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Lerka (20 mg) is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for hypertension. It works by relaxing blood vessels which lowers blood pressure.

Drug information on Lerka (20 mg) (Lercanidipine) from Piramal Healthcare

Lerka (20 mg)

Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Lercanidipine
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Lerka (20 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Lerka (20 mg)

  Heart: 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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- 10 mg once daily, increase to 20 mg daily after 2 weeks if needed.

How to use Lerka (20 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth on an empty stomach.

When is Lerka (20 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation and in patients with uncontrolled heart failure.

Warnings and Precautions for Lerka (20 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver and kidney diseases.

Other Precautions for Lerka (20 mg)

Take full course of treatment.

Storage Conditions for Lerka (20 mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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