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Ildamen 8 Tablet

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsOxyfedrin
Description

Ildamen 8 Tablet is used to relieve chest pain (angina) caused due to the narrowing of blood vessels that carries blood to the heart. It is used as a vasodilator in heart diseases.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ildamen 8 Tablet

  • Taste impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and vomiting

Uses of Ildamen 8 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Angina pectoris
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • 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 tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to oxyfedrin or any other inactive ingredient present along with it.

Obstructive heart disease

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a condition where the blood vessels in the heart have blockage due to swelling or narrowing.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

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

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Kidney diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause significant side effects. Hence, it is advised that you report all your current medicines to the doctor, including any herbs and supplements, before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor 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
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine has a strengthening effect on the heart and also increases blood flow to the heart.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Coronary vasodilator

Schedule

Schedule H

Oxyfedrine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 22 August 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB13398

Oxyfedrine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 22 August 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Oxyfedrine
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Information on this page was last updated on 22 Aug 2019

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