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Cilamet Xl 50 MG Tablet 15

Cilamet Xl 50 MG Tablet 15


    • Rs. 148.00

    Uses :

    Metoprolol Metoprolol uses include treatment of hypertension, chest pain relief (i.e. angina), and irregular heartbeat. It is also used for reducing the risk of death in patients with heart attack. Cilnidipine Cilnidipine tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (essential hypertension). It is also used in the management of hypertension thereby preventing the heart attack.

    Mode of drug action

    Metoprolol Metoprolol is a beta-blocker which reduces the workload of the heart, reducing the chest pain. It reduces the amount of blood pumped by the heart, thus, lowering the blood pressure. 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.

    What are the common side effects?

    Metoprolol The side effects of metoprolol which are commonly experienced by the patients are constipation or diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, gas, headache, heartburn, muscle pain, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, trouble sleeping, unusual tiredness or weakness. 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.


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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Cilamet XL tablet if an allergic reaction has been experienced to its ingredients or other drugs of this class in the past.

    • People with certain circulation problems, very slow heart beat, those taking mibefradil drug should not take Cilamet XL drug.

    • People with heart problems, liver problems, diabetes, and certain kidney tumors should take Cilamet XL drug with caution.

    • Extreme caution is required for the use of Cilamet XL in children.

    • Drinking alcohol can increase Cilamet XL side effects such as dizziness or drowsiness. Therefore, avoid it while taking Cilamet XL.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take Cilamet XL medicine with caution. This helps to avoid risk to the baby.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I store metoprolol tablets? Store the tablets at room temperature, away from heat, moisture and children.

    2. Can I suggest metoprolol tablets to any other persons who are having chest pain? You should never prescribe any medicine to others. A doctor will decide the right drug and dosage for his/her patient.

    3. Should I stop taking metoprolol if I feel tired for several days with the drug? It is common to feel tired for few weeks with metoprolol. But you should still continue taking the drug. Talk to your doctor if you develop any other symptoms.

    4. What should I do if have overdose with metoprolol? You may experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, or slow breath, fainting and weakness if you have an overdose with the drug. You should immediately contact a doctor for help.

    5. How can I avoid dizziness with metoprolol? You should change your positions (i.e. sitting or standing or lying down) slowly to prevent dizziness and falls. In the case you feel dizzy, immediately sit down slowly. Cilnidipine

    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 wean 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.

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