This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension. It works by relaxing blood vessels which lowers blood pressure.
Contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation and in patients with uncontrolled heart failure.
Adult: PO- 10 mg once daily, increase to 20 mg daily after 2 weeks if needed.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth on an empty stomach.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver and kidney diseases.
Flushing, fast heart rate, palpitation and low blood pressure.
• Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, weakness and drowsiness.
• Miscellaneous: Rash, diarrhea, increased urination and muscle pain.
Take full course of treatment.
Store it at room temperature.
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