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Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of migraine. It prevents pain signals and fever associated with migraine. It also blocks certain substances in the brain that trigger nausea or vomiting during migraine headaches.

Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are restlessness and tiredness. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Migraine attacks can be managed by identifying migraine-causing triggers which may be red wine, caffeine withdrawal, stress, and skipped meals, etc. You can identify personal triggers by maintaining a diary of what you are doing, what you are eating, and any stressful activity happened before migraine attack. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Norvin Plus Tablet

Side effects of Norvin Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Norvin Plus

  • Restlessness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness

How to use Norvin Plus 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. Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Norvin Plus Tablet works

Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metoclopramide and Paracetamol. Metoclopramide is a prokinetic which works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also increases the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach. This prevents nausea and vomiting caused due to migraine. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an anti-pyretic (fever reducer) which blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever associated with migraine.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, dizziness, dyskinesia and dystonias which could affect the vision and may interfere with the ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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I had recently undergone left humerus plating surgery and i was told to take setfrac plus tablet The problem is setfrac plus tablet is not available in my town so can u please sugeat the substitute tablet to setfrac plus?????
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Orthopaedics
You see the content of the tablet and ask for it
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Orthopaedics
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet when my migraine symptoms are relieved?

Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of migraine attack and should be continued as advised by the doctor.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while using Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet?

No, you should not drink alcohol while using Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet. Drinking alcohol while taking Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet can make you feel very drowsy and sleepy.

Q. Can the use of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

Q. What can cause or trigger a migraine attack?

Certain physical or environmental factors, such as foods, hormonal changes, weather, and stress, can lead to or “trigger” a migraine. However, it is important to remember that triggers are different for everyone. Thus, to prevent migraine attacks, you need to figure out which triggers affect you and which ones do not. Keeping a headache diary is an effective way to track triggers. The diary will also help you talk to your doctor about your condition better.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of migraine attacks, which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet?

Keep this medication in a tightly closed container and out of children’s reach. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Unneeded medications should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Q. Can the use of Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet cause sleepiness?

Yes, Norvin Plus 5mg/500mg Tablet can cause sleepiness, dizziness or drowsiness. If you have these symptoms, do not drive a car, use machinery, or do anything where you need to be alert.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Metoclopramide. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Metoclopramide. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2016. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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