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Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER

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Composition for Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER

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Primary uses of Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Felogard Tablet ER

Uses of Felogard Tablet ER

Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Felogard Tablet ER side effects

Common

Side Effects of Felogard are Fatigue, Sleepiness, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.

How to use Felogard Tablet ER

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. Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Felogard Tablet ER works

Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER 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 Felogard Tablet ER

Expert advice for Felogard Tablet ER

  • You have been prescribed Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER 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’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 Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER. 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.
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Felogard Tablet ER related warnings

Special precautions for Felogard Tablet ER
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER 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
Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable while the patient is taking this medicine for better dose adjustment.

What if you miss a dose of Felogard Tablet ER?

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If you miss a dose of Felogard 2.5 mg Tablet ER, 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

Questions Related to Felogard

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
What precautions taken to control High blood pressure
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Walking, reduce stress, Reduce stress levels, and Tab Siledin 1-0-1 after food for one motnhs
What is the best cure for high blood pressureB P 160/90
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com You need medications Kindly consult nearby physician for examination and proper managementTake salt restricted diet Avoid fatty foods Exercise daily, walk for 1 km
High blood pressure and high cholesterol.How can I control it
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
salt restricted diet, oily food to avoid, take abana tab 2 tab twice, arjunin cap 2 cap twicedaily do physical exercise
At times feel full of anger that results in high blood pressure
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Anger is a natural emotional response to feeling of being wronged and/ or not being able to protect oneself from being wronged. The anger response looses it's relevance when perception of being wronged may be exaggerated or misplaced. It may happen in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders or impulse control disorders etc. Anger management is aimed at identifying the triggers and the thought patterns behind this response. You can start by identifying what makes you angry and why and then start analysing your perceptions. You may see a psychotherapist/psychiatrist to guide you. Some anger issues are biological impulse control issues and one needs medicines to treat them. Treatment of primary psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety and psychosis also mitigates anger.
Any proper medicine for high Blood pressure 150/90 without any side effect with minimum dose per day.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. The best one would be a Amlodipine. However, your kidney functions, pulse rate would be the factors in deciding the appropriate dosages and drug.

Frequently asked questions about Felogard Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions about Felodipine
Q. Is felodipine a statin, ACE inhibitor, beta-blocker, diuretic or calcium channel blocker?
Felodipine is not a statin, ACE inhibitor, beta-blocker or diuretic. It is a calcium channel blocker
Q. Is felodipine the same as amlodipine?
Felodipine and amlodipine belongs to the same class of drugs however they differ in the effect they produce and the duration of action
Q. Is Felogard a blood thinner?
Felogard is not a blood thinner. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, thereby lowering the blood pressure, improving blood supply to heart and reducing the strain on hear
Q. Is Felogard safe?
Felogard is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. In case of side effects do consult your doctor
Q. Can felodipine be taken with ibuprofen?
Felodipine can be taken along with ibuprofen. Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Felogard cause constipation, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, hair loss, swollen ankles or edema, lower heart rate, coughing, make you tired and get you high?
Felogard can cause constipation, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, swollen ankles, edema, lowers heart rate, coughing, make you tired. There is no data available whether Felogard causes hair loss or get you high.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Felogard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Felogard with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith
Felogard with Rosuvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosuvastatin: Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad, Rosufix, Ingvas
Felogard with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin
Felogard with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac
Felogard with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra
Felogard with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC
Felogard with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun
Felogard with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin
Felogard with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete
Felogard with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Rin
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