Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S belongs to the class of medication called calcium channel blockers which contains Flunarizine, used to treat migraine, dizziness, and vertigo (unable to stand properly). Migraine is a central nervous system or neurological condition, which can cause multiple symptoms. Generally, severe headache is a characteristic symptom of migraine.
Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S contains Flunarizine, prescribed for the improvement of blood flow and in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases. Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S improves blood flow and dilates blood vessels in the brain thereby preventing dilation of blood vessels, loss of tune and headaches caused due to migraine.
Take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S as prescribed. Your doctor will recommend you how often you take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S based on your medical condition. Do not abruptly stop taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S or skip any doses. It is advised to finish the full course of treatment. The doctor will advise you if dose adjustment is required depending upon your medical condition. In some cases, Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S may cause fatigue, constipation, nausea, runny nose, and insomnia (difficulty sleeping). Most of these side effects of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time.
Do not take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S for an acute attack of migraine as it does not prevents it. Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S may cause weight gain in some cases, so avoid eating junk and eat a healthy, balanced diet, including home-cooked food. If you plan to get pregnant, are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S. Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is also known to cause mood changes. Therefore, try to spend quality time with your family and regularly monitor your behavior.
Uses of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S
Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is effective in reducing the attack of migraine. Still, it is specifically useful in migraine with disabling and severe neurological symptoms (like in case of migraine with aura or one-sided weakness) accompanied by dizziness or vertigo.
Directions for Use
Take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S with or without food as advised by the doctor. Preferably take it at the nighttime every day so that the same level of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is maintained in the body. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S
Do not take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S if you are hypersensitive to flunarizine or any of its ingredients, If you have or ever had depression, Parkinson's disease, liver damage, or kidney disease, inform your doctor before starting Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S. Also, take a meal at the same time of day, preferably during the night. Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is known to cause weight gain, so avoid chocolates, junk food, cheese, processed food, alcohol, smoking, and instead eat a healthy diet and do regular exercise. Avoid loud music, extreme temperatures, bright lights, noisy places as it can increase headache. Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S interacts with sleeping pills, anti-anxiety medicines, muscle relaxants, tranquilizers, anti-seizure, or medicines to control fits. So, if you are using these medicines, let your doctor know about them.
Drug-drug interaction: This medicine may have an interaction with medicines used to treat anxiety (alprazolam, lorazepam), anti-seizure medicines (clobazam, clonazepam, diazepam), sedatives (midazolam, nitrazepam, oxazepam), muscle relaxants (metaxalone, tizanidine, baclofen).
Drug-food Interaction: Alcohol is known to interact with Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S. Also, if using any of the OTC items, please tell your doctor.
Drug-Disease Interaction: The efficacy of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is affected, and the disease condition may even worsen if taken in patients with a liver or kidney disease, depression, Parkinson's disease.
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Diet & Lifestyle Advise
Avoid chocolates, junk food, cheese, processed food, alcohol, smoking, and instead eat a healthy diet and do regular exercise to avoid weight gain caused due to Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S.
Avoid loud music, extreme temperatures, bright lights, noisy places as it can increase headache.
Find humor in your daily life. Try to watch a comedy show to help relieve stress.
You can try increasing your mindfulness by including yoga, meditation, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction.
Drink enough water to stay hydrated, and limit or avoid alcohol and caffeine to relieve headaches.
Include a diet rich in whole grains, vegetables, and fruits. This is a healthier option than eating a lot of simple carbohydrates found in processed foods.
You can include antioxidants in your daily diet like ashwagandha, omega-3 fatty acids, green tea, and lemon balm.
Try to spend time with your friends and family. Having a strong social network may help you lower your risk of anxiety.
Do not use this Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S if your suffering current depressive illness or with a history of recurrent depression, let your doctor know about it.
Migraine: It is a neurological condition with multiple symptoms. Headache is one of the most important characteristic symptoms of migraine followed by nausea, difficulty in speaking, vomiting, sensitivity to sound and light (photosensitivity). Migraine can occur at any age; it can begin in childhood or adulthood. Women are at a greater risk to have migraines than men.
Alcohol may increase the risk of tiredness and drowsiness with Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S. If you do feel tired or drowsy whilst taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S, avoid alcoholic drinks.
Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is not recommended during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S.
Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is not recommended during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S.
Taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S may cause dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, or any visual disturbances; you must not drive or use machinery.
Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Safe if prescribed
Generally, Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is not recommended for children below 12 years with or without a doctor's consent. In case it has to be given, then the dose has to be adjusted and recommended by a child specialist only.
Does Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S cause weight gain?
Yes, Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S is known to cause weight gain. So, do regular exercise and try to eat home-cooked food to avoid excessive weight gain.
What will happen if I accidentally take a double dose of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S?
If you have taken a double dose or overdose of Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S, you need immediate medical help either by calling a doctor or going to the nearest hospital or clinic.
In which condition should I not take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S?
People who have migraines should take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S. But Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S does not cure an acute attack of migraine; it is used for its prevention as on as you take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S.
Can I stop taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S without the doctor's advice?
No, you should not stop taking Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S without consulting your doctor. Please take advice from the doctor before quitting.
Can Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S be taken in condition of any pain?
No, do not take Flurizine-10Mg Tablet 10'S until prescribed by your doctor. It is only taken for headache due to migraine that to when prescribed by a doctor.
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