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Brand name: Fluvoxamine (Apotex) TM

Active ingredients: fluvoxamine

What it is used for

Indicated for the treatment of major depression in adults. Indicated for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in children aged 8 years of age and older, adolescents, and adults.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Golden, round scored tablet, film coated, engraved "APO" on one side, "F" over bisect "50" on the other side

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient fluvoxamine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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