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NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

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Composition for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

Paracetamol(500 mg),Prochlorperazine(5 mg)

food interaction for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

lactation interaction for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Nuroflow 500mg/5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Nuroflow 500mg/5mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

Paracetamol(500 mg)

Uses

Paracetamol is used in the treatment of headache, joint pain, dental pain, nerve pain, muscular pain, menstrual pain, migraine and fever.

How it works

Paracetamol belongs to class of medications called analgesics (painkiller) and antipyretics (fever reducing). Paracetamol reduces pain by increasing the pain threshold. It reduces fever by acting on the temperature-regulating region of brain, resulting in increased blood flow across the skin, sweating and heat loss.

Common side effects

Skin redness, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Running nose, Nausea, Liver injury, Abnormal blood cell count, Facial swelling, Blisters on skin
Prochlorperazine(5 mg)

Uses

Prochlorperazine is used in the treatment of heartburn and vomiting.

How it works

Prochlorperazine indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Common side effects

Increased appetite, Difficulty in urination, Uncoordinated body movements, Decreased libido, Unusual production of breast milk in women and men, Lack of facial expression, Blurred vision, Breast enlargement, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Insomnia, Tremor, Walking difficulties, Dry mouth, Constipation, Absence of menstrual periods, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Weight gain, Nasal congestion

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Expert advice for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

  • Do not take if you are taking any other products that contain paracetamol, or are allergic to paracetamol or any of the other ingredients.
  • Do not take paracetamol if you drink three or more alcoholic beverages every day.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you have any skin reaction such as skin reddening, blisters, or rash.
  • Do not take paracetamol without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for NUROFLOW 500MG/5MG TABLET

Paracetamol

Q.Is paracetamol safe/ banned/ available in India?
Paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen, crocin, dolo, calpol, pacimol) is an over-the-counter drug available in India. It is generally safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is paracetamol a painkiller/ used for cold?
Paracetamol is used to relieve mild to moderate pain associated with cold and flu, as well as fever

Q.Does paracetamol make you drowsy / sleepy?
Paracetamol does not cause drowsiness. However, paracetamol is available in combination with cough and cold medicines (eg. cetirizine, chlorpheniramine), which may cause drowsiness or sleepiness

Q.Is paracetamol an NSAID/ antibiotic?
Paracetamol is a anti-pyretic (anti-fever), anti -inflammatory drug, which belongs to the category of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). However, unlike other NSAIDS, paracetamol can relieve only mild to moderate pain. It is not an antibiotic

Q.Can I take crocin with cetirizine/ aceclofenac/ amoxicillin/ codeine/ tramadol/ warfarin/ erythromycin/ antibiotics?
Yes, paracetamol (available as crocin) can be taken with all of these drugs. Caution is advised when crocin is to be used with warfarin. However, always consult your doctor regarding combined use of crocin with any other drug

Q.Can I take crocin with ibuprofen/naproxen/other NSAID?
Paracetamol (available as crocin) is available over-the-counter in combination with ibuprofen/naproxen/other NSAID. However, always consult your doctor regarding combined use of crocin with any other drug

Q.Does paracetamol cause death?
Paracetamol on overdose can severely damage the liver and cause death. No more than 4 grams should be consumed in one day. Always consult your doctor regarding use of paracetamol

Q.Can calpol make babies/ toddlers sleep/ help in teething pain?
Calpol can relieve pain in infants and children; it does not make them sleep.

Prochlorperazine

Q.How does prochlorperazine work?
Prochlorperazine is used to treat mental disorders like schizophrenia. It is also used to treat and prevent nausea, and vomiting.It may be used to treat anxiety (short-term) in certain cases where other anti-anxiety drugs have been ineffective. It is also used to treat nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensations (vertigo) due to Meniere's disease.It belongs to a class of medication call phenothiazines. It acts on the central nervous system by blocking certain receptors thus producing an anti-psychotic and anti-vomiting effect

Q.Does it expire?
It does expire and shouldn't be used beyond expiry date

Q.Is prochlorperazine available over the counter?
Prochlorperazine is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor

Q.Is prochlorperazine safe?
Prochlorperazine is safe

Q.How long can I take it?
Should be taken at the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor for your indication

Q.Is prochlorperazine addictive?
It is not addictive, but for certain patients it may be addictive and hence should be taken only under the supervision of a doctor

Q.Is prochlorperazine a narcotic/ steroid/narcotic/ controlled substance/ anti histamine/antibiotic/ penicillin?
Prochlorperazine is not a narcotic/steroid/ controlled substance/anti histamine/ antibiotic/penicillin

Q.Is it the same as Stemetil?
Stemetil is the brand name of prochlorperazine as a syrup

Q.Can I take prochlorperazine with Paracetamol/ Tramadol (pain killer)/ Citalopram (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor anti-depressant)/ Sertraline (anti-depressant)/Diazepam (benzodiazepine)/ Amytryptilline (tricyclic anti-depressant)/Ranitidine (treats stomach ulcers)/ Amoxicillin (antibiotic)/ Betahistine (anti-vertigo)/ Ibuprofen (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-NSAID)?
Prochlorperazine is known to interact with Citalopram (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor anti-depressant)/ Sertraline (anti-depressant)/Diazepam (benzodiazepine)/ Amytryptilline (tricyclic anti-depressant)/Ranitidine (treats stomach ulcers)/ Amoxicillin (antibiotic). It is not known to interact with Tramadol (pain-killer)/Paracetamol/ Ibuprofen (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-NSAID)/ Betahistine (anti-vertigo). Doctor's permission must be clearly sort for taking any other drug along with prochlorperazine

Q.Can prochlorperazine cause weight gain/get you high/cause constipation/sleepiness?
Prochlorperazine is known to have side effects like sleepiness or constipation but it is not known to cause weight gain or get you high

Q.Does it help in controlling anxiety or vomiting?
It is used to treat anxiety and vomiting problems.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)