CIBACEN. 10 mg. 28 tablets
CIBACEN. 10 mg. 28 tablets
CIBACEN WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Cibacen is available as film-coated tablets of 10 mg and 20 mg are scored with the help of which you can easily split them in half.
Cibacen is mainly used for the treatment of high blood pressure. High blood pressure increases the workload of the heart and arteries. If there is a sustained increase in blood pressure, the blood vessels of the brain, heart and kidneys can be damaged and this can cause a stroke, heart failure or renal failure. High blood pressure increases the risk of myocardial infarction. These problems are less likely to occur if the blood pressure well controlled.
Cibacen also can be used for other conditions (eg. Disease of the heart or kidneys), as prescribed by your doctor.
2 BEFORE YOU TAKE CIBACEN
You can take Cibacen only after medical examination. Cibacen is not suitable for all patients.
Do not use Cibacen:
• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Cibacen or any of the excipients of Cibacen listed at the beginning of this leaflet.
• If you have an unusual or allergic reaction to other ACE inhibitors;
• If after the use of ACE inhibitors have or have had sudden difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, mouth, hands or feet, and hoarseness;
• If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
If you think you may be allergic / to consult your doctor
Caution should be exercised with Cibacen:
• If you have severe kidney disease;
• If you have heart valve disease;
• If you recently surgery (including dental surgery) or emergency treatment;
• If you have vomiting or diarrhea;
• If you are treated with Hymenoptera venom (poison used for testing or treatment of allergy to insect stings);
• If you are or you are on dialysis.
If any of the above applies to you, tell your doctor before taking Cibacen.
Cibacen and elderly
Cibacen can be used in patients aged over 65 years.
Cibacen and children
Not recommended for use in children.
Cibacen not take if you are pregnant. ACE inhibitors (including Cibacen) taken during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects. It is therefore necessary to immediately tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
Your doctor will discuss with you the possible risks of taking Cibacen during pregnancy.
Cibacen passes into breast milk. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines
Like many other medicines used to treat high blood pressure Cibacen may cause dizziness and affect your concentration. Therefore, before you drive or operate machinery, or perform other activities that require high concentration, you should know how you act Cibacen.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. Do not forget medicines obtained without a prescription.
• Medicines used to lower blood pressure, particularly diuretics (drugs that promote fluid excretion (urine) from the body);
• Lithium - a medicine used for the treatment of psychiatric conditions;
• Potassium-containing medicines, potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium;
• Indomethacin - a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which relieves pain and inflammation.
Avoid alcohol, at least until discuss this with your doctor. The alcohol can be greatly reduced blood pressure and / or increase the possibility of dizziness or fainting.
3 HOW TO USE CIBACEN?
Follow carefully the instructions of your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Patients who have high blood pressure often fail to notice the signs of the problem. Many of them feel normal.
Remember that this medicine will not cure your high blood pressure, although it may help his control. It is therefore necessary to continue taking it as prescribed, if you want to lower your blood pressure and keep it low.
How much to take?
Generally, treatment is started with the lowest dose, which is then gradually increased. Your doctor will prescribe the lowest dose suitable for you, you should take once or twice daily.
For the treatment of cardiovascular disease are advised to take Cibacen under the supervision of your doctor. Cibacen taken as adjunctive therapy to primary treatment (usually digitalis glycosides and diuretics in heart failure. First tablet should be taken in the presence of your doctor. After at least 1 hour, he / she will measure your blood pressure. Your doctor will tell you exactly how many tablets to take Cibacen.
Depending on how you respond to treatment, your doctor will suggest a higher or lower dose.
When and how to take Cibacen?
Recommended that you take your medicine at the same time every morning. Cibacen may be administered before, during or after breakfast.
If you forget to take Cibacen
If you miss a dose of the usual dose, take it as soon as possible. If almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next right at the usual time.
If you take more Cibacen than necessary
If you experience severe dizziness and / or have seizures, contact your doctor as soon as possible.
If you accidentally take too many tablets Cibacen, tell your doctor immediately. You may need medical attention.
What you should know while taking Cibacen?
It is important for your doctor to monitor your disease through regular reviews to ensure that the drug acts accordingly.
Immediately contact your doctor if there is a strong stomach discomfort, especially nausea, vomiting, diarrhea that does not subside. These conditions can cause the accelerated loss of body fluids and can lead to a decrease in blood pressure.
Dizziness or fainting also may occur during physical activity or in hot weather. Intensive sweating can cause significant loss of water and cause severe drop in blood pressure. Be careful when exercising or hot weather.
4 POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF CIBACEN
Cibacen may have certain side effects in some people. Like all medicines, and Cibacen than positive / desired effects, there are some side effects. Most of these reactions are rare, but sometimes can lead to conditions requiring medical attention.
Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following:
Swelling of the face, eyes, lips or tongue, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing (sudden).
Dizziness (especially during the first days of treatment), or seizures.
Sore throat, fever and chills (sign of a breach by the blood); jaundice; abdominal pain and nausea, fever (sign of pancreatitis); stiffness or trembling of hands, feet, or lips; skin rash with / without pruritus; chest pain; skin reactions (eg. blisters), sometimes painful; hemolytic anemia.
Many of the side effects will subside without having to discontinue therapy.
Tell your doctor if any of these conditions last longer or disturbing:
Cough (dry, non-productive, persistent, especially at night), stomach discomfort, increased heart rate, flushing, flu-like symptoms, headache, frequent urination.
Diarrhea, nausea, nervousness, difficulty sleeping, loss of taste, tinnitus, joint pain, muscle pain.
If you notice other side effects other than those listed in this leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 STORAGE CIBACEN
* Store at a temperature lower than 30 ° C, away from direct sunlight, and moisture.
* Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
* Do not use Cibacen after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
* Keep in the original container