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Migranex 5 Tablet 10's

Migranex 5 Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Composition

FLUNARIZINE-5MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Migranex 5 Tablet

Migranex 5 Tablet is 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.

Migranex 5 Tablet contains Flunarizine, prescribed for the improvement of blood flow and in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases. Migranex 5 Tablet improves blood flow and dilates blood vessels in the brain, thereby preventing dilation of blood vessels, loss of tune, and headaches caused by migraine.

Take Migranex 5 Tablet as prescribed. Your doctor will recommend how often you take Migranex 5 Tablet based on your medical condition. Do not abruptly stop taking Migranex 5 Tablet 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, Migranex 5 Tablet may cause fatigue, constipation, nausea, runny nose, and insomnia (difficulty sleeping). Most of these side effects of Migranex 5 Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time.

Do not take Migranex 5 Tablet for an acute attack of migraine as it does not prevent it. Migranex 5 Tablet 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 Migranex 5 Tablet . Migranex 5 Tablet is also known to cause mood changes. Therefore, try to spend quality time with your family and regularly monitor your behaviour.

Uses of Migranex 5 Tablet

Treatment of Migraine

Medicinal Benefits

Migranex 5 Tablet 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 Migranex 5 Tablet with or without food as advised by the doctor. Preferably take it at nighttime every day so that the same level of Migranex 5 Tablet is maintained in the body. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Migranex 5 Tablet

  • Low mood
  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Drowsiness

Drug Warnings

Do not take Migranex 5 Tablet 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 Migranex 5 Tablet . Also, take a meal at the same time of day, preferably during the night. Migranex 5 Tablet 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. Migranex 5 Tablet 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 Interactions

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 Migranex 5 Tablet . Also, if using any of the OTC items, please tell your doctor.

Drug-Disease Interaction: The efficacy of Migranex 5 Tablet is affected, and the disease condition may even worsen if taken in patients with a liver or kidney disease,  depression, Parkinson's disease.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ALPRAZOLAM
  • LORAZEPAM
  • CLOBAZAM
  • DIAZEPAM
  • MIDAZOLAM
  • BACLOFEN

Habit Forming

No

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 Migranex 5 Tablet .

  • 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.

Special Advise

Do not use this Migranex 5 Tablet  if your suffering current depressive illness or with a history of recurrent depression, let your doctor know about it.

Disease/Condition Glossary

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, and 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 of having migraines than men.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Alcohol may increase the risk of tiredness and drowsiness with Migranex 5 Tablet . If you do feel tired or drowsy whilst taking Migranex 5 Tablet , avoid alcoholic drinks.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Migranex 5 Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking Migranex 5 Tablet .

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Migranex 5 Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking Migranex 5 Tablet .

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Driving

Unsafe

Taking Migranex 5 Tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, or any visual disturbances; you must not drive or use machinery.

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Liver

Caution

Migranex 5 Tablet 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.

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Kidney

Caution

Migranex 5 Tablet 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.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

Generally, Migranex 5 Tablet 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.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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FAQs

Migranex 5 Tablet is used to treat migraine, dizziness, and vertigo (unable to stand properly).
Yes, Migranex 5 Tablet is known to cause weight gain. So, do regular exercise and try to eat home-cooked food to avoid excessive weight gain.
If you have taken a double dose or overdose of Migranex 5 Tablet , you need immediate medical help either by calling a doctor or going to the nearest hospital or clinic.
People who have migraines should take Migranex 5 Tablet . But Migranex 5 Tablet does not cure an acute attack of migraine; it is used for its prevention as on as you take Migranex 5 Tablet .
No, you should not stop taking Migranex 5 Tablet without consulting your doctor. Please take advice from the doctor before quitting.
No, do not take Migranex 5 Tablet 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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