Tenagril is a herbal medicine which may assist with symptoms associated with migraine headaches1.

  • Contains Tanacetum parthenium 100mg per capsule1.
  • Tenagril is available without a doctor’s prescription1.

Price ---- R263.24 incl Vat


What can you expect from TENAGRIL™

  • Reduced nausea and vomiting associated with migraine2.
  • Reduced necessity for medication during a migraine episode2.
  • Reduced frequency of migraine3.
  • It is a severe headache often associated with nausea and vomiting as well as sensitivity to light4.
  • Can last from 4 hours or up to 3 days4.
  • Runs in families with women being more susceptible4.
  • May be preceded up to one hour in advance by an aura (a series of signals that a migraine attack is imminent) that may include: 4
  • Visual disturbances
  • Tingling or numbness
  • Not being able to speak clearly
  • A heavy feeling in the arms and legs
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Changes in smell, taste, or touch
  • Is often triggered by a certain stimulus4

How To Take TENAGRIL™ 

  • Take 1 capsule daily1.
  • The daily dosage of 100 mg may be increased until obtaining an effect, not exceeding the daily dose of 600 mg. (2 capsules 3 times a day)1.
  • If migraine headaches recur during the use of Tenagril. A doctor or qualified health care practitioner should be consulted after 2 months1.

Side Effects

  • The frequency of side effects is not known1.
  • Possible side effects include nausea, heartburn, constipation, flatulence, abdominal bloating and diarrhoea1.

Precautions whilst taking Tenagril™

  • Do not take Tenagril if you are pregnant or breastfeeding1.

Complementary Medicine: D33.6 Western Herbal Medicine

  • Each capsule contains Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bip. (Feverfew) 100 mg
  • Tenagril is available without a doctor’s prescription1.

This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

    1. Tenagril PI/PIL.
    2. The ABC clinical guide to herbs. Feverfew. Clinical overview. [Online ] 2020. [Cited 2020 Jun 15]. Available from URL: http://cms.herbalgram.org/ABCGuide/GuidePDFs/Feverfew.pdf.
    3. Goschorska M, Gutowska I, Baranowska-Bosiacka I, Barczak K, Chlubek D. The use of antioxidants in the treatment of migraine. Antioxidants 2020 (9)116;doi:10.3390/antiox9020116.
    4. Migraines and Headaches. [Online] 2020 Jul 18 [Cited 2020 Jul 28]; Available from URL: https://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/migraines-headaches-migraines.References:

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