General English name: Bepridil
Application: Angina – hypertension
Dosage forms of bipredyl
Pharmacological information Bepridil
Bepridil is a calcium channel blocker that relaxes blood vessels, making it easier for your heart to pump. This is how Bepridil is used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain).
The correct amount and method of taking bipril
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of Bepridil varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
The dose of this drug depends on the patient’s condition and the effectiveness of the drug.
Swallow bipridil capsules with a full glass of water.
If you forget to take your dose at the right time, you should not take two doses at a time because of the missed dose.
Pay attention to the expiration date of Bepridil and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
Never give Bepridil to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with bepridil, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Bepridil during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Do not use bipredil during this period without consulting your doctor.
The effect of Bepridil consumption on driving
Bepridil usually does not cause drowsiness, if you are not drowsy you do not need to avoid driving and working with machines.
Drug interaction with bipredyl
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Warning about taking Bepridil
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking bipredil:
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- If you have a cardiovascular problem.
- If you have liver and kidney problems.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of bipridil
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.
Diarrhea or constipation
Symptoms of drug allergy such as shortness of breath, fainting, abnormal behavior or psychosis, yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), swelling of the legs or ankles, faster heart rate, severe dizziness, chest pain: If you have any of these symptoms, be sure to see your doctor.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Bepridil.
Side effects of Bepridil overdose (bepridil poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as drowsiness, weakness, fatigue, slow heartbeat, coma, stuttering, dizziness, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room right away.
Storage conditions of Bepridil
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.