Fetzima

Active Ingredient(s): Levomilnacipran
FDA Approved: * July 25, 2013
Pharm Company: * FOREST LABS INC
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Fetzima Overview

Levomilnacipran (brand name Fetzima) is an antidepressant which was approved in the United States in 2013 for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults.[2] It is the levorotatory enantiomer of milnacipran, and has similar effects and pharmacology, acting as a serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI).[4][5] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Depression 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacology 3.1 Pharmacodynamics 3.2 Pharma...

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Severe anxiety

Has anyone taking fetzima had anxiety when adding amaryl 2 mg. ## Hello, Missy! How are you? The anxiety could be caused by the blood sugar change that Amaryl can cause. It is an oral antidiabetic medication and that can be one of the symptoms of low blood sugar. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, flatulence and stomach pain. Fetzima may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, vision changes, loss of libido and increased sweating. Have you consulted your doctor about the issue?

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fetzima interactions with vitamins

This is a new drug for me and I need to know if there are interactions with B vitamins. ## Hello, Linda! How are you? Unfortunately, medications and nutritional supplements aren't checked for interactions with each other. Have you asked your doctor or pharmacist about it? They may know something on it, if other users have reported problems. ## Is the a generic for Fetzima?

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Fetzima

My daughter took 20 mg of Fetzima for only 2 days. She had a reaction to it, feeling like things around her was not real, and questioning her existence. She only has depression never anything like this. We stopped the medicine and watched her through the night. Now 2 days later she is still having the same effects of this medicine. I have her drinking a lot of water and juice to try and get it out of her system. When will this be completely flushed from her. ## Hello, Sue! How is your daughter feeling? Is she doing any better? Some medications can cause that for awhile, when someone first starts taking them. I am surprised her doctor didn't warn her about it. I'm not sure how long she will keep feeling that way. Has she consulted her doctor? She should discuss it with them to se...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Levomilnacipran
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 120mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Fetzima: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0456-2202 Fetzima Titration Pack by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-2212 24 Hr Fetzima 120 mg Extended Release Capsule by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-2220 24 Hr Fetzima 20 mg Extended Release Capsule by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-2240 24 Hr Fetzima 40 mg Extended Release Capsule by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-2280 24 Hr Fetzima 80 mg Extended Release Capsule by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 69189-2241 Fetzima 40 mg Oral Capsule, Extended Release by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Levomilnacipran or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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fetzima interactions with vitamins
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