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Benibuz-4 Tablet 10's

Benibuz-4 Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Composition

BENIDIPINE-4MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Alniche Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Benibuz-4mg Tablet

Benibuz-4mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines called calcium channel blockers, which is primarily used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina-pectoris(chest pain). Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a lifelong or chronic condition in which the blood pressure against the artery walls becomes high. Angina-pectoris is a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart.

Benibuz-4mg Tablet contains 'Benidipine'. It works by regulating blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the pressure on them, making it easier for the heart to pump more blood throughout the body. This ultimately reduces blood pressure and improves chest pain.

Take Benibuz-4mg Tablet with or without food as prescribed by your doctor with a full glass of water. Benibuz-4mg Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with other blood pressure-lowering medicines depending upon your blood pressure levels. Benibuz-4mg Tablet may have common side effects like fatigue, ankle swelling, sleepiness, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), headache, dizziness, palpitations, nausea, oedema (swelling), abdominal pain that usually resolves on its own. If these side effects persist, stop the medicine and consult your doctor.

Do not take Benibuz-4mg Tablet if you are allergic to it. Tell your doctor if you are using medicines other than the Benibuz-4mg Tablet . A Benibuz-4mg Tablet should be taken with caution in pregnant/planning patients to get pregnant/breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other anti-hypertensive medicine. It is advised not to stop taking it suddenly without consulting your doctor. Benibuz-4mg Tablet  should be used with caution in elderly patients due to the increased risk of very low blood pressure levels and also used with caution in liver and kidney patients. It is also used with caution in people who have hypotension.

Uses of Benibuz-4mg Tablet

Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina-pectoris (chest pain).

Medicinal Benefits

Benibuz-4mg Tablet contains 'benidipine', a calcium channel blocker, which is primarily used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina-pectoris (chest pain). It works by regulating blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the pressure on them, making it easier for the heart to pump more blood throughout the body. This ultimately reduces blood pressure and improves chest pain.

Directions for Use

Benibuz-4mg Tablet can be taken with or without food or as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with approximately a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. Try to take it at the same time every day.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Benibuz-4mg Tablet

  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Oedema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

Drug Warnings

Do not take Benibuz-4mg Tablet if you are allergic to it. Tell your doctor if you are using medicines other than the Benibuz-4mg Tablet . A Benibuz-4mg Tablet should be taken with caution in pregnant/planning to get pregnant/breastfeeding women. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other anti-hypertensive medicine. It is advised to continue taking this drug and not stop taking it suddenly without consulting your doctor. Benibuz-4mg Tablet  should be used with caution in elderly patients due to the increased risk of very low blood pressure levels and also used with caution in kidney patients. It is also used with caution in people who have hypotension. Benibuz-4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests can be done.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Benibuz-4mg Tablet may interact with high blood pressure lowering pills (benazepril, metoprolol, ramipril, hydrochlorothiazide etc.), anti-TB (rifampin), antifungal (itraconazole), cardiac-glycoside (digoxin) and H2 blockers (cimetidine).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid foods with high fat or cholesterol. Avoid too much salt, like pickles, extra salt on salad, and grapefruit juice.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Benibuz-4mg Tablet should not be given to people with low blood pressure (hypotension), liver disease, or kidney disease.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • RIFAMPICIN
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • RAMIPRIL
  • BENAZEPRIL
  • METOPROLOL
  • HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE
  • DIGOXIN
  • CIMETIDINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Keep your weight under control with a BMI of 19.5-24.9.
  • Do regular physical activity or exercise for at least 150 minutes per week, or about 30 minutes most days of the week. Doing this can help lower your raised blood pressure by about 5 mm Hg.
  • Opt for a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, veggies and low-fat dairy products.
  • Limit intake of sodium chloride (table salt) in your daily diet to 2300 mg per day or less than 1500 mg is ideal for most adults.
  • If you are taking alcohol, then only one serving for women and two servings for men is advisable.
  • Quitting smoking is the best strategy to lower the risk of heart disease.
  • Avoid chronic stress, as it can raise your blood pressure. Try to enjoy and spend time with your loved ones to cope with stress and practice mindfulness techniques.
  • Monitor your blood pressure daily and if there is too much fluctuation, immediately contact your doctor.
  • Try to include heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acid-containing food drinks in your daily diet. You can also use low-fat cooking oil like olive oil, soybean oil, canola oil, and coconut oil can help lower your elevated blood pressure.

Special Advise

  • Benibuz-4mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day for its maximum effects to be seen and for increased compliance.

  • Consumption of Benibuz-4mg Tablet may cause dizziness. Avoid activities like driving while on this medication.

  • A sudden drop in blood pressure may be seen while on this medication which might lead to dizziness. Changing your posture at a slower rate might help counter this.

  • Monitor liver function tests.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Hypertension: Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. Usually, hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 and is considered severe if it exceeds 180/120. Symptoms include severe headaches, nosebleeds, fatigue or confusion, vision problems, chest pain, difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, and blood in the urine. Over time, if left untreated, it can cause health conditions such as heart disease and stroke.

Angina-pectoris: Angina-pectoris is a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease. Angina feels squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightness or pain in the chest. It can be sudden or recur over time. Depending on the severity, it can be treated by lifestyle changes, medication, angioplasty (a procedure to restore blood flow through the artery) or surgery.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Do not consume alcohol while taking Benibuz-4mg Tablet to avoid unpleasant side effects like light-headedness, dizziness, and drowsiness.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Benibuz-4mg Tablet is not recommended in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Benibuz-4mg Tablet is not recommended for use in breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

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Driving

Caution

Benibuz-4mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, lightheadedness, dizziness, etc., in some patients. Hence, do not perform any activities, such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery, if you experience these symptoms after taking this medicine.

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Liver

Caution

Benibuz-4mg Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have had a history of liver disease. Your doctor may adjust the dose depending on your medical condition.

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Kidney

Safe if prescribed

Benibuz-4mg Tablet is generally safe to be used in case of kidney diseases, and dose adjustment is generally not required. However, your doctor will decide the appropriate dosage strength depending on the severity of your condition.

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Children

Caution

Benibuz-4mg Tablet is not recommended for use in children as the safety and efficacy data are not available.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Alniche Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., S-14, 2nd Floor, Janta Market Rajouri Garden, New Delhi - 110 027
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FAQs

Benibuz-4mg Tablet is used to treat Hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina-pectoris (chest pain).
Benibuz-4mg Tablet contains 'Benidipine'. It works by regulating blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the pressure on them, making it easier for the heart to pump more blood throughout the body. This ultimately reduces blood pressure and improves chest pain.
No, your blood pressure needs to be monitored. Depending upon your current blood pressure readings, your doctor may adjust the dose of Benibuz-4mg Tablet and not recommend discontinuing it.

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