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Preventek 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Preventek 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Preventek 5 mg Tablet

Preventive treatment of migraine
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Alcohol
MRP
25
₹2.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Preventek Tablet

Uses of Preventek Tablet

Preventek 5 mg Tablet is used for preventive treatment of migraine.

Preventek Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Preventek are Sleepiness, Weight gain, Muscle pain, Fatigue, Constipation, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Inflammation of the nose.

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

How Preventek Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Preventek Tablet

Expert advice for Preventek Tablet

  • Preventek 5 mg Tablet 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 Preventek 5 mg Tablet.
  • Preventek 5 mg Tablet 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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Preventek Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Preventek Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Preventek 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Preventek 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Preventek 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Preventek 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Preventek 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Preventek 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Preventek Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Preventek 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Preventek Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Flunarizine

Q. Is Preventek safe?
Preventek is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. What is Preventek used for?
Preventek 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.
Q. Does Preventek cause weight gain?
Preventek 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 Preventek.
Q. Does Preventek work?
Preventek works if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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