What is Madiplot® (manidipine) used for?
Madiplot® is commonly used for mild, moderate to severe hypertension or hypertension with renal impairment.
How should I take Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Take medication by mouth and exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than directed on the package label or recommended by your doctor.
This drug should be taken after breakfast. Swallow it whole. Do not chew or crush.
How do I store Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Madiplot® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Madiplot® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Madiplot® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Madiplot® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:
- You have severe hepatic impairment.
- You are allergic to any ingredients of this drug.
- You are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan to pregnant.
Also, abrupt with drawal may cause aggravation of symptoms, may cause excessive drop of BP.
This drug may affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Madiplot® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Madiplot®.
What side effects can occur from Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Some side effects may occur when using this drug, consult your doctor if they bother you.
- Elevation of liver enzymes
- GI disturbances
- Facial hot flushes
- Feeling of warmth
- Conjunctival congestion
- Rash or pruritus
- Stomach discomfort
- Enlarged feeling of abdomen
- Oral dryness
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Madiplot® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Madiplot® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Madiplot® (manidipine)?
Madiplot® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Madiplot® (manidipine).
What is the dose of Madiplot® (manidipine) for an adult?
10-20 mg once daily is orally administered after breakfast, starting with the initial dose of 5 mg. The dosage can be increased gradually if necessary.
10 mg: 1-2 tablets orally once daily after breakfast.
20 mg: ½-1 tablet orally, once daily after breakfast.
What is the dose of Madiplot® (manidipine) for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Madiplot® (manidipine) available?
Madiplot® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Tablet 10mg, 20mg
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Madiplot®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: March 25, 2017 | Last Modified: March 25, 2017