Flugesic 100mg Capsule
Flugesic 100mg Capsule

Flugesic 100mg Capsule

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Medical Description

Flugesic Capsule is a painkiller containing Flupirtine as its active ingredient. It is used to treat acute and chronic pain like severe headache, painful periods, tumour pain, etc. Flugesic Capsule is...
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ContainsFlupirtine(100.0 Mg)
UsesTo treat acute and chronic pain
Side effectsTiredness, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationANALGESIC
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Uses of Flugesic 100 MG

Flugesic Capsule is used for the treatment of acute and chronic pain such as pain after surgery or operation, severe headache, tumour pain, pain due to your posture, pain during menstruation, etc.

Contraindications of Flugesic 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to Flupirtine or any other ingredients of Flugesic Capsule.
  • If you have problems with your liver.
  • If you suffer from any brain disorder.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly.
  • If you suffer from any condition that causes muscle weakness.
  • If you are taking any medicines that may cause liver injury.

Side effects of Flugesic 100 MG

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gas

Precautions and Warnings of Flugesic 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Flugesic Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Flugesic Capsule is not recommended for use during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available in pregnant women. If needed the doctor will prescribe this medicine by considering the benefits ...
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  • If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning a pregnancy consult your doctor for advice before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Flugesic Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Flupirtine passes into breast milk, hence Flugesic Capsule is not recommended during breastfeeding. Your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and the advantage overweighs the risk.
  • You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Flugesic Capsule?
A:
Flugesic Capsule may make you feel dizzy and sleepy, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with a Flugesic Capsule?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while on treatment with a Flugesic Capsule.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking the Flugesic Capsule.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment.
  • You are taking blood thinners like warfarin, heparin.
  • You experience nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, loss of appetite, fatigue, dark urine, jaundice while on treatment, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using a Flugesic Capsule while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
  • While on treatment, your doctor will frequently ask you to get your liver function test done.
  • Flugesic Capsule is not recommended for use in patients below the age of 18 years.

Mode of Action of Flugesic 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Flupirtine in the Flugesic Capsule works by blocking the release of certain chemical substances which are responsible for the sensation of pain.

Directions for Use of Flugesic 100 MG

Flugesic Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal...
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Interactions of Flugesic 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Flugesic Capsule works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines like diazepam, carbamazepine, warfarin.

Storage and disposal of Flugesic 100 MG

  • Store Flugesic Capsules in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Flugesic 100 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, fatigue, dry mouth, drowsiness, unconsciousness, fast heartbeats. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much Flugesic Capsule.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Flugesic Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Flugesic Capsule?

A: Flugesic Capsule is used for the treatment of acute and chronic pain such as pain after surgery or operation, severe headache, tumour pain, pain due to your posture, pain during menstruation, etc.

Q: How to take a Flugesic Capsule?

A: Flugesic Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: How long to take Flugesic Capsule?

A: The dose and duration of the Flugesic Capsule will depend on the cause of illness and response to treatment, thus take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Is Flugesic Capsule an antibiotic?

A: No, the Flugesic Capsule is not an antibiotic, it is a pain-relieving medicine.
Product Details
Brand
FLUGESIC
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:33 PM (IST)
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