Presolar Capsule 10'S

Hypertension Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Capsule(s) in a Strip Mfr: Cipla Ltd (Generics) Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.53.50

What is PRESOLAR?

  • PRESOLAR contains Atenolol and Nifedipine
  • Atenolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers
  • Nifedipine belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers, help lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels
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Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
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What PRESOLAR is used for?

  • PRESOLAR is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to prevent chest pain (angina)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to atenolol, nifedipine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • are having an angina attack or heart failure
  • have problems with your kidneys
  • have a tumour called Phaeochromocytoma
  • have severe liver failure
  • have asthma, wheezing or similar breathing problems or you get allergic reactions, such as to insect stings
  • have diabetes
  • Do not take PRESOLAR if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • PRESOLAR must never be given to children
  • PRESOLAR is not likely to affect driving or using tools or machines
  • If you feel dizzy or tired when taking this medicine, ask your doctor for advice

Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines such as,

  • rifampicin (for tuberculosis)
  • amlodipine or felodipine (for high blood pressure or heart problems)
  • certain calcium channel blockers such as verapamil or diltiazem (for high blood pressure or chest pain)
  • baclofen (a medicine used for muscle relaxation)
  • moclobemide (medicines used for the treatment of depression)
  • erythromycin (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • ketoconazole, itraconazole or fluconazole (anti-fungal medicines)
  • fluoxetine or nefazodone (to treat depression)
  • quinupristin/dalfopristin (a combination antibiotic)
  • phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbitone or valproic acid (to treat epilepsy)
  • cisapride (used to treat heart burn)
  • clonidine (for high blood pressure or migraine)
  • disopyramide, quinidine or amiodarone (for an uneven heart beat)
  • digoxin or digitoxin (for heart problems)
  • tacrolimus (to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs)
  • ibuprofen or indomethacin (for pain and inflammation)
  • insulin or medicines that you take by mouth for diabetes
  • medicines to treat nose and sinus congestion or other cold remedies
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Swallow whole with a drink of water
  • It is taken once daily

If you take more PRESOLAR

  • If you take more PRESOLAR, tell your doctor or go to the nearest hospital straight away

If you forget to take PRESOLAR

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it is almost time to take the next dose, wait until then
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose

If you stop taking PRESOLAR

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without first talking to your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • allergic reaction such as raised lumps on your skin (weals) or swelling of your face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat
  • pain in your chest
  • headache
  • slow heart beat
  • cold hands and feet
  • relaxation of blood vessels, possibly leading to flushing
  • upset stomach or gut such as stomach pains, diarrhoea, heartburn and feeling sick and tired
  • constipation
  • swelling, particularly of the ankles and legs
  • swelling of eyes, tongue and/or throat & lips resulting in painful responses with attempts to speak
  • sleep disturbances such as difficulty sleeping, anxiety or nervousness
  • spinning feeling (vertigo), dizziness, shaking (tremor), fainting
  • disturbances of vision
  • migraine
  • fast heartbeat or irregular heartbeats (palpitations)
  • low blood pressure
  • nose bleeds or blocked nose
  • dry mouth, stomach pain, nausea, indigestion, flatulence
  • increased levels of liver enzymes
  • skin rash or redness of skin
  • muscle cramps
  • swelling of joints
  • increase in the need to urinate
  • inability to achieve or maintain an erection
  • increased levels of liver transaminases (enzymes)
  • reduced number of platelets in your blood which may make you bleed more easily
  • mood changes (including depression)
  • nightmares, confusion, changes in personality (psychoses) or hallucinations, dizziness
  • headache, feeling faint (especially when standing up)
  • loss of sense of touch
  • dry eyes or disturbances of vision
  • worsening of heart failure
  • increased heart block
  • numbness and spasm in your fingers which is followed by warmth and pain (raynaud’s disease)
  • suddenly feeling wheezy or short of breath (bronchospasm)
  • enlarged gums
  • dry mouth
  • liver problems including inflammation of liver and jaundice
  • hair loss (alopecia)
  • psoriasis-like rash (a skin condition)
  • increase in Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)
Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
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