Topidil

Topidil

felodipine

Manufacturer:

T. O. Chemicals

Distributor:

T. O. Chemicals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Felodipine
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN Initially 5 mg once daily. Maintenance: 5-10 mg once daily. Max: 20 mg/day. Elderly Initially 2.5 mg once daily, may be adjusted if required. Angina pectoris Initially 5 mg once daily, may be increased to 10 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take w/o food or w/ a light meal. Avoid grapefruit juice.
Contraindications
Pregnancy including the early stages, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Flushing, headache, palpitations, dizziness, fatigue, peripheral oedema.
Drug Interactions
Plasma conc decreased by phenytoin, carbamazepine, barbiturates. Plasma conc increased by cimetidine.
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
Topidil SR tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's;30 × 10's
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