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Drug information on Corbetazine (Hydralazine) from Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.


Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.
Generic : Hydralazine
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Hydralazine

Hydralazine(Apresoline) generic Corbetazine is a smooth muscle relaxant, prescribed for essential hypertension. Corbetazine lowers the blood pressure. .
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Other Trade Names for Hydralazine

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Apresoline, Dralzine
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Corbetazine may be prescribed

Side effects of Corbetazine

   Common : Headache, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, palpitations, fast heart rate and chest pain.

  Less Frequent

   Gastrointestinal : Constipation and intestinal obstruction.

   Heart : Low blood pressure and swelling.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.

   Central Nervous System : Tingling, numbness, dizziness, tremors, muscle cramps, depression, disorientation and anxiety.

   Genitourinary : Difficulty in urination.

   Blood : Anemia and decrease in white blood cells.

   Hypersensitivity : Rash, hives, itching, fever, chills, joint pain and eosinophilia.

   Miscellaneous : Nasal congestion, flushing, lacrimation and eye inflammation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Initial: The recommended dose is 10 mg four times daily for the first 2-4 days, increase to 25 mg four times daily for the balance of the first week.

How to use Corbetazine?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.

When is Corbetazine not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Corbetazine

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, kidney or liver disease, heart attack, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Monitor complete blood counts, blood pressure and antinuclear antibody titers while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Corbetazine

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Corbetazine

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container.

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