PLENDIL 10MG TAB; felodipine, cardiovascular agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
felodipine 10 mg
INDICATION OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
hypertension . Prophylaxis of angina pectoris .
DOSAGE OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
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The recommended dose is : –
the extended – release tablet should be given once daily , preferably in the morning . The duration of effect is hours . The tablet should be swallowed with water but most not be chewed or crushed . The extended – release tablet may be taken on an empty stomach or together with a light meal that is low in fat and carbohydrates . hypertension : the dose should be adjusted individually . treatment should be initiated with 5 mg once daily . the normal dosage is 5 mg once daily . if necessary , the dose may be further increased or another antihypertensive agent added to plendil . for some patients , for example , elderly patients and patients with oimpaired liver function , 2.5 mg once daily may be sufficient . dose higher than 10 mg once daily are usually not needed . angina pectoris : the dose should be adjusted invidually . treatment should be initiated with with 5 once once daily and , if increased to 10 10 mg once daily . plendil may be combined with B-blockers . impaired renal function does not affect plasma concentrations of felodipine . no dose adjustment is required . plendil should be used with causion in patients with severly impaired renal function . children : experience from treatment of children with felodipine is limited .
OVER-DOSAGE OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
toxicity : mg to a two – year – old child caused mild intoxication . 150 – 200 mg to a 17 – year – old and 250 mg to an adult caused mild to moderate intoxication . Felodipine probably has a more pronouced effect on the peripheral circulation than on the heart , compared with other drugs in the same group .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
pregnancy . Known hypersensitivity to felodipine or any other component of the prroduct . Uncompensated heart failure . Acute myocardial infarction . Unstable angina pectoris .
STORAGE OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
do not store above 30 C .
PACK OF PLENDIL 10MG TAB
30 tablets .
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