Introduction to Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

It is a calcium channel blockers. It is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (heart-related chest pain), and certain irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia).

It works by blocking the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This widens the blood vessels, allowing easier blood flow, reducing blood pressure, and lowering the risk of angina.

Use it in dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

How Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s Works?

Calaptin 120 SR 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).

How To Use Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

  • Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Calaptin 120 SR Tablet is to be taken with food.

Benefits Of Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

  • It helps maintain blood pressure within normal ranges, reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack, and kidney problems.

Side Effects Of Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Headache

FAQS

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. How long do I need to take Calaptin?

You should keep on taking Calaptin for the duration advised by your doctor. You may need to take it lifelong. Do not stop taking it, even if you feel well or your blood pressure is well controlled. Stopping the medication suddenly may again increase your blood pressure levels or even worsen your condition.

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. How does Calaptin work?

Calaptin works by relaxing the blood vessels which helps to reduce the workload of the heart. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart and slows electrical activity in the heart to control the heart rate.

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. What is Calaptin? What is it used for?

Calaptin belongs to a class of medicines known as a calcium-channel blockers. It is used to treat a number of heart and blood vessel-related conditions such as abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), high blood pressure (hypertension) and angina (heart related chest pain).

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Calaptin?

Symptoms of overdose of Calaptin include slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat, fainting, difficulty breathing and seizures. It may also cause dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting and increased sweating. Contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical services in a nearby hospital.

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. Can Calaptin cause dizziness? How do I prevent it?

Yes, Calaptin can cause dizziness as a side effect. If you feel dizzy, sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. Do not worry, this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. Also, you should avoid alcohol while taking it, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. Who should not take Calaptin?

You should not take Calaptin if you are allergic to it, have an irregular or slow heartbeat, heart failure and low blood pressure. It should not be given to children and women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. Is Calaptin safe?

Generally, Calaptin is considered safe to use. However, it is advised to use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Consult your doctor, who will guide you ways to cope up with them.

Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

Q. What are the serious side effects of Calaptin?

The serious side effects of Calaptin include severe allergic reaction, yellowing of the skin or eyes, nausea and extreme tiredness. It may also cause unusual bleeding or bruising, lack of energy, loss of appetite and pain in the stomach. One may also experience flu-like symptoms and an increase in the frequency or severity of chest pain (angina). If you experience any such symptoms immediately contact your doctor and seek medical help.

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Safety Advice For Calaptin 120mg Tablet SR 15s

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Liver

Use with caution; consult your doctor if you have liver disease. Regular monitoring is advisable.

Kidney

Use with caution; consult your doctor if you have kidney disease.

Alcohol

Avoid alcohol consumption with this drug.

Driving

May cause dizziness or drowsiness; unsafe to drive in such conditions.

Pregnancy

Consult your doctor due to potential risks to the developing baby.

Breast feeding

Safe if prescribed; minimal transfer to breastmilk.

Liver

Use with caution; consult your doctor if you have liver disease. Regular monitoring is advisable.

Kidney

Use with caution; consult your doctor if you have kidney disease.

Alcohol

Avoid alcohol consumption with this drug.

Driving

May cause dizziness or drowsiness; unsafe to drive in such conditions.

Pregnancy

Consult your doctor due to potential risks to the developing baby.

Breast feeding

Safe if prescribed; minimal transfer to breastmilk.