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Cilavas 10 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Cilavas Tablet

Cilavas 10 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Cilavas Tablet side effects

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

How to use Cilavas 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. Cilavas 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cilavas Tablet works

Cilavas 10 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Cilavas Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Cilavas 10 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Cilavas 10 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cilavas 10 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cilavas 10 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cilavas Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cilavas 10 Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cilavas 10 Tablet
₹4.6/Tablet
Cinod 10 Tablet
Ajanta Pharma Ltd
₹9.12/Tablet
98% costlier
Neual 10 Tablet
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹6.88/Tablet
50% costlier
Cynidip 10 Tablet
Rene Lifescience
₹7/Tablet
52% costlier
Cilny 10 Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹7.7/Tablet
67% costlier
Cilacar 10 Tablet
J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.45/Tablet
84% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Cilavas 10 Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Cilavas 10 Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cilavas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cilavas

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High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
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Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
How much is bp and any medicine u taking
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FAQs

Q. How does Cilavas work?

Cilavas blocks the calcium channels in the blood vessel and causes dilatation of blood vessels leading to a decrease in the blood pressure.

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References
  1. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). Cilnidipine. [Accessed 15 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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