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Benihyp 4mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Benihyp 4mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to prevent angina (heart-related chest pain). It is known as a calcium channel blocker and helps to lower blood pressure and reduce the workload of the heart. This helps prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Benihyp 4mg Tablet may be prescribed alone or along with other medicines. The dose depends on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. You can take it at any time of day, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. It must be taken with food. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

The most common side effects include fatigue, swelling in the feet or ankles, sleepiness, dizziness, flushing, and headache. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or won't go away.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking – especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Side effects of Benihyp Tablet

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Benihyp 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. Benihyp 4mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Benihyp Tablet works

Benihyp 4mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It decreases blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels (vascular smooth muscles) to reduce the pressure on them, thereby improving the blood flow in the body. This improved blood flow reduces the workload on the heart relaxing the heart muscles. It also increases the oxygen flow in the body. Hence, it is also used in the treatment of heart-related chest pain (angina).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Benihyp 4mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Benihyp 4mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Benihyp 4mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CAUTION
Benihyp 4mg Tablet may cause dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Benihyp 4mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Benihyp 4mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Benihyp Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Benihyp 4mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Benihyp 4mg 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.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Benihyp 4mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. To reduce the swelling raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform any activity that require mental focus until you know how Benihyp 4mg Tablet affects you. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Benihyp with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
Medicine for increased Blood pressure. Please suggest any medicine
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
How much is bp and any medicine u taking
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References
  1. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). Benidipine. [Accessed 14 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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