Eslo 5 Tablet
Eslo 5 MG Tablet is known to be a calcium channel blocker. Thus, it effectively treats hypertension and angina, that is, pain in the chest. The drug reduces the effect of calcium in the body, increasing blood flow to and from the heart as well as the blood vessels in the body. This in turn helps lower blood pressure of the body, regulate erratic heartbeat and relaxes the heart.
The dosage of Eslo 5 MG Tablet and the duration it needs to be taken for, depends on the extent of your condition. The drug can be taken orally either with food or without. The drug should be swallowed whole. Eslo 5 MG Tablet is most effective when it is not chewed or crushed. It is most effective if the entire prescribed course is completed.
Eslo 5 MG Tablet has a few side effects which include
fatigue and weakness
swelling of the ankle
nausea and vomiting
pain in the stomach
These side effects are mostly minor and disappear in some time. If they persist or become more severe it is best to seek medical aid immediately. Over dosage of Eslo 5 MG Tablet can result in peripheral vasodilation, causing hypotension.
Alcohol consumption should be avoided if you are taking this drug. Liquor can interfere with the effects of the drug. Eslo 5 MG Tablet is also not prescribed for pregnant and lactating women. Eslo 5 MG Tablet is known to negatively affect the fetus.
Patients with kidney and liver problems should inform their doctor about their condition and take the drug as per doctor’s advice. Eslo 5 MG Tablet is known to cause dizziness, thus it is advised that driving should be avoided. To prevent sudden bouts of dizziness patients should move slowly when getting up or getting out of bed.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
The most common use of this medication is:
Eslo 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and environmental factors.
Eslo 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Angina Pectoris which is a type of heart disease characterized by chest pain caused due to emotional stress and smoking.
Here are some of the possible side effects of this drug:
Shortness Of Breath
Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it’s already time for your next scheduled dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
This medication belongs to the class of a calcium channel blocker. It works by inhibiting the entry of calcium into the cardiac and vascular smooth muscles and prevents the contraction of the muscles and thereby reduces the blood pressure.