Norvasc 5mg Tablet may be used alone or in combination with other medications. The dosage is determined by the reason for your prescription and the severity of your illness. It may be taken with or without meals at any time of day, although it is recommended to take it at the same time each day. You should take this medication for the whole time that it has been recommended for you. Do not stop taking this medication on your own, even if you are feeling well. Your condition may worsen if you stop taking it. While using this medication, follow your doctor's instructions. Headache, tiredness, nausea, stomach discomfort, and drowsiness are the most frequent adverse effects. If any of these side effects concern you or do not go away, talk to your doctor. They may be able to advise you on how to avoid or lessen the negative effects. If you have any liver, heart, or renal issues, tell your doctor before taking it. Women who are pregnant or nursing should seek medical advice before using this medication. You should also inform your doctor about any other medications you're taking, particularly those for high blood pressure or heart problems.
This medicine is for oral use only. Swallow this medication as a whole with water. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take this medication at a fixed time each day if it is indicated for everyday use.
As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.
Apart from the function of Norvasc and its use, there may be side effects associated with this drug. Please see the list below:
Rashes on the body
Difficulty in breathing
Although some common symptoms usually occur, there are fewer symptoms which are rare can also occur . If you have any of the above symptoms, please talk to the doctor immediately. You should also consult your doctor if you have blurring vision or skin rashes. The above list may be incomplete and please inform if you have other symptoms. These symptoms are more pronounced if the drug is used extensively.
Precautionary Steps of Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip)
Before taking Norvasc, please refer to the doctor's advice especially if you have any of the following illnesses. Contraindicated disease:
-Allergies to Norvasc or any other of its ingredients
-It is not recommended for use by babies. Please keep it away from them.
Please stop taking the medication if you have the following symptoms.
Reaction between Norvasc medicine:
Reaction varies by individual. You are encouraged to ask your doctor about the possibility of reactions between the medicines before taking them.
This is a incomplete list of reactions between medicines and illnesses that may interfere with Norvasc drugs.
Before you take this medicine, please tell your doctor about all the medicines you take. Remember the following:
-Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight
-Avoid using this medicine in prolonged time
-Alcohol may affect your liver if taken with this medicine
Tell your doctor about any other illness you are experiencing or about your other medications
use. Do not stop taking medicines that have been determined by the doctor
Alcohol Warning (Not Advisable)
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip). Taking Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) with alcohol may worsen the side effects of Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) such as headache, dizziness and visual disturbance. Furthermore, Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) is metabolised in the liver and alcohol consumption leads to a risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy Warning (Not Safe)
Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits of using Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) among pregnant women outweigh the risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding Warning (Limited Data)
Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) is reported to be excreted into breast milk. However, the effect of the exposure towards the babies remains unknown. There is also stated that no side effects were reported with the exposure. Please consult your doctor for further details.
Driving Warning (Not Advisable)
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) may cause side effects such as dizziness headache, tiredness or nausea, all of which could affect the ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney Warning (Use With Care)
Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) is mostly excreted via urine. Thus, dose adjustment of Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver Warning (Use With Care)
The liver disease should use Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) with caution. It is extensively metabolised in the liver. Extensive use of Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) also increases the liver enzyme. Dose adjustment of Norvasc 5mg Tablet 10s (strip) may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take Norvasc 5mg Tablet at the same time regularly to help you to remember to take it.
Norvasc 5mg Tablet may cause a rapid decrease in your condition, particularly when you start using this medication. To decrease the risk of feeling dizzy or passing out, if you have been sitting or laying down, rise carefully.
May cause dizziness and tiredness. Use Norvasc 5mg Tablet with caution when driving or doing activities that require attention until you know it affects you
Since Norvasc 5mg Tablet causes ankle or foot edema, raise your legs when sitting to minimise edema. See your doctor if it doesn't improve.
Discuss with your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a baby or breastfeeding.
Information last updated on: Tue Nov 28 2023 18:35:01 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time) The product images shown are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product.
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