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Ccad 20 MG Tablet

Manufactured bySignova Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsCilnidipine
Description
Ccad 20 MG Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure. This medicine relaxes your blood vessels and controls your blood pressure. It makes the blood flow easily, thereby reducing the risk of stroke and heart attack. Ccad 20 MG Tablet may cause side effects like stomach pain, tiredness, swelling in your hands and feet, irregular heartbeats, headache, etc. These side effects usually resolve on their own. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or worsens. This medicine can cause dizziness, therefore avoid activities that require mental focus like driving or operating machines. Ccad 20 MG Tablet can be taken with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor. Your dose will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Take Ccad 20 MG Tablet at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of the medicine in your blood. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney problems, or if you are taking any other medications. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ccad 20 MG Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Flushing or redness of skin
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Skin rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Hypotension
  • Tiredness

Uses of Ccad 20 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time at which Ccad 20 MG Tablet starts its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Ccad 20 MG Tablet may remain active in your body for 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency was reported for Ccad 20 MG Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to lack of adequate and well-controlled studies. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is not known if this medicine is present in breastmilk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, swelling and/or itching (especially in the face, lips, throat, etc.), dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to lack of adequate and well-controlled studies. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is not known if this medicine is present in breastmilk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Aortic stenosis

Ccad 20 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have aortic stenosis (narrowing or blockage of the aortic valve that regulates blood flow in the chambers of the heart). This medicine slows down the blood flow which may increase the risk of very low blood pressure. It is recommended that you monitor your blood pressure regularly while you take this medicine.

Impaired liver function

Ccad 20 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have liver problems as this medicine is broken down in your liver. If you take this medicine while you have pre-existing liver problems, it will worsen your condition further.

Withdrawal

Ccad 20 MG Tablet should not be stopped abruptly as it may worsen the condition such as angina (chest pain). Your doctor may gradually reduce the dose based on your condition to avoid undesirable effects.

Use in children

Ccad 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Impaired kidney function

Ccad 20 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have severe kidney problems. This medicine is filtered and excreted through the kidneys. If you have kidney problems, it may lead to the accumulation of this medicine and increase the risk of side effects.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose of Ccad 20 MG Tablet as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an overdose of Ccad 20 MG Tablet for further guidance.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Primaquine

Cimetidine

Disease interactions

Hypotension

Ccad 20 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have hypotension (low blood pressure) as this medicine may further lower your blood pressure and worsen your condition. Your doctor may suggest you to closely monitor your blood pressure.

Congestive heart failure

Heart failure occurs when your heart muscle is not able to pump blood normally. Ccad 20 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have conditions such as heart failure because this medicine may worsen your condition. Your doctor will closely monitor your heart function while you take this medicine.
Food interactions
Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended as it increases the concentration of Ccad 20 MG Tablet in your body and increase the risk of side effects.
Lab interactions

Urinary vanillylmandelic acid

Urinary vanillylmandelic acid test is performed to determine the presence of certain tumours. Inform your doctor or the lab technician about the use of Ccad 20 MG Tablet as this medicine is likely to give a false positive result.
Take Ccad 20 MG Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Do not break, crush, or chew the tablet. Take this medicine at the same time everyday for the ease of remembering. Avoid the discontinuation of Ccad 20 MG Tablet without consulting your doctor. Exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet to get maximum benefits of the treatment. Avoid taking grapefruit juice along with this medicine as it may increase the risk of side effects. Ccad 20 MG Tablet can make you feel dizzy. Be careful while standing up from sitting or lying down position. Avoid performing activities such as driving or operating machines if you feel dizzy. Your doctor will suggest you to monitor your blood pressure frequently. Inform your doctor if your feel dizzy, shaking or have any other unusual symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Ccad 20 MG Tablet works relaxing the blood vessels and eases blood flow. Thus, it helps to control your blood pressure.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Calcium channel blocking agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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