Plendil is a calcium channel blocker that improves blood flow by dilating blood vessels. It is prescribed to treat high blood pressure.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Plendil exactly as prescribed.
Before taking Plendil, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Plendil may interact with other drugs, especially antibiotics, antifungals, antidepressants, beta-blockers, HIV/AIDS drugs, heart and blood pressure medications, seizure medication.
Common side effects of Plendil include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
What foods should I avoid while taking Plendil?
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice contain an enzyme that alters the way Plendil works. Alcohol can interfere with how effective Plendil is, and may increase side effects like dizziness and drowsiness.