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Benibuz-Forte Tablet

Manufacturer: Alniche Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Benidipine, Telmisartan, Chlorthalidone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

This drug is a dihydropyridine analog belonging to class of calcium channel blocker that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This makes the tachycardia minimal.

It should not be taken by women who are pregnant or lactating. Tell your doctor your entire medical history and all current medication you are currently on so as to avoid any unnecessary complications and medical interactions.

This medicine should be taken with food. The adult dosage is 2-4 mg daily, which may be increased gradually if needed according to the medical condition.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

The side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Alcohol consumption along with this medicine is not recommended as it enhances the risk of side effects like dizziness and difficulty in concentration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medicine is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on the infant.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

This medication works by blocking L, N and T type calcium channels. It has high affinity for cell membranes at the DHP binding site. Additionally, this medicine show vascular selectivity towards peripheral blood vessels.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug should not be taken in the combination of these medicines Antihypertensives, Itraconazole, Cimetidine, Rifampicin.

Ques: What is benidipine?

Ans: This medicine is a synthetic dihydropyridine derivative having antihypertensive and anti-anginal factors which are prescribed to the patients having High blood pressure.

Ques: What are the uses of benidipine?

Ans: This drug acts as Antihypersensitive and AntiAnginal medicine. This also controls primary and secondary hypertension.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of benidipine?

Ans: The side effects include Dizziness, Orthostatic Hypotension, Headache, and Weakness. Apart from these, using Benidipine may further lead to Vertigo, Anemia, Renal Impairment and increase in blood potassium levels.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal benidipine?

Ans: This medicine should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and animals.
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About Benibuz-Forte Tablet
What are the uses of Benibuz-Forte Tablet
What are the contraindications of Benibuz-Forte Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Benibuz-Forte Tablet ?
Key highlights of Benibuz-Forte Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Benibuz-Forte Tablet ?
FAQs about Benibuz-Forte Tablet