Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Calaptin 80 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Calaptin 80 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels, thereby widening the blood vessels and allowing more blood and oxygen to reach the heart. This reduces blood pressure and decreases the chances of angina (chest pain).
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Calaptin 80 Tablet.
Calaptin 80 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Calaptin 80 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Calaptin 80 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Calaptin 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Calaptin 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Careful monitoring of the patient for any signs of overdosage is advisable.
Calaptin 80 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Calaptin 80 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.