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    Benidipine + Chlorthalidone

    Information about Benidipine + Chlorthalidone

    Benidipine + chlorthalidone uses

    Benidipine+Chlorthalidone is used in the treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure).

    How benidipine + chlorthalidone works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Benidipine and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Benidipine is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes blood vessels and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

    Common side effects of benidipine + chlorthalidone

    Glucose intolerance, Sleepiness, Ankle swelling, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Tiredness, Palpitations, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Altered blood lipids
    Content Details
    Written By
    Dr. Anuj Saini
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Ashish Ranjan
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    10 Jan 2019 | 11:38 AM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Benidipine + Chlorthalidone

    • Benidipine + Chlorthalidone helps in the treatment of high blood pressure.
    • It also lowers your risk of stroke and heart attack.
    • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
    • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
    • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension).  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
    • It may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
    • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the levels of salts such as potassium in your blood while you are taking this medicine.

    Content on this page was last updated on 10 January, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)