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 reducing the pressure on the heart muscles. You should follow dietary changes, restrict salt intake and stay active, along with this medicine to gain optimum effect. Always take this medicine as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration. Abrupt stopping will result in serious health consequences such as sudden chest pain, irregular heartbeat characterised as hypertensive crisis....
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.