Flupirza 100 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Flupirza Capsule
Flupirza 100 mg Capsule is used in treatment of musculo-skeletal pain, headache, nerve pain, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
Flupirza Capsule side effects
Common
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Itching
  • Tremor
How to use Flupirza 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. Flupirza 100 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Flupirza Capsule works
Flupirza 100 mg Capsule decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
Flupirza Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Flupirza 100 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flupirza 100 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Flupirza 100 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Flupirza 100 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flupirza 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flupirza 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Flupirza 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flupirza 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Flupirza Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Flupirza 100 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Flupirza 100 mg Capsule is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Flupirza 100 mg Capsule 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 Flupirza 100 mg Capsule and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Flupirza 100 mg Capsule and immediately inform your doctor if you get any symptoms of liver disease like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or yellow colored urine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flupirza

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I am suffering from chronic headache. It started from 25 Feb, 2014 and continued till now.It is just like 24x7 i .e. Head pains all time but some time it exceeds. There is no relief from headache any time.I am attaching the latest prescription
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
daily do yoga and pranayam, take sirahsooladi vajr ras 2 tab twice, cephagarin tab 2 tab twice, add 2-2 drops of cephagarin drops in your nostril, drink more of water
Food posining problem from today morning. Not able to digest food also. Feeling tired , body temp is little warm and headache also
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
ZENFLOX OZ twice daily for 5 daysrabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 weektab ZINCOVT once daily for 10 days
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FAQs

Q. Is Flupirza beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia?
Yes, Flupirza is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Flupirza 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 Flupirza with paracetamol?
Both Flupirza and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Flupirza, 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.
Q. Does Flupirza cause liver toxicity?
Yes, Flupirza causes liver toxicity. Use of Flupirza is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Q. Can Flupirza be used for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain?
Flupirza 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.
Q. Does use of Flupirza cause green discoloration of urine?
There have been case reports that Flupirza causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Q. Is Flupirza useful in the treatment of epilpesy?
Flupirza is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Flupirza for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Q. Would I experience any withdrawal symptoms once I stop using Flupirza?
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Flupirza like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Flupirza. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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