PLENDIL 5 mg. 30 tablets
PLENDIL 5 mg. 30 tablets
1 prolonged-release tablet contains: Active substance: Felodipine (felodipine) 5 mgDrugi compounds: propyl gallate, sodium stearyl fumarate, lactose anhydrous, carnauba wax, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, sodium aluminum silicate, polyoxyl hydrogenated castor oil, macrogol, colorants (titanium dioxide E 171, iron oxide E 172) .Drugite ingredients are placed in order to make possible the production of a prolonged release tablet.
Plendil prolonged-release tablets 5 mg: pink, round, marked A / Fm on one side and 5 on the other side.
How does Plendil?
Plendil lowers blood pressure by dilating blood vessels. This leads to an easier passage of blood therethrough, so that the blood pressure is lowered. Plendil did not affect the contractile ability of the heart and heart rate. High blood pressure is often the result of the difficult passage of blood through sadove.Pri presence of spasms of the blood vessels of the heart his work is facilitated when the vessels expand.
What is it used Plendil?
Plendil is used to treat high blood pressure and cramping of the blood vessels of the heart (angina, angina pectoris).
When Plendil should not be used?
Plendil must apply:
• in the case of untreated heart failure
• in the case of acute myocardial infarction (heart attack)
• In case of unstable angina
if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any component of the tablet
What you should consider before taking Plendil and during treatment?
Talk to your doctor before starting treatment with Plendil, if you have any of the following:
• narrowing of the aortic heart valve (aortic stenosis)
• impaired hepatic function
• heart failure
• low blood pressure
There is a risk of harm to the fetus. Therefore, always consult your doctor before taking Plendil during pregnancy.
Felodipine passes into breast milk, but probably does not affect the baby. However, if you are breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using Plendil.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
Plendil may slow your reactions and while taking the drug may occur dizziness and fatigue. This must be taken into account, such as when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.
Effects of other drugs
Tell your doctor if you are taking other medications with Plendil. Some medicines may interfere with the effect of Plendil with, or be affected by treatment with nego.V some cases grapefruit juice may increase the effects of Plendil and hence should be avoided.
Your doctor will decide the dose that is right for you. Instructions upotrebaZa tablets should preferably be taken in the morning, preferably on an empty stomach or with a light snack, low in fat and carbohydrates. The tablets should be swallowed whole with at least half a glass of water. Tablets should not be split, crushed or chewed.
What should you do if you take more tablets than necessary?
If you have taken too much of this medicine, always connect with your doctor or hospital for risk assessment and advice.
Can have side effects, but it is not certain that you will get one of them. Most side effects of Plendil associated with the expansion of small arteries and are a sign that Plendil exerts its effect in lowering blood pressure. They can occur at the beginning of treatment, during the first week or when increasing the dose and usually resolve by itself.
Common (affects more than 1 patient in 100): headache, flushing with heat sensation, swelling of the ankles.
Not so common: fatigue, dizziness, nausea, rapid pulse, palpitations, abdominal pain, skin rash with or without itching, numbness and tingling.
Rare (affects less than 1 patient in 1000): vomiting, hives, impotence, fainting due to the very strong decrease in blood pressure, joint pain, MUSCLE PAIN. In some cases, Plendil may cause too much reduction in blood pressure with rapid heart beat, which in susceptible individuals with angina can cause heart pain. In this case, you should contact your doctor.
In some cases, the following side effects: hypersensitivity reactions, such as fever or swelling of lips and tongue, extra, sensitivity to sunlight, skin inflammation, increased blood sugar levels, abnormal liver function tests, more frequent urination , inflammation of the gums (gingivitis), swollen gums (gingival hyperplasia). Good oral hygiene helps prevent or alleviate poduvaneto.Ima reports of confusion and sleep disturbances, but it is not clearly established regarding the application of Plendil.
Storage and stability
Store in a place where children can not do stignat.Da used before the expiration date printed on the package.