FAQs ABOUT F RACIL PLUS 40/5
What is F RACIL PLUS 40/5 and why is it given?
F RACIL PLUS 40/5 is a combination of flunarizine and propranolol which belongs to the group of medicines called calcium channel blockers and beta-blockers respectively, which is used as a prophylactic medication for migraine which is generally characterized by symptoms such as nausea, weakness, sensitivity to light and sound.
Who should avoid taking F RACIL PLUS 40/5?
F RACIL PLUS 40/5 is not recommended for use in patients having depressive illness, parkinson’s disease (brain disorder), urinary tract obstruction, low blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, hepatic impairment, second- or third-degree heart block, bronchial asthma, pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking F RACIL PLUS 40/5.
What are the common side effects of F RACIL PLUS 40/5?
The most common side-effects of using F RACIL PLUS 40/5 are increase in body weight, increased appetite, blocked or runny nose, problems with sleeping, sleepiness, nausea, and constipation. Consult your doctor if any of these worsens or doesn’t improve.
Can F RACIL PLUS 40/5 cause weight gain?
F RACIL PLUS 40/5 can cause weight gain when used for longer period of time. Therefore, it is advised to maintain a healthy eating habit and have a balanced diet while taking F RACIL PLUS 40/5.
Can F RACIL PLUS 40/5 be given to children?
No, F RACIL PLUS 40/5 is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 18 years of age). If F RACIL PLUS 40/5 is accidentally ingested by a child or adolescent, go to the hospital immediately and consult the doctor for further management.