Udilan 40 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Isoxsuprine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: January 25, 2022

Udilan 40 MG Tablet is a vasodilator. It helps to widen your blood vessels and increase blood flow. It is primarily used to treat peripheral vascular diseases such as Buerger’s disease, Raynaud’s disease, obliterans, arteriosclerosis or cerebrovascular deficiency.

Taking Udilan 40 MG Tablet has shown to markedly lower the signs of numbing or tingling sensation, cold hands and feet and improve poor memory. Udilan 40 MG Tablet is also found in some places under the brand name of Vasodilan.

Possible side effects from using Udilan 40 MG Tablet include upset stomach, nausea, dizziness, nervousness. Severe reactions that may require medical supervision include skin rash, difficulty in breathing, swelling, chest pain, rapid or irregular heartbeat. For precautionary reasons also consult your doctor if you Have or are:

  • Allergic to one of the ingredients contained within Udilan 40 MG Tablet.
  • Taking any prescriptive or over the counter drugs, vitamins, herbal or dietary supplements.
  • Bleeding issues.
  • Allergic to foods, or other substances.
  • History of glaucoma or heart diseases.

The dosage for Udilan 40 MG Tablet as prescribed by your doctor varies from person to person. It will be determined by the seriousness of your condition, your previous medical history, your age, height, weight and gender. This medication is available for purchase in 10 mg or 20 mg oral tablet.

Udilan 40 MG Tablet is generally taken around three to four times a day with a glass of water. You are advised to get your blood tests done during the period of Udilan 40 MG Tablet treatment in order to record the progress and side effects if any.

In case you miss a dose take it the moment you remember it. However, if it is already time for the next one do not double dose but skip the missed one. In case of a mishap of drug overdose seek medical help immediately.

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 Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The medicine is useful against the following conditions:

  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases

  • Premature Labor

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Udilan 40 MG Tablet.
  • Bleeding Disorders

    Not recommended in patients with postpartum bleeding or any bleeding condition.

The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically establised.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of action of this medicine is not clinically establised.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The excretion of this medicine in breast milk is unknown. It is not recommended in pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    The effect of consumption of alcohol along with Udilan 40 MG Tablet is not known. Kindly consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medicine might affect the alertness of the patient. Thus it is advised not to drive while taking Udilan 40 MG Tablet.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Limited information is available on its use in patients with kidney disease. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Limited information is available on its use in patients with liver disease. Kindly consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Udilan 40 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
  • India

  • United States

This medicine belongs to the class of Peripheral vasodilators. It belongs to the class of β- adrenergic receptor agonist. Thus it works by relaxing the uterine and vascular smooth muscle and helps in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease and in premature labour.

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 Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Antihypertensives

    These medicines may lower the blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Start with lowest possible dose and increase gradually based on the clinical response. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. It is advised to avoid activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery, driving vehicle, and do not sit or stand up quickly.

    Tizanidine

    These medicines may lower the blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antihypertensives. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. The dose of tizanidine should be adjusted based on the clinical condition.

    Antipsychotics

    These medicines may lower the blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Start with lowest possible dose and increase gradually based on the clinical response. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. It is advised to avoid activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery, driving vehicle, and do not sit or stand up quickly.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Patients suffering from the following ailments should avoid consumption of Udilan 40 MG Tablet- Allergies, Extreme coronary thrombosis and Arterial haemorrhage.

Ques: What is Udilan 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Udilan 40 MG Tablet is a salt which performs its action by preventing the contractions of the smooth muscles in the uterus. This prevents premature labor. Isoxsuprine is used to treat conditions such as Threatened abortion, Blood vessel diseases, Premature labor pain, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of Udilan 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Isoxsuprine is a salt, active constituent of Udilan 40 MG Tablet, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Threatened abortion, Blood vessel diseases, and Premature labor pain. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat conditions like Night cramps and Reduced blood flow in the veins and arteries. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Isoxsuprine to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Udilan 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Udilan 40 MG Tablet should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.

Ques: How and in what dose should I take Udilan 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Consume this medicine, as per the advice of your medical practitioner. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition.

Ques: What precautions do I need to take while taking Udilan 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: You should consult your doctor immediately if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.

Ques: What are the possible side effects of using Udilan 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: The common side effects are trembling, nervousness, weakness, dizziness, flushing, tachycardia, chest pain, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your medical practitioner.
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