Migra-5 Tablet 10'S

Migraine Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

MIGRA-5 contains Flunarizine which belongs to a group of medicines known as calcium channel blockers, which works by preventing the narrowing of blood vessels. It is indicated to treat migraine-type headaches. Migraine is a type of headache caused by abnormal activity of brain and it affects the blood flow in the brain and surrounding tissues. Flunarizine is a selective calcium entry blocker with calmodulin binding properties and histamine H1 blocking activity. It reduces arterial and arteriolar smooth muscle spasm. It also helps to improve the flow of blood in your brain and prevents abnormal activity of muscles that trigger migraines and effective in preventing migraine attacks.

Always take MIGRA-5 exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers. It is not suitable for use in children. The common side effects are weight gain, tiredness and drowsiness. Take this medicine after a meal whenever possible to avoid stomach irritation.

USES OF MIGRA-5

  • Used to treat migraine

HOW MIGRA-5 WORKS

MIGRA-5 works by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels, thus preventing the migraine headache. It is a calcium channel blocker that reduces arterial and arteriolar smooth muscle spasm.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take MIGRA-5 exactly as your doctor has told you. Swallow the medicine as a whole, with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food. Take this medicine after a meal whenever possible to avoid stomach irritation.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MIGRA-5

SERIOUS

  • tingling or numbness in the hands or feet
  • buzzing, hissing, whistling, or ringing noise in the ears (tinnitus)

COMMON

  • increase in body weight
  • increased appetite
  • blocked or runny nose
  • feeling low or depressed
  • problems with sleeping or feeling sleepy
  • feeling sick
  • constipation
  • stomach ache or other digestive problems
  • muscle aches
  • pain in the breasts
  • irregular periods (women)
  • tiredness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Weight gain:

Eat whole grain carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables and include lean or low-fat protein with meals and snacks. Have regular meals and never skip your breakfast.

Tiredness:

Eat a balanced diet and get regular exercise. Drink more water.

Constipation:

Add fruits, vegetables whole grains and other high-fiber foods to your normal diet.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MIGRA-5 is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

MIGRA-5 is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause drowsiness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with MIGRA-5, since it may cause drowsiness.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Flunarizine.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • depressive illness or history of recurrent depression
  • parkinson’s disease or a similar disease

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  • tranquillisers (medicines for anxiety or to help you sleep)
  • oral contraceptive
  • medicine to control high blood pressure

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Flunarizine
Pharmacological Category :   Vasodilator, Antivertigo agent, Histamine receptor antagonist (antihistaminic agent), Calcium channel blocker
Therapeutic Indication :   Migraine, Vertigo
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT MIGRA-5

Does MIGRA-5 cause weight gain?

Yes, it can cause weight gain in some individuals, which is caused by an increase in appetite (feeling hungry) and can be avoided by maintaining your usual diet. Consult your doctor for advice.

Can MIGRA-5 be used during pregnancy?

It is not recommended for use during pregnant, if you think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.

How long does MIGRA-5 take to work?

It may take 6 to 8 weeks of continued treatment before the maximum effect of this medication is attained and may also vary depending on your condition.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Autacoids and related drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 180.

2. Katzung BG. Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th Ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 283.

3. M. V. Francis, Sumit Singh, Vishal Goyal, Mukundraj Keny. Flunarizine: a review of its role in migraine prophylaxis: International journal of Research in medical sciences. Vol – 8, Nov 2, 2020; [Accessed Dec 24, 2020] https://www.msjonline.org/index.php/ijrms/article/view/7616

4. Janssen Sciences Ireland. Janssen-Cilag S.p.A. UC. [Revised March 2020] [Accessed Dec 24, 2020] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/bc725729-1dcc-48c0-b451-a3149ca2f886.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    5MG
    Ingredient
    FLUNARIZINE 5MG
    Hsn Code
    30044090
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Migra-5 Tablet 10'S

Migra-5 Tablet 10'S Mkt: Infra Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

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