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FELOGARD 5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FELOGARD 5mg tablet

Felodipine(5mg)

food interaction for FELOGARD tablet

alcohol interaction for FELOGARD tablet

pregnancy interaction for FELOGARD tablet

lactation interaction for FELOGARD tablet

medicine interaction for FELOGARD tablet

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alcohol
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lactation
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Felogard 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Felogard 5mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Felodipine(5mg)

    Felogard tablet uses

    Felogard 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure and angina.

    How felogard tablet works

    Felogard 5mg tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heartbeat and reduces strain on the heart following a heart attack.

    Common side effects of felogard tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR FELOGARD 5MG TABLET

    Patients taking FELOGARD 5MG TABLET

    • 59%
      Once A Day
    • 41%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR FELOGARD tablet

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    Expert advice FOR FELOGARD tablet

    • 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 your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
    • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
    • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
    • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.

    Frequently asked questions FOR FELOGARD 5mg tablet

    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 felodipine a blood thinner?
    Felodipine 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
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    Q. Is felodipine safe?
    Felodipine 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 felodipine cause constipation, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, hair loss, swollen ankles or edema, lower heart rate, coughing, make you tired and get you high?
    Felodipine can cause constipation, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, swollen ankles, edema, lowers heart rate, coughing, make you tired. There is no data available whether felodipine causes hair loss or get you high.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)