Medicine Overview of Megrim Tablet
Uses of Megrim Tablet
Megrim 10mg Tablet is used to prevent migraine headaches.
Side effects of Megrim Tablet
Sleepiness, Weight gain, Muscle pain, Fatigue, Constipation, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Rhinitis.
How to use Megrim 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. Megrim 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Megrim Tablet works
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Megrim 10mg tablet works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels, thus preventing the migraine headache.
In Depth Information on Megrim Tablet
Expert advice for Megrim Tablet
- Megrim 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 Megrim.
- Megrim tablet contains lactose monohydrate. You should not take it if you have galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Special precautions for Megrim 10mg Tablet
Megrim 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Megrim 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
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Megrim 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Megrim 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
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10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Flunarizine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Megrim 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Flunarizine
Megrim is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Megrim 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.
Megrim 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 Megrim.
Megrim works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Megrim different from Betahistine?
Betahistine is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome while Megrim 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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