Lotensyl 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Lotensyl 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lotensyl Tablet

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Uses of Lotensyl Tablet

Lotensyl 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of Lotensyl Tablet

Common

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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How to use Lotensyl 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lotensyl 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lotensyl Tablet works

Lotensyl 10mg 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.

In Depth Information on Lotensyl Tablet

Expert advice for Lotensyl 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lotensyl 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lotensyl 10mg 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Lotensyl 10mg Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Lotensyl 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lotensyl 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lotensyl 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lotensyl 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lotensyl 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lotensyl 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lotensyl 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lercanidipine, 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

Frequently asked questions for Lotensyl 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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