Elipran 40mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Elipran 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acute attack of migraine
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₹77.0/Tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Elipran Tablet

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Uses of Elipran Tablet

Elipran 40mg Tablet is used in acute attack of migraine.
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Side effects of Elipran Tablet

Common

Sleepiness, Neck pain, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Nausea, Sensation of heaviness, Weakness, Jaw pain, Throat pain, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Warm sensation.

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How to use Elipran Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Elipran 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Elipran Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Elipran 40mg tablet works by constricting (narrowing) these blood vessels, thereby relieving the migraine headaches.

In Depth Information on Elipran Tablet

Expert advice for Elipran Tablet

  • To relieve migraine as soon as possible, take Elipran as soon as the headache begins. 
  • Lying down in a quiet and dark room for a while after you use Elipran may help to relieve the migraine. 
  • Take Elipran only as prescribed by the doctor. Using too much Elipran may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Notify your doctor if your migraine headaches are occurring more often, than before you started using Elipran.
  • Notify your doctor if you have used Elipran for at least three consecutive months.
  • Avoid driving after taking as it may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Elipran, it can cause new and worse headaches.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Elipran 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elipran 40mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Elipran 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Limited information indicates that Elipran 40mg Tablet produces low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants.
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Driving
Elipran 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Elipran 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elipran 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Elipran 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Elipran 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elipran 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Elipran 40mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension, Azifine 200mg Suspension, Azibig - 100 Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Elipran 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Eletriptan

Q. What is eletriptan Hydrobromide and how does eletriptan work?
Eletriptan belongs to the class of medications called serotonin receptor agonists. It works by narrowing the blood vessels and reducing inflammation (swelling) in the blood vessels surrounding the brain, also blocks release of certain substance, which helps in relief from headache and other symptoms
Q. Is eletriptan a blood thinner or addictive like narcotic drugs?
No. Eletriptan belongs to the class of medications called serotonin receptor agonists which help in providing relief from migraine headache. It is not a blood thinner and is not addictive
Q. Can I take eletriptan with ibuprofen, tylenol, excedrin, aleve, percocet, tramadol, amoxicillin, topamax, vicodin, cymbalta?
No drug interactions have been known with ibuprofen, tylenol, excedrin, aleve, percocet, tramadol, amoxicillin, topamax, vicodin, Cymbalta. Always consult your physician before taking any medication along with eletriptan.

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Substitutes for Elipran

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