Fluoksetin

20 mg, 20 tablets

Active ingredients

fluoksetini hydrochloride (conversion in fluoksetin) 11,2 mg(10 mg) or 22,4 mg (20 mg);

Auxiliary ingredients

lactose monohydrate (milk sugar) 80,8 mg or 161,6 mg; povidon (polyvinilpyrrolidon) 4 mg or 8 mg; amylum 3 mg or 6 mg; calcium stearate 1 mg or 2 mg.

Antidepressant
  • Depression of various etiologies;
  • bulimia nervosa: as a supplement to psychotherapy in order to reduce uncontrolled food intake;
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder

To be administered by mouth, with or without food.

The starting dose is 20 mg once per day before noon. If necessary, the dosage can be increased to 40−60 mg/day (20 mg/day daily), divided into 2−3 intakes. The maximum daily dose is 80 mg.

The clinical effect develops within 1−4 weeks after the start of treatment, in some patients it can be achieved later.

In depressions, the initial dose is 20 mg fluoxetine per day in the morning, with or without food. If necessary, the dosage can be increased to 40−60 mg/day, divided into 2−3 intakes. The maximum daily dose is 80 mg. The clinical effect develops within 1−4 weeks after the start of treatment. In some patients, it can be achieved later.

In obsessive-compulsive disorders, the recommended dosage is 20−60 mg/day, divided into 2−3 intakes.

In the case of bulimia nervosa, the daily dosage of the drug is 60 mg, divided into 2−3 intakes.

The duration of admission is determined by the attending physician and can last for several years. Withdrawal of fluoxetine therapy should be carried out gradually over a period of one or two weeks, depending on the condition of the patient (see the"Special Instructions" section).

In elderly patients, the recommended starting dose is 20 mg. If necessary, the dosage can also be increased to 40−60 mg/day, divided into 2−3 intakes. The maximum daily dose is 80 mg. The duration of treatment is determined by the attending physician. If necessary, it is possible to adjust the dose of the drug during treatment depending on the patient’s condition. Fluoxetine withdrawal should be carried out gradually over one or two weeks.

In patients with impaired liver and kidney function, low body mass, concomitant diseases or for those who take other medications, the dose and the frequency of taking should be reduced.

Shelf life
3 years. Prohibited to use after expiry date.

Storage conditions
Store in a dry and dark place at the temperature below +25°С. Keep out of reach of children.

Condition of sale
Prescription/ Rx only.

12+
for children, adults and elderly people

3
shelf life is 3 years

80
not more than 80 mg per day