Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

Pain, Musculo-skeletal pain, Headache
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₹16.85/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flugesic Tablet SR

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Uses of Flugesic Tablet SR

Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR is used in treatment of pain, musculo-skeletal pain, headache, nerve pain, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Flugesic Tablet SR

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Fatigue, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal bloating, Itching, Tremor.

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How to use Flugesic Tablet SR

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 Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR at a fixed time.

How Flugesic Tablet SR works

Flugesic 100mg tablet sr decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Flugesic Tablet SR

Expert advice for Flugesic Tablet SR

  • Flugesic is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Flugesic if
    • You have an underlying liver disease
    • You take alcohol regularly
    • You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Get your liver function tests done before starting Flugesic and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Flugesic and immediately inform your doctor if you get any symptoms of liver disease like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or yellow colored urine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR 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
No information is available on the use of Flugesic 100mg Tab
let SR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Flupirtine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flugesic 100mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Flupirtine

Yes, Flugesic is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Flugesic is yet to get formal regulatory approval for this condition. Fibromyalgia is a disease that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and depression.
Q. What is the benefit of using Flugesic with paracetamol?
Both Flugesic and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Flugesic, pain relief is better as compared to single drug use. However, both can cause liver toxicity, so monitoring of liver function is very important when taken together.
Yes, Flugesic causes liver toxicity. Use of Flugesic is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Flugesic can be used for the relief of pain associated with osteorthritis and post orthopedic surgery pain. It is especially useful for patients who cannot take NSAIDs because of the risk of NSAID-induced gastritis.
There have been case reports that Flugesic causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Flugesic is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Flugesic for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Flugesic like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Flugesic. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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Substitutes for Flugesic

No substitutes found for this medicine
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