Cardicap 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cardicap Tablet

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Uses of Cardicap Tablet

Cardicap 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina) and heart failure.
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Side effects of Cardicap Tablet

Common

Headache, Flushing of face, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Cardicap 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. It is better to take Cardicap 10mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Cardicap Tablet works

Cardicap 10mg tablet is in a group of drugs called nitrates. It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.

In Depth Information on Cardicap Tablet

Expert advice for Cardicap Tablet

Take isosorbide dinitrate on an empty stomach with a full glass of water. Do not take isosorbide dinitrate if:
  • You are allergic to isosorbide dinitrate, other nitrates or any of the other ingredients.
  • You suffer from anemia (reduction in red blood cells).
  • You have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction).
  • You have had a brain hemorrhage (bleeding) or  a head injury (trauma).
  • You have a low blood volume (hypovolemia) or very low blood pressure.
  • You take sildenafil (“Viagra”) avanafil, riociguat, tadalafil, or vardenafil or any other phosphodiesterase inhibitor.
Check with your doctor before taking isosorbide dinitrate if:
  • You have hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland which can cause tiredness or weight gain).
  • You are malnourished (severely underfed).
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have been diagnosed with any of the severe heart disease.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
You must not stop taking isosorbide dinitrate to take sildenafil as this will increase your chances of having an angina attack.Do not drink alcohol.Do not drive or operate machinery.Isosorbide dinitrate should not be used to stop an attack of angina; it is intended only for prevention of an attack.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cardicap 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Cardicap 10mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, in
creased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cardicap 10mg 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.
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Lactation
Cardicap 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Cardicap 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cardicap 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cardicap 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Cardicap 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cardicap 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Pah 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Isosorbide Dinitrate, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cardicap 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Dinitrate

Cardicap is used to prevent and treat angina pectoris and as an adjunctive treatment in severe acute or chronic congestive cardiac failure.
Cardicap belongs to a group of medicines called organic nitrates and it works by widening the blood vessels in your heart to allow an increased amount of blood flow to areas which need it.
No, Cardicap is not known to lower heart rate.

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