Generic Name - Cyclandelate
Category - Vasodilating Agent
Improve blood flow
Cyclandelate is used to widen blood vessels and improve blood flow. It is used to treat various blood vessel diseases (e.g Claudication, arteriosclerosis and Raynaud's disease) and night time leg cramps.
Cyclandelate Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Cyclandelate is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Drugs used to treat high blood pressure and other heart conditions may increase the effects of Cyclandelate. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Cyclandelate,
The usual recommended dosage of Cyclandelate for poor blood circulation is 1.2 to 1.6 grams a day. This is taken in divided doses before meals and at bedtime. Then, the doctor will gradually lower the dose to 400 to 800 milligrams (mg) a day. This is divided into two to four doses.
Cyclandelate Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Cyclandelate side Effects include difficulty breathing, closing of the throat, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, or hives.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Cyclandelate.
Cyclandelate and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Cyclandelate in pregnant women have not been established. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Cyclandelate and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Cyclandelate passes into human milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Cyclandelate and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Cyclandelate in pediatric patients have not been established.
Cyclandelate and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Cyclandelate in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Cyclandelate serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.