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Luvox (fluvoxamine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Luvox (fluvoxamine) which include:


Caffeine ↔ fluvoxaMINE

Moderate Drug Interaction

Using caffeine together with fluvoxaMINE may increase the effects of caffeine. Contact your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting, headache, nervousness, irritability, agitation, restlessness, insomnia, ringing in the ears, tremors, and increased heart rate . If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special test to safely use both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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fluvoxaMINE ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of fluvoxaMINE such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with fluvoxaMINE. Do not use more than the recommended dose of fluvoxaMINE, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Luvox (fluvoxamine) drug interactions

There are 1157 drug interactions with Luvox (fluvoxamine)

Luvox (fluvoxamine) disease interactions

There are 9 disease interactions with Luvox (fluvoxamine) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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