Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:50 am

Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

Use of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is used to treat various types of pain such as headache, back pain, joint pain, menstrual cramps, muscle pain, toothache, etc.

How Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR works.

Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR contains Flupirtine. Flupirtine works as a selective neuronal potassium channel opener, It works on neuronal hyperexcitability thereby providing relief in various types of pain.

Side Effects of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

The most common side effects of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, excessive sweating, abdominal pain, fatigue, loss of appetite.
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

Do not consume Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR if you are allergic to Flupirtine.
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR.
If you feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine, do not do anything that requires caution.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Use of this medicine is not advisable in people under 18 years of age.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

The dosage of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

If you forget to take a dose of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
Symptoms of overdose with Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR are nausea, fatigue, drowsiness, fast heart rate.
Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is suspected.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Onset of Action Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

The effect of the drug varies depending on the dose and the amount used. Consult your doctor for more information on it.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of side effects.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving. But if you feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine please avoid driving.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR

Q.1) What is the use of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR? Answer. Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is used for the relief of various types of pain like headache, back pain, joint pain, menstrual cramps, muscle pain, toothache, etc. Q.2) What is the side effects of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR? Answer. Side effects of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, excessive sweating, abdominal pain, fatigue, loss of appetite. These are only indicative and not everyone will experience them. If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately. Q.3) Is Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR banned in India? Answer. Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.4) How to use Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR? Answer. Take this medicine as suggested by your doctor, do not take it more than the recommended dose and period. Do not break or crush it, take the whole pill with water after meals. Use of Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is not advisable in people under 18 years of age. Q.5) Can Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR be taken during pregnancy? Answer. Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is not recommended for pregnant women, Consult your doctor before taking if necessary. Q.6) Can Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR be taken while breast-feeding? Answer. Lupirtin 400mg Tablet SR is not recommended for breast-feeding women, Consult your doctor before taking if necessary.

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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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