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Zanidip Side Effects/Dry Mouth

I wake up during the night needing to urinate and have a very dry mouth. The urination is not new but the dry mouth only seems to have stated since I began taking Zanidip, Is this normal or should I worry about the problem? ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, it is a calcium channel blocker, commonly used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiac related issues. And yes, the dry mouth can be a common side effect, along with: headache, dizziness and stomach pain. It should wear off as your body adjusts to the medication. If it doesn't, or becomes severe, please make sure to consult your doctor. Are there any comments or questions? ## I was on ibersartan for years then developed dry mouth which is awful. After weeks of moaning to dri stopped the tablet for 4 ...

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Rapid Pulse from Zanidip

Hi I was on Amloc 10mg daily for years and my BP was well controlled. Over the years though i started experiencing serious hair loss. I was put on Zanidip 10mg daily. After 3 weeks my doctor decided to increase the dose to 20mg daily as my BP was higher than it should be. After commencing the increased dosage i started experiencing rapid heart beat and palpitations. dizziness, breathlesness and a feeling that I had an elephant on my chest . Doctor suggested splitting the dose and taking 10mg in the morning and 10 at night. This has improved the situation but is not perfect. As both Zanidip and Amloc are Calcium Channel blockers is there reason for the new side effects since changing. ## It is always possible to experience new side effects, when you start taking a different medication, y...

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zanidip side effects

I have been taking this med for 4 weeks, and find I am getting more and more constipated( never have been before ) is this common?? ## Since taking Zanidip (with Lisipronil) I have extremely dry skin, leg rashes and increasing muscle weakness. Does Zanidip deplete Potassium levels and should I take a Potassium supplement? ## I was prescribed Zanidip 20mg. Afer 24 days of use, an itch started on my feet, by two days the itch turned into rash, small pimple looklike covered my feet up to half my culfs, in 4 days, the same started on my arms. Dr stoped Zanidip presuming it is its side effect. why on earth should us be gueniee pigs for medecins, and we also pay for it, couple of Dr visits plus expensive drug that will be stoped. ## Have been taking zanidip 20mg for a few weeks, caused aching...

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Zanidip Drug Information

can zanidip give you blurred vision ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, this is a calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. That said, yes, they do commonly cause blurred vision, as well as headache, nausea and joint/muscle aches. Have you spoken to your doctor, yet, about this issue? ## I have been taking Zanidip 10 mg along with Avapro plus in the morning, but now the doctor told me to take it at night with Minax. Should I wait until the next night to start taking it?

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Side effects of this mix of medications...

My husband is taking the following medications: Olmetec 40mg + Zanidip 10mg + Plavix 75mg + Lasix 40mg + Cartia aspirin 100mg; 1 each morning. He is also taking: 2 Panadol Osteo 5mg x 3 times daily + 1 Pregabalin 25mg + 1 Vytorin 10/40mg at night. All prescribed by his GP. He had a triple bypass in 2014; stents 1 in Feb, 2 in Nov 2016; Radical prostectomy for cancer in 2006; Radiation for secondary cancers in 2009; Neurosurgery for a subdural hemorrhage in 2013. He has had breathing problems and used inhalers off and on for 4 years (is now off these). He does have asbestos fibers in his lungs, but thankfully no major problems there. But he is having problems with tiredness throughout the day and is constantly sleeping. Is this due to the mixture of drugs he is on now?

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Zanidip And Swollen Ankles

Took Zanidip for only 11 days and stopped (under dr advice) due to severe swelling in my feet, ankles and lower legs. So much so that my shoes did not fit and it feels like the whole area is bruised. Has anyone else experienced this? I have stopped meds for 4 days and the swelling has not gone down - I am getting worried that this may be permanent. Any advice or ideas? ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, which is a calcium channel blocker, used to help lower blood pressure and treat certain cardiac conditions. They are known to cause edema in some people and, when it does, the medication must be discontinued and they usually have to switch to something else. If yours is not improving, you may need to take a diuretic, to help your body expel the excess fluid, because...

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ZIAK ZANIDIP can they cause mouth ulcers?

