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DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR

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Composition for DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR

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Primary uses of DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR

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Medicine Overview of Depin Tablet SR

Uses of Depin Tablet SR

DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Depin Tablet SR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Depin are 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 Depin Tablet SR

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. DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Depin Tablet SR works

DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Depin Tablet SR

Expert advice for Depin Tablet SR

  • DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and 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 DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR. 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.
  • Side effects like dizziness, headache, and flushing, and ankle or foot swelling can be experienced with its use. This may not be with everyone. Drink plenty of fluids and  try cutting down on coffee, tea and alcohol.
  • Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician. 
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Depin Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Depin Tablet SR
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR 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
DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR 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.
DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Depin Tablet SR?uses

If you miss a dose of DEPIN 30 MG TABLET SR, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Depin Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Nifedipine

Q. Is Depin safe?
Depin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is Depin a nitrate/beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/tocolytic?
No. Depin is not a nitrate, beta-blocker, or an ACE inhibitor. It is a calcium channel blocker.
Q. Does Depin cause dry mouth?
Depin can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if experience dry mouth after taking Depin.
Q. Is Depin a diuretic?
Depin is not a diuretic. Depin 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 Depin a calcium channel blocker?
Depin 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 Depin a blood thinner?
Depin is not a blood thinner. Depin 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 Depin ?
Depin 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 Depin with pseudoephedrine?
Depin 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 Depin with naproxen?
Depin 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 Depin cause hair loss?
Depin does not cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss after taking Depin as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Depin make you tired?
Depin 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 Depin cause tachycardia?
Depin 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 Depin.
Q. Does Depin expire?
Yes, Depin 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 Depin an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Depin is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Depin 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 Depin a beta blocker?
Depin is not a beta blocker. Depin 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 Depin the same as amlodipine?
Depin 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 Depin ?
Depin 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 Depin?
Depin 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 Depin ?
Depin may increase the level or effect of sildenafil by affecting its metabolism. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Depin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Depin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Depin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Depin with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Depin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Depin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Depin with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Depin with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pevastin, Pivasta
Depin with Lithium
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Depin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Depin with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Depin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Depin with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Depin with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Depin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Depin with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Depin with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Depin with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix

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