Migazin 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byMorepen Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsFlunarizine
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Description

Migazin 10 MG Tablet belongs to the calcium channel blocker group of medicines which is used to prevent migraine attacks. It is also used to prevent and treat vertigo and other conditions of the inner ear and the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Migazin 10 MG Tablet

  • Tingling or numbness of the hands and feet
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Depression
  • Excessive/No sleep
  • Twitching and unusual movement of muscles
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Weight gain
  • Increased appetite
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Excessive sweating
  • Change in libido
  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Elevated Liver Enzymes

Uses of Migazin 10 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Prevention of migraine attacks
  • Prevention of vertigo
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine is cumulative and may take weeks to show.
  • Duration of effect
    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the intended use and form of administration.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. It is advised to refrain from driving a vehicle or operating a heavy machinery while taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by a breastfeeding woman unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding while the medicine is being taken.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Flunarizine or any other component present along with it.

Depression

This medicine is not recommended for use if you suffer from depression or any other depressive disorders.

Parkinson's disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Parkinson's disease.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use by a breastfeeding woman unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding while the medicine is being taken.
General warnings

Depression

Use of this medicine may cause lack of interest, low mood, sleep disturbances in some patients. It should be administered with caution in patients with an active/past instance of depression.

Drowsiness

Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness and sleepiness in some patients. It is advised to not perform any activity requiring a high level of mental alertness while taking this medicine.

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in a patient having a liver disease or impairment of normal liver function. It should not be administered if the impairment is severe or the patient is undergoing hemodialysis.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having glaucoma. Report any instance of disturbance in vision, pain or dryness of eyes to the doctor immediately.

Heart disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an active disease of the heart and/or the blood vessels.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age.

Elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence treatment should begin with the lowest possible dose.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include drowsiness, tiredness, increased heart rate, mild agitation etc.
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

Use of alcohol while taking this medicine may cause an excessive amount of drowsiness, sleepiness.

Instructions

Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. It is advised to refrain from driving a vehicle or operating a heavy machinery while taking this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amlodipine

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Diazepam

Disease interactions

Gastrointestinal blockage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a partial/total bowel obstruction. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence your doctor may suggest a suitable alternative.

Urinary tract obstruction

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a partial/total obstruction of the urinary tract. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence your doctor may suggest a suitable alternative.

Porphyria

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a genetic disorder of the blood and skin (Porphyria). The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence your doctor may suggest a suitable alternative.

Depression

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from depressive disorders or acute episodes of depression.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Migazin 10 MG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. This medicine can be taken with or without food preferably at bedtime. Your dose is likely to change based on the response to the medication. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by affecting the levels of certain neurotransmitters like calcium ion in the cells. This results in relaxation of blood vessels and migraine attacks are prevented.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiemetic/antivertigo agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB04841

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https://www.apotex.com/ca/en/products/downloads/di/0080_PIL.pdf

Flunarizine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB04841

[Internet]. Nice.org.uk. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/esuom33/resources/migraine-prophylaxis-flunarizine-pdf-54116459060362693
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