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
Side effects of Flunarin
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.
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.