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Flunarin 5 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Flunarin Tablet

Flunarin 5 Tablet is used for preventive treatment of migraine.

Flunarin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Weight gain
  • Muscle pain
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Inflammation of the nose

How to use Flunarin 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. Flunarin 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flunarin Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Flunarin 5 Tablet works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels, thus preventing the migraine headache.

Flunarin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Flunarin 5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Flunarin 5 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Flunarin 5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Flunarin 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flunarin 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flunarin 5 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Flunarin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Flunarin 5 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Flunarin 5 Tablet for the 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 every day
    • 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 Flunarin 5 Tablet affects you.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop skin rash, muscle aches, tremors, difficulty moving, or abnormal uncontrolled movement.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flunarin

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Any home remedy for migraine painWhat can we do for the head pain
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
take tab flunarin 10 mg at night for 15 days n let me know, in acute attack may use naxdom tab. home remedy could be to take regular meals n proper 8 hours uninterrupted sleep, ginger tea n pippermint oil massage may help.pls post a review.
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. Is Flunarin safe?

Flunarin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. What is Flunarin used for?

Flunarin is a calcium channel blocker and is used to prevent migraine attacks. Migraine is a recurrent throbbing headache that typically affects one side of the head and is often accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision.

Q. Does Flunarin cause weight gain?

Flunarin can cause weight gain. It is caused by an increase in appetite (feeling hungry) and can be avoided by keeping to your usual diet. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Flunarin.

Q. Does Flunarin work?

Flunarin works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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