Cilacar 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cilacar 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cilacar 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cilacar 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cilacar 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cilacar 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cilacar 5 MG Description

Cilacar 5 mg tablet is used for the treatment of mild-to-moderate high blood pressure. It contains Cilnidipine, which belongs to a class of medicines called Antihypertensives. It blocks the calcium ch...
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ContainsCilnidipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesMild to moderate high blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, weakness
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Cilacar 5 MG

Cilacar 5 mg tablet is used to treat mild to moderate high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Cilacar 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredient of Cilacar 5 mg 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 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling on legs
  • Lack of energy
  • Flushing (redness)
  • Stomach discomfort

Precautions and Warnings of Cilacar 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cilacar 5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of Cilacar 5 mg tablet is not established in pregnant women. Thus, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or happen to get pregnant while on the treatment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cilacar 5 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as no information is available on the use of Cilacar 5 mg tablet in breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cilacar 5 mg tablet?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you observe or experience any side effects like dizziness, discomfort, or drowsiness, it is advised not to drive or operate any machines. Contact your doctor for further information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cilacar 5 mg tablet?
A:
It is recommended that you do not drink alcohol while taking Cilacar 5 mg tablet as alcohol may lower your blood pressure all the more causing serious adverse effects. If you are a person suffering from high blood pressure drinking alcohol will only increase your risk for developing other heart-related problems.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure (hypotension).
  • You had heart failure.
  • You feel chest pain after taking Cilacar 5 mg tablet.
  • You feel dizziness while getting up.

Mode of Action of Cilacar 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Cilacar 5 mg tablet acts by relaxing the blood vessels and improves the blood flow, hence reduces stress on the heart and lowers blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Cilacar 5 MG

  • Cilacar 5 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best to take it at a fixed time for optimal results. You should not consume it more than that prescribe...
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Interactions of Cilacar 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat tuberculosis (Rifampicin).
  • Medicines used to treat schizophrenia (antipsychotic).
  • Medicines used to treat fits (epilepsy), like Phenytoin, Carbamazepine.
  • Medicines used to treat heart conditions (Quinidine).
  • Medicines used to treat some cancers (Aldesleukin).
  • Antibiotics like Erythromycin.
  • Any other medicines used to treat hypertension (antihypertensive).

Storage and disposal of Cilacar 5 MG

  • Store Cilacar 5 mg tablet in a tightly-closed container to protect it from light and heat at room temperature.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
  • If this tablet is passed its expiry date or has been not used for a long time, please dispose of the medicine appropriately.

Dosage of Cilacar 5 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Cilacar 5 mg tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Cilacar 5 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before taking Cilacar 5 mg 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 Cilacar 5 mg tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should not stop taking Cilacar 5 mg tablet all of a sudden on your own. 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: I am a diabetic. Why am I asked to regularly monitor my blood sugar levels while I am taking Cilacar 5 mg tablet?

A: As you are a diabetic and you might be taking medicines to control your blood sugar levels thus, concomitant use of Cilacar 5mg tablet may fluctuate your blood sugar levels thus close monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended in such case.

Q: Can you suggest some lifestyle modifications to control my high blood pressure?

A: Along with Cilacar 5 mg tablet, lifestyle changes that include your diet and physical activity play a vital role in the successful management of raised blood pressure. You should cut down on quantities of salt and sugar. Avoid eating nonvegetarian food especially in fried form. Avoid eating junk and fried food, processed food. Avoid caffeinated drinks, soda and carbonated beverages. Eat green leafy vegetables. Eat red fruits like pomegranate. Eat fresh food daily. Make sure you exercise at least 30 mins a day. Make sure you get sound sleep. Stop smoking and drinking alcohol. Keep yourself stress fresh. Monitor your blood pressure levels daily.

Q: What is the content present in Cilacar 5?

A: The content present in Cilacar 5 is clinidipine, which is an anti-hypertensive medicine.

Q: What is the dose of the Cilacar 5?

A: The doctor will decide the dose of Cilacar 5, depending on the underlying condition and how you respond to the treatment.

Q: Can I take Cilacar 5 on my own?

A: No, it is a prescription medicine. It should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor in the prescribed dose and duration. Refrain from self-medication.
Product Details
Brand
CILACAR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2025
Last Updated on: 21 Jun 2022 | 11:55 AM (IST)

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