Stugeron is a calcium channel blocker and antihistamine which also helps in regulation of blood flow, specifically in the head and neck region.
The active and therapeutic component of Stugeron is Cinnarizine. It acts on the blood vessels and regulates blood flow through them. Cinnarizine acts through the medium of excipients (inactive ingredients of the medicine) which do not interfere with the medicinal action of the drug.
Stugeron is indicated in the following disorders:
Patients suffering from any of the above mentioned disorders should remember that Stugeron should not be used without consulting with a doctor. The medicine can also be prescribed for health conditions other than those mentioned above.
The same property which is curative for some health conditions can cause development of undesirable symptoms in some other cases. Some of the side effects of Stugeron have been mentioned below:
Patients may experience the above mentioned side effects or other discomfort if they are on Stugeron. They should inform their doctor immediately in order to initiate prompt medical treatment.
Since Stugeron is a calcium channel blocker and anti-histamine, certain precautions are to be observed by those who use the medicine. Some of these precautions been mentioned below:
Following these instructions is only for the patient's safety and prevention of harmful reaction to the drug. The above mentioned and any other instructions which the doctor may provide, should be adhered to.
Suitable alternatives to a drug are those, which have similar drug composition and therapeutic action to that drug. Medicines which can be used in place of Stugeron are mentioned below:
These tablets should not be used in place of Stugeron unless advised by the physician.