Cyclandelate

Description

Cyclandelate is a vasodilator which helps in increasing the blood flow in the blood vessels. It is used to treat symptoms of intermittent claudication, a condition characterized by cramping pain in the lower legs upon walking or exercise, nighttime leg cramps, etc. It is also used to treat peripheral vascular diseases, characterized by poor blood flow in the peripheral blood vessels, such as Raynaud's Syndrome. This medicine is not recommended for use in children.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cyclandelate

  • Belching and Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Weakness
  • Tingling sensation in face, fingers, or toes
  • Increase in heart rate
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness

Uses of Cyclandelate

What is it prescribed for?

  • Intermittent claudication
  • Arteriosclerosis obliterans
  • Raynaud's Syndrome
  • Nocturnal Leg Cramps
  • Thrombophlebitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies are reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to cyclandelate or any other components present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Bleeding problems

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with active bleeding or a bleeding tendency due to the increased risk of worsening of the condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the patient's condition.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the patient's condition.

Cardiovascular diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the patient's condition.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving and operating machines

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor immediately in case of an overdose.
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

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Dapagliflozin

Tizanidine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised or share this medicine with others. Report any adverse effects to the doctor immediately. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It relaxes the blood vessels and improves the flow of blood.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Peripheral vasodilators

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Europepmc.org. 2018 [cited 29 September 2018]. Available from:

https://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=PMC2370627&blobtype=pdf

Cyclandelate [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 29 September 2018]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/cyclandelate

Cyclandelate - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 29 September 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB04838

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Information on this page was last updated on 24 May 2019

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