Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Ciplar-LA Tablet
Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), high blood pressure, preventive treatment of migraine and anxiety.
Ciplar-LA Tablet side effects
Common
  • Tiredness
  • Cold extremities
  • Nightmare
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Slow heart rate
How to use Ciplar-LA 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. Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
How Ciplar-LA Tablet works
Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet is a beta blocker which lowers blood pressure. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to organs.
Ciplar-LA Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Propranolol 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciplar-LA 20 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.
Lactation
Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet may cause visual disturbances, hallucinations, fatigue, mental confusion, dizziness or tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
What if you miss a dose of Ciplar-LA Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Ciplar-LA 20 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Ciplar-LA 20 Tablet before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ciplar-LA with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Loxaris
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ciplar-LA

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is Ciplar-LA used for?
Ciplar-LA is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeat), heart attack, increased blood pressure, anxiety, and migraine.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA over the counter product?
Ciplar-LA is a prescription medicine and should only be taken for the proper indication in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAO) inhibitor?
Ciplar-LA is not a MAO inhibitor. It belongs to a class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA safe to use?
Clinical studies have shown that Ciplar-LA is tolerated well even in long-term use and is safe. However, the drug is not devoid of side effects and should only be taken as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Is it safe to take Ciplar-LA with Betahistine?
Ciplar-LA and Betahistine can be taken together. Betahistine is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and Ciplar-LA is indicated for preventing the attacks of a migraine. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are used together.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA a blood thinner?
Ciplar-LA is not a blood thinner. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA a narcotic substance?
Ciplar-LA is not a narcotic substance. It is a beta-blocker used in the treatment of diseases like hypertension and angina.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA ototoxic?
Ciplar-LA is not associated with ototoxicity (harmful to the ear). However, if you experience any such problem while using the drug, talk to your doctor.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA a statin?
No, Ciplar-LA is not a statin. It is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker.
Q. Is Ciplar-LA used to treat anxiety?
Ciplar-LA is indicated for the treatment of anxiety. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA for headaches?
Ciplar-LA is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to prevent an attack of a migraine headache. However, it is not known to stop the migraine headaches once started. Consult your doctor for the proper treatment of your headache.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Ciplar-LA is not indicated in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consult your doctor for the right treatment IBS.
Q. For how long can I take Ciplar-LA?
Ciplar-LA is a prescription drug and should only be taken in the dose, frequency, and duration as advised by the doctor. However, clinical studies have shown that Ciplar-LA is tolerated well in long-term use and is generally safe.
Q. Can you take Ciplar-LA for depression?
Ciplar-LA is not indicated for the treatment of depression. Please consult your doctor for the right treatment of depression.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA for a migraine headache?
Ciplar-LA can be used as a to prevent an attack for migraine headaches. However, it is not known to stop the migraine headaches once started. Consult your doctor for the appropriate the appropriate therapy.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA with alprazolam?
Ciplar-LA is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA with lorazepam?
Ciplar-LA is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with lorazepam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA without food?
Ciplar-LA can be taken without food. However, taking the drug with food, especially high-protein food enhances the bioavailability (amount of drug which reaches the blood) of the drug.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA with aspirin?
Aspirin, especially if taken in high doses, may reduce the blood pressure lowering (antihypertensive) effect of Ciplar-LA. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA with gabapentin?
Ciplar-LA is not known to have any interactions with gabapentin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA with amoxicillin?
Ciplar-LA is not known to have any interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciplar-LA with prednisone?
Anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effect of Ciplar-LA may decrease if taken with prednisone as prednisone can cause sodium and water retention. Talk to your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA cause diabetes?
Ciplar-LA is not known to cause diabetes. However, it can interfere with insulin secretion and it can also block the sympathetic response (signs and symptoms experienced by the patient) to hypoglycemia. Talk to your doctor in case you are prescribed Ciplar-LA and you have diabetes.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA work?
Ciplar-LA is a nonselective beta-adrenergic receptor blocker which is used in the treatment of a variety of diseases like hypertension, angina, migraine, heart attack, tremors etc. It is a prescription drug which should only be used as per the doctor’s advice.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA make you sleepy?
Ciplar-LA is not known to make you sleepy. It can, however, cause loss of sleep and dizziness rarely. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA expire?
Ciplar-LA. like any other drug, has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that period. The shelf life of Ciplar-LA is three years.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA cause depression?
Depression is a rare side effect of Ciplar-LA. If you experience any form of depression or associated symptoms while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA cause erectile dysfunction?
Ciplar-LA use has been associated with erectile dysfunction (also known as impotence). Consult your doctor if you experience any such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a rare side effect of Ciplar-LA. Consult your doctor if you experience such problem while using the drug.
Q. Does Ciplar-LA affect sleep?
Use of Ciplar-LA has been associated with sleep disturbances, especially insomnia (inability to fall asleep). Consult your doctor if you experience any sleep disturbance after taking Ciplar-LA.
Q. Can the use of Ciplar-LA increase the blood sugar levels?
Ciplar-LA can interfere with insulin secretion and can also block the sympathetic response (signs and symptoms experienced by the patient) to hypoglycemia. However, it is not known to significantly affect blood sugar values.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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