Cilacar 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cilacar Tablet

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Uses of Cilacar Tablet

Cilacar 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Cilacar Tablet

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

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How to use Cilacar 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cilacar 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Cilacar Tablet works

Cilacar 5mg 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 Cilacar Tablet

Expert advice for Cilacar 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 Cilacar 5mg 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
CAUTION
Cilacar 5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Cilacar 5mg Tablet alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cilacar
5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cilnidipine, 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 Cilacar 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cilnidipine

Q. Is Cilacar better than benidipine?
Both of them reduces the blood pressure to a great extent but benidipine seems to be better in cases of kidney disease as it decreases the urinary protein loss better than Cilacar.
Cilacar blocks the calcium channels in the blood vessel and cause dilatation of blood vessels leading to decrease in blood pressure.
Q. What if Cilacar is taken with nebivolol?
Both are blood pressure lowering medications and have additive effects in combination. Nebivolol also decreases the work of the heart and reduces heart rate.

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