What is Celiprolol and for what Celiprolol is used?
Celiprolol is a third generation, cardioselective, hydrophilic p1 adrenoceptor antagonist with mild p2 agonism and vasodilator properties. It also has nitric oxide like action that relaxes vascular tone.
Celiprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers, which block beta receptors in the heart, lungs and other organs of the body.
Celiprolol is used to
Mild to moderate high blood pressure. Celiprolol is indicated as a medicine for Hypertension, angina pectoris.
How to Take Celiprolol
Celiprolol must be administered by a qualified healthcare provider.
What are the Side Effects of Celiprolol -
Like all medicines, Celiprolol can cause some side-effects. Some common side effects reported with this medicine include the following. Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- abdominal discomfort,
- Disturbances of the gut such as diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain
- sleep difficulties and
- muscle cramps.
Celiprolol intraction with other drugs:
Concomitant administration of chlorthalidone, hydrochlorthiazide, theophylline or digoxin with celiprolol may reduce its extent of absorption.
Warnings and precautions before taking Celiprolol :
- Remember do not stop using this Celiprolol medicine suddenly without asking your doctor, or you may develop life-threatening heart problems. You may need to slowly decrease your dose before stopping it completely.
- This medicine (Celiprolol) should be used with caution during pregnancy, and only if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than any possible risk to the foetus. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
- Take this medication Celiprolol half to one hour before food.
- Talk with your physician or pharmacist if you are taking other medications.
- Breast Feeding -
Problems such as slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, and trouble in breathing have been reported in nursing babies. Mothers who are taking beta-blockers including Celiprolol and who wish to breast-feed should discuss this with their doctor.
What if Overdose of Celiprolol ?
If you think you or anyone else may have taken too many Celiprolol, immediately telephone your doctor or contact your local or regional Poisons Information Centre Seek medical attention immediately.
You may need urgent medical attention.
What if Missed Dose of Celiprolol?
If you miss a dose of Celiprolol medicine then contact your doctor if you miss a dose of Celiprolol. Do not double doses.
Storage Conditions for Celiprolol:
Store Celiprolol at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medicine where young children cannot reach them such as a locked cupboard.
TO ACCESS OUR MEDICAL DIRECTORY, CLICK ON THE FIRST LETTER OF THE DRUG NAME:
A || B || C || D || E || F || G || H || I || J || K || L || M || N || O || P || Q || R || S || T || U || V || W || X || Y || Z
Please Note: The medical information here is presented for education, background reading and general interest. The DiseasesAtoZ is not a diagnostic or clinical decision-making tool.
Please consult your own licensed physician regarding diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition!
Content is not asserted complete or error free.