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Channel Sr 90mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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  • Contraindications
  • Side effects
  • Precautions and Warnings
  • Mode of Action
  • Directions for Use
  • Interactions
  • Storage and disposal
  • Dosage

Composition:

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-hypertensive
therapy

Medical Description

Channel Sr 90mg Tab is a medicine which is commonly used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a anti-hypertensive medicine which belongs to a classification of medicines known as calcium channel blockers (CCBs). The generic name of this medicine is diltiazem.
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Uses of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

The uses of Channel Sr 90mg Tab are in the management and control of high blood pressure and angina (chest pain due to decreased supply of oxygen to the heart muscles).

Contraindications of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

  • Irregular or slow heartbeats
  • Allergic to this medicine or other calcium channel blockers
  • Heart failure

Side effects of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

  • Feeling of abnormal heartbeats
  • Swelling of hands, feet and ankle
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Skin rashes
  • Tiredness
  • Stomach pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Difficulty in sleeping

Precautions and Warnings of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
The use of this medicine is considered to be harmful to the unborn baby if it is used during pregnancy or if you are planning to conceive. Women who are planning to start a family and are on the prescription of this medicine are requested to employ effective contraceptive measures during the prescription of this method through proper doctor's consultation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
Limited information is available to suggest whether this medication passes into the breastmilk or not. Kindly consult your doctor before starting this medicine during the period of breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
The usage of this medicine may lead to certain undesirable effects such as dizziness and sleepiness due to low blood sugar. In such cases are observed after its administration, it is best to avoid driving

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Kindly avoid the consumption of alcoholic beverages along with this medicine as it is unsafe and may cause adverse effects like liver damage or drop in blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to this medicine or other calcium channel antagonist
  • You have suffered from heart failure before
  • You are suffering from irregular heart beats

Mode of Action of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The composition of Channel Sr 90mg Tab works by inhibiting the cardiac and vascular muscle contraction, thereby causing the heart and arteries to dilate. Thus, it leads to the decrease in the extra tension in the blood vessels by the reduction of load on the heart.
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Directions for Use of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

This medicine is supposed to be taken orally with water in the prescribed amount by the doctor.

Interactions of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ivabradine (used for angina)
  • Simvastatin
  • Atorvastatin
  • Dantrolene
  • Lomitapide
  • Nefazodone
  • Ivacaftor
  • Flibanserin

Interactions with food items

This medicine is known to interact with grapefruit, its juices and extracts; hence, you need to avoid food products with such content while taking this medicine.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with irregular or slow heartbeats and heart failure are requested to share the status of their respective conditions with the doctor and choose an alternative medicine.

Storage and disposal of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

A place/container at ambient room devoid of heat, moisture and light would be ideal for the storage of this medicine. Use of unexpired medicines is fatal and such medicine should be discarded by following proper medical waste management system.
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Dosage of Channel Sr 90mg Tab

Overdose

The overdose of Channel Sr 90mg Tab is known to cause dizziness, confusion, vomiting, slow, fast or irregular heartbeats, fainting, difficulty in breathing, fits and increased sweating. In case of an unexpected overdose of this medicine, immediate medical help is advised.
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Missed a Dose

In case of an unexpected missed dose, it must be administered at the earliest before the next dose. If it is nearly time for the upcoming scheduled dose, kindly skip the missed dose and adhere to the regular dosing schedule.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before using this medicine?

A: The information regarding your complete medical or surgical history along with any history of liver and heart problems and all prescription medicines needs to be imperatively shared with your doctor.

Q: How long should I use this medicine?

A: Your doctor will regulate the time period of the use of this medicine according to the state of your condition. Do not prolong this medicine beyond the prescribed duration and do not stop the medicine in-between even if you feel better. A follow-up visit after the prescribed duration is advised.

Q: Are there any desirable side effects with the use of this medicine?

A: There are no desirable side effects of this medicine. In the event you observe any symptoms of the side effects of this medicine, go for immediate medical attention.

Q: When should I stop using this medicine?

A: Do not stop using this medicine on your own without a doctor's consultation. Consult your doctor upon the completion of the course of this medicine for the future course of the treatment.

Q: Whom can I refer this medicine to?

A: This medicine must not to be referred to anyone even if their share similar symptoms as yours.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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