What is Benidipine ?
Benidipine Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as calcium channel blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and prevent angina (heart-related chest pain). It lowers blood pressure and reduces the heart’s workload, which helps prevent heart attacks and strokes.
How Benidipine is used?
Benidipine Tablet may be prescribed alone or along with other medicines. The dose depends on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. You can take it at any time of the day, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. It should be taken with food. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Do not stop this medicine on your own, even if you feel well, as high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse.
Common Side effects of this Tablet:-
Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight, and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. The most common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, edema (swelling in the feet or ankles), sleepiness, dizziness, flushing, headache, and unusual beating of the heart (palpitations). Consult your doctor if any of these bother you, or do not go away.
Before Using This medicine, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant women or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this Tablet. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking, especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.
How This Tablet works:-
This Tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. Take regularly, as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.
Brand Name: Bengreat
Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma ltd