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Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER

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Overview

Introduction of Vasodilan Tablet ER

Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER is used in the treatment of premature labor (when uterus starts contracting for birth too early than usual) and peripheral vascular disease.

Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER should be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time each day as per the doctor instructions. Dizziness may occur as a common side effect of this medicine so it is better not to drive or do anything requiring concentration.

Uses of Vasodilan Tablet ER

Vasodilan Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations

How to use Vasodilan Tablet ER

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. Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Vasodilan Tablet ER works

Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER is a beta-2 agonist. It works by preventing the contractions of the smooth muscles in the uterus. This prevents premature labor.

Vasodilan Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER for the treatment of premature labor.
  • It may also be used in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.
  • Avoid stress or any kind of strenuous activity to prevent premature labor
  • Vasodilan 40 mg Tablet ER may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience a rash or irregular heartbeats or if you have bleeding disorders, glaucoma, or heart disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vasodilan

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Sir I am pregnant of 30wk Complain I have abdomen pain
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
please see ur obstetrician in person it cld ve preterm labor pain toou might need admission in that casen no medicine vl help in such pain
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Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take confido tablet 2 tablet twice, neo tablet 2 tablet twice with water
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FAQs

Q. How and in what dose should I take Vasodilan?

Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition. However take it at the same time of each day, to help you remember it.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while taking Vasodilan?

You should consult your doctor, immediately if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.

Q.  What are the possible side effects of using Vasodilan?

The common side effects of Vasodilan are trembling, nervousness, weakness, dizziness, flushing, tachycardia, chest pain, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

Q. What is Vasodilan and what is it used for?

Vasodilan contains a medicine called Isoxsuprine. It is used in the treatment of premature labor, a condition when uterus starts contracting too early than usual. It may also be used in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 747-48.
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  3. Drugs.com. Isoxsuprine. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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