Plendil

Manufactured by: Astra Zeneca

Contains / Salt: Felodipine (2.5 mg)

Prescription Required

105 people have bought this recently

Plendil

Manufactured by: Astra Zeneca

Contains / Salt: Felodipine (2.5 mg)

Prescription Required

105 people have bought this recently

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Plendil Information

Plendil is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Plendil has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Plendil. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Plendil as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Plendil go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Plendil's effect is Mild during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Plendil's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Plendil is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Failure, Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Plendil contraindications section.

Besides this, Plendil may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Plendil is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

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

Plendil Benefits & Uses

Plendil is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP Primary
  2. Angina

Plendil Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Plendil

Felodipine

Plendil Side Effects

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

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

Plendil Related Warnings

Is the use of Plendil safe for pregnant women?

Plendil has mild to no side effects in pregnant women.

Mild

Is the use of Plendil safe during breastfeeding?

Plendil should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Plendil on the Kidneys?

Plendil is not harmful for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Plendil on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Plendil on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Plendil on the Heart?

Plendil may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Plendil with Other Drugs

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

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Phenylephrine

    Plendil Contraindications

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

    1. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
    2. Heart Failure
    3. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    4. Liver Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Plendil

    Is this Plendil habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Plendil has not been reported.

    No

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

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Plendil can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Plendil is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Plendil is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

    Plendil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Plendil

    Taking Plendil with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Plendil

    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Plendil with alcohol.

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

    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Plendil (felodipine)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 549
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 549-551
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