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Lexxel Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Lexxel is used to treat high blood pressure. It combines two blood pressure drugs such as ACE inhibitor and a calcium channel blocker. The ACE inhibitor lowers blood pressure by preventing a chemical in your blood known as angiotensin and increases salt and water retention. The calcium channel blocker also works to keep the blood vessels open, and eases the heart's workload by reducing the force and rate of your heartbeat.

Lexxel Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 1 tablet of Lexxel 5-5 once a day.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Lexxel in children have not been established.

Uses of Lexxel

  • It is used to treat high blood pressure.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Lexxel

Before taken Lexxel medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Lexxel. Side effects may include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Swelling

Warnings and precautions before taking Lexxel :

  • You should call your doctor immediately if you begin to suffer angioedema while you are taking Lexxel.
  • If you are taking this medication, then sometimes causes a severe drop in blood pressure. So you should be used this medication with extra caution.
  • If you feel light-headed or faint, have chest pain, or feel your heart racing, then you should contact your doctor immediately.
  • If you suffer from heart failure or kidney disease, make certain that your doctor knows about it. Lexxel should be used with caution under these circumstances.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Lexxel with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Lexxel with the following:

  • Cimetidine
  • Diuretics such as Lasix or HydroDIURIL
  • Erythromycin
  • Grapefruit juice
  • High-fat meals
  • Itraconazole
  • Lithium
  • Potassium supplements

After taken Lexxel if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Lexxel overdose include:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Rapid heartbeat

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