Fludac is an SSRI inhibitor that is used in the treatment of certain conditions of the brain including major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, panic disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
However, your doctor may also prescribe Fludac for other conditions if found appropriate.
How to use Fludac
The ideal way to use Fludac is to follow the instructions of your doctor. An alternative way is to check the medicine label for dosage instructions.
Preferably, Fludac should be taken at the same time each day to help maintain a regular routine for taking it.
It may be weeks or even months before you start noticing the effect of the drug. You must not stop taking Fludac without consulting your doctor even if you attain relief after a short while post starting treatment.
It is important that you maintain a strict schedule for taking Fludac to ensure that you do not miss any doses. But if you do, then you may take it as soon as you remember provided that you space out the next dosage accordingly.
On the other hand, if it is almost time for the next dose, then omit this dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never consume two doses to compensate for a missed dosage.
Store Fludac between 68 to 77 degrees F (20 and 25 Degrees), at room temperature. Ensure that you protect it from direct exposure to heat/moisture/light and from the reach of children and pets.
Avoid storing Fludac in the bathroom.
Consult your doctor before using Fludac if you have a history of seizures, if you have any kind of allergies to food items, medicines or other substances, if you are using some kind of herbal preparation, dietary supplement, prescription or non prescription drug.
Do not use Fludac if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it (read medicine label if unsure), you are recovering from a heart attack or if you have liver disease or diabetes.
You must avoid taking alcoholic beverages while using Fludac as it can increase the chances of becoming drowsy, faint or dizzy. Potentially hazardous tasks like driving, handling heavy machinery should also be avoided.
If you are pregnant or have plans for a pregnancy, then consult your doctor before using Fludac as Fludac may harm your fetus.
If you are breast feeding then please maintain caution as it is unknown whether Fludac is passed into the breast milk. So please consult your doctor prior to using it.
You must inform your doctor or your dentist about Fludac before you undergo treatment or any emergency surgery.
Fludac is known to cause weight loss especially in patients suffering from conditions like bulimia.