FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG

FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG uses

FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG is a combination of two drugs: Flunarizine (calcium channel blocker) and Propranolol (beta-blocker). FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG is used to prevent migraine headaches. 

Common side-effects

• Tiredness
• Weight gain
• Cold toes and fingers
• Slow heart rate
• Drowsiness

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG

• Take FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG on empty stomach for best results.
• You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol while taking FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG as it may lead to fall in blood pressure resulting in fainting, dizziness, light-headedness, change in heart rate and headache.
• Seek medical help immediately if you notice any symptoms such as difficulty in breathing, swelling of throat and face or skin rash as these might be signs of an allergic reaction.
• Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, kidney, liver or heart problems before taking FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG.
• Keep your doctor informed about all the ongoing medications before taking FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. How does FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG work?
A. FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG is a combination of two drugs: Flunarizine (calcium channel blocker) and Propranolol (beta-blocker). Flunarizine works by blocking the entry of calcium into blood vessels. Thereby, lowers blood pressure by relaxing and widening blood vessels. Propranolol works by relaxing blood vessels and thereby improves blood flow in the brain.

Q. What precautions are to be taken to avoid migraine attacks?
A. Taking meals at the same time every day and sufficient sleep might help in avoiding migraine attacks. You are recommended to avoid loud music, noisy place, extreme temperatures and bright light. Also, avoid consumption of chocolates, cheese, processed food, smoking and alcohol.

Q. Can an asthma patient take FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG?
A. No, it is not recommended for an asthma patient to take FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG as it may worsen the condition. However, consult a doctor before taking FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG.

Q. Can I stop taking FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG on my own?
A. No, you are not recommended to stop taking FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG on your own even if you find symptomatic relief as discontinuing FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG suddenly may increase the risk of migraine attacks. However, please consult a doctor if you experience any discomfort while using FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG.

Q. Can FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG be used to treat migraine?
A. No, FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG is not used to treat migraine. FLUNARIZINE 5 MG + PROPRANOLOL 40 MG is only used to prevent migraine attacks. However, your doctor may prescribe other medication to treat migraine.

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