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I currently take onglyza (saxagliptin) 5mg and vytoryn 10/20...can I safely take luvox with these medications?
My ocd is getting worse and severe even after medications (luvox, Risperdal) and counseling. What are my options? Hospitalization?
OCD options: Beyond medication, there are clinical psychologists who specialize in treating OCD. Modern behavioral approaches can be helpful. Here's a link to get you started http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0026321/ Peace and good health. None of us can control the uncontrollable. We simply do what we can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Luvox is the only medication that has helped with my ocd/depression.....ive seen 2 drs. in the last few months who refuse to script it. Why is this?
Honestly don't know.: I used to write for Luvox a fair amount for treatment of OCD but I have just gotten into the habit of writing for other SSRI's. Sometimes providers don't feel comfortable prescribing medications that they don't usually use (or that they aren'ts familiar with). I don't know of any safety reasons not to prescribe it. ...Read more
Taking Luvox, (fluvoxamine) Risperdol, and Klonopin and have no energy. Which medication can be causing this?
Any of them: or the combination could be causing this -- as well as the condition that you might be taking them for. Luvox, (fluvoxamine) Rispderal, and Klonopin can do this, or, can interact to do this, but for them to do so would suggest that either time of day or dosage may be a factor. There are many conditions that they are prescribed to treat that have no energy as a symptom. Consult your psychiatrist. ...Read more
My psychiatrist has me on klonopin for PTSD just added luvox (fluvoxamine)..will luvox (fluvoxamine) raise the klonopin ...as luvox (fluvoxamine) often raises levels of other medications?
Medication effects: Using Klonopin with Luvox (fluvoxamine) may increase the effects of Klonopin. See your Psychiatrist if you experience extreme drowsiness, confusion, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, or fainting. Discuss need for both medications,; benefits, side effects and interactions of Klonopin and Luvox (fluvoxamine), decreasing the dose; and Therapy for stresses, and to develop coping skills, ...Read more
It's available: In may 2002, the Luvox brand was temporarily withdrawn from the us market after an fda request to review data concerning the chemistry, manufacturing and control section of the new drug application. In december 2007, the fda re-issued approval of Luvox for the treatment of ocd. They won't be re-marketing it, but Luvox (and also generic fluvoxamine) is available in the usa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need more info: Were you taking Luvox (fluvoxamine) for depression or ocd? If depression, note that memory problems are common consequences of depression. Memory loss can happen with Luvox (fluvoxamine) & most ssri antidepressants, but these are "infrequent" side effects. The choice of an antidepressant often is based on how to best match the antidepressant's side effects to your needs. Discuss options with your provider! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Although entirely different drugs..Would 100 mg of luvox be comparible to 20 mg of cymbalta (duloxetine)?
I'm on Valdoxan 50mg, and my doctor just prescribed me with Luvox (fluvoxamine) 50mg. I later read that the two drugs are contraindicated. Should I still take both?
I wouldn't: Certain enzymes--CYP1A2, CYP2C9, CYP2C19--in Valdoxan/agomelatine are inhibited by the SSRI antidepressant fluvoxamine/Luvox. This leads to higher levels of agomelatine in your body when the drugs are taken together. You need to get a second opinion on what is best treatment for you, or at least candidly ask your doctor why both of these were prescribed together. Best wishes:) ...Read more
Is luvox (fluvoxamine) really the last choice ssri for depression/ocd because of its many drug interactions?
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 and anxiety, but tends to be prescribed as first line treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is a type of anxiety disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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