Sibelium 5 MG Tablet – Uses, Side Effects, Substitutes
Sibelium 5 mg belongs to the class of drugs known as calcium channel blocker. It is widely used to prevent migraine attacks. Migraine headaches are believed to result due to the dilatation of blood vessels in the head region. Flunarizine may also be used to prevent and treat vertigo and other conditions of the inner ear and the brain. Sibelium Tablets carry out their action by preventing loss of tone and dilation of blood vessels in the head which in turn will help prevent the migraine headache.
This medicine is available for purchase online at Canada Pharmacy. You can have your order be directly delivered to your doorstep without any worries about quality guarantee.
The recommended dose of sibelium tablets is two tablets per day for all patients younger than 65 years of age. For all those who are 65 or older than 65, must take only one tablet daily. It is recommended to take this medicine at night, before going to bed. Use the medication regularly to get the best of results.
The active substance in every sibelium 5 mg tablet is flunarizine as flunarizine dihydrochloride.
It also contains inactive substances such as:
- Lactose monohydrate
- Colloidal anhydrous silica
- Magnesium stearate
- Polysorbate 20
- Maize starch,
- Microcrystalline cellulose
- Croscarmellose sodium
The following need to be considered when using sibelium.
- Limit alcohol consumption when using this drug.
- Avoid using sleep-inducing medicines when using sibelium.
- May cause depression in older patients.
- Contains lactose monohydrate, do not use this medicine if you are galactose intolerant.
- Pregnant women should use sibelium only with a doctor’s prescription.
- Breastfeeding mothers also need to consult a doctor before using this medicine.
- Do not overdose. Use all medicines according to the doctor’s prescription.
- Do not skip doses or alter doses without talking to your doctor first.
Possible side effects of this medicine are as follows:
- Upset stomach such as constipation, diarrhea
- Feeling sick
- Abdominal pain
- Muscle ache or other bodily pains
- Increased appetite
- Runny or blocked nose
- Irregular menstrual cycle in women
- Increase in body weight