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  • Adalat-CR Tablets 40mg : 100 tablets
  • Adalat-CR Tablets 40mg : 100 tablets
  • senpatsu
  • JP

Code:001237-002

Adalat-CR Tablets 40mg : 100 tablets

Sale Price:US$173.49

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Bayer Schering Pharma AG
Brand Bayer Schering Pharma AG
JAN Code ---
GS1 14987341107847
Ingredient Code 2171014
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 days

Description

This medicine suppresses calcium ion influx into cells which causes contraction of the heart and vessels, to dilate the coronary vessel and to decrease total peripheral vascular resistance. It consequently shows antihypertensive effects and antianginal effects.
It is usually used in the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris.

Presentation

100 tablets

Feature

reddish brown tablet, diameter: 8.1 mm, thickness: 5.0 mm

Active Ingredients

Nifedipine

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine suppresses calcium ion influx into cells which causes contraction of the heart and vessels, to dilate the coronary vessel and to decrease total peripheral vascular resistance. It consequently shows antihypertensive effects and antianginal effects.
It is usually used in the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris.

Usage/Dosage

General dosage regimen:
For hypertension: In general, for adults, start taking 10 to 20 mg of the active ingredient at a time, once daily. The dosage may be gradually increased as necessary to take 20 to 40 mg at a time, once daily. In case of uncontrolled with 40 mg once daily, the dosage may be increased to 40 mg at a time, twice a day.
For renal parenchymal hypertension and renovascular hypertension: In general, for adults, start taking 10 to 20 mg of the active ingredient at a time, once daily. The dosage may be gradually increased as necessary to take 20 to 40 mg at a time, once daily.
For angina pectoris and variant angina pectoris: In general, for adults, take 40 mg of the active ingredient at a time, once daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms, however, the maximum daily dose is limited to 60 mg.
This preparation contains 40 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
Swallow the medicine without splitting or chewing since it is a sustained-release tablet. If you chew and swallow it, the blood concentration will increase and it may cause adverse reactions such as headache or facial flush.
If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking the medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
If you have: cardiogenic shock, aortic valve stenosis, mitral valve stenosis, pulmonary hypertension, excessive hypotension, renal dysfunction, hepatic dysfunction or congestive heart failure.
If you are on hemodialysis.
If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
The medicine may cause dizziness and lightheadedness since it causes hypotension. Be careful when you work at heights, drive a car or operate dangerous machinery.
Grapefruit juice intensifies the therapeutic effects of the medicine. Do not take the medicine with grapefruit juice.
Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask the pharmacy or medical institutions how to discard.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include headache, headache dull, facial flush, facial hot flush, palpitation, constipation, edema, tachycardia, jaundice, chest pain, upper abdominal pain, rash, itch, photosensitivity, purpura, gingival hyperplasia, anemia, breathing difficulty and gynecomastia. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
general redness, skin exfoliation, fever, general malaise [erythroderma (exfoliative dermatitis)]
headache, fever, throat pain, muscle pain [agranulocytosis]
nasal bleeding, blue bruise, bleeding tendency, difficulty in stopping bleeding [thrombocytopenia]
general malaise, yellowing in the skin and the white of the eye, loss of appetite [hepatic dysfunction, jaundice]
decreased conscious, disturbed thinking, decreased judgement [conscious disorder]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.