I am not sure whether the allergy I have could be caused by the intake of Ziak and/or Zanidip. I continually have a sore mouth something similar to cold sores, I also tend to get a sore throat, twice I have had my tongue swell during the night which was very stressful and i have itchiness on my body in patches even my scalp itches which my GP has informed me is an allergy. Could the Ziak; Zanidip or Cymgen 60mg cause these allergies???? I take the Ziak in the morning and the Zanidip at night as prescribed by the doctor. ## Hello, Lynne! How are you? Cold sores only occur outside the mouth, on other areas of the face, such as the surface of your lips, edges or your lips, the chin area and etc. The ones on the inside of the mouth are canker sores and many medications can cause them, thoug...

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Lercanidipine hydrochloride side effects

I have very painful legs when in bed. It's so painful that I'm not able to sleep. I've been taking this med for four weeks now. Is this a common problem when taking Lercanidipine? Thanks. ## Hello, Sally! How are you? If it's only while you're in bed, then it may be due to Restless Leg Syndrome, rather than the medication. The U.S. FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Are you on any other medications? Does the pain ease, if you move your legs, or get up and walk around?

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Zanidip side effects?

I was taking Micardis tablets with no problems until my Kidney specialist changed me to Zanidip.(something to do with calcium levels) but since then I started feeling unwell started with ear pain and inflammation of the throat glands now it like im having an immune reaction to everything, I changed to amlodipine tablets with no relief, went on a strict low histamine diet with no relief so brings me back to these calcium channel blockers. Are these tablets the cause of me getting worse Any suggestions?? as I,m sick of going to the Drs and getting no where. ## Hi Kaz, not sure if you are stil looking at this site. I came across your post and thought I would share my experience with Zanidp. I have been taking Zanidip 20 mg for about 4 mths and have been getting some light nose bleed spotti...

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Increase in Blood pressure.

Pritor side effects. What a nightmare. Had to stop taking Pritor as after 2 weeks started getting severe headaches, nausea, dizziness to the extent that I could not drive my car. The worse was that I had an increase in my blood pressure. I am back on Zanidip.

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side effects of zanidip

What are the side effects of zanidip please ## Common side effects of Zanidip (Lercanidipine) include: Headache, dizziness, ankle swelling, faster heart beats, and redness of the face and neck. For more information about this drug, please visit the link below... Do you have any more questions or informaiton to add? Please post back if you do. ## there are not swelling ankles but the whole feet! ## If you are a runner! Do not take Zanadip before you run. You will be competing against yourself. Legs like lead and running in mud. I always blamed myself. I kidded myself I was a morning only runner. I recently webbed HBP meds on runners. I am now enlightened.

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Zanidip 10 mg and flushing

i am taking Zanidip in the morning but then my face starts flushing on and off during the day.i was wondering if i could take it at night so the flushing would occur during the night i also take tenormin in the morning. Yesterday i didnt take the zanidip and no flushing. it also occured when i tried monopril, and plendl i think the doctor is running out of options ## Hello, Helen! How are you doing? Sorry about the side effects that you're experiencing. What are you taking it to treat? If it's for hypertension, then there should be plenty of other options available for you to try, even in India. (I'm assuming your general location because that's where these brands are available.) Learn more Zandip details here. ## yes its for hypertension but i also take tenormin yesterd...

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zanidip 10 vs amloc

Trying to find out more about zanidip as im on amloc for a month now and have server swelling in power limbs and feet. Is zanidip gonna be different. please advise Regards jason schwartz south Africa durban ## Hello, Jason! How are you? Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, it's also a calcium channel blocker, just like the Amlodipine in the Amloc. Learn more Zanidip details here. Learn more Amloc details here. So no, it's probably not going to help much to switch to it. Have you consulted your doctor? It would most likely be better to try a different class of medications.

