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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Larcadip. Please consult your doctor.
Larcadip may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Larcadip is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Larcadip may cause dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Larcadip should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Larcadip may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Larc... View More
Larcadip should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Larcadip may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Larca... View More
Larcadip is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It belongs to a group of medicines known as calcium channel blockers and helps ... View More
Uses of Larcadip
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Larcadip
- Edema (swelling)
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
How to use Larcadip
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. Larcadip is to be taken em... View More
How Larcadip works
Larcadip 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 Larcadip?
If you miss a dose of Larcadip, 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
- Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
- A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Larcadip. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, ri... View More
- It can cause ankle or foot swelling. To reduce the swelling, raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform any activity that requires mental focus until you know how Larcadip affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Mild to moderate essential hypertension, Stroke prevention.
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach at least 15 min before meals.
Oral Hypertension Adult: As hydrochloride: 10 mg once daily, increased after 2 wk to 20 mg daily if necessary. Elderly: The recommended dosage is 1... View More
Renal impairment: Dosage may need to be reduced in mild to moderate renal impairment. Avoid in patients with CrCl <12 ml/min.
Severe hepatic or renal impairment; aortic stenosis, unstable angina, uncontrolled heart failure, within 1 mth of MI; and known hypersensitivity to any ... View More
Mode of Action
Lercanidipine is a dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker which acts by inhibiting the influx of calcium ions through the slow channels of the vascular... View More
Left ventricular dysfunction, sick sinus syndrome (if pacemaker not fitted), left ventricular dysfunction and ischaemic heart disease.
Tachycardia, oedema, flushing, headache, dizziness, asthenia, rash, diarrhoea, polyuria, palpitations, hypotension, drowsiness, myalgia.
Plasma concentration reduced by inducers of CYP3A4 eg rifampicin, phenytoin, carbamazepine. Bioavailability also reduced by metoprolol and possibly prop... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More