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Bocker F Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Bocker F Capsule is a combination of two medicines that helps in preventing migraine. This medicine is not used for treatment of acute migraine attack. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time preferably at night. This medicine should not be stopped without consulting your doctor. Lifestyle modifications like avoiding stress, smoking, and processed food items may help this medicine work better. It may cause sleepiness so try not to drive or do anything that requires mental focus after taking this medicine. Few common side effects of this medicine includes weight gain, slow heart rate, tiredness, depression, drowsiness, and cold extremities.

Uses of Bocker F Capsule

Bocker F Capsule side effects

Common
  • Weight gain
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Cold extremities

How to use Bocker F Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bocker F Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Bocker F Capsule works

Bocker F Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Propranolol and Flunarizine, which prevents migraine. Propranolol is a beta blocker and Flunarizine is a calcium channel blocker. They work by stabilizing the reactive nerve cells and increasing the threshold to migraine activation. They also inhibit cortical spreading depression (CSD- electric waves that move across the brain and cause pain and inflammation).

Bocker F Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Bocker F Capsule Taking Propranolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bocker F Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Bocker F Capsule during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Bocker F Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Bocker F Capsule may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bocker F Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bocker F Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Bocker F Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bocker F Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Bocker F Capsule for prevention of migraine headaches.
  • Do not take it to treat an acute attack of migraine.
  • Some tips that may help avoid a migraine attack:
    • Have your meals at the same time everyday
    • Avoid bright lights and extreme temperatures
    • Avoid loud music and noisy places
    • Avoid chocolates,  cheese, processed food, alcohol and smoking
    • Get sufficient sleep and avoid stress
  • It should be taken at night-time before going to bed.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Bocker F Capsule affects you.
  • keep taking it regularly every day, even if you don't have any symptoms.

Patient Concerns

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Monitor temp. If child has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead. Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows: - ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)]. Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use Paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr. will determine underlying disorders by clinical examination which range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnesses and will prescribe medicines accordingly.Give ORS and ZINCThere are many underlying causes of patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
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FAQs

Q. In which conditions is the use of Bocker F contraindicated?

Use of Bocker F is considered to be harmful for patients with allergy to any of the ingredients or excipients of this medicine. This medicine contains propranolol, so its use should be avoided in patients with asthma, slow heart rate, abnormal heart rhythms, or heart conditions like AV block or sick sinus syndrome. Since this medicine also contains flunarizine, the use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with the history of depression or Parkinson's disease.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Bocker F?

Keep Bocker F in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Bocker F when my symptoms are improved?

Bocker F is given as a prophylactic treatment for the prevention of migraine headaches. Do not stop taking this medicine until advised by your doctor as it may cause your migraine episodes to return. This medicine contains propranolol and a sudden withdrawal of propranolol may cause sweating, shaking, irregular or fast heartbeat, worsening of underlying angina or heart attack. You must take Bocker F exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can Bocker F be used for the treatment of a migraine headache?

No, Bocker F does not help in relieving a migraine headache that has already started. It can only be used for preventing any new episode of migraine headaches.
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References
  1. Propranolol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis; 2018. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Flunarizine. [Accessed 25 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Propranolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 20 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Flunarizine. High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire: Janssen Cilag Ltd.; 2009 [revised Feb. 2014]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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