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    Dihydralazine

    Information about Dihydralazine

    Dihydralazine uses

    Dihydralazine is used in the treatment of hypertension.

    How dihydralazine works

    Dihydralazine works by relaxing blood vessel which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to reach the heart and other organs.

    Common side effects of dihydralazine

    Headache, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Palpitations, Increased heart rate, Angina pectoris

    Available Medicine for Dihydralazine

    • ₹61
      Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹0
      Novartis India Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Dihydralazine

    • Stop taking dihydralazine if you develop serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. 
    • Do consult your doctor if you have had a heart attack, pain in the chest (angina), narrowing of blood vessels of the brain (cerebrovascular disease), serious liver or kidney disease.
    • Do not stop taking dihydralazine unless advised by a doctor.
    • Dihydralazine may make you drowsy, dizzy, or confused. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • With prolonged use of dihydralazine in large doses, a condition resembling autoimmune disease affecting skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs (systemic lupus erythematosus) may develop.


    Content on this page was last updated on 21 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)