Generic Norvasc (Amlodipine)
Norvasc
Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker prescribed to treat hypertension, ischemic heart disease, angina.
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Product Description
Common use

This medication belongs to the group of calcium channel blockers. Norvasc selectively blocks channels of L-type (one of six types of channels in tissues) located in a vascular wall, myocard and in particular in cells of conducting and contractile systems of myocardium. By blocking Ca+ ions transfer through membrane Norvasc decreases tone of vessels, arterial pressure. The medication is used to treat hypertension, ischemic heart disease, angina.



Dosage and direction

Do not take this drug if it was not administered to you. Follow all directions of your doctor. It is possible to take Norvasc with or without food. As it is metabolized in liver it should be administered cautiously in patients with liver failure.



Precautions

Avoid drinking alcohol. Before taking Norvasc, inform your doctor if you have congestive heart failure or liver disease.



Contraindications

Individual hypersensitivity, arterial hypotension, cardiogenic shock, pregnancy, breastfeeding. Cautiousness is important when Norvasc is administered in patients with chronic heart failure diabetes, lipid metabolism disorders, liver failure and to persons younger 18 y.o.



Possible side effect

The most common side effects are edema of lower extremities and headache. Contact your doctor for medical attention if your feel them and also swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet, chest pain, slow, fast, or pounding heartbeats, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling, jaundice.



Drug interaction

Medications which contain Á2+ may decrease Norvasc effect. Non-steroid anti-inflammatory medications and estrogens may decrease effectiveness of Norvasc. Diuretics may increase Norvasc activity. Concomitant taking with medications containing lithium might aggravate their toxicity.



Missed dose

If you forgot to take a dose take it as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next intake. If so do not take the missed dose and resume your regular schedule. Do not compensate the missed dose by taking an extra one.



Overdose

If you experience tingly feeling, severe dizziness, and fainting seek for immediate medical help.



Storage

Keep at room temperature, 15-30 C (59-86 F), in a light-resistant container away from moisture.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.