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Flunil contains Fluoxetine as the active ingredient which is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders, and panic attacks, premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Fluoxetine selectively inhibits serotonin reuptake at the presynaptic neuronal membrane leading to increased synaptic concentrations of serotonin, resulting in numerous functional changes associated with enhanced serotonergic neurotransmission.
Flunil is prescribed for the treatment of:
• Bulimia nervosa
• Obsessive compulsive disorder
• Pre-menstrual dysmorphic disorder
• Panic disorder
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Common Side Effects of Flunil are Low sexual desire, Delayed ejaculation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Vomiting, Nausea, Erectile dysfunction, Stomach upset, Restlessness.
It may cause anxiety and agitation when you first start taking it. It may cause weight loss and decreased appetite. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Flunil Capsule affects you. Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.