Felodipin-Natrapharm

Felodipin-Natrapharm

felodipine

Manufacturer:

Natrapharm

Distributor:

Natrapharm
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Felodipine
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Initially 5 mg once daily, may be increased up to a max of 10 mg once daily after at least 2 wk.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take w/o food or w/ a light meal. Swallow whole, do not chew/divide. Avoid grapefruit juice.
Contraindications
Stroke w/in the last 6 mth, CV shock, valvular heart disease (higher-grade aortic or moral stenosis), hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, unstable angina pectoris, acute MI w/in the last 8 wk, 2nd- & 3rd-degree AV block, CHF, severe hepatic & renal impairment. Pregnancy. Childn.
Special Precautions
Conduction disorders, heart failure, tachycardia, hemodynamically relevant aortic &/or mitral valve stenosis. Mild to moderate hepatic impairment. Avoid abrupt w/drawal. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Flushing, headache, tinnitus.
Drug Interactions
Other BP lowering drugs, TCAs; cimetidine, erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, grapefruit; carbamazepine, phenytoin, barbiturates.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C08CA02 - felodipine ; Belongs to the class of dihydropyridine derivative selective calcium-channel blockers with mainly vascular effects. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Felodipin-Natrapharm tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P1,458.75/box)
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