Flupidol 100mg Capsule

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Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Flupidol 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Musculo-skeletal pain, Headache, Nerve pain
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Flupidol Capsule

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Uses of Flupidol Capsule

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

Common

Fatigue, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Abdominal bloating, Itching, Tremor.

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How to use Flupidol Capsule

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. Flupidol 100mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flupidol Capsule works

Flupidol 100mg Capsule decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Flupidol Capsule

Expert advice for Flupidol Capsule

  • Flupidol is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Flupidol 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 Flupidol and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Flupidol 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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Flupidol Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Flupidol Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Flupidol 100mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flupidol 100mg Capsule 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 Flupidol 100mg Cap
sule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Flupidol 100mg Capsule alters the ab
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Flupidol 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flupidol 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flupidol 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flupidol 100mg Capsule 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 about Flupidol Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Flupirtine

Yes, Flupidol is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Flupidol 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 Flupidol with paracetamol?
Both Flupidol and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Flupidol, 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, Flupidol causes liver toxicity. Use of Flupidol is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Flupidol 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 Flupidol causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Flupidol is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Flupidol for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Flupidol like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Flupidol. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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