Why use Lotensyl-20mg for high blood pressure?
Lotensyl-20mg is a potent anti-hypertensive medication. It is generally well tolerated and with fewer adverse side effects. It reduces the blood pressure of patients without affecting the heart rate. Lotensyl-20mg is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical. It is available here ate various strength and pack size and at a very affordable price.
How does Lotensyl-20mg work?
Lotensyl-20mg contains Lercanidipine as its active component. It is a selective calcium blocker indicated for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure. It works by allowing the blood to flow freely around the body. It also blocks the receptor of calcium which results in the slowing of heart rate and in the reduction of oxygen. These lower the blood pressure allowing the heart to work more efficiently.
How to use Lotensyl-20mg?
Lotensyl-20mg is a prescription medication that comes in a tablet form that you need to take by mouth. Take this medication exactly as prescribed. The usual recommended dose is 10 mg once a day or as prescribed. Do not take more than what is directed. Take the tablet 15 minutes before breakfast. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Continue taking Lotensyl-20mg as long as it is prescribed by your physician.
What are the side effects of Lotensyl-20mg?
Like any other medications, Lotensyl-20mg may also cause some side effects. Some of the reported side effects are:
- Ankle swelling
- Nausea and vomiting
Rare side effects are:
- Pain in the abdomen
- Muscle pain
Warnings and Precautions
Below are lists of warnings and precaution that you must keep in mind when using Lotensyl-20mg:
- Do not use this drug if you are allergic to its active ingredient.
- Lotensyl-20mg may interact with other medications. Inform your doctor about your other medications before you use this drug.
- People with severe renal and hepatic impairment must not use Lotensyl-20mg.
- This drug is not suitable for use by children below 18 years of age.