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Flugesic-P Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Flupirtine, Paracetamol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 03, 2019

This medication is an analgesic. It works by upregulating Bcl-2, increasing glutathione level, activating an important potassium channel. Apart from this, delaying calcium retention capacity loss of inter-mitochondrial membrane. It also acts as an NMDA receptor antagonist without binding to the receptor. This medication is used for the treatment and prevention of nervous disorders, acute pain, etc.

On using this medication you may experience certain common as well as serious side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, trouble sleeping, liver impairment acute cholestatic hepatitis and increase in blood bilirubin. Should you experience any side effect have a word with your physician as soon as possible.

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.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions

  • Pain Relief

Below are some of the common side effects of this medication

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking the tablet.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medication.
  • 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 medication 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-P Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

This medication 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.

Ques: What is flugesic p tablet?

Ans: This medication has Flupirtine and Paracetamol as active elements present. It performs its action by decreasing the excessive electrical activity which leads to pain states, increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating.

Ques: What are the uses of flugesic p tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as treatment of acute and chronic pain, joint pain, headache, ear pain, flu, and toothache.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of flugesic p tablet?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects such as nausea, stomach fullness, dryness in the mouth, drowsiness, itching, and tremor.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal flugesic p tablet?

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.
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About Flugesic-P Tablet
What are the uses of Flugesic-P Tablet
What are the contraindications of Flugesic-P Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Flugesic-P Tablet ?
Key highlights of Flugesic-P Tablet
What are the substitutes for Flugesic-P Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
FAQs about Flugesic-P Tablet