Celipress 100mg Tablet

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Introduction

Celipress 100mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is used for treating hypertension (high blood pressure) and preventing angina (heart-related chest pain). It reduces blood pressure and helps in preventing future heart attacks and strokes.

Celipress 100mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and how you respond to the medicine. You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. It should be taken on an empty stomach and try to take it at the same time each day. You should keep taking it even if you feel well. You are still getting the benefits. If you stop taking it suddenly, your condition may worsen.

The most common side effects of this medicine include depression, insomnia, headache, weakness, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, dry mouth, rash, and itching. You may also experience constipation, dizziness, diarrhea, and tremor,  Talk to your doctor if the side effects bother you or will not go away. Most are short-lived and improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

You should not use this medicine if you have asthma, very slow or uneven heartbeats, or a serious heart condition, including heart failure. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver problems or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In terms of lifestyle, alcohol may affect the way this medicine works and should be avoided. You should not drive if this medicine makes you feel dizzy. Ask your doctor whether it is safe to take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Benefits of Celipress Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Celipress 100mg Tablet blocks the effect of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. This slows down the heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force thereby lowering your blood pressure. This also reduces your risk of having a stroke, heart attack, or other heart and kidney problems in the future.

In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Celipress 100mg Tablet makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. Thus, making it less likely that you will suffer from heart-related chest pain (angina). This medicine thus helps to increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily and confidently.

Side effects of Celipress Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Celipress

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Tremor
  • Depression
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Rash
  • Itching

How to use Celipress 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. Celipress 100mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Celipress Tablet works

Celipress 100mg Tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Celipress 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Celipress 100mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Celipress 100mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Celipress 100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
AS you may feel dizzy or tired, have problems seeing, shaking or headaches whilst taking Celipress 100mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Celipress 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Celipress 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Celipress 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with serious kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Celipress 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Celipress 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Celipress 100mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alkyl-phenylketones derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Beta blocker- Cardioselective

Interaction with drugs

Taking Celipress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. When can I expect a relief in my symptoms after starting Celipress 100mg Tablet for high blood pressure?

Celipress 100mg Tablet usually starts working within a few hours of taking it. However, it may take up to a week to see the full benefits of the symptoms of high blood pressure or heart conditions. You may not notice any difference, but that does not mean it is not working. For migraine, it may take a few weeks before you notice any difference, so keep taking the medicine.

Q. Is Celipress 100mg Tablet effective?

Celipress 100mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Celipress 100mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Can Celipress 100mg Tablet be used in asthmatics?

No, Celipress 100mg Tablet cannot be used in asthmatics. Celipress 100mg Tablet is a non-specific beta receptor blocker. Using Celipress 100mg Tablet in asthma patients can cause breathing problems, which may trigger an asthma attack.

Q. My doctor has prescribed Celipress 100mg Tablet even though my blood pressure is within normal limits. Is it because of the chest pain that I complained of?

Yes, it is possible that your doctor prescribed Celipress 100mg Tablet for chest pain (angina). Celipress 100mg Tablet is a beta-blocker which is used to lower high blood pressure, prevent angina, treat or prevent heart attacks or reduce your risk of heart problems following a heart attack. Celipress 100mg Tablet is also used to treat irregularities in heartbeat, including those caused by anxiety, essential tremor (shaking of head, chin and hands). It also prevents migraine headaches, overactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis and hyperthyroidism) and bleeding in the food pipe caused by high blood pressure.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Celipress 100mg Tablet?

If you have missed a dose of Celipress 100mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Can I take fluoxetine with Celipress 100mg Tablet?

No, you should avoid taking fluoxetine with Celipress 100mg Tablet. This is because fluoxetine may cause an increase in levels of Celipress 100mg Tablet in the body which may increase its toxicity.

Q. Can I stop taking Celipress 100mg Tablet as my chest pain is under control?

No, you should not stop taking Celipress 100mg Tablet suddenly because that may worsen your angina or may cause a heart attack. Tell your doctor and if there is a need to stop Celipress 100mg Tablet, your doctor will reduce your dose gradually over a period of a few weeks.

Q. Is Celipress 100mg Tablet good for anxiety?

Yes, Celipress 100mg Tablet helps relieve your physical symptoms of anxiety. The dose and duration of taking Celipress 100mg Tablet will be suggested by your doctor, depending on whether your symptoms are a recurring problem or occur only in stressful conditions. However, Celipress 100mg Tablet is usually given for a short time for anxiety.

Q. I have been on indomethacin for several months. Will it be a problem if I start taking Celipress 100mg Tablet along with it?

Yes, indomethacin may interfere with the working of Celipress 100mg Tablet and make it less effective. As a result, your blood pressure may increase. Speak to your doctor who will prescribe you a different medicine to control blood pressure.

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