Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet

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Uses of Cilnidipine

Cilnidipine is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Cilnidipine

Common

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 Cilnidipine

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.

How Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet works

Cilnidipine 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.
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Uses of Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Chlorthalidone

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Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use Chlorthalidone

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.

How Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet works

Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.

In Depth Information on Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet

Expert advice for Cilnidipine

  • 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.

Expert advice for Chlorthalidone

  • Avoid drinking alcohol, which can increase some of the side effects of chlorthalidone.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink.
  • Do not take chlorthalidone and potassium salt or a potassium-sparing diuretic, if you are taking ACE inhibitors.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects
in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ciledge CT 6.25mg
Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ciledge CT 6.25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cilnidipine

Q. Is Cilnidipine 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 Cilnidipine.
Q. How does Cilnidipine works?
Cilnidipine blocks the calcium channels in the blood vessel and cause dilatation of blood vessels leading to decrease in blood pressure.
Q. What if Cilnidipine 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.

Frequently asked questions for Chlorthalidone

Q. What is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5?
Chlorthalidone belongs to class of medications called thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 a generic drug?
Yes, chlorthalidone is the generic name and hydrazine 12.5 is brand name
Q. Is chlorthalidone an ace inhibitor/potassium sparing diuretic/sulfa drug/benzodiazepine/a blood thinner?
No, chlorthalidone belongs to class of medication called as thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone a water pill?
Yes, it is a diuretic and also called as ‘water pill'
Q. Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide?
Chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 with ibuprofen/Excedrin/Tylenol?
There is no observed drug interaction. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can amitriptyline cause weight loss: gain/cough/low potassium/high blood sugar/erectile dysfunction?
Amitriptyline can cause low potassium/high blood pressure. Patients should consult the doctor regarding the possible side effects.
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