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Nigrain Plus Tablet

By UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
53.96*
MRP 65.80
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Medical Description

Nigrain Plus Tablet is a combination medicine. It is used for the prevention of migraine attacks. Nigrain Plus contains propranolol and flunarizine as its active ingredient. Migraine is a type of head...
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ContainsFlunarizine(5.0 Mg),Propranolol(40.0 Mg)
UsesPrevention of migraine attacks
Side effectsDrowsiness, fatigue, slow heart rate, sleep disturbances
ClassificationMIGRAINE DRUGS
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Uses of Nigrain Plus Tablet

Nigrain Plus Tablet is used for preventing migraine attacks.

Contraindications of Nigrain Plus Tablet

  • If you are allergic to propranolol, flunarizine or any component of Nigrain Plus Tablet
  • If you suffer from low blood pressure or slow heart rate.
  • If you have a heart-related condition such as heart block, angina, sick sinus or have suffered cardiogenic shock.
  • If you suffer from a psychiatric condition such as feeling low, mood swings, Parkinson disease, etc.
  • If you have a hormone secreting tumour called phaeochromocytoma.
  • If your blood sugar levels are low or you have suffered metabolic acidosis.

Side effects of Nigrain Plus Tablet

  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Weight gain
  • Slow heart rate
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Cold feet and hands

Precautions and Warnings of Nigrain Plus Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nigrain Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Nigrain Plus Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nigrain Plus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Nigrain Plus Tablet during breastfeeding, thus contact your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nigrain Plus Tablet?
A:
Components of Nigrain Plus Tablet are known to cause drowsiness. Patients should be cautioned against driving motor vehicles or performing other potentially hazardous tasks where a loss of mental alertness may lead to accidents.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nigrain Plus Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Nigrain Plus Tablet as it may increase drowsiness which is a usual side effect of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart-related condition including heart failure, heart block or blood circulation disorder.
  • You have liver function problems or muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), infection of the liver or psoriasis.
  • You should stop smoking and consuming tobbacco containing products while on treatment with Nigrain Plus Tablet.

Mode of Action of Nigrain Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

Nigrain Plus Tablet works by the combined action of propranolol and flunarizine. It improves the blood flow to the brain and also reduces electrical activity that can contribute to migraine and its sy...
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Directions for Use of Nigrain Plus Tablet

  • Nigrain Plus Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it regularly as directed by your doctor to prevent migraine attacks.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Nigrain Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Nigrain Plus Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken along. Hence, inform your doctor about all the medicines su...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for a heart condition, for psychiatric illness, anti-diabetics, anti-hypertensives, anticoagulants, anti-infectives, medicines used to reduce acidity, other ...
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Storage and disposal of Nigrain Plus Tablet

  • Store Nigrain Plus Tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Nigrain Plus Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of Nigrain Plus Tablet may lead to sedation, weakness, slow heart rate, low blood pressure, confusion dizziness, etc. Seek immediate medical attention in case of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Nigrain Plus Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do ...
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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: Are there any lifestyle recommendations to prevent or reduce migraine?

  • Make a consistent sleep schedule and take proper rest.
  • Do meditation and yoga, it helps in relieving stress and provide relaxation.
  • Take your meals regularly throughout the day.
  • Try to avoid the factors that trigger your migraine (medicine, food, etc.)
  • Try to maintain a healthy weight if you are obese or overweight.

Q: What is migraine?

A: A migraine is a type of headache that usually occurs on one side of your head. It is characterised by a throbbing pain or severe pain which is sometimes accompanied by symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and loud noise, visual disturbance, etc.

Q: When should I take Nigrain Plus Tablet?

A: The dose and frequency of taking Nigrain Plus Tablet are decided by your doctor. Take it as directed by your doctor.

Q: What is Nigrain Plus Tablet used for?

A: Nigrain Plus Tablet is used for preventing migraine attacks.
Product Details
Brand
NIGRAIN PLUS
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:28 PM (IST)
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