Luna 5mg Tablet

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Sigmund Promedica

Composition for Luna 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
22.18
₹2.22/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Luna Tablet

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Uses of Luna Tablet

Luna 5mg Tablet is used to prevent migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Luna Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Luna 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 Luna 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Luna Tablet works

Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Luna 5mg tablet works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels, thus preventing the migraine headache.

In Depth Information on Luna Tablet

Expert advice for Luna Tablet

  • Luna 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 Luna.
  • Luna 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 Luna 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Luna 5mg 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
Luna 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Animal or human data is not available.
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Driving
Luna 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or d
ecrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Luna 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Luna 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 Luna 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Flunarizine

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