Ciplar 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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Ciplar 10 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, heart-related chest pain and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a disorder of heart muscle). It is also used to prevent heart attacks, tremors and migraines. Ciplar 10 mg tablet contains propranolol which works by relaxing the blood vessels, which slows down the pulse, thus improving the blood flow and decreasing the blood pressure. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should be taken before meals. Before starting Ciplar 10 mg tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the drugs and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer....
Uses of Ciplar 10 MG
Ciplar 10 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a disorder of the heart muscle). It is also used in preventing a heart attack, angina attacks (chest pain due to heart condition), tremors, and migraines....
Contraindications of Ciplar 10 MG
- If you are allergic to Propranolol or any other ingredients of this medicine
- If you have low blood pressure
- If you have breathing difficulties such as asthma and wheezing
- If you have any past medical history of heart failures
- If you have severe heart disorders (such as second or third degree heart blocks that can be treated by a pacemaker)
Side effects of Ciplar 10 MG
- Cold fingers and toes
- Slow heart rate
Precautions and Warnings of Ciplar 10 MG
Can I take Ciplar 10 mg tablet during pregnancy?
Ciplar 10 mg tablet is not recommended during pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and its benefits outweigh the risks. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.
Can I take Ciplar 10 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
Ciplar 10 mg tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as it can pass into breast milk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Ciplar 10 mg tablet?
You should avoid driving as Ciplar 10 mg tablet may cause dizziness or tiredness.
Can I consume alcohol with Ciplar 10 mg tablet?
Ciplar 10 mg tablet may drastically lower the blood pressure when taken with alcohol; therefore, you should avoid alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You develop any allergic reactions after taking Ciplar 10 mg tablet
- You have any heart problems
- You suffer from muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
- You have problems with your kidney or liver (including cirrhosis of the liver)
- You have asthma or COPD
- You have a condition called thyrotoxicosis (excess of thyroid hormone in the body)
- You have diabetes as it may cause low blood sugar levels and change the body’s response to low blood sugar without any warning signs such as increased heart rate, sweating, hunger pangs, and headache.
- If you are taking medicines like verapamil and diltiazem that are used to treat high blood pressure, angina and certain heart diseases.
Mode of Action of Ciplar 10 MG
How Does It Work?
Ciplar 10 mg tablet slows down the heart rate and relaxes blood vessels which in-turn reduces strain on the heart muscles.
Directions for Use of Ciplar 10 MG
Always take Ciplar 10 mg tablet precisely as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole, with a glass of water before your meals. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor....
Interactions of Ciplar 10 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can affect the way Ciplar 10mg tablet works and Ciplar 10mg tablet itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together
- Especially when taken along with medicines like other anti-hypertensive medications(verapamil), pain killers(NSAIDS), water pills(thiazides), blood thinners(warfarin), antibiotics, medicines used to treat tuberculosis(rifampin), etc....
Storage and disposal of Ciplar 10 MG
Store Ciplar 10 mg tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat. Please keep it away from children and pets. Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain....
Dosage of Ciplar 10 MG
In case of overdose with Ciplar 10 mg tablet, contact your doctor or visit a nearby hospital. The overdose may cause extremely slow heart rate, too low blood pressure, heart failure and breathing difficulty with symptoms such as fatigue, tremor, confusion, nausea, vomiting, body spasms, fainting or coma and low blood sugar....
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Ciplar 10 mg tablet take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take Ciplar 10 mg tablet if I have migraine?
A: This medicine is used for preventing migraine. Hence, you should not take it if you already have a migraine.
Q: Can I take cholesterol-lowering medicines with Ciplar 10 mg tablet?
A: It is best to take the medicine an hour before or 4 hours after taking cholesterol-lowering medicines.
Q: How soon can my high blood pressure get treated with Ciplar 10 tablet?
A: The desired effect can be seen within a couple of weeks.
Q: Can I take antidepressants with Ciplar 10 mg tablet?
A: It may interact with certain antidepressants, so you should consult the doctor before consuming these medications.
Q: I feel drowsy when taking Ciplar 10 mg tablet. Is it normal?
A: Dizziness or drowsiness is normal with this medicine. You shoud consult your doctor if it persists for longer than expected.
Q: What is the use of Ciplar 10 tablet?
A: Ciplar 10 mg tablet is used in treating and preventing heart-related conditions such as high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, chest pain due to heart condition, heart attack, and other conditions.
Q: Is it safe to take Ciplar 10 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A: Ciplar 10 mg tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. If needed, it can only be prescribed if the benefits overweigh the risks.
Q: Is Ciplar a diuretic?
A: No, it is not a diuretic. It contains propranolol which works by relaxing the blood vessels. Thus improving blood flow and keeping the blood pressure normal.
Q: Can I stop taking Ciplar if my blood sugar level comes in control?
A: Keep taking Ciplar for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own. Abrupt discontinuation can worsen the condition.
Q: Is Ciplar 10 addictive?
A: No habit forming tendencies have been reported with Ciplar 10 mg tablet. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
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