Drug Information

      

    







Pharmacokinetics

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Indication and Dosage





Oral

HYPERTENSION: Extend release tablets 30-60mg once daily.

ANGINA-CHRONIC STABLE, VASOSPASTIC AND UNSTABLE TYPES: 10-20mg every
6-8hrs upto max. of 80 mg. Elderly: Start with 5mg t.i.d, and build-up
carefully.

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Action

Blocks the slow calcium channels on cell surfaces an
prevents flow of ca2+ into the cells. Aciton generally seen only in the
cardiovascullar system. Causes peripheral vasodilatation and reduction in
afterload. Blood pressure is reduced requirement. In anginam reduces
frequency and intesity of anginal attacks and increase exercise tolerance.
Pulmonary vascular resistance is reduced and renal flow increased.

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Interactions

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Precautions

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Brands available in market :

















Name



CORFLO


Wockhardt


TABS


5mg


20


99.00


TABS


10mg


20


159.00


KORANDIL


Sun Pharma


TABS


5mg


20


118.00


TABS


10mg


20


180.00


NICORAN


Torrent


TAB


5mg


20


138.00


NIKORAN


Torrent


TAB


5mg


20


138.00


TAB


10mg


20


198.00


ZYNICOR


Cadila Healthcare


TABS


5mg


20


98.00


TABS


10mg


20


161.00


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Drug Information
      

    

Indication and Dosage

Oral
HYPERTENSION: Extend release tablets 30-60mg once daily.
ANGINA-CHRONIC STABLE, VASOSPASTIC AND UNSTABLE TYPES: 10-20mg every 6-8hrs upto max. of 80 mg. Elderly: Start with 5mg t.i.d, and build-up carefully.

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Action

Blocks the slow calcium channels on cell surfaces an prevents flow of ca2+ into the cells. Aciton generally seen only in the cardiovascullar system. Causes peripheral vasodilatation and reduction in afterload. Blood pressure is reduced requirement. In anginam reduces frequency and intesity of anginal attacks and increase exercise tolerance. Pulmonary vascular resistance is reduced and renal flow increased.

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Interactions

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Precautions

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Brands available in market :

Name

CORFLO

Wockhardt

TABS

5mg

20

99.00

TABS

10mg

20

159.00

KORANDIL

Sun Pharma

TABS

5mg

20

118.00

TABS

10mg

20

180.00

NICORAN

Torrent

TAB

5mg

20

138.00

NIKORAN

Torrent

TAB

5mg

20

138.00

TAB

10mg

20

198.00

ZYNICOR

Cadila Healthcare

TABS

5mg

20

98.00

TABS

10mg

20

161.00

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