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Cilamet Xl 25 MG Tablet 15

Cilamet Xl 25 MG Tablet 15

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    • Rs. 123.00

    Uses :

    Cilnidipine: Cilnidipine is used to treat high blood pressure (essential hypertension). It is also used in the management of hypertension thereby preventing the heart attack. Telmisartan: Telmisartan is used to treat high blood pressure. Telmisartan prevents and controls heart attacks and strokes. It is also used to treat signs and symptoms associated with kidney diseases.

    Mode of drug action


    Cilnidipine Cilnidipine belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers. It acts by blocking the activity of calcium channels present in the blood vessels and heart muscles thereby decreasing the load on the heart and it also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. Telmisartan Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker that interferes with the binding activity of angiotensin II. It reverses the binding of angiotensin II to its receptor. This reverse binding of angiotensin enzyme relaxes the muscles and allows easy flow of blood in the vessels, thus lowering the blood pressure levels.

    What are the common side effects?

    Cilnidipine The common side effects of Cilnidipine include palpitations, frequent urge to urinate, abnormal liver function tests, eye pain, blindness, depression, headache, dizziness, fever, flushing, gingival hyperplasia, decreased blood pressure, impotence, lethargy, rash, muscle pain, and tremor. Telmisartan The common side effects of telmisartan are abdominal bloating, hypotension, itching, high potassium levels, fast heartbeat, change in vision, and large hives.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid alcohol consumption while using the drug Cilamet XL.

    • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while using Cilamet XL medication.

    • Be cautious in taking the drug Cilamet XL during breast feeding.

    • Consult a doctor before using the drug Cilamet XL during pregnancy.

    • Inform the doctor before taking Cilamet XL drug if there is a history of kidney or liver diseases.

    • Inform the doctor immediately if symptoms such as increased or irregular heart beat is observed while using the drug Cilamet XL.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is it safe to drive and operate heavy machinery while on Cilnidipine medication? Drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or headache are the side-effects of Cilnidipine, if you experience it, it is not safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery.

    2. Is cilnidipine US FDA approved? No. It is not approved by FDA for the treatment of hypertension.

    3. Can I stop the tablet Cilnidipine immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption? Some medicines cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Cilnidipine should not be stopped immediately especially in the patients with angina.

    4. Is cilnidipine safe during breast feeding? There is no evidence to prove that cilnidipine passes through breast milk. However, consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    5. Is cilnidipine similar to other calcium channel blockers? Cilnidipine is a novel drug which belongs to the class of selective dihydropyridine derivative calcium-channel blockers. Telmisartan

    1. I am on ramipril. Can I use telmisartan? No, telmisartan is not recommended for concomitant use with ramipril.

    2. Is telmisartan safe with diuretics? No, telmisartan should not be taken while using diuretics.

    3. How long should I use telmisartan? Telmisartan should be continued even after you feel well. Do not miss the dose.

    4. I am suffering from angioedema while using telmisartan. Can I stop using the drug? Angioedema is the side effect of telmisartan. Do not stop the drug without consulting the doctor.

    5. Can I perform vigorous exercises while taking telmisartan? No, telmisartan causes tiredness and dizziness. Follow the instructions of the health care professionals carefully while doing the workouts.

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