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Zandip

I have Taking Zanidip for about a month,I am finding that my eye sight is being blurred is this a side effect of the medication ## Thanks for your email.I was prescribed the drug norvasc , but it caused swelling in the lower legs & feet, I was taken of norvasc & prescribed Zanidip which I have been taking for around a month, This was causing headache & blurred vision Tiredness &making me feel quite nauseas . I was making mistakes with judgment & cut my fingers on circular saw & a cut in the arm with a chisel.I have been working with machinery all my life with very minor accidents. I went back to my doctor today & have been put on coversyl +. I have been taking coversyl 5mg as well as other blood pressure Medication For A lot of years. I hope this works. ## I ...

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What Drugs Could Cause Leg Fidgets Poor Circulation

both my husband and I suffer from restless legs(we call it the fidgets, unable to keep legs still , starts early evening can continue for several hours. being as we both suffer could it be some of the medication we both take vasten,zanidip,voltaren, am trying vitamin b12 and magnesium ## My husband also suffers from the restless leg syndrome and also pain in this legs. He is 61 years of age. Only medication he takes is for his thyroid .5mg. Pressing his legs gives him some relief. ## Have either of you consulted your respective doctors? Sometimes, restless leg syndrome doesn't really have an underlying cause, but there are medications that can help treat it. Lynne, the Zanidip contains Lercanidipine, which is a calcium channel blocker that's commonly used to treat high blood pre...

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The Strength Of Zanidip Diminishes After 10 Hrs Do I Take Another Dose

i am on ZANIDIP 10mg. i notice that my BP comes back after 10 hours. what shall i do ## the strength of ZANIDIP diminishes within 12 hours.say your pressure was 160/75 when zanidip was taken at8am The pressure drops to about 115/65 by 1pm. However, by 8pm the same day the pressure would go up to160/75 .Do I take another pill to reduce the pressure. ## Have you consulted your doctor? You should do so, before adjusting your medication. Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine and while it can help lower blood pressure, it also normal for your blood pressure to fluctuate throughout the day, especially when undergoing certain activities, such as exercise, or sex. Is it staying elevated? Or does it go back down after a little while?

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What Strength Are Zanidip Avalible In

my doctor told me to take 10mg zanidip every second day he thinks 5mg are not avalible in ireland i need to take 5mg a day ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine and, from what I've found, it's listed as only being available in 10 and 20mg tablets. However, as long as it isn't time released, it should be okay to cut them in half. Or is there some reason your doctor doesn't want you to do so?

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Dehydration causing leg cramps

Could Zanidip be causing leg cramps at night. I am either up with leg cramps or up to the toilet. I drink 2 lts of water a day, and if that drops even the smallest bit, the cramps get worse. Something is dehydrating me. ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, it is a calcium channel blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, but is also effective at treating certain cardiac conditions. By their very nature, many of these medications increase urinary output and can cause dehydration. However, another thing that could be causing the leg cramping is low potassium levels. Some of these medications can cause it and it will cause leg cramps, just as easily as the dehydration. It could even be a combination of both, with one problem feeding the other. Hav...

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Muscle Pain And Weakness While Taking Zanidip

I have been taking Zanidip for 6 months and have aching muscles in my legs and muscle weakness. I can no longer go to the gym and am in intense pain after walking. I stopped for 10 days but the pain has not gone away. How long doe it take for the pain to subside? ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, which is a calcium channel blocker, these are usually used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. Have you consulted your doctor? If you have one of these medical conditions, it can be very dangerous to stop taking your medication and just let it get out of control. There are other medications on the market that you can try. The symptoms you experienced are considered severe side effects and they can take several weeks to abate. In addition, stopping this me...

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Zanidip 10mg what's it really like

I am about to take my first Zanidip and I was wondering what the real common side effects are, also is there anywhere you can get it alot cheaper. I am paying 21.50 euro for 28 tablets. ## Just like Peter I am about to take my forst Zanidip and worried about what the real common side effects are. My B.P. reading this morning 181/95. I have been on another tablet for about 15/20 yrs, and am 62yrs.tomorrow. My B.P. is usually about 135/65., so I'm worried as to how Zanidip will affect me. ## I take physioten along with zanidip. I find my vision is blurred especially for the first hour or so in the morning also have great feelings of depression. Is it the zanidip or the combination of the two drugs. When only on physioten my BP can at time become approximately 200/anything up to 100.

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