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Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules
Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules
Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules
Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules
Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules

Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules

By ZYDUS HEALTHCARE LIMITED
50 Softgel Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 38.64
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Depin 5 MG Description

Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules contains Nifedipine as its active ingredient and is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. While taking this medicine, you should be cautious of your diet

and should also exercise regularly. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine unless asked to do so by the doctor. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsNifedipine(5.0 Mg)
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
molecules
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uses

Uses of Depin 5 MG

Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules is used in adult patients to treat high blood pressure.
contraindications

Contraindications of Depin 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Nifedipine or any other ingredients of Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules.
  • If you have taken Nifedipine before and felt that your heart pain had worsened.
  • If you experience a sudden heart-related chest pain.
  • If you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.
  • If you have any kind of heart problems.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you are taking a medicine called Rifampicin to treat tuberculosis.
  • If you have a kock pouch (surgical procedure) in your gut.
  • If you suffer from a blood condition called Porphyria.
sideEffects

Side effects of Depin 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Swelling of the ankles and legs
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion, gas
  • Tiredness
  • Dry mouth
  • Skin redness
  • Unconsciousness
  • Fast or irregular heartbeats
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Depin 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be used if you are pregnant as there is limited information about its safety. Animal studies have known to cause harmful effects in the unborn baby. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is not recommended to be used in women who are breastfeeding as components of this medicine are likely to pass into your milk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules?
A:
You may experience side effects like dizziness, light-headedness, drowsiness or blurred vision while taking this medicine. Thus you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may potentially worsen your condition.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure
  • You have liver problems
  • You are on kidney dialysis
  • You have any problems with your heart
  • You have diabetes, as the treatment may have to be adjusted
  • Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules is not recommended to be used in patients who are less than 18 years old
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Depin 5 MG

How Does It Work?

The heart muscles require calcium for contraction. Nifedipine in Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules works by blocking this calcium from entering the heart muscles and blood vessels, thus relaxing ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Depin 5 MG

Take Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules with a glass of water or milk. You may take it with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. It is essential to take it regularly and at a...
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interactions

Interactions of Depin 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules.
  • This medicine should not be used concomitantly along with Rifampicin (antibiotic).
  • Medicines like erythromycin (antibiotic), ritonavir (used in HIV infection), ketoconazole (used in fungal infection), fluoxetine, nefazodone (used to treat psychiatric illness), cisapride (used to tre...
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  • Medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine (used to treat fits or epilepsy), phenobarbital (used to treat sleep problems or anxiety) when taken along with this medicine may decrease its effect.
  • Other medicines like vecuronium, mizolastine, tubocurarine, Tacrolimus, Quinidine, Digoxin should be used with caution along with Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid having grapefruit while on treatment with Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Depin 5 MG

Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Depin 5 MG

Overdose

  • Excess of this medicine may lead to irregular heartbeats, low blood pressure. Overdose may cause symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, lack of energy, skin redness, unconsc...
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  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules be used in children?

A: No, this medicine should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited information about its safety and effectiveness.

Q: How to take Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules?

A: This medicine should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food, but it would be best if you took it at a fixed time for effective results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules?

A: Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules contains Nifedipine as its main component. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure in adult patients.

Q: Can I stop taking Depin 5mg Strip Of 50 Softgel Capsules if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking this medicine suddenly, as it could worsen your condition of hypertension. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.
Product Details
Brand
DEPIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
03/06/2024
Last Updated on: 11 May 2023 | 03:02 PM (IST)

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