Calbloc

Manufactured by: Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (10 mg)

Prescription Required

206 people have bought this recently

Calbloc

Manufactured by: Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (10 mg)

Prescription Required

206 people have bought this recently

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Calbloc Information

Calbloc is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule, Tablet. High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Calbloc has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Calbloc depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Calbloc are Headache. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Calbloc can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Calbloc are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Calbloc's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Calbloc has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Calbloc related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Failure must refrain from the use of Calbloc since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Calbloc contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Calbloc with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Calbloc, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Calbloc Benefits & Uses
  2. Calbloc Dosage & How to Take
  3. Calbloc Side Effects
  4. Calbloc Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Calbloc with Other Drugs
  6. Calbloc Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Calbloc
  8. Calbloc Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Calbloc Benefits & Uses

Calbloc is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP Primary
  2. Angina

Calbloc Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Calbloc

Nifedipine

Calbloc Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Calbloc is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Ankle Swelling
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Flushing
  5. Headache Common
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  9. Edema Moderate
  10. Abdominal Pain Mild

Calbloc Related Warnings

Is the use of Calbloc safe for pregnant women?

Calbloc has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Calbloc without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Calbloc safe during breastfeeding?

Calbloc may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Calbloc on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Calbloc on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Calbloc on the Liver?

Calbloc is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Calbloc on the Heart?

Side effects of Calbloc on heart are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Calbloc with Other Drugs

Calbloc should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Pseudoephedrine

    Calbloc Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Calbloc unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Heart Failure
    2. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Calbloc

    Is this Calbloc habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Calbloc has not been reported.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    After taking Calbloc, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Calbloc can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Calbloc should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Calbloc in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

    Calbloc Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Calbloc

    Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Calbloc to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Calbloc

    Information about the interaction of Calbloc and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown

    Calbloc FAQs

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Calbloc cause erectile dysfunction?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Calbloc can cause erectile dysfunction. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. If you experience erectile dysfunction after consuming this drug, please inform a doctor, they might give you alternate treatment.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Calbloc cause constipation?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Calbloc can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe constipation after taking this drug then inform your doctor and take precautionary methods such as eating fibrous foods to avoid constipation.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Calbloc cause weight gain?

    ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Calbloc has been reported to cause weight gain. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, if you experience any unusual sudden weight gain after taking this drug, then consult it with your doctor without further delay.

    Question about 2 years ago

    How does Calbloc work?

    ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    For high blood pressure Calbloc works by relaxing and widening the blood vessel while for angina it works by relaxing and increasing the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. Hence in this way, Calbloc lower the blood pressure as well as angina (heart pain). 

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Calbloc cause arrhythmia (Irregular heart beat)?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely, Calbloc causes arrhythmia (Irregular heartbeat). However, if you experience any fluctuation in heart rate after consuming this drug, please inform a doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 907-909
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