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PCA 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of PCA Tablet

PCA 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

PCA Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)

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

How PCA Tablet works

PCA 10 mg Tablet is a vasodilator. It works by reducing the workload of the heart. As a result, heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply. This reduces the frequency and severity of angina attacks.

PCA Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
PCA 10 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of PCA 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
PCA 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
PCA 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of PCA 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
PCA 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of PCA 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of PCA Tablet?

If you miss a dose of PCA 10 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
PCA 10 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed PCA 10 mg Tablet to reduce attacks of chest pain (angina).
  • You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
  • PCA 10 mg Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • PCA 10 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking PCA 10 mg Tablet as that may cause increased dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any sign of ulceration such as bleeding from the back passage, blood in vomit or black stools.
  • Do not take PCA 10 mg Tablet in combination with medicines that are used to treat erectile dysfunction (eg. sildenafil) or high blood pressure as that can cause a major drop in blood pressure.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking PCA with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Suvida Force
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to PCA

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What is PCA used for?

PCA is used in the prevention and treatment of chronic stable angina. It decreases the risk of acute coronary syndrome (chest pain due to the sudden reduced flow of blood to the heart) in patients with chronic stable angina.

Q. Does PCA cause headache?

Yes, headache is a common side effect of PCA. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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