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Lacivas 4 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Lacivas Tablet

Lacivas 4 mg Tablet is a long-acting medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It helps to lower high blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of future heart attack and stroke. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. You may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, which improves with time. Swelling in the ankle may occur in some patients as a common side effect. However, it has lesser risk of causing palpitations and tachycardia (increased heart rate) as compared to other related medicines.

Lacivas Tablet side effects

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

How to use Lacivas 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. Lacivas 4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lacivas Tablet works

Lacivas 4 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Lacivas Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lacivas 4 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Lacivas 4 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Lacivas 4 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Lacivas 4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lacivas 4 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lacivas 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lacivas 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lacivas Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lacivas 4 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Lacivas 4 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform activity require mental focus until you know how Lacivas 4 mg Tablet affects you. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lacivas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Lacivas an ACE inhibitor/ beta blocker?

No. Lacivas is not an ACE inhibitor/beta blocker. It is a calcium channel blocker.

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References
  1. Opie LH, Krum H, Victor RG, et al. Antihypertensive Therapies. In: Opie LH, Gersh BJ, editors. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. p. 244.
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