Flunorm 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Flunorm 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flunorm Tablet

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Uses of Flunorm Tablet

Flunorm 10mg Tablet is used to prevent migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Flunorm Tablet

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Sleepiness, Weight gain, Muscle pain, Fatigue, Constipation, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Rhinitis.

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How to use Flunorm 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 Flunorm 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Flunorm Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Flunorm 10mg tablet works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels, thus preventing the migraine headache.

In Depth Information on Flunorm Tablet

Expert advice for Flunorm Tablet

  • Flunorm 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 Flunorm.
  • Flunorm tablet contains lactose monohydrate. You should not take it if you have galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flunorm 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Flunorm 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Flunorm 10mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Flunorm 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Flunorm 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flunorm 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flunorm
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flunorm 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Flunarizine

Flunorm is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Flunorm 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.
Flunorm 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 Flunorm.
Flunorm works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Flunorm different from Betahistine?
Betahistine is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome while Flunorm 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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