FAQs ABOUT EFNOCAR 20MG
What is the use of EFNOCAR 20MG?
EFNOCAR 20MG contains Efonidipine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihypertensives. It is indicated in the treatment of high blood pressure. EFNOCAR 20MG is also used to treat high blood pressure due to kidney diseases and angina (a certain type of chest pain).
Can EFNOCAR 20MG be given to pregnant and breast-feeding women?
No, EFNOCAR 20MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to lack of safety data. It should not be used in breast-feeding women because it is not known whether EFNOCAR 20MG passes through breast milk. Contact your doctor before taking EFNOCAR 20MG.
How to manage if I forget to take a dose of EFNOCAR 20MG?
You should take EFNOCAR 20MG immediately when you remember. If it is time for your next dose skip the missed dose and follow your regular dose schedule. Do not double the dose to match up your missed dose.
For how long should I take EFNOCAR 20MG?
You should continue taking EFNOCAR 20MG unless your doctor tells you to stop the medicine. Blood pressure medicines will be usually taken for lifetime to prevent complications due to high blood pressure. Your doctor may change treatment with other hypertension drug, if you do not attain effective therapeutic outcome with EFNOCAR 20MG.
Can EFNOCAR 20MG cause dizziness?
Yes, EFNOCAR 20MG can cause dizziness. Therefore, it is recommended not to drive or use any machineries or tools if you feel dizzy after taking the medicine until you feel normal again.