Cilacar 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cilacar 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cilacar 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cilnidipine(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Cilacar 20 tablet contains cilnidipine as its active ingredient. It is an antihypertensive medicine used for high blood pressure (hypertension). Cilnidipine works by relaxing the blood vessels, thus r...
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Uses of Cilacar 20 MG

Cilacar 20 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

Contraindications of Cilacar 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to cilnidipine or any of the ingredients of Cilacar 20 tablet.
  • If you have unstable chest pain.
  • If you recently had a heart attack.
  • If you experience low blood pressure.
  • If you have a condition where the valve between the left ventricle and aorta is narrow (Aortic stenosis).

Side effects of Cilacar 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling on legs
  • Lack of energy
  • Muscular pain
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Hot flushes

Precautions and Warnings of Cilacar 20 MG


Can I take Cilacar 20 tablets during pregnancy?
There is limited information available about the of use Cilacar 20 tablets during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine if there is no safe alternative after assessing the need and benefit. Please inform your doctor if you happen to become pregnant while you are taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cilacar 20 tablets while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Cilacar 20 tablets on breastfeeding. Thus, it is recommended to avoid this medicine, unless prescribed by your doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary.


Can I drive if I have consumed Cilacar 20 tablets?
It is advised to avoid driving when on Cilacar 20 tablet as it may cause sleepiness and drowsiness.


Can I consume alcohol with Cilacar 20 tablets?
Consumption of alcohol with Cilacar 20 tablets may cause a decrease in blood pressure so avoid alcohol while using this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure (hypotension).
  • You had heart failure.
  • You feel chest pain after taking this medicine.
  • You feel dizziness while getting up.

Mode of Action of Cilacar 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Cilacar 20 tablet acts by relaxing the blood vessels and improves the blood flow, hence reduce stress on the heart and lower blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Cilacar 20 MG

Cilacar 20 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your ...
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Interactions of Cilacar 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cilacar 20 tablets work or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for tuberculosis, antiepileptic medicines, anticancer medicines and antibiotics.

Storage and disposal of Cilacar 20 MG

  • Store it in a cool and dry place, away from heat and light.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

Dosage of Cilacar 20 MG


If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double d...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What precautions do I need to take before taking Cilacar 20 tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: Can I stop taking Cilacar 20 tablets if I feel better?

A: No, you should not stop taking Cilacar 20 tablets all of a sudden on your own, as this may cause chest pain or heart problems. If you are not able to tolerate this medicine, contact your doctor and explain the same. Your doctor will gradually decrease the dose and stop this medicine and shift you to another medication if he or she perceives it appropriate.

Q: When should I take Cilacar 20 tablet?

A: Take Cilacar 20 tablets as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take this medicine with or without food, but preferably in the daytime and also at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.

Q: Is Cilacar 20 tablet a blood thinner medicine?

A: No, Cilacar tablet is not a blood thinner medicine. It belongs to a class of medicines known as calcium channel blockers that helps to lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels which improves the blood flow.

Q: What is the content present in Cilacar 20?

A: The content present in Cilacar 20 is clinidipine, which is an anti-hypertensive medicine.

Q: What is the dose of the Cilacar 20?

A: The doctor will decide the dose of Cilacar 20, depending on the underlying condition and how you respond to the treatment.
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ContainsCilnidipine(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, headache, swelling on legs, nausea
Last Updated on: 22 Nov 2021 | 11:44 AM (IST)
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