0
Tingling
Luv
Flu
2
0
Depersonalization
Luv
Flu
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Luv
Flu
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Fluvoxamine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Luvox CR during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Capsule: 100 mg, 150 mg
Capsule: 100 mg, 150 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Fluvoxamine Maleate
Fluvoxamine Maleate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Fluvoxamine and Luvox CR: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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