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Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet is a combination of medicines used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It also helps to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken in the morning with food to avoid frequent urination at night. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Inform doctor if you develop extreme thirst or muscle weakness. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of using this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.

Uses of Cilacar C Tablet

Side effects of Cilacar C Tablet

Common
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Altered blood lipids

How to use Cilacar C 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. Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cilacar C Tablet works

Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cilnidipine and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Cilnidipine is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes blood vessels and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Cilacar C 6.25 Tablet helps in the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It also lowers your risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension).  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the levels of salts such as potassium in your blood while you are taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

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Dear Doctor, I had a by surgery in 2013. In April I got the checkup done. All test are normal except I have slightly high BP. I have been taking these medicine on the advice of my cardiologist. CILACAR 10 MG TABLET - M/E CTD 6.25 MG TABLET - M HOPACE 5 MG Tablets - M/E ROSUVAS 10 MG TABLET - E STARPRESS-XL 50 MG TABLET - M Could you pl. suggest some cheaper alternative medicines? Thank you
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
U can go for generics
I m taking bp drug cilacar 10 mg & ctd m 50 I m felling tierd for long time please suggest
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear PATIENT from 1mg. Your reports suggest the following things: 1. Your blood cholesterol levels are high, for this you should make healthy diet and lifestyle related changes like have a diet rich in more vegetables, fruits. Avoid fried fatty and processed foods. Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day for at least 5 days in a week. Your vitamin D level is also low, for this you can take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Please consult a doctor if you have side effects of cilacar.
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References
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