Generic Name - Felodipine
Category - Antihypertensive
High blood pressure
Generic Plendil is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure. Hypertension is a common disorder in which the blood pressure remains abnormally high. Felodipine works by relaxing the muscle in the walls of the small arteries. This widens the small arteries in the body thus reducing the pressure on heart.
Generic for Plendil Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic Plendil 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.
There are a number of medications that will interact with Generic Fluoxetine. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Plendil Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericPlendil
The usual recommended dosage of Generic Plendil for hypertension is 5 milligrams once a day; your doctor will adjust the dose at intervals of not less than 2 weeks.
The usual dosage range is 2.5 to 10 milligrams once daily.
Generic for Plendil Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic Plendil side Effects include chest infection, fainting spells, lightheadedness, fast heartbeat, irregular heartbeat and swelling of the legs and ankles.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Plendil.
Generic for Plendil and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Plendil in pregnant women have not been established. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Plendil and Breastfeeding
Though Generic Plendil passes into breast milk, it has not shown to cause any defects or problems in nursing babies.
Generic for Plendil and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic Plendil in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Plendil and Geriatric
Elderly patients are usually sensitive to the effects of Generic Plendil. This may increase the chance of side effects during treatment.
The above information about Generic Plendil 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.