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LA 50 mg


50mg Prolonged Release Capsules



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Do not take Elantan LA50 if:

2. Before you take Elantan LA50

1. What Elantan LA50 is for

In this leaflet:

Patient Information Leaflet
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
start taking this medicine.

Check with your doctor before taking
Elantan LA50 if:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

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Using Elantan LA50 with food and drink

Tell your doctor if you are taking any of
the following medicines:

phosphodiesterase inhibitors such as
Sildenafil (“Viagra”) used for
impotence. Using Elantan LA25 with
these medicines could cause your
blood pressure to fall to a dangerously
low level. You must not stop taking
Elantan LA25 to take Sildenafil as this
will increase your chances of having an
angina attack.

Taking other Medicines

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Do not use Elantan LA50 to treat an
actual angina attack. Your doctor will give
you a different medicine such as a GTN
(glyceryl trinitrate) spray or tablet for this.

Your doctor will choose the dose that is
right for you. Your dose will be shown
clearly on the label that your pharmacist
puts on your medicine. If it does not, or
you are not sure, ask your doctor or

3. How to take Elantan LA50

Warnings about the ingredients

Driving and using machines

Seek immediate medical help if you have
any of the following symptoms:

4. Possible side effects

If you stop taking Elantan LA50

If you forget to take Elantan LA50

If you take more Elantan LA50 than you


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5. How to store Elantan LA50

Very rare side effects

Uncommon side effects

Common side effects

Very common side effects (affects more
than 1 in 10 people):

6. Further information

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If this leaflet is difficult to see or
read or you would like it in a
different format, please contact
UCB Pharma Ltd, 208 Bath Road,
Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3WE, UK.


Marketing Authorisation Holder

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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