It is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
It can cause nausea, insomnia, dry mouth, ejaculation disorder, headache, dizziness, constipation, tremor etc
Hypersensitivity to the drug, Concomitant pimozide
Use caution in patients with bipolar disorder, seizure disorder, history of suicidal thought/behavior
Risk of cardiovascular defects in infants whose mothers took drug during early pregnancy
Use lower starting dose in renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min) or severe hepatic impairment
Bone fractures reported to be associated with antidepresant use
This drug may pose risks to your pregnancy, therefore please do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor first.
Some products that may interact with this drug include Amidarone, buspirone, carvedilol, dextromethorphan, amitryptilline.