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Cilnikem 10 MG Tablet 10

Cilnikem 10 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 66.00

    Uses :

    Cilnidipine is used for management of hypertension (high blood pressure).

    Mode of drug action


    Cilnidipine is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the influx of calcium ions and blocks the activity of calcium channels in the muscles of the blood vessel and heart. This causes the relaxation of blood vessels that facilitates easy flow of blood against reduced resistance. It also increases the supply of oxygen to the heart muscles.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of cilnidipine are loss of vision, depression, abnormal liver function test, dizziness, eye pain, fever, flushing, gingival hyperplasia, low blood pressure, headache, and muscle pain.

    Warning

    Nil

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take Cilnikem at a fixed time daily to avail maximum benefits of the drug.

    • Individuals with ischemic pain should not take the Cilnikem drug, as the pain may become worse.

    • Do not stop Cilnikem medication abruptly, slowly wean off the drug under medical supervision.

    • Patients with hypotension, heart failure, and poor cardiac reserve should not take Cilnikem, as it exacerbates the side effects of the Cilnikem.

    • Do not use other hypertensive drugs or antipsychotic drugs that cause hypotension, while on Cilnikem.

    • Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before using the Cilnikem.

    • Individuals may feel dizzy or drowsy while on Cilnikem tablet, do not perform heavy tasks that need alertness such as driving.

    What else should I know?

    1. How long should I use cilnidipine tablet? The duration of the treatment will be suggested by the doctor depending on the patient’s health condition.

    2. Should I take Cilnidipine tablet with or without food? Cilnidipine tablet should be taken after food to avoid stomach upset.

    3. Does Cilnidipine medicine cause addiction? No, it does not cause any addiction.

    4. Does cilnidipine cause kidney damage? Prolonged use of the cilnidipine drug causes kidney damage.

    5. Does cilnidipine cause impotence? Cilnidipine is reported to cause impotence, talk to your doctor before using the drug.

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