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Composition for CILACAR

Cilnidipine(20 mg)

food interaction for CILACAR

alcohol interaction for CILACAR

pregnancy interaction for CILACAR

lactation interaction for CILACAR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cilacar 20 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CILACAR

Cilnidipine(20 mg)

Uses

Cilacar 20 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat) and hypertensive emergency.

How it works

Cilacar 20 mg tablet blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed and heart beats with less force. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heart beat and protects the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Palpitations, Frequent urge to urinate, Abnormal liver function tests, Blindness, Depression, Dizziness, Eye pain, Fever, Flushing, Gingival hyperplasia, Headache, Decreased blood pressure, Impotence, Lethargy, Muscle pain, Rash, Tremor

Common Dosage for CILACAR 20 MG TABLET

Patients taking CILACAR 20 MG TABLET

  • 56%
    Once A Day
  • 35%
    Twice A Day
  • 7%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week
  • 1%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CILACAR

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    (10 tablets in strip)
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    Rs. 10.87/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 108.70
    pay 3% more per tablet
  • CINOD 20 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 10.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 105
    save 1% more per tablet
  • CETANIL 20 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 10.54/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 105.45
    same price
  • TWINCAL 20 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 11.87/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 118.70
    pay 12% more per tablet

Top Cardiologists

  • Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor
    MBBS, MD, DNB
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Expert advice for CILACAR

  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant.
  • Cilnidipine can cause swelling in the ankle or feet. Notify your doctor if it bothers you.
  • The missing dose of the Cilnidipine can cause your blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. You can take the medicine at the same time every day to avoid forgetting it.
  • You may get a headache that lasts for a short time, after starting Cilnidipine. This should become less noticeable after a few days.
     
  • Cilnidipine may cause dizziness in the first few days of starting the treatment.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include: 
    • Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
     
  • Swelling, bleeding or tenderness of gums may occur after starting the treatment. Brushing and flossing of teeth carefully and regularly may prevent this.

Frequently asked questions for CILACAR

Cilnidipine

Q.Is cilnidipine US FDA approved?
It is not approved by FDA for the treatment of hypertension

Q.What are the uses of cilnidipine/Cilacar?
Cilnidipine/Cilacar is used for the treatment of hypertension

Q.Is cilnidipine is a novel dihydropyridine?
Yes, cilnidipine belong to the class of selective dihydropyridine derivative calcium-channel blockers.

What our users are saying about CILACAR 20 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
67%
Moderately effective
17%
Can't say
17%

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)