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LERVASC 20MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LERVASC 20mg tablet

Lercanidipine(20mg)

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

    Lervasc tablet uses

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

    How lervasc tablet works

    Lervasc 20mg 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 lervasc tablet

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

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    Expert advice FOR LERVASC 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 LERVASC 20mg tablet

    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)