This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension.
Contraindicated in patients with heart attack and shock due to heart failure.
Adult: Oral- Initial- 2 mg once daily, up to 4-6 mg/day if needed.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver and kidney disease, blood disorder, allergic reactions, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Do not drink grapefruit juice while taking this medication.
• Central Nervous System:
Headache, dizziness, weakness and mood disturbances.
• Heart: Flushing, palpitations and chest pain.
• Miscellaneous: Rash, nausea, urinary frequency and muscle cramps.
Avoid excess dosage.
Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (30°C).
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