Medicine Overview of Flunaris Tablet
Uses of Flunaris Tablet
Flunaris 10mg Tablet is used to prevent migraine headaches.
Side effects of Flunaris Tablet
Sleepiness, Weight gain, Muscle pain, Fatigue, Constipation, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Rhinitis.
How to use Flunaris 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 Flunaris 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Flunaris Tablet works
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Flunaris 10mg tablet works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels, thus preventing the migraine headache.
In Depth Information on Flunaris Tablet
Expert advice for Flunaris Tablet
- Flunaris should be taken at night-time before going to bed.
- You may have to wait for 8 to 12 weeks to get the full effect.
- Caution is advised in elderly patients, as it may cause depressive and extrapyramidal symptoms.
- Do not take alcohol or sleep inducing medicine along with Flunaris.
- Flunaris tablet contains lactose monohydrate. You should not take it if you have galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Special precautions for Flunaris 10mg Tablet
Flunaris 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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If you miss a dose of Flunarizine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Flunaris 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Flunarizine
Flunaris is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Flunaris 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.
Flunaris 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 Flunaris.
Flunaris works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Flunaris different from Betahistine?
Betahistine is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome while Flunaris is a calcium entry blocker used for preventing the attack of a migraine. However, Betahistine is also useful in the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo and $nmae is also useful in treating Meniere's diseases associated vertigo.
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