What is Cyclandelate used for?
Cyclandelate is a vasodilator that treats symptoms of conditions resulting from poor blood circulation such as claudication, leg cramps, arteriosclerosis, and Raynaud's disease. This medication relaxes veins and arteries. It widens blood vessels, which allows blood to flow more easily. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Cyclandelate?
The dosage of Cyclandelate prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Cyclandelate should be taken with food.
What if you miss a dose of Cyclandelate?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Cyclandelate medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Cyclandelate?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Cyclandelate, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Cyclandelate?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Cyclandelate, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Cyclandelate can interact with other heart medications and high blood pressure medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Cyclandelate?
Like other medicines, Cyclandelate can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Cyclandelate are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Cyclandelate cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Cyclandelate develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Cyclandelate can cause side effects such as headache, fast heartbeat, heartburn, stomach upset, dizziness, flushing, weakness, and sweating. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Cyclandelate.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Cyclandelate?
Is it possible for me to take Cyclandelate with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Cyclandelate?
What are the possible drug interactions of Cyclandelate?
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The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Cyclandelate is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.