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   Felodipine

Felodipine
(oral) (tablet, Extended Release)


Treats high blood pressure. This medicine is a calcium channel blocker.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Plendil, Plendil ER
 
1 out of 5
Avg Consumer Rating 1 out of 5
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Felodipine
Plendil, Plendil ER
Uses
Treats high blood pressure. This medicine is a calcium channel blocker.

Storage
  • Store the medicine at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and never share your medicine with anyone.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Long Acting Tablet. Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often.
  • Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to. It is best to take this medicine on an empty stomach. Swallow the tablet whole.
  • Do not break, crush, or chew it.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Chest pain (may be related to your disease and not a side effect) Fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat Skin rash Swelling in the ankles or feet Unusual tiredness or weakness Wheezing or trouble breathing

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to felodipine or to similar medicines (such as verapamil, Adalat®, Calan®, Cardizem®, Lotrel®, Procardia®).

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart problems, liver disease, stomach problems, or aortic stenosis (narrowing of a valve in your heart). This medicine may make you dizzy or lightheaded.
  • Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert. Do not stop using this medicine suddenly without asking your doctor.
  • You may need to slowly decrease your dose before stopping it completely.

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User Medicine Opinions for Felodipine
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 53
Location: coquitlam, b.c. canada
Time Taken: 2 months days

Reason: high blood pressure Date: 17 June 2009
Side Effects
severe skin flushing, severe leg pain

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