ZANIDIP 20mg Tablet 10s

 210.30

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Drug Strength: 20mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s

Lercanidipine (HCl):20mg | Calcium antagonists

Manufactured / Marketed By : Pacific Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Lercanidipine (HCl):20mgGeneric Category : Calcium antagonists

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How it works

ZANIDIP 20mg Tablet 10s works by affecting the way calcium passes into certain muscle cells in your blood vessels.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ZANIDIP 20mg Tablet 10s

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Redness of skin
  • Chest pain rare
  • Diarrhea rare
  • Nausea and Vomiting rare
  • Muscle pain rare
  • Tiredness and weakness rare

Uses of ZANIDIP 20mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    This medicine is used to reduce high blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects such as lightheadedness, dizziness, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the increased risk of fetal harm. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ZANIDIP 20mg Tablet 10s , other dihydropyridines, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Severe renal impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of severe renal impairment (GFR < 30 ml/min) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Severe liver impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of severe liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Unstable angina

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of unstable angina since it may worsen the patient's condition.

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with an untreated congestive heart failure since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the increased risk of fetal harm. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Mild to moderate liver impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver function impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects including a very low blood pressure. Close monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Driving and Operating machines

    This medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you experience dizziness while taking this medicine.

  • Mild to moderate renal impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of renal function impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Angina pectoris

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of angina pectoris. This risk is especially higher in patients with heart diseases and especially at the beginning of therapy. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Use in pediatrics

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Metoprolol
  • Cyclosporine
  • CYP3A4 inhibitors
  • Cimetidine
  • CYP3A4 inducers
Food interactions
  • Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. These side effects may include dizziness, headache, swelling of hands and feet, fainting, etc.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Inform the doctor immediately if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken before food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ZANIDIP 20mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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