Caritec 8mg Tablet

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Caritec 8mg Tablet

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₹9.73/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Caritec Tablet

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Uses of Caritec Tablet

Caritec 8mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Caritec Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Caritec 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 Caritec 8mg Tablet with food.

How Caritec Tablet works

Caritec 8mg tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

In Depth Information on Caritec Tablet

Expert advice for Caritec 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 Caritec 8mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Caritec 8mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in
some patients while on Caritec 8mg Tablet. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Caritec
8mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Caritec
8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Benidipine, 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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