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Flugraine 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Flunarizine(5.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
MIGRAINE DRUGS

Medical Description

Flugraine Tablet is used in the prevention of migraine. It contains flunarizine as an active ingredient. It is not recommended for people below 18 years of age. One may experience an increase in weigh...
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Uses of Flugraine 5 MG

Flugraine Tablet is used for preventing and managing migraines. It is useful only in the prevention and not during an acute attack of migraine. It is indicated in patients having frequent attacks of m...
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Contraindications of Flugraine 5 MG

  • If you have an allergy to flunarizine or any other ingredients present in Flugraine Tablet.
  • If you have Parkinson’s Disease (decrease mobility and tremors) or have a family history of Parkinson’s Disease.
  • If you have suffered from any psychiatric disorders in the past or presently under treatment.

Side effects of Flugraine 5 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Weight gain
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Anxiety
  • Dry mouth
  • Feeling low

Precautions and Warnings of Flugraine 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Flugraine Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Flugraine Tablet in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Flugraine Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Flugraine Tablet passes into the breastmilk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Flugraine Tablet?
A:
Flugraine Tablet makes you dizzy and sleepy especially at the initial phase of treatment. Therefore, it is advised not to drive until you know how this medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Flugraine Tablet?
A:
Alcohol may increase the risk of tiredness and drowsiness with Flugraine Tablet. If you feel tired or drowsy after taking flunarizine, then you should avoid alcoholic drinks.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are elderly and suffering from psychiatric disorders.
  • You have problems with your liver.
  • You are experiencing fatigue, muscle pain and weakness.
  • You have Parkinson's disease and are taking medicines for treating the same, as it may potentiate some side-effects like shakiness (tremors), muscle stiffness (rigidity), difficulty in movements (brad...
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  • It would be best if you regularly visit your doctor during Flunarizine therapy. Any adverse reactions may be detected early and required actions may be taken.

Mode of Action of Flugraine 5 MG

How Does It Work?

One of the reasons for migraine headaches is the overexcitability of brain neurons (cells). This neuronal excitability is mostly due to calcium. Flugraine Tablet blocks calcium entry in these neurons ...
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Directions for Use of Flugraine 5 MG

  • Take Flugraine Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • It would be best if you do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Flugraine 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Flugraine Tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medication...
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  • Especially, if you are taking anti-epileptic medicines such as phenytoin, as it may affect the activity of Flugraine Tablet.
  • You may feel more drowsy or sleepy when taken along with brain-related medicines like diazepam, alprazolam and mephenytoin (to treat some psychiatric illness).
  • Women who are on oral contraceptives may experience milky discharge from the nipple (Galactorrhea) during Flunarizine treatment.

Storage and disposal of Flugraine 5 MG

  • Store it below 30°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You must discard this medicine when it expires or is no longer needed.

Dosage of Flugraine 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Flugraine Tablet are sedation, agitation, confusion, loss of energy and increased heartbeats. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this ...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Flugraine Tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, then ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Flugraine Tablet used for?

A: Flugraine Tablet is used mainly to prevent migraine and headaches. It decreases the frequency of migraine attacks.

Q: What is the composition of Flugraine Tablet?

A: The composition of Flugraine Tablet includes flunarizine as an active ingredient.

Q: What are the side effects of Flugraine Tablet?

A: Dizziness, weight gain, stomach pain, heartburn, nausea are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Flugraine Tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on thier own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: What should I do if I experience a headache while using Flugraine Tablet?

A: Headache during the use of Flunarizine may be associated with your underlying problem of migraine. It may take a few days before the effect is seen. Also, it is important to recognise your precipitating factors for migraine and avoid them, however, if the migraine attacks are as frequent as earlier, kindly consult your doctor to check if you require a change in prophylactic therapy or a change in the dose of the medicines.

Q: Can I use Flugraine Tablet for migraine?

A: It would be best if you use Flugraine Tablet for migraine prevention only after consulting your physician. You should not self-medicate or take it on your own.
Product Details
Brand
FLUGRAINE
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsFlunarizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent migraines
Side effectsDizziness, weight gain, stomach pain, heartburn, nausea
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:22 PM (IST)
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