Luvox CR Oral is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. This medication can help you to decrease unwanted thoughts and urges to perform repeated tasks that interfere with daily living. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors – SSRIs and this Luvox CR oral is here to help you to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in your brain. To use this medication, you need to follow up the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist. Dosage depends on your medical conditions, usually this medication is used once or twice daily, if you using it once, use it at bedtime. The maximum daily dose that are recommended is 300 mg for people aged 12 years and older, for children up to 11 years old is recommended a daily does of 200 mg.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
- personal or family history of psychiatric disorder
- liver disease
- stomach or intestinal ulcers
- low sodium in the blood
- personal or family history of suicide attempts