Lotensyl 20 Mg
- Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Zanidip
- Generic Brands : Lercanidipine
Lotensyl 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Patients are advised to follow a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.
Lotensyl 20mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
Lotensyl 20mg Tablet is used for High blood pressure, Chest pain associated with heart attack and other conditions. Lotensyl 20mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take lotensyl 20mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of lotensyl 20mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
Lercanidipine Inhibits The Influx Of Extracellular Calcium Across The Myocardial And Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Membranes The Decrease In Intracellular Calcium Inhibits The Contractile Processes Of The Myocardial Smooth Muscle Cells, Causing Dilation Of The Coronary And Systemic Arteries, Increased Oxygen Delivery To The Myocardial Tissue, Decreased Total Peripheral Resistance, Decreased Systemic Blood Pressure, And Decreased Afterload.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
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Pregnancy - Lotensylis 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 - Lotensylis 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.
Mild to moderate liver impairment - Lotensylshould 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 - Lotensylmay 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.
Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Lotensyl20mg Tablet or similar drugs.
Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on Lotensyl20mg Tablet.
Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of Lotensyl20mg Tablet.
Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
Avoid Lotensyl20mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
Be cautious while taking Lotensyl20mg Tablet if you have any liver or kidney impairment.
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Lotensyl 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
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