FAQs ABOUT GENTROL 5
How GENTROL 5 works on my body?
GENTROL 5 reduces the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can pass smoothly without any obstruction. It reduces the chances of heart failure by acting on the main blood vessel, thus allowing the heart to pump blood productively. It treats Raynauds disease (painful cold fingers) by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can reach the fingers and promotes circulation thereby prevents fingers being cold and stiff. GENTROL 5 also treats prostatic hyperplasia (mild enlargement of prostate gland) by relaxing the muscles of bladder and prostate gland and thus enhance the urine passage easily.
Is GENTROL 5 safe to use in children?
No, GENTROL 5 is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 12 years of age) due to lack of safety and effectiveness. Consult your doctor for suggestion before taking GENTROL 5.
How to take GENTROL 5?
Take GENTROL 5 as advised by your physician. Swallow GENTROL 5 with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the exact dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and state of your disease. You are advised to consume this medicine before or after food. This medicine in some cases can cause light-headedness, weakness especially when you are standing up and can occasionally cause fainting. You are advised to lie down till you feel better if you feel any of these symptoms.
Can I take GENTROL 5 if I have any kidney problems?
GENTROL 5 should be used with caution among patients having kidney problems. Your doctor may adjust the dose or choose another alternative medicine depending upon the kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Will the use of GENTROL 5 affect my sex life?
Yes. GENTROL 5 may affect the sexual life of men. It decreases the sexual desire in men and cause difficulty or inability in achieving erection of the penis. It can also cause breast enlargement in men. If you experience such problems, contact your doctor immediately.
Can I take a higher dose of GENTROL 5?
No. Do not take a higher dose of GENTROL 5 than recommended by your doctor. Taking a higher dose of GENTROL 5 without consulting a doctor can increase the risk of toxicity and can lead to side effects. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for a suitable higher dose. Never consume a higher dose GENTROL 5 without proper medical supervision.
Is GENTROL 5 a sleeping pill?
No, GENTROL 5 is not used as a sleeping pill. But at the same time, it may cause uncommon and rare side effect such as sleeping difficulties and a sleeping disorder called narcolepsy causing increased tendency to fall asleep. Consult your doctor immediately if you are experiencing any sleeping problems.
Can GENTROL 5 make me feel high?
No, GENTROL 5 does not make you addictive or cause extreme feelings. Most common psychiatric symptoms caused by this medicine are nervousness and depression. Consult your doctor immediately if you feel these symptoms bothers you.
Is GENTROL 5 safe to use in pregnancy?
GENTROL 5 should be used with caution among pregnant women or women who are planning to become pregnant. Consult your doctor before taking it.
How long should I use GENTROL 5?
You are recommended to use GENTROL 5 until your doctor suggests you stop the medication as per the suggested course and duration. Do not stop the medication without the instructions of the doctor as it may lead to serious problems.