Cilnidipine is used in the treatment of high blood pressure (essentia hypertension).
How it works
Cilnidipine belong to a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It blocks the activity of calcium channels present in the blood vessels and heart muscles, and works by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.
Common side effects
Gastrointestinal disturbances, Flushing, Impotence., Abnormal liver function, Tremor, Dizziness, Rashes, Gingival hyperplasia, Depression, Lethargy, Fever, Myalgia, Hypotension, Transient blindness, Increased urination, Headache, Eye pain, Palpitations