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Lotensyl 20 MG Tablet 10

Lotensyl 20 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Lercanidipine is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension).

    Mode of drug action


    Lercanidipine belongs to the class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. This drug acts by blocking the influx of calcium across the smooth muscle cell membranes which helps in dilating arteries and reducing the blood pressure.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of lercanidipine headache, sleeplessness, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, and swollen ankles or wrists.

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not use the drug in patients who are allergic to it.

    • Avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the risk of side effects of lercanidipine.

    • Do not discontinue the drug unless instructed by the doctor.

    • Exercise caution in patients with liver or kidney impairment while taking lercanidipine.

    What else should I know?

    1. Does lercanidipine alters the laboratory test reports? Lercanidipine may cause alteration in the values of liver function tests. Consult your doctor before undergoing any tests.

    2. How should I store lecarnidipine? Store lecarnidipine at room temperature and avoid exposure to direct sunlight and moisture.

    3. Is it safe to alter the dose of lercanidipine? No, do not alter the dose of lercanidipine unless recommended by the doctor.

    4. Should i be monitored for any laboratory tests while on lercanidipine? You must monitor your blood pressure frequently while taking lercanidipine.

    5. Is it safe to drive while on lercanidipine? Avoid driving if lercanidipine causes dizziness.

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