Profigran 5mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Profigran 5mg Tablet

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₹4.05/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Profigran Tablet

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Uses of Profigran Tablet

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

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

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

How Profigran Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Profigran Tablet

Expert advice for Profigran Tablet

  • Profigran 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 Profigran.
  • Profigran 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 Profigran 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Profigran 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
No information is available on the use of Profigran 5mg Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Profigran 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Profigran 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Profigran 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Profigr
an 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Profigran 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Flunarizine

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