Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S
Alteus Biogenics Pvt Ltd
CILNIDIPINE-5MG + TELMISARTAN-40MG
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S belongs to the class of anti-hypertensives primarily taken for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart-related chest pain (angina). It comprises of Cilnidipine (calcium channel blocker) and Telmisartan (angiotensin receptor blocker). Hypertension is a lifelong or chronic condition in which the force exerted by the blood against the artery walls becomes so high that it leads to heart diseases. Angina is chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart.
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S is composed of Cilnidipine and Telmisartan, prescribed to treat hypertension. Cilnidipine blocks the activities of the calcium channels present in the blood vessels of the heart. As a result, the blood vessels widen, and supply to the heart increases, lowering the elevated blood pressure and the workload placed on the heart. Telmisartan works by blocking the action of certain substances that are responsible for tightening the blood vessels. It allows the blood to flow more smoothly and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Thus, it reduces the chance of having any heart attack or stroke in the future.
You can take Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S with food or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. Common side effects of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S include sore back, diarrhoea, congested feeling, spinning sensation, soreness in the sinus. Most of these side effects of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Don't stop taking $ name without your doctor advice. Sudden Stopping Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S may cause changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure, cause chest pain, or a heart attack. Your doctor will lower your dose gradually over a period of time to help prevent these symptoms. It is advised to drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine to overcome dry mouth and extreme thirst. Patients suffering from kidney problems may be required to undergo regular blood creatinine, and potassium levels test as Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S affects electrolytes level in our body can be monitored.
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S is composed of Cilnidipine and Telmisartan, prescribed to treat hypertension. Cilnidipine blocks the activities of the calcium channels present in the blood vessels of the heart. As a result, the blood vessels widen, and supply to the heart increases, lowering the elevated blood pressure and the workload placed on the heart. Due to its calcium channel blocking nature it may be also prescribed for relieving the heart’s workload caused due to the heart attack or stroke. Telmisartan works by blocking the action of certain substances that are responsible for tightening the blood vessels. It allows the blood to flow more smoothly and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Thus, it reduces the chance of having any heart attack or stroke in the future. Additionally, it has a protective effect on the kidney, and in the condition of diabetes.
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S should be taken with caution in patients with congestive heart failure, liver disease, peripheral oedema (swelling of hands/legs), cardiogenic shock (when heart suddenly can not pump sufficient blood), recent MI (myocardial infarction) or acute unstable angina (chest pain), severe aortic stenosis (when heart valves become diseased). You should monitor your blood pressure regularly to make sure the Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S is working efficiently. Besides this, prolonged intake of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S can lead to lowering of blood pressure (hypotension). So, daily monitoring of blood pressure is advisable.
Drug-Drug interaction: Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S is known to interact with an anticancer drug (quinidine), antiepileptic medicine (phenytoin), anti TB drug (rifampicin), antibiotics (erythromycin), other blood pressure-lowering pills and anti-psychotic drugs, potassium-sparing diuretics or potassium supplements, lithium.
Drug-Food Interaction: Generally, no food interaction is found with this medicine. However, one should limit or avoid intake of alcoholic beverages.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S is contraindicated in patients with severe aortic stenosis (narrowed heart valve), cardiogenic shock (when suddenly the heart does not get enough blood supply), the recent history of unstable angina (chest pain), heart failure and hypotension (low blood pressure).
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S can lower your blood pressure causing dizziness and drowsiness. It can also cause orthostatic hypotension (sudden fall in blood pressure while standing). So try to avoid intake of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S with alcoholic beverages.
There are no clinical data on the safety of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S during pregnancy. So, it should be taken with caution.
Nursing mother should consult doctor before taking Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S.
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Taking Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S may lower your blood pressure
There is limited information available on the use of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S in patients with liver disease. So Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S should be taken with caution and with consultation to doctor only.
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. It has shown beneficial and protective effect on the kidney.
The safety and effectiveness of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S has not been established in children due to limited testing of this drug on children by competent authorities across the world. Hence, it is best to consult a child specialist.
Sudden withdrawal may worsen angina (chest pain). However, if ou experience chest pain, consult your doctor immediately.
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Blood pressure: It is the measurement of the force that our heart uses to pump blood to all parts of the body. Hypertension is a chronic condition when blood pressure is too high. This condition can lead to hardened arteries (blood vessels), decreasing the blood and oxygen flow to the heart. Raised blood pressure can cause chest pain (angina) and heart attack (when blood supply to the heart is blocked). Additionally, high blood pressure also causes brain damage (stroke) and kidney failure. High blood pressure can be diagnosed with the help of a blood pressure monitor or sphygmomanometer. Systolic pressure is the pressure when the heart pumps blood out. On the other hand, diastolic pressure is the pressure when your heart is at the resting stage between heartbeats. If your blood pressure is 140/90 mm of Hg, it means the systolic pressure is 140 mm of Hg and, diastolic pressure is 90 mm of Hg. Ideal blood pressure should be between 90/60 mm of Hg and 120/80 mm of Hg.
It is advised to continue your medicine even after your blood pressure is under control or becomes normal as blood pressure can shoot up any time. If you have persistent headache, please consult your doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S, you are advised to take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose as it may lead to lowering of blood pressure. Take one daily at the same time.
High blood pressure in the stage of pregnancy may cause eclampsia that can be harmful for both baby and mother. So, during the pregnancy you should have regular blood pressure monitoring.
No, it is a prescribed drug, given by a physician for preventing specific medical conditions. Taking it on your own can cause unwanted side-effects.
Yes, Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S can cause dizziness. It is advised to avoid driving or operate any heavy machinery while taking Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S. In case you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is advised to rest for some time until you feel better.
Cilix T 5/40Mg Tablet 15'S
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