Depicor 10 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Depicor Capsule

Depicor 10 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Depicor Capsule 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 Depicor Capsule

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. Depicor 10 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depicor Capsule works

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

Depicor Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Depicor 10 mg Capsule 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
SAFE
Depicor 10 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Depicor 10 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Depicor 10 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Depicor 10 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Depicor 10 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depicor 10 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Depicor Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Depicor 10 mg Capsule, 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

  • You have been prescribed Depicor 10 mg Capsule 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 Depicor 10 mg Capsule. 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 Depicor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Depicor

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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. Is Depicor safe?

Depicor is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is Depicor a nitrate/beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/tocolytic?

No. Depicor is not a nitrate, beta-blocker, or an ACE inhibitor. It is a calcium channel blocker.

Q. Does Depicor cause dry mouth?

Depicor can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if experience dry mouth after taking Depicor.

Q. Is Depicor a diuretic?

Depicor is not a diuretic. Depicor belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Is Depicor a calcium channel blocker?

Depicor belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Is Depicor a blood thinner?

Depicor is not a blood thinner. Depicor belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with Depicor ?

Depicor can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Depicor with pseudoephedrine?

Depicor can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Depicor with naproxen?

Depicor can be taken with naproxen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does Depicor cause hair loss?

Depicor does not cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss after taking Depicor as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.

Q. Does Depicor make you tired?

Depicor may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected in this way. This may be more likely when you first start treatment, if you change tablets, or if you have drunk alcohol.

Q. Does Depicor cause tachycardia?

Depicor can cause tachycardia (increase the heart rate) as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience palpitations (noticeably rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat) after taking Depicor.

Q. Does Depicor expire?

Yes, Depicor does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Q. Is Depicor an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?

Depicor is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Depicor belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Is Depicor a beta blocker?

Depicor is not a beta blocker. Depicor belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.<br>

Q. Is Depicor the same as amlodipine?

Depicor and amlodipine are two different drugs which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists.

Q. Can I take paracetamol with Depicor ?

Depicor can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take aspirin with Depicor?

Depicor can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take sildenafil with Depicor ?

Depicor may increase the level or effect of sildenafil by affecting its metabolism. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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