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Twinblok 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Twinblok Tablet

Twinblok 10 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (heart-related chest pain). It helps to lower high blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of future heart attack and stroke. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken regularly at a fixed time every day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly. You may experience mild dizziness initially while taking this medicine, which improves with time. It has lesser risk of causing ankle swelling, palpitations, and tachycardia (increased heart rate) as a side effect.

Uses of Twinblok Tablet

Twinblok Tablet side effects

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

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

How Twinblok Tablet works

Twinblok 10 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Twinblok Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Twinblok 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Twinblok 10 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Twinblok 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Twinblok 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Twinblok Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Twinblok 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.
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Expert Advice

  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Twinblok 10 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform activity require mental focus until you know how $affects you. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Twinblok with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Twinblok

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Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
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FAQs

Q. How does Twinblok work?

Twinblok blocks the calcium channels in the blood vessel and causes dilatation of blood vessels leading to a decrease in the blood pressure.

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References
  1. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). Cilnidipine. [Accessed 15 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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