Generic Plendil (Felodipine)
Product Code: PR990636
Plendil is a type of drug administered to patients suffering from hypertension. This medication works by relaxing your veins and arteries hence the heart can pump blood easily. The drug falls under the category of calcium channel blockers drugs. You may also use the drug for other purposes not listed here but ensure you seek medical advice.
Take the drug as directed by your physician. The drug is available in form of a tablet. Stick to the prescriptions provided on the label. Hence avoid taking Plendil in small or large amounts. Take the drug the same way every time. In some occasions, you can take it without food. Your doctor might change the prescription from time to time. While using Plendil, ensure you visit your doctor regularly to check your blood pressure.
Swallow the whole tablet. Avoid chewing, crushing or even breaking Plendil tablets into tiny pieces. Continue using the drug even after you feel well. In most cases, high blood pressure complications have no signs therefore you may be required to take the drug your entire life. Seek urgent medical care if you experience unusual sweating, diarrhea and vomiting. Ensure you brush your teeth frequently when using Plendil to avoid swellings on the gum. Store this drug away from light, heat and moisture.
Plendil imparts the following side effects on its patients. These are: dizziness, nausea, mild rashes, feeling nervous, insomnia, stomach upset, diarrhea, constipation, swelling on the lips, face and tongue, chest pains, irregular heartbeats, sneezing, feeling short of breath and swelling on the hands and feet. The list is quite long. Seek prompt medical care if you experience such symptoms.
Prior to taking this medication, inform your doctor if:
You are allergic to Felodipine
You suffer from heart complications such as heart failure
You are pregnant or breastfeeding
You have liver disease
You drink grapefruit juice or use grapefruit products