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Used for: Hypertension- yes it affects blood vessels, but in a good way. ...Read more
Hi my cardio doctor said i have wolf parkinson white syndrome, now im suffering from migraine and lighthead my familydoctor said i do have migraine since she recmnd flunarizine sibelium 5mg i saw on the internet people with parkinson do not take drug?
WPW: Wolf Parkinson White is a cardiac issue resulting in arrhythmias. Parkinson's is a neurological issue. The two have nothing to do with each other. Follow your doctor's recommendations. She knows what she is doing. ...Read more
Sibelium, like most: all Rx meds: just a single molecule packaged in specific quantities; taken in specific doses (quantity per unit time), tested & approved by FDA because it seems to change behavior(s) for some people in more beneficial than undesirable ways. It is Not a Cure nor has any great long term track record. Study: both http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_effect & my answers on migraine for big issues. ...Read more
How profound are Sibelium side effects? Like how much weight can we expect to gain in 3 months from it and how bad is the weakness?
What's indication ?: Sibelium is indicated to prophylax migraines & to treat vestibular vertigo. The drug's safety is not established in pregnancy, & it is contraindicated in patients with depression, Parkinson's, or known hypersensitivity to flunarizine. It may lead to drowsiness particularly when taken with alcohol or CNS depressants. May also lead to progressive fatigue, galactorrhea, & drug-drug interactions. ...Read more
ANA test: In general the ANA test has a high sensitivity. That means that it is a good screening test but is not as specific for a disease. It can be thrown off by other factors yes. Take a look at the many specific antibodies that can be tested on wikipedia. Its best to go based on clinical suspicion when it comes to antibody workups for Lupus or other similar conditions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was having an intake of sibelium 10 mg since last 3 months.But it Has very bad side effects .Can I overcome these side effects?
More info: I am sure the answer is "probably." But unless you specify exactly which side effects you are talking about I don't think we can really give you a good answer. ...Read more
Im female I have problem of dizzy for abt two year, weak oneside of my body sometime. I going to start flunarizine tablets will this help my dizzy .
I am on sibelium 10 mg since 2 year for migraine and vertigo. vertigo is fine but attacks of migraine are still 5 per month should i stop or continue?
See HA specialist: Do not stop your current medication. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) non-pharmacological management (e.g. acupuncture), and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional migraine management. ...Read more
Taking flunarizine and propanol for migraine prevention. Is it ok to take in long term and does it suppress my immune ?
I believe so...: Flunarizine is a calcium channel blocker used overseas (not in US) with good success for migraine prevention. This category of drug has been used for decades & has a good safety profile for long term use. Propranolol is even safer. There is no reason either should suppress your immune system. If they are working well for headache prevention, the benefit/risk analysis seems in favor of taking them. ...Read more
My eye starts swelling wen I workout in gym especially if I lift weights I'm taking Sibelium 5mg in the morning and betacap tr 40 in the morning?
Neither of your: medicines should cause your symptoms. It sounds like you may be allergic to something at the gym. Perhaps the cleaning solution? Perhaps something on the handles or chalk dust if that is used there? Try taking a prophylactic antihistamine before you go and see if that helps. Good luck! ...Read more
I am having ovarian polycryst,my dr suggest me sibelium to redce it,i got menses frm ths,still sometime i got pain again,is it dangerous to useforlong?
While taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg for anxiety disorder, can I take Flunarizine 5 mg at once when having Migraine? Can Lexapro (escitalopram) itself prevent me from Migraine?
Yes, you can, but: once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. Lexapro (escitalopram) is helpful for migraine prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel Dizzy, imbalanced, Lightheaded at noon everyday.Taking Revotril 0.5*2 & Flunarizine 10*1 prescribed by neurologist but no progress. What to do?
Have you called them: Have you called them to report you're not doing better than before? How long since starting meds? Do you know the diagnosis that the neurologist gave you & what other measures aside from medication did they say to do such as increased salt intake, Ted hose of a certain pressure, etc. Increased fluid intake, reduced caffeine & alcohol, etc.have you been compliant with all suggestions? ...Read more
I am experiencing severe pain in backof the head and noise intolerance,doctor said its vestibular vertigo and prescribed flunarizine HCL,want a second opinion......
Second opinion: The venue you asked on is for basic medical information not for medical treatment. Consider Healthtap Prime, Concierge or a neurological evaluation in person. Take care. ...Read more
I (70y.o, hypertension, early stage parkinsondisease) had dizziness every morning when getting up from bed & unequal pupil size.I took betahistine dihydrochloric 24 mg OD, flunarizine 5 mg 2dd1 for 7d. No dizziness now. Is this sign of stroke?
I got brain CT scan done 2 yrs ago.It's a migraine only.Took sibelium tab for 30 days.Migraine stopped after 2 yrs i got it once now.What to do now?
See your doctor: Please see your doctor and get a complete history and physical to see if there are other concerning findings. Then work with your doctor to confirm a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Headaches are quite common with many effective treatments, but if there is suspicion of something more serious, further evaluation with imaging or a consultation with a neurologist may be appropriate. ...Read more