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Flunarin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Information regarding the use of Flunarin during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Flunarin during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Flunarin alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and re... View More
Flunarin is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flunarin may not be needed in ... View More
Flunarin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flunarin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Flunarin is a medicine used for the prevention of migraine. However, it cannot treat an acute attack and will only work to prevent migraines for as long... View More
Uses of Flunarin
- Prevention of migraine
Side effects of Flunarin
- Weight gain
- Muscle pain
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Runny nose
- Increased appetite
- Stomach discomfort
- Breast pain
How to use Flunarin
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. Flunarin may be taken with... View More
How Flunarin works
Migraine headaches are thought to result from the dilatation of blood vessels in the head. Flunarin works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blo... View More
What if you forget to take Flunarin?
If you miss a dose of Flunarin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- You have been prescribed Flunarin for the prevention of migraine headaches.
- Do not take it to treat an acute attack of migraine.
- Some tips that may help avoid a migraine attack:
- It should be taken at night-time before going to bed.
- It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Flunarin affects you.
- Notify your doctor if you develop skin rash, muscle aches, tremors, difficulty moving, or abnormal uncontrolled movement.
Migraine, Vertigo, Peripheral vascular disease, Cerebrovascular disorders, Vestibular disorders
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Prophylaxis of migraine; Prophylaxis of vertigo and vestibular disorders; Prophylaxis of peripheral and cerebrovascular disorders Adult: 5-10 mg ... View More
Pregnancy, lactation, GI or urinary tract obstruction, acute porphyrias.
Mode of Action
Flunarizine has H1-receptor blocking action and calcium-channel blocking effect. It has also been used as an adjunct epileptic therapy for patients refr... View More
Driving or operating machinery, epilepsy, elderly, CVS disease, glaucoma.
Drowsiness. Rarely wt gain, headache, depression, gastric pain, dry mouth, insomnia, extrapyramidal reactions, galactorrhoea.
Plasma levels reduced by phenytoin, carbamazepine, valproic acid.
Alternative brand for Flunarin
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More