Oxigran 10 Tablet

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Oxigran 10 Tablet Information

Oxigran 10 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Migraine.

The correct dosage of Oxigran 10 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Oxigran 10 Tablet have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Oxigran 10 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Oxigran 10 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. Further, the section on Oxigran 10 Tablet related warnings talks about Oxigran 10 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Oxigran 10 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Depression, Parkinson's Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Oxigran 10 Tablet contraindications section.

Additionally, Oxigran 10 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Oxigran 10 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Oxigran 10 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Oxigran 10 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Oxigran 10 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Migraine
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Migraine
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Oxigran 10 Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Oxigran 10 Tablet is used -

Mild

  • Weight gain
  • Restlessness
  • Depression
  • Stiffness or decreased movement

Oxigran 10 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Oxigran 10 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Oxigran in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Oxigran 10 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Oxigran on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Oxigran will cause side effects or not.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Oxigran 10 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Oxigran may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Oxigran 10 Tablet on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Oxigran on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Oxigran 10 Tablet on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Oxigran. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Oxigran 10 Tablet with Other Drugs

Oxigran 10 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate



Oxigran 10 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Oxigran 10 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Oxigran 10 Tablet

  • Is this Oxigran 10 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Oxigran 10 Tablet is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Oxigran 10 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Oxigran 10 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Oxigran 10 Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Oxigran 10 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Oxigran 10 Tablet


    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Oxigran 10 Tablet with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Oxigran 10 Tablet


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Oxigran 10 Tablet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Oxigran 10 Tablet

Question over 3 years ago

Can Oxigran cause constipation?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Oxigran may cause constipation. The exact cause behind constipation is unknown. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then try to take laxative such as Isabgol and eat less spicy highly fibrous food.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can Oxigran cause weight gain?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, Oxigran may cause weight gain in few cases. It is presumed that weight gain occurs because of increased food intake caused by increased appetite due to a sedentary lifestyle (low physical activity). Hence you are advised to do brisk walking daily to keep yourself active and maintaining a healthy weight.

Question about 4 years ago

How long can I safely take Oxigran?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Usually Oxigran is given for short-term treatment up to 2-6 months which may vary from case to case basis. You are advised to take Oxigran as long as it is recommended by your doctor. Using this medicine beyond that period might not be good for you because it can lead to unintended side effects.

Question about 4 years ago

What is Oxigran?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Oxigran is a brand name of flunarizine and it is available in the form of a tablet. It belongs to the class of drug known as selective calcium antagonist. It is mainly used for the preventive (prophylactic) and treatment of migraine attacks in patients who do not respond to other drugs that are primarily used to treat a migraine. It is also used in the symptomatic treatment of vestibular vertigo which is caused by a functional disorder of the vestibular system.

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Oxigran without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

No, Oxigran is a prescription drug, so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 180



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