Fluvoxamine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. Fluvoxamine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with obsessive-compulsive symptoms.It is also used to treat social anxiety disorder (social phobia), or obsessive-compulsive disorders involving recurring thoughts or actions.
Fluvoxamine is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It helps decrease persistent/unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and urges to perform repeated tasks (compulsions such as hand-washing, counting, checking) that interfere with daily living. It is known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). This medication works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural substance (serotonin) in the brain.
Commonly reported side effects of fluvoxamine include nausea, weakness, nervousness, insomnia, dizziness, drowsiness, diarrhea, dyspepsia, headache, constipation, anorexia, and xerostomia. Other side effects include vomiting, anorgasmia, tremor, anorexia, diaphoresis, flushing, and ecchymoses.
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