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Plendil
(Felodipine)

Formulation : Sustained Release Tablet

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Felodipine
(Generic alternative to Plendil)

Formulation : Sustained-Release Tablet

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What is Plendil /Felodipine used for?

Plendil is a prescription medication that is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Plendil is a calcium channel blocker, and works by relaxing and widening the body's blood vessels, in order to allow blood to flow more freely through the body.

How should Plendil /Felodipine be stored?

Plendil tablets should be stored in an area where they are protected from heat, light and moisture. Keep Plendil tablets at room temperature.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Plendil/Felodipine ?

Plendil is a prescription medication that should be taken in the exact fashion that is outlined in your prescription. If your prescription is unclear, contact your doctor for more information. Plendil may be taken either without food or with a light meal; however, Plendil should be taken in the same way each time that is taken.

When should Plendil /Felodipine not be taken?

Do not use Plendil if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

What precautions should I follow when taking Plendil /Felodipine ?

Before you begin taking Plendil, tlak to your doctor if you have congestive heart failure or if you have liver disease, as you may require a specific dosage in order to take Plendil safely. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, notify your doctor, as this medication could possibly cause harm to an unborn child.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Plendil /Felodipine ?

While taking this medication, avoid consuming and using any grapefruit products. Drinking alcohol is not recommended while taking this medication, as it may increase the severity of certain side effects.

When should Plendil /Felodipine not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: feeling like you might pass out; feeling short of breath, swelling in your hands or feet; fast or pounding heartbeats; numbness or tingly feeling; or chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating

Common Side Effects: headache, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness; feeling restless or nervous; nausea, upset stomach, constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain; insomnia; joint pain or muscle cramps; warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin; mild rash;

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