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RASVA 500 MG TABLET

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Composition for RASVA

Lacidipine(500 mg)

food interaction for RASVA

alcohol interaction for RASVA

pregnancy interaction for RASVA

lactation interaction for RASVA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rasva 500 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rasva 500 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
Rasva 500 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for RASVA

Lacidipine(500 mg)

Uses

Rasva 500 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat) and hypertensive emergency.

How it works

Rasva 500 mg tablet blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed and heart beats with less force. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heart beat and protects the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Palpitations, Frequent urge to urinate, Rash, Altered liver function test, Ankle swelling, Dizziness, Fatigue, Flushing, Headache, Itching, Nausea, Skin redness, Stomach upset

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Expert advice for RASVA

  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant.
  • Lacidipine can cause swelling in the ankle or feet. Notify your doctor if it bothers you.
  • The missing dose of the Lacidipine 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 Lacidipine. This should become less noticeable after a few days.
     
  • Lacidipine may cause dizziness in the first few days of starting the treatment.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include: 
    • Maintain a normal body weight (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2). 
    • Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
    • Limit alcohol consumption to less than or equal to 2 drinks per day (1oz or 30ml ethanol eg 24oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80-proof whiskey).
     
  • 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 RASVA

Lacidipine

Q.Is lacidipine an ACE inhibitor/ beta blocker?
No. Lacidipine is not an ACE inhibitor/beta blocker. It is a calcium channel blocker.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)