l-cardin is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It belongs to a class of medicines known as calcium channel blocker which helps... View More
Uses of l-cardin
Side effects of l-cardin
How to use l-cardin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. l-cardin may be taken with... View More
How l-cardin works
l-cardin is a calcium channel blocker. It regulates the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the pressure on them, thereby making i... View More
What if you forget to take l-cardin?
If you miss a dose of l-cardin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Hypertension, Storke prevention
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: Initially, 2 mg once daily, may increase after 3-4 wk to 4 mg/day. Max: 6 mg/day. Hepatic impairment: Severe: Reduce dose.
Within 1 mth of MI, cardiogenic shock, unstable angina, aortic stenosis.
Mode of Action
Lacidipine is a potent dihydropyridine Ca antagonist mainly selective for Ca channels in the vascular smooth muscle. It dilates peripheral arterioles re... View More
Conduction abnormalities, congenital or acquired QT prolongation, poor cardiac reserve. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation.
Headache, flushing, oedema, dizziness, palpitations, aggravation of angina, increased alkaline phosphatase. Rarely asthenia, rash (e.g. erythema and itc... View More
Additive effect w/ diuretics, ACE inhibitors and beta-blockers. May increase plasma level w/ cimetidine. Metabolism may be affected by CYP3A4 inhibitors... View More
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