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How long does it take for luvox (fluvoxamine) tostart to work?

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Dr. Warren Kriedman
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: 10 to 14 days

Luvox (fluvoxamine) typically shows its effects on your mood and/or obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors in 2 weeks.
Many patients show improvement earlier. If you are too impatient, some doctors raise the dose too fast and too high. The lowest effective dose has less side effects than an artificially high dose. The high dose side effects may lead to another medication prescribed.

In brief: 10 to 14 days

Luvox (fluvoxamine) typically shows its effects on your mood and/or obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors in 2 weeks.
Many patients show improvement earlier. If you are too impatient, some doctors raise the dose too fast and too high. The lowest effective dose has less side effects than an artificially high dose. The high dose side effects may lead to another medication prescribed.
Dr. Warren Kriedman
Dr. Warren Kriedman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Luvox (fluvoxamine)

Usually 4-6 weeks at optimized dose.

In brief: Luvox (fluvoxamine)

Usually 4-6 weeks at optimized dose.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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