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Eritel LN 80 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Eritel LN 80 Tablet contains two medicines, both of which help to control high blood pressure. It lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This will reduce your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke.

Eritel LN 80 Tablet may be taken on an empty stomach or along with food. However, it is better to take it regularly at a fixed time each day, as prescribed by your doctor. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. It’s important to keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. By lowering your blood pressure, it is reducing your risk of heart attack or stroke so do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. You can help this medicine work better by making a few changes to your lifestyle such as keeping active, stopping smoking, and eating a low salt and low fat diet.
 The most common side effects of this medicine include swelling in your ankles or feet (oedema), headache, sleepiness, dizziness, tiredness, taste change, and upset stomach. Since it may cause sleepiness and dizziness, do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. Talk to your doctor if any of the side effects bother you or will not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems or severe dehydration. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. While using this medicine, your blood pressure will need to be checked often and your kidney function may also need to be tested.

Uses of Eritel LN Tablet

Side effects of Eritel LN Tablet

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Stomach upset
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Eritel LN 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. Eritel LN 80 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eritel LN Tablet works

Eritel LN 80 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cilnidipine and Telmisartan, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Cilnidipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB) and Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Eritel LN 80 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Eritel LN 80 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Eritel LN 80 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Eritel LN 80 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Eritel LN 80 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Eritel LN 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eritel LN 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eritel LN 80 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • Eritel LN 80 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that provides better blood pressure control than either medicine alone.
  • Eritel LN 80 Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up.  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Do not take Eritel LN 80 Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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I am taking one table ERITEL LN 40MG TABLET for Blood Pressure. My daily diet is tea, pohe, 2 chapati & bhaji, rice and apple and one banana. my job is in office, my blood pressure is constant but, i have to reduced tablet, so what to you suggest please guide me
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on [email protected] do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio
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FAQs

Q. What lifestyle changes should I make while using Eritel LN?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Eritel LN. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.

Q. How would I know if I have high potassium level?

Your doctor will check your blood potassium levels periodically for high potassium levels. Make sure not to miss any future appointments with the doctor.

Q. Can I stop taking Eritel LN if I feel well?

No, keep using Eritel LN as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Eritel LN suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. What is the rationale behind this combination medicine?

Eritel LN is a medicine that contains Telmisartan and Cilnidipine. These two medicines are combined to lower the blood pressure more effectively, thereby lowering the chances of having a stroke or heart attack.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Eritel LN?

Yes, the use of Eritel LN can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I use Eritel LN in pregnancy?

No, Eritel LN should be avoided in pregnancy. Eritel LN can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while taking Eritel LN, stop using it and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor may suggest other ways to lower blood pressure.

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References
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