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Flugesic 100Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Flupirtine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: February 18, 2021

This drug helps in treating pain caused due to menstrual cramps, tension headache, cancer, trauma, surgeries. Avoid using this drug if you are using it with other medicines. These medications may lead to liver injury and if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within this drug.

The dosage for this medication should be determined by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose is either 100 or 200 mg per day depending on the severity of the condition.

Take exactly as directed (do not increase dose or frequency); most adverse effects are related to excessive use. Take with food or milk. While using this medication, avoid alcohol and other prescription or OTC medications that contain acetaminophen.

Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake). This medication will not reduce inflammation; consult prescriber for anti-inflammatory, if needed.

Report unusual bleeding (stool, mouth, urine) or bruising; unusual fatigue and weakness; change in elimination patterns; or change in color of urine or stool.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

This drug can be used in following conditions

  • Pain Relief

This drug may cause following side effects

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This drug may cause excessive drowsinessif alcohol is consumed during the course of medication.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The drug may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This drug is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    The dose may need to be decreased in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please Consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor. Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Flugesic 100Mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is time for the next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is advised if an overdose is suspected.

This drug is an analgesic which works by upregulating Bcl-2, increasing glutathione level, activating an important potassium channel, and delaying calcium retention capacity loss of inter-mitochondrial membrane. It also acts as an NMDA receptor antagonist without binding to the receptor.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This drug interacts with Carbamazepine, Warfarin, and Paracetamol.
  • Interaction with Disease

    This drug interacts with Liver Disease.

Ques: What is this Flugesic 100Mg Capsule used for?

Ans: This drug helps in treating pain caused due to menstrual cramps, tension headache, cancer, trauma, surgeries.

Ques: What are the storage conditions of this Flugesic 100Mg Capsule?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: What are the side effects of Flugesic 100Mg Capsule?

Ans: Certain common as well as serious side effects such as:
  • Fatigue
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Liver impairment acute cholestatic hepatitis
  • Increase in blood bilirubin

Ques: What is the mode of action of Flugesic 100Mg Capsule?

Ans: This drug is an analgesic which works by upregulating Bcl-2, increasing glutathione level, activating an important potassium channel, and delaying calcium retention capacity loss of inner-mitochondrial membrane. It also acts as an NMDA receptor antagonist without binding to the receptor.

Ques: What is the duration of effect of Flugesic 100Mg Capsule?

Ans: The duration of the effect of this medication depends on the dose and form of administration.

Ques: Is Flugesic 100Mg Capsule safe for usage?

Ans: Yes, this medication is safe if taken as prescribed by a doctor.

Ques: How is this Flugesic 100Mg Capsule administered?

Ans: This medication is administered orally.
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