Generic Sibelium belongs to the group of medicine known as calcium channel blocker. Being a member of non-selective calcium entry blocker, the medicine is highly demanded for reducing the chances of paralysis attack. In addition, the medicine is also used for treating migraine headache. Additionally, the patient can also sued generic Sibelium for treating occlusive peripheral vascular disease.
Generic Sibelium is manufactured by various pharmaceutical companies that are located globally. It is available under different trade names such as Flunarizine, etc.
Generic Sibelium should be stored at room temperature that varies from 15 to 30 degree centigrade. It should be protected from light, moisture, heat and dampness as such parameters might alter the ultimate result of the medicine. The patient should always keep the medicine in such a place where pets and children should not reach. You should always check the expiry date of the medicine before using it. The expired medicine should be dispose of properly with the help of local disposal company that is engaged in such activity.
Mechanism of action:
The basic mechanism involved in the working principle of this medicine is inhibition of calcium that is found extracellular on the pores of myocardial and vascular membrane by plugging the channel physically.
It also decreases the level of calcium that is presented intracellular. This leads to inhibition of contractile processes of smooth muscle cells. Due to this, the coronary and systemic arteries are dilated and this leads to increase in the oxygen supply to the myocardial tissue. In contrast to this, total peripheral resistance and systemic blood pressure decreases.
Generic Sibelium is used to treat migraine headache.
Some of the side effects that the patient might get after the using generic Sibelium are:
Dryness of mouth
Swelling of gums
Rashes on skin
Problem in breathing
Increase in weight
Pain in chest
Stiffness of arm/legs
Generic Sibelium might interact with some other drugs and can interfere in its action. Therefore, if the patient is using any prescribed medicine or non-prescribed medicine or herbal products then they should tell to the doctor proactively.
This medicine might interact with sedatives, muscle relaxant, tranquilizers, anti-seizure medicine and anti-anxiety medicines.
Based on the requirement of the body, physical condition, drug tolerance power of the patient, the dose is decided by the doctor. So it is always advisable not to increase or decrease the dose without consulting to the doctor.
The recommended dose for a normal adult is 10 mg Sibelium in a day. The patient can take the medicine with or without food.
If the patient misses their dose then they should take it as soon as it is remembered. However, if it’s time for the next dose, then they should skip the missed dose and take the regular scheduled dose. Do not take double dose or extra other medicine to make up for the missed one.
If the patient suspects for the overdose of the medicine, then they should consult to the doctor as early as possible.
Prior taking generic Sibelium, the patient should tell to the doctor if they are allergic to this medicine or any other medicine or this group.
Generic Sibelium contains various inactive ingredients that might cause allergic reactions in some of the users of the medicine. Therefore, proper care should be taken by the patient.
If the patient has any medical record of any disease then they should tell to the doctor prior taking this medicine. The patient should not wait for the doctor to ask about it.
Since generic Sibelium contains lactose monohydrate, hence, those who have problem in tolerating galactose, glucose-galactose malabsorbtion, they should not take this medicine.
Intake of alcohol and alcoholic beverages should be avoided by the patient during the treatment with this medicine.
During pregnancy, the medicine should only be used if recommended by the doctor.
Nursing patient should consult to the doctor for using the medicine as the medicine might pass to the breast milk and can harm the neonates.
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