Cilnivas 5 is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It belongs to a class of medicines known as a calcium channel blocker which h... View More
Uses of Cilnivas 5
Side effects of Cilnivas 5
How to use Cilnivas 5
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. Cilnivas 5 may be taken wi... View More
How Cilnivas 5 works
Cilnivas 5 is a calcium channel blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels, which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throu... View More
What if you forget to take Cilnivas 5?
If you miss a dose of Cilnivas 5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
Oral Hypertension Adult: 5-10 mg once daily, increase to 20 mg once daily if necessary.
Cardiogenic shock; recent MI or acute unstable angina; severe aortic stenosis.
Mode of Action
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Hypotension, poor cardiac reserve, heart failure. Sudden withdrawal may exacerbate angina. Discontinue in patients who experience ischemic pain followin... View More
Dizziness; flushing; headache; hypotension; peripheral oedema; tachycardia; palpitations; GI disturbances; increased micturition frequency; lethargy; ey... View More
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