Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL

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Composition for Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL

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Medicine Overview of Dilgard Capsule XL


Uses of Dilgard Capsule XL

Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.

Side effects of Dilgard Capsule XL


Headache, Nausea, Fatigue, Dizziness, Feeling of discomfort, Dyspepsia, Stomach pain, Peripheral edema, Constipation, Redness of skin, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk).


How to use Dilgard Capsule XL

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. Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dilgard Capsule XL works

Dilgard 90mg capsule xl is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces blood pressure and abnormally fast heartbeat which lowers strain and oxygen requirement of the heart.

In Depth Information on Dilgard Capsule XL

Expert advice for Dilgard Capsule XL

  • 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 you have developed constipation during treatment with Dilgard.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Special precautions for Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL 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.
Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dilgard 90mg Capsule XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Eurythmic 150mg Injection, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Amlo 5mg Tablet, Gardenal 30mg Tablet
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