Flunarizine

Flunarizine is a drug that belongs to the class of medicines called calcium antagonists. This drug is used in the prophylaxis of migraine, vertigo, and occlusive peripheral vascular disease. It is also used in combination with other drugs for epilepsy.

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How to get rid of my headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old male. I am suffering from headache for the last 14 years. In the past, the frequency of headache was less. But recently, it has increased to three to four headaches in a month. I was taking homeopathic medicine for my headache. Also, I took Saridon tablet during headach...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A few points to be considered for your headache are as follows. The first and foremost, as you have headache since last 14 years, as per the current standard of recommendations, I would suggest that you should get an MRI brain done. High likely it would be normal, but we ...  Read Full »

Why do I have headaches during periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old female with no kids. I have a history of migraines. I have been experiencing more severe headaches that are lasting more around my period. I am also having cramps, which I have not had since I was a teen, along with being moody and always tired. I had laboratory test...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you tried to have children? The reason I ask is if you have tried and could not, then it would provide an insight into your problem. The migraines and cramps can be related to each other (endometriosis) or independent. I know how distressing a bad headache can get. I...  Read Full »

Why do I have headaches even after having a normal vision and good sleep?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from throbbing, dull pain in my left eye, which is shooting down to the left nostril. I feel pressure when I bend forward and also some discharge from the nose with a salty taste. I am getting the pain while watching television and when working in the computer. I am having ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details that you have posted. The differential diagnosis for your problem would be as follows. First is frontal sinusitis, as you have told there is pain when you press above left eye. Normally, frontal sinus drains into the nasal cavity in ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for bad headache that continues for about six months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I have been having bad headaches for about six months now. They happen in very specific areas (top right of my head, top left of the neck). I could probably trace a quarter-sized circle around the area of pain. The pain radiates down the side of my face and e...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, I feel that you are suffering from Migraine. A migraine is a form of headache which most commonly affects young females. It gets worse when you have stress, lack of sleep, or gets triggered by some particular food or smell. But the problem is, ...  Read Full »

My MRI is normal, but I have severe headaches. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old and have been experiencing pain for almost a year. I have developed anxiety and at times lead to panic attacks. My doctor put me on Sertraline 25 mg. I took it once and never again. After this, I experienced weird symptoms with my head. I feel an electric shock like ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand most of your symptoms. You said constant nerve pain in the right side of your head on one spot. I would like to know the spot exactly. The best would be if you can attach a line diagram of human head and mark the area on it to avoid confusion. The rest of your...  Read Full »

I am taking Sibelium 10 mg for my migraine. Will it delay my periods?

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 reson. Is it delaying due to this medicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Ohams Henry

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. On the aspect of missing your period can be 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 caus...  Read Full »

I took Sibelium for migraine which caused poor memory. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old. I have migraine problem from last one year. I took Sibelium 10 mg. But I noticed after taking these medicine that my memory has become weak. Before, I had good memory.  Read Full »


Dr. Punya Mulky

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sibelium (Flunarizine) 10 mg is a good medicine for migraine but probably has not been quite helpful for you. You can consider taking tablet Betacap Plus (40+10) once in the morning regularly for a month. At times of severe, unbearable pain, you can have tablet Naxdom 5...  Read Full »

Is eye floaters an optical problem or neurological or a combination of both?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I have floaters in both eyes which developed after severe eye infection at the age of 28 with the use of welding light. Previously, I received treatment for stress. I had tablet Cipralex (Escitalopram) 10 mg for around 3 years. Currently, I am not on any such medi...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

Paediatrician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Eye floaters could be due to eye or secondary to brain. As your eye testing has been normal and nothing seen on slit-lamp examination then likelihood of being it from brain is high. Common eye spots or black spots caused by migraines are sometimes mistaken as floaters. Th...  Read Full »

I am suffering from one side headache. How do i find headache specialist?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from one side headache since last 10 years. I was diagnosed with paranasal sinuses. I am taking medicines for sinus problem and a few periods for migraine. But no results found. Please guide me. Which department should I consult and get treated?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description fits into migraine headache. Migraine headaches occur usually on one side of head and have severe throbbing sensation associated. They can be accompanied with vomiting, photophobia (severe sensitivity to light) and phonophobia (fear of noise). You can ...  Read Full »

My wife has been suffering from migraine and gastric irritation. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is suffering from a migraine. I have consulted a neurosurgeon. He has given tablets Sibelium 10 mg, Topirol 25 mg, and Serenance. But, she is unable to take food. While drinking water also she is feeling gastric irritation. She is taking Omez D and Zofran syrup before meals for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.We are here to help you.Her stomach irritation seems to be because of the migraine only. Let me brief you about the migraine and its treatment.If you are suffering from migraine headaches, then you should be started on medicines for the prophylaxis of the migraine.You h...  Read Full »

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