Rancil 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. It is known as calcium channel blocker medicine. You should follow dietary changes, restrict salt intake and stay active, along with this medicine to gain optimum effect. While starting this medicine you may experience dizziness, headache for the initial few days, later it might resolve on its own. 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 characterized as hypertensive crisis....
Q: What precautions do I need to take before taking Rancil 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 the medication of Rancil Tablet if I feel better?
A: No, you should not stop taking Rancil Tablet 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 Rancil Tablet?
A: Take Rancil Tablet as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take this medicine with or without food, but preferably at day time and also at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.