Cilacar 10 MG Tablet
This medication is known to be channel blocker of calcium. It aids in treating high blood pressure. It stops the calcium activity on the blood vessels and the heart. As a result there is an increase in the supply of blood to the heart. This in turn, helps lower blood pressure as well as slows down the heart rate.
Moreover, It effectively helps to reduce strain on the heart in case of a heart attack. Certain factors that should be kept in mind by patients who are taking this drug regularly include-
- Do not consume grapefruit juice
- Driving should be avoided as dizziness is one of the side effects of the
- Do not stop taking this medication suddenly. It may result in worsening of hypertension
Below are the conditions for which this medication is used
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically established.
What is the onset of action?There are no established clinical studies regarding the onset of action of this medicine. However, it is reported to have a delayed onset in the range of 7-8 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cilacar 10 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You may require immediate medical intervention if the overdose symptoms are severe.
The tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by inhibiting the entry of calcium into the cardiac and vascular smooth muscles and prevents the contraction of the muscles and thereby reduces the blood pressure.
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 Disease
DiseasePatients suffering from Hypotension or cardiogenic shock and Congestive heart failure should use some other safer alternative.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineDo not use this medication in combination with Carbamazepine, Primaquine and Cimetidine.
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