Cardif 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Cardif 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cardif Tablet

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Uses of Cardif Tablet

Cardif 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Cardif Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Cardif 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. Cardif 20mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cardif Tablet works

Cardif 20mg tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

In Depth Information on Cardif Tablet

Expert advice for Cardif Tablet

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cardif 20mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cardif 20mg 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
Cardif 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Cardif 20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cardif
20mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cardif
20mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nitrendipine, 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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