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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Relapsing sx: You answered your own question. The med was helping, your reduced it below its therapeutic dose and your sx are returning. Either go back up on dose ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Taper more slowly: Are you tapering in order to begin a new medication or just to be drug free? People are often advised to taper at a pace that is too quick, leading to ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. GEORGE DE JAGER
Specializes in General Practice
Drug side effects: It may be due to the lowering in dose. we often see it when SSRI's such as Zoloft is discontinued. Some people experience "Brain zapps". These symptom ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Cross tapering medication is recommended. Meaning the old medicine is tapered down while the new med is tapered up. Has to be done by professional as ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Luvox (fluvoxamine): Luvox is a ssri antidepressant and is in the same class as prozac, zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) Celexa and lexapro. It can be prescribed for depression ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Luvox (fluvoxamine): Can work for some cases of depression, but is mostly indicated for obsessive compulsive disorder which is a type of chronic anxiety.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Luvox: This is an SSRI class and it is indicated for OCD, social anxiety disorder. It is used also for the following: autism, depression, generalized anxie ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Luvox (fluvoxamine) has been reported to produce hallucinations rarely. If you have them, contact the doctor who prescribed it for you immediately. Go ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Faverin and Luvox are both names for the generic, fluvoxamine. They are sold in different countries.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: There are no major interactions that I am aware with melatonin and luvox (fluvoxamine). However, fluvoxamine does carry quite a few drug interactions ... Read More

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