Migrabeta Plus Tablet

Introduction

Migrabeta Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines that helps in preventing migraine. This medicine is not used for treatment of acute migraine attack.

Migrabeta Plus Tablet should be taken on empty stomach, but try to have it same time regularly at a fixed time preferably at night. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. Lifestyle modifications like avoiding stress, smoking, and processed food items may help this medicine work better.

Few common side effects of this medicine include weight gain, slow heart rate, tiredness, depression, drowsiness and cold extremities. It may cause sleepiness so try not to drive or do anything that requires mental focus or rise slowly while from sitting position. The drug has the ability to hide the symptoms of the blood sugar level, hence monitor your blood sugar level regularly as well as blood pressure while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney, or depression disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Migrabeta Plus Tablet

  • Prevention of Migraine

Side effects of Migrabeta Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Migrabeta Plus

  • Weight gain
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Cold extremities

How to use Migrabeta Plus Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Migrabeta Plus Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Migrabeta Plus Tablet works

Migrabeta Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Propranolol and Flunarizine, which prevents migraine. Propranolol is a beta blocker and Flunarizine is a calcium channel blocker. They work by stabilizing the reactive nerve cells and increasing the threshold to migraine activation. They also inhibit cortical spreading depression (CSD- electric waves that move across the brain and cause pain and inflammation).

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Migrabeta Plus Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Migrabeta Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Migrabeta Plus Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

UNSAFE
Migrabeta Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Migrabeta Plus Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Migrabeta Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Migrabeta Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Migrabeta Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Migrabeta Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.