Lacidipine

Details About Generic Salt ::  Lacidipine 

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Hypertensives

4D. ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES in 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
LACIDIPINE
DIHYDROPYRIDINE CCB | ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
PK: A: Poor M: Hepatic E: Feces (70%) & urine (30%)

Indications & Dose: HYPERTENSION PO Adult 2mg OD, may be increased to 4mg/day after 3-4 wk. Few patients may need upto 6mg/day

Contra: Cardiogenic shock, acute unstable angina, severe aortic stenosis

Precautions: Hypotension, poor cardiac reserve, hepatic impairment

ADR: Serious: hypersensitivity, myalgia, Others: dizziness, flushing, headache, nausea, increased micturition frequency, visual disturbances, mental depression, lethargy

DDI: Serious Cimetidine increases drug level, Digoxin level is increases

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