LERCANIDIPINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10 MG FILM-COATED TABLETS

Active substance: LERCANIDIPINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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Elderly:

LERCANIDIPINE 10 mg AND 20 mg
FILM-COATED TABLETS
Lercanidipine hydrochloride

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

Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if:

beta-blockers
diuretics
ACE-inhibitors

Patients with liver or kidney problems:

HOW TO STORE LERCANIDIPINE
FILM-COATED TABLETS

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Children and adolescents:

or

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cimetidine
If you take more Lercanidipine than you
should
Do not exceed the prescribed dose.

digoxin
midazolam
rifampicin

FURTHER INFORMATION

astemizole or terfenadine
1. What Lercanidipine is and what it is used
for
2. Before you take Lercanidipine Film-Coated
Tablets
3. How to take Lercanidipine Film-Coated
Tablets
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Lercanidipine Film-Coated
Tablets
6. Further information

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What Lercanidipine Film-Coated Tablets
contain

amiodarone or quinidine
phenytoin or
carbamazepine

If you forget to take Lercanidipine

antifungal medicines

Core:
If you stop taking Lercanidipine

WHAT LERCANIDIPINE IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR

Film-coating:

ciclosporin
high blood

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pressure

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BEFORE YOU TAKE
LERCANIDIPINE

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Core:

simvastatin

Do not take Lercanidipine if
allergic
ny of
the other ingredients

Very common:
Common:
Uncommon:
Rare:
Very rare:

Taking Lercanidipine with food and drink
not consume alcohol

allergic reactions

Not known:

not take grapefruit or

Film-coating:

What Lercanidipine Film-Coated Tablets look
like and contents of the pack

grapefruit juice.
certain heart

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

Some side effects can be serious:
If you experience any of these side effects
tell your doctor straight away.

diseases:

Rare:
Very rare:
Driving and using machines
severe liver or kidney
problems
medicinal products

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HOW TO TAKE LERCANIDIPINE
Other possible side effects:
Uncommon:

Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Manufacturer:

Adults:
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pregnant
breast-feeding
Children and adolescents
Lercanidipine should not be used for
children and adolescents under 18 years.
Take special care with Lercanidipine if

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at least 15
minutes before breakfast,
high fat
meal significantly increases blood levels of
the active substance.

Rare:

Very rare:

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21-Feb-2013

This leaflet was last revised September 2009.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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