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Aginal 5 mg Tablet

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Aginal 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Aginal 5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
26.5
₹2.65/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Aginal Tablet

Uses of Aginal Tablet

Aginal 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Aginal Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Aginal are Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.

How to use Aginal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aginal 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aginal Tablet works

Aginal 5 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Aginal Tablet

Expert advice for Aginal Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Aginal 5 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Aginal 5 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
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Aginal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aginal Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aginal 5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Aginal 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Aginal 5 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Aginal 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aginal 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Aginal 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aginal 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Aginal 5 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

What if you miss a dose of Aginal Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Aginal 5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Aginal Tablet

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Q. What is Aginal used for?
Aginal is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).
Q. Is Aginal a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Aginal is a calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily. In patients with angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It does not provide immediate relief of chest pain from angina.
Q. Is Aginal safe?
Aginal is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Aginal at night?
Aginal can be taken at night. You should take Aginal at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Aginal and aspirin?
Aginal can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aginal with sildenafil?
Both Aginal and sildenafil cause a lowering the blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Aginal a beta blocker?
Aginal is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aginal safe for kidneys?
Aginal is not known to damage kidneys. However, Aginal can cause urinary disorders like difficulty in passing urine, increased the need to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.
Q. Is Aginal a diuretic?
Aginal is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aginal a blood thinner?
Aginal is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aginal a statin?
Aginal is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Aginal an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Aginal is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Aginal cause tachycardia?
Aginal can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Aginal can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal increase creatinine?
Aginal has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Aginal as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Aginal cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Aginal. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Aginal can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal cause weight gain?
Aginal can cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Aginal can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal cause cough?
Aginal can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Aginal.
Q. Does Aginal cause dry mouth?
Aginal can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Aginal.
Q. Can I take Aginal without food?
Aginal can be taken before or after food and drinks. Aginal should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Aginal with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Aginal with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Aginal with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Aginal with lisinopril?
Aginal can be taken with lisinopril. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, as both the medicines have a blood pressure lowering effect, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aginal with ibuprofen?
Aginal can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aginal with metoprolol?
Aginal and metoprolol both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aginal with losartan?
Aginal and losartan both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aginal with ramipril?
Aginal and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Aginal with simvastatin?
Aginal can increase the levels of simvastatin, causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). The dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with Aginal . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Aginal with atorvastatin?
Aginal can be taken with atorvastatin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur as interactions have been reported between simvastatin (belongs to the same class). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can the use of Aginal cause gout?
Aginal does not cause gout. It may cause joint pains (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor in case you have any signs and symptoms of gout as you may need treatment for the same.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aginal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aginal with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Aginal with Rosuvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosuvastatin: Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad, Rosufix, Ingvas, Rosufine, Rosuzen, Statcare, Rosurax, Rosuvat
Aginal with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Aginal with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Aginal with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Aginal with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Aginal with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Aginal with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Aginal with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Aginal with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Aginal with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Aginal with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pevastin, Pitadek, Pivasta
Aginal with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Aginal with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD
Aginal with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Aginal with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Aginal with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Aginal with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Aginal with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Aginal with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
Aginal with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Aginal with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Aginal with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Aginal with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Aginal with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride

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