You may be able to find Medicare plan options in your area that cover Fluvoxamine (generic Luvox). Learn more about Luvox and find Medicare Advantage plans in your area that cover other prescription drugs.
Chemical name: Fluvoxamine
Brand name: Luvox
Typical dosage: 100mg
Typical type: Tablet1
Luvox is a medication used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Luvox is available as a brand name or as a generic and comes as an oral capsule or an oral tablet.
Luvox is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder in people 8 years of age or older. Luvox increases serotonin the brain to help reduce the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Luvox is a medication that contains the active ingredient Fluvoxamine. It is typically taken once daily at bedtime.
Common side effects of Luvox include dizziness, upset stomach, dry mouth, fatigue, insomnia, headache, diarrhea or constipation, gas, sweating and signs of a common cold.
How much does Fluvoxamine cost with Medicare?
Fluvoxamine coverage and costs may vary based on the specific plan you have, as well as what coverage stage you're in.
Contact your plan carrier or consult your plan formulary for more cost information.
Does Medicare cover Fluvoxamine?
According to GoodRx, 100% of Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plans covered Fluvoxamine, the generic form of Luvox, in 2023.1
Medicare Advantage plans or Part D plans that cover Fluvoxamine include copay amounts that can range widely from one plan to another. Plan members may also be responsible for meeting a deductible before the plan’s drug coverage kicks in.
Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage are called Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MA-PD). 89% of 2023 Medicare Advantage plans included prescription drug coverage.2
Medicare prescription drugs plans each have their own formulary, or drug list, that details what prescription drugs are covered by the plan and how they are covered.
Drug coverage may vary based on plan availability. You may be able to find Medicare Advantage plan options in your area that cover Fluvoxamine. We represent carriers such as Humana, Aetna, UHC, Anthem BCBS, Wellcare, Cigna Healthcare, and Kaiser Permanente.
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If you take Luvox once daily, take it at bedtime to avoid daytime sleepiness. Luvox can be taken with or without food.
Luvox may lead to low sodium levels. Let your doctor know if you experience symptoms of low sodium including confusion, headache, memory issues, weakness or changes in balance.
Luvox can also increase your risk of bleeding. Be aware of symptoms that include throwing up blood, blood in the urine or stool, bleeding from the gums, bruises and any other abnormal bleeding. Get help immediately if you experience unusual bleeding.
This article is for informational purposes only. It is not healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis. It is not an endorsement of or recommendation for this medication. Speak to your doctor or healthcare provider about your specific healthcare needs, including your prescription medications. Only take medication as directed by your doctor.
Coverage and costs of prescription medications will vary by Medicare plan. Not all plans are available in all areas.
Written by Hayden Gharibyar, Pharm.D.
1 GoodRx. Luvox. Retrieved October 2023, from www.goodrx.com/Luvox/medicare-coverage.