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LERVASC 20 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LERVASC

Lercanidipine(20 mg)

food interaction for LERVASC

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lervasc 20 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lervasc 20 mg 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
Lervasc 20 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LERVASC

    Lercanidipine(20 mg)

    Uses

    Lervasc 20 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure

    How it works

    Lervasc 20 mg 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

    Sleepiness, Fatigue, Flushing, Headache, Dizziness, Ankle swelling, Palpitations, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain

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    Expert advice FOR LERVASC

    • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant.
    • Lercanidipine can cause swelling in the ankle or feet. Notify your doctor if it bothers you.
    • The missing dose of the Lercanidipine can cause your blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. You can take the medicine at the same time every day to avoid forgetting it.
    • You may get a headache that lasts for a short time, after starting Lercanidipine. This should become less noticeable after a few days.
       
    • Lercanidipine may cause dizziness in the first few days of starting the treatment.
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    • Swelling, bleeding or tenderness of gums may occur after starting the treatment. Brushing and flossing of teeth carefully and regularly may prevent this.

    Frequently asked questions FOR LERVASC

    Lercanidipine

    Q.

    Is lercanidipine a beta blocker/ a diuretic/ a statin/ a calcium channel blocker?
    Lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker and not a beta blocker, a diuretic or a statin

    Q.

    What is lercanidipine hydrochloride used for/ what is lercanidipine used for/ what is lercanidipine hydrochloride/ what is lercanidipine Sandoz?
    Lercanidipine is used alone or in combination with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor to treat to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), and chest pains associated with heart attack

    Q.

    Is lercanidipine safe/ does lercanidipine cause ankle swelling/weight gain/ hair loss?
    Lercanidipine is safe if taken at recommended dosage and duration. It may cause certain side effects such as ankle swelling. Always consult your doctor before its use

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    Q.

    How does lercanidipine hydrochloride work?
    Lercanidipine hydrochloride relaxes and opens the blood vessels, allows free blood circulation in the body and thus reduces blood pressure

    Q.

    Can i take ibuprofen with lercanidipine?
    It is not known whether lercanidipine cause any drug reaction with ibuprofen, always consult your doctor before its use.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)