Sibelium 10mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Sibelium 10mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Sibelium 10mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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Flunarizine(10.0 Mg)
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MIGRAINE DRUGS

Medical Description

Sibelium tablet is used in the prevention of migraines and treats vertigo symptomatically. It contains flunarizine as an active ingredient. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses an...
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uses

Uses of Sibelium 10 MG

  • Sibelium 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 mi...
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  • It is also used to treat vertigo.
contraindications

Contraindications of Sibelium 10 MG

  • If you have an allergy to flunarizine or any other ingredients in the Sibelium 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 depression in the past or are presently under treatment.
sideEffects

Side effects of Sibelium 10 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Weight gain
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Sibelium 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sibelium Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effects of Sibelium tablet in human pregnancy.
  • You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant and it should be used if it is really needed and advantage overweighs the risk.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sibelium Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if flunarizine passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking a Sibelium tablet. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sibelium Tablet?
A:
Sibelium tablets may make you dizzy and you may feel sleepy, you should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to flunarizine.
  • You are suffering from brain or mood-related or any other psychiatric disease, you should not be taking Sibelium.
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Sibelium 10 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. Sibelium tablet blocks calcium entry in these neurons a...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Sibelium 10 MG

  • Take Sibelium 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

Interactions of Sibelium 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sibelium tablet 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.
  • You may feel more drowsy or sleepy, when taken along with medicines like Diazepam, Alprazolam, Zolpidem and Mephenytoin (which are used to treat some psychiatric illnesses).
  • Women who are on oral contraceptives may experience milky discharge from the nipple (Galactorrhoea) during Flunarizine treatment.
  • Medicines such as Carbamazepine and Phenytoin (used in epilepsy or fits) decreases the effect of Flunarizine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Sibelium 10 MG

  • Store Sibelium tablets below 30°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Sibelium 10 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose 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 the Sibelium tablet, contact...
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Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose of Sibelium tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the Sibelium tablet used for?

A: Sibelium tablet is used to prevent migraines and headaches. It decreases the frequency of migraine attacks.

Q: Can I take a Sibelium tablet along with my sleep medication?

A: The use of Sibelium tablets along with other sleep medication may increase the likelihood of side effects like excessive drowsiness, tremors and lack of energy. Consult your doctor for advice.

Q: How to take Sibelium or Flunarizine tablet?

A: It would be best if you took the recommended dose of medicine with a sufficient amount of water and should follow the directions told by your doctor. Preferably take it every day at the same time. Do not miss doses even if you feel better.

Q: What should I do if I experience a headache while using the Sibelium 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 the Sibelium tablet for migraines?

A: It would be best if you use the Sibelium tablet for migraine prevention only after consulting your physician. You should not self-medicate or take it on your own.

Q: Can I stop taking the Sibelium tablet if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

  • No, you must not stop taking this medicine on your own, even if you are feeling fine.
  • Please discuss with your doctor as he/she shall decrease your dose gradually over a few weeks.
  • Stopping the treatment can lead to treatment failure.

Q: What precautions do I need to take if I have to use this medicine for a longer time?

A: If the treatment with flunarizine goes for a longer time, you should regularly keep visiting your doctor and should continue to be closely monitored for side effects. If you experience anything unusual like a depressed mood, feeling low, you should immediately visit your doctor or hospital. You may also have increased appetite and weight gain. Hence, it is crucial to exercise and have healthy food.

Q: How long will it take for the Sibelium tablet to work?

A: It may take a few weeks before optimum effects are seen.

Q: Does Sibelium 10 mg tablet cause sleepiness?

A: Yes, Sibelium 10 mg tablet causes sleepiness, it is recommended that you should take rest after taking this medicine. Avoid driving or doing any complex activity after taking this medicine.

Q: How does the Sibelium tablet work?

A: Sibelium tablet has flunarizine, the active ingredient that belongs to the class of calcium channel blockers, calcium is responsible for exciting the brain nerve cells, over-excitation of which leads to headaches, flunarizine blocks the calcium from entering into brain neurons and decreases their excitability. Thus, it helps to prevent such migraine headaches.

Q: Who should not take Sibelium 10 mg tablets?

A: Sibelium 10 mg tablet is not recommended in those who are allergic to the active ingredient flunarizine, suffering from brain or mood-related disorders, suffering from Parkinson's disease. Caution should be exercised in those who are suffering from a blood disorder (porphyria), blockage in your urinary tract, blockage in your intestine.

Q: Does Sibelium have any side effects?

A: Weight gain, stomach pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, tiredness etc. are few common side effects that an individual might experience. If you feel such symptoms persistently immediately talk to your doctor.

Q: Can I take Sibelium for any type of pain?

A: No, it is intended for use in headaches due to migraines that to when prescribed by the doctor only. Refrain from self-medication.

Q: Is Sibelium used for vertigo?

A: Yes, Sibelium tablet is used to provide symptomatic relief from vertigo.

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ContainsFlunarizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesMigraine
Side effectsDizziness, weight gain, drowsiness
Last Updated on: 28 Dec 2021 | 01:05 PM (IST)
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