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Lupirtin 100 Capsule

Manufactured byLUPIN LTD
ContainsFlupirtine
Description

Lupirtin 100 Capsule is used to treat acute and chronic pain associated with various conditions such as menstrual cramps, tension headache, trauma, surgeries, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lupirtin 100 Capsule

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Itching
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain
  • Shaking of the hands or feet
  • Sleep disturbances

Uses of Lupirtin 100 Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute and Chronic Pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to flupirtine or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Myasthenia gravis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Driving or operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Kidney injury

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Warfarin

Paracetamol

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by inhibiting the actions of certain chemical substances in the body that are responsible for causing and sensing pain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Analgesics, NMDA receptor antagonist

Schedule

Schedule H

Flupirtine: Clinical pharmacology- NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 2 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3339720/

[Internet]. Mri.cts-mrp.eu. 2018 [cited 2 August 2018]. Available from:

http://mri.cts-mrp.eu/download/DE_H_3519_001_FinalPL.pdf

[Internet]. Sigmaaldrich.com. 2018 [cited 2 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/content/dam/sigma-aldrich/docs/Sigma/Datasheet/7/f8927dat.pdf

Flupirtine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 10 February 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06623
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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Feb 2020

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