Luvox Side Effects

The documented side effects of these drugs are provided so that the public can make educated, informed decisions. Luvox is a newer antidepressant drug. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that antidepressants can cause suicidal thinking and behavior in children and young adults.

Luvox is also known as Depromel, Dumirox, Fevarin, Floxyfral, Fluvoxamine, Luvox CR, Maveral.

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Luvox Drug Warnings:

There have been 19 drug regulatory agency warnings from four countries (Australia, Canada, Japan and United States) and the European Union on Luvox (or fluvoxamine). These include the following (note that some warnings cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of warnings):

10 warnings on Luvox causing suicide risk or suicidal behavior
4 warnings on Luvox causing newborn complications
3 warnings on Luvox causing birth defects
3 warnings on Luvox causing hostility or aggression
3 warnings on Luvox causing agitation
3 warnings on Luvox causing anxiety
2 warnings on Luvox causing involuntary movements
2 warnings on Luvox causing withdrawal reactions
2 warnings on Luvox causing nervous system disorders
2 warnings on Luvox causing abnormal behavior
1 warning on Luvox causing Serotonin Syndrome
1 warning on Luvox causing abnormal bleeding
1 warning on Luvox causing eye problems
1 warning on Luvox causing mania or psychosis
1 warning on Luvox causing sleep problems
1 warning on Luvox causing irritability
1 warning on Luvox having lack of efficacy
1 warning on Luvox causing self-harm
1 warning on Luvox causing violence
1 warning on Luvox causing infant withdrawal symptoms

Luvox Drug Studies:

There have been 33 studies done in 12 countries(Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States) on Luvox (or fluvoxamine). These include the following (note that some studies cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of studies):

5 studies on Luvox causing suicide risk or attempts
4 studies on Luvox causing sexual dysfunction
3 studies on Luvox causing newborn complications
3 studies on Luvox causing withdrawal reactions
3 studies on Luvox causing risk of fractures
2 studies on Luvox causing abnormal bleeding
2 studies on Luvox causing skin conditions
2 studies on Luvox causing eye problems
1 study on Luvox causing premature birth
1 study on Luvox causing pregnancy complications
1 study on Luvox causing birth complications
1 study on Luvox causing developmental disorders
1 study on Luvox causing gastrointestinal problems
1 study on Luvox causing risk of falls
1 study on Luvox causing diabetes
1 study on Luvox causing violence
1 study on Luvox causing homicide or homicidal ideation
1 study on Luvox causing birth defects
1 study on Luvox causing liver problems
1 study on Luvox causing allergic reactions
1 study on Luvox causing mania or psychosis

Top Reactions for All Ages: There have been 545 adverse reactions reported to the US FDA in connection with Luvox.

The FDA estimates that less than 1% of all serious events are ever reported to it, so the actual number of side effects occurring are most certainly higher.

  • 35 cases of serotonin syndrome
  • 34 cases of convulsions
  • 31 cases of depression
  • 31 cases of tremors
  • 29 cases of anxiety
  • 29 cases of insomnia
  • 23 cases of suicide attempts
  • 22 cases of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (life-threatening neurological disorder)
  • 22 cases of pyrexia (fever)
  • 22 cases of somnolence (sleepiness)
  • 21 cases of agitation

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Documented Side Effects of Luvox:
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.

Agitation
Anorexia
Confusion
Difficulty concentrating/memory problemsFever
Hallucination
Hives
Insomnia
Irregular heartbeat
Loss of consciousness
Nervousness

Pain, burning, numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
Problems with coordination
Seizures
Slowed or difficult breathing
Tremor
Uncontrollable shaking
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Weight loss



Note: Side effects of psychiatric drugs can persist for months, if not years, after stopping them.
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This brochure is a simple guide that documents the dangerous and deadly side effects of the drugs prescribed to millions of men, women and children diagnosed with bogus mental disorders.