F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet

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Introduction

F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps in preventing migraine. This medicine is not used for treatment of acute migraine attack.

F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet should be taken on empty stomach, but try to have it same time regularly at a fixed time preferably at night. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Lifestyle modifications like avoiding stress, smoking, and processed food items may help this medicine work better.

Few common side effects of this medicine include weight gain, slow heart rate, tiredness, depression, drowsiness and cold extremities. It may cause sleepiness so try not to drive or do anything that requires mental focus or rise slowly while from sitting position. The drug has the ability to hide the symptoms of the blood sugar level, hence monitor your blood sugar level regularly as well as blood pressure while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney, or depression disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of F Racil Plus Tablet

Benefits of F Racil Plus Tablet

In Prevention of Migraine

F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet helps improve the flow of blood in your brain and prevents abnormal activity of muscles that triggers migraines. It is a very effective medicine for preventing migraine attacks, however, it does not treat an attack that has already started. By preventing and reducing the frequency migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.

Side effects of F Racil Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of F Racil Plus

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

How to use F Racil Plus 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. F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How F Racil Plus Tablet works

F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.

What if you forget to take F Racil Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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 F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet affects you.
  • keep taking it regularly every day, even if you don't have any symptoms.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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Sugar below 200 when take tablet Sugar below 200(f)
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
What is latest reportsA person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED. ALWAYS IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you SHOULD not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
Sir my lipid profile total 137. Triclyc 100. Hdl 56. Ldl 61 Vldl 20 i f i want to take tablet. Already i was taken Tonact tg 10mg. Take tablet or noneed please reply sir.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
No need of medicines restrict carbs n regularly exercise
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FAQs

Q. In which conditions is the use of F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet contraindicated?

Use of F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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 F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet?

Keep F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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 F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet when my symptoms are improved?

F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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 F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet be used for the treatment of a migraine headache?

No, F Racil Plus 40mg/10mg Tablet 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
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  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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Country of origin: India

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