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Will taking Sibelium for migraine delay the periods?


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Published At June 9, 2019
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Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am taking Sibelium 10 mg from last some weeks for my migraine and last month I missed my periods. Kindly clarify the reason. Is it delaying due to this medicine?


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On the aspect of missing your period can be the migraine prescription medication, Sibelium (Flunarizine) because it has some effect of blocking the dopamine receptor in the brain. Besides, it is a calcium channel blocking effect. So the possibility is that by blocking the dopamine receptor that will cause a central increase of prolactin. Prolactin will lead to galactorrhea and in turn, alter the menstrual cycle. So it is a possibility that is if you have done a pregnancy test and it is negative. So that dopaminergic antagonistic may cause amenorrhea.

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