Cetanil 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Cetanil Tablet is a blood pressure-lowering medicine. It contains cilnidipine as an active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It works by suppressing the contraction of blood vessels and thereby reducing blood pressure. The dose and duration of this medicine are decided by your doctor after assessing your condition. You should take this medicine at a fixed time for optimal results. High blood pressure is a critical health condition, if not treated, can affect other organs such as the brain, kidneys and blood vessels. Taking this medicine regularly as prescribed by your doctor along with other lifestyle modifications can help you control your blood pressure better. A few of these modifications include eating a low fat and salt diet, maintaining a healthy weight, regular exercise, limiting alcohol consumption and avoid smoking....
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Uses of Cetanil 5 MG
For the treatment of high blood pressure.
Contraindications of Cetanil 5 MG
If you are allergic to cilnidipine or any ingredients of this medicine.
Side effects of Cetanil 5 MG
- Low blood pressure
Precautions and Warnings of Cetanil 5 MG
Can I take Cetanil Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information available about the safety of this medicine in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for more information and seek immediate medical advice in case you become pregnant while on treatment with this medicine.
Can I take Cetanil Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if this medicine passes into the breastmilk. Consult your doctor to know if you can breastfeed while taking this medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed Cetanil Tablet?
It is not known if this medicine can alter your driving abilities. However, taking this medicine may lead to a decrease in your mental alertness. It is always recommended to take your doctor's advice before performing activities like driving or operating any machinery.
Can I consume alcohol with Cetanil Tablet?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Cetanil Tablet. However, alcohol can raise your blood pressure and it is advised to limit alcohol consumption if you have high blood pressure. Consult your doctor for more information about your drinking habits and accordingly, he may suggest what will work for you.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any heart-related problems such as low blood pressure, heart failure, etc.
- You experience chest pain after taking this medicine.
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Mode of Action of Cetanil 5 MG
How Does It Work?
Cetanil Tablet works by inhibiting certain receptors on your blood vessels responsible for the constriction of blood vessels. This relaxes and widens the blood vessels and reduces blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Cetanil 5 MG
This medicine should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. You should try to consume this medicine at a fixed time for effective blood pressure control.
Interactions of Cetanil 5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines affects the way Cetanil Tablet works or Cetanil itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Especially if you are taking other medicines for lowering high blood pressure, medicines for brain-related disorders, and medicine for the treatment of uneven heart rhythm.
- Inform your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are currently taking or might take to avoid any interaction with this combination of medicine.
Storage and disposal of Cetanil 5 MG
- Store this medicine in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
- Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly.
Dosage of Cetanil 5 MG
An overdose should be immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity of an overdose.
Missed a Dose
You should never miss a dose of this medicine and take the missed dose as soon as possible. Never take two doses to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How does Cetanil Tablet works?
A: This is a medicine that acts by relaxing the blood vessels so that the heart can pump blood more easily, this leads to lowering of the blood pressure.
Q: Any specific dietary modification I need to make while taking Cetanil Tablet?
A: You should cut down on salt, sweets and sugar-containing beverages, avoid fatty and processed food, incorporate healthy nutritious food in your diet and limit your alcohol intake. Get in touch with your doctor for more information about dietary modification you need to incorporate.
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