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Flupixa 100mg Capsule

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Flupixa 100mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Flupixa 100mg Capsule

Musculo-skeletal pain, Headache, Nerve pain
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Medicine Overview of Flupixa Capsule


Uses of Flupixa Capsule

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

Flupixa Capsule side effects


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


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

How Flupixa Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Flupixa Capsule

Expert advice for Flupixa Capsule

  • Flupixa is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Flupixa 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 Flupixa and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Flupixa 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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Flupixa Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Flupixa Capsule
Flupixa 100mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Flupixa 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.
No information is available on the use of Flupixa 100mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Flupixa 100mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Flupixa 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flupixa 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Flupixa 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flupixa 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Flupixa Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Flupixa 100mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flupixa Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Flupirtine

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

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