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Plendil is used for:
Treating high blood pressure, alone or with other medications. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor, which may not be listed in the professional package insert.
Plendil is a calcium channel blocker. It works by blocking the normal action of calcium on blood vessels and the heart. This allows the blood vessels to relax, the heart to beat with less force and pump out less blood, and the heart to beat more slowly and regularly.
Do NOT use Plendil if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Plendil
you have a history of low blood pressure
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using Plendil :
Some medical conditions may
interact with Plendil . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have heart problems, breathing problems, or a slow heartbeat
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Plendil . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
Barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), carbamazepine, or hydantoins (eg, phenytoin) because the effectiveness of Plendil may be decreased
Azole antifungals (eg, ketoconazole), cimetidine, or erythromycin because the actions and side
effects of Plendil may be increased
Macrolide immunosuppressives (eg, tacrolimus) because the actions and side effects of these medicines may be increased
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Plendil may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
How to use Plendil :
Use Plendil as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Plendil should be regularly taken either without food or with a light meal
Avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking Plendil
Do not to crush or chew tablets. Swallow them whole
If you miss a dose of Plendil , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing
schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Plendil .
Important safety information:
Plendil may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Plendil . Using Plendil alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks.
Plendil may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Alcohol, hot weather, exercise, and fever can increase these effects. To prevent them, sit or stand up slowly, especially in the morning. Also, sit or lie down at the first sign of dizziness, lightheadedness, or weakness.
Patients being treated for high blood pressure often feel tired or run down for a few weeks after beginning treatment. Continue taking your medication even though you may
not feel quite "normal." Contact your doctor or pharmacist about any new symptoms.
While you are using Plendil , brush and floss your teeth carefully. Also, have regular dental checkups.
Use Plendil with extreme caution in CHILDREN; safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Plendil during pregnancy. It is unknown if this drug is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Plendil .
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