Composition: Flunarize Dihydrochloride B.P equivalent to Flunarizine 10mg
Description: Flunarizine in Fluten to prevent migraine. It was initially introduced as a medicine to improve blood flow and is a medicine known as a calcium channel blocker. It has been mainly used in the treatment of dizziness, vertigo and prevention of migraine.
Dosage: The recommended dose is 10mgday at bedtime. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
What is Flunarizine in Fluten for?
Fluten is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for migraine occlusive peripheral vascular disease, vertigo of central and peripheral origin and as an adjuvant in the therapy of epilepsy. Flunarizine affects centers in the brain to stop headaches and dizziness.
Common side effects of Fluten:
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Feeling dizzy-Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down, weight gain
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Fluten?
If you have an allergy to flunarizine or any other part of this drug, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Can I take Fluten with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Fluten:
Store it at room temperature.
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. More details…