Drug
Information

   


   











Indication
& Dosage


 

Oral

MIGRAINE PROPHYLLAXIS, VERTIGO, LABRYNTHINE DISORDERS. PERIPHERAL AND
CEREBRAL VASCULAR DISORDERS:
5-10mg daily in the evening.

ADD ON DRUG IN EPILEPSY: In epilepsy upto 20mg daily may be requred as
part of multidose regimens.

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Action



Has histamine H1
receptor blocking action and calcium channel blocking effect. Can cause
extrapyramidal side effects but an action at the dopamine receptors is
uncertain. Has shown anticonvulsant activity.

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Interaction




Phenytoin, carbamazepine,
valproic acid: Decrease efficacy of flunarizine.

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Adverse
Effect & Precaution


 

Epigastric distress,
nausea, weigh gain, headache, drowsiness, insomnia and depression. Extra
pyramidal effects, skin rash.



Precations: Not to drive and operate machinery.

Pregnancy: Contraindicated.

Breast Feeding: Contraindicated.

Man: May be given in reduced dose.

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Brands
available in market


 

















 

FLUNARIN

FDC
TAB 5mg 10 11.00
TAB 10mg 10 20.60
MIGAZIN

Morepen
TAB 5mg 10 9.95
TAB 10mg 10 17.90
NOMIGRAIN

Torrent
CAPS 5mg 10 10.90
CAPS 10mg 10 20.90
SIBELIUM

Ethnor
TAB 10mg 10 27.50



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Drug Information
   

   

Indication & Dosage
 
Oral
MIGRAINE PROPHYLLAXIS, VERTIGO, LABRYNTHINE DISORDERS. PERIPHERAL AND CEREBRAL VASCULAR DISORDERS:
5-10mg daily in the evening.
ADD ON DRUG IN EPILEPSY: In epilepsy upto 20mg daily may be requred as part of multidose regimens.

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Action

Has histamine H1 receptor blocking action and calcium channel blocking effect. Can cause extrapyramidal side effects but an action at the dopamine receptors is uncertain. Has shown anticonvulsant activity.

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Interaction

Phenytoin, carbamazepine, valproic acid: Decrease efficacy of flunarizine.

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Adverse Effect & Precaution
 
Epigastric distress, nausea, weigh gain, headache, drowsiness, insomnia and depression. Extra pyramidal effects, skin rash.

Precations: Not to drive and operate machinery.
Pregnancy: Contraindicated.
Breast Feeding: Contraindicated.
Man: May be given in reduced dose.

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FLUNARIN

FDC

TAB

5mg

10

11.00

TAB

10mg

10

20.60

MIGAZIN

Morepen

TAB

5mg

10

9.95

TAB

10mg

10

17.90

NOMIGRAIN

Torrent

CAPS

5mg

10

10.90

CAPS

10mg

10

20.90

SIBELIUM

Ethnor

TAB

10mg

10

27.50

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