What is Minoxidil 5mg Tablet?
Minoxidil 5mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs known as vasodilators. This medicine is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It is used in combination with other medicines in severe or life-threatening hypertension.
How Minoxidil 5mg Tablet is used?
Minoxidil 5mg Tablet works by relaxing and enlarging certain small blood vessels so that blood flows through them more easily. It is usually prescribed with other medicines to minimize the undesirable effects of this medicine.
It may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time, each day. You must follow your doctor’s instructions exactly, taking all the prescribed medicines, in the right amounts, each day. These medicines will help keep your blood pressure down. Do not skip any doses. If you forget a dose of Lonitab 5 Tablet, wait until it is time for your next dose, then continue with your regular schedule. Do not stop taking it, or any of your other high blood pressure medicines, without checking with your doctor.
Side effects of This medicine:
The medicine generally safe and suitable for most people but has some potential side effects on few others. The most common side effects include edema (swelling), excessive hair growth on the face, hair discoloration, and increased heart rate. Talk to your doctor if you are bothered by side effects or they.
Before taking This medicine, let your doctor know if you have any heart or liver-related problems. Some other medicines may affect the way it works, especially some medicines used to treat seizures (fits) and those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. Please tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. Your doctor will keep a watch on your blood pressure while you are taking this medicine.
Brand Name: Lonitab