Felodipine Oral Tablet, Extended Release 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Felodipine: Oral tablet, extended release (10mg)

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Felodipine 10mg ER Tab
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G19  |  10
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Felodipine 10mg ER Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  F13
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Felodipine 10mg ER Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: MP 773 
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Felodipine 10mg ER Tab
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: PLENDIL  |  452
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Felodipine 10mg ER Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: E 138 

What is this Medicine?

FELODIPINE (fe LOE di peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to lower high blood pressure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Felodipine: Oral tablet, extended release(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Felodipine 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 684620235
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Felodipine 10mg Extended-Release Tablet
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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G19  |  10
Shape: round
Color: brown

Reported Side Effects for Felodipine 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

Gingival Hyperplasia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Sneezing Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.2-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.4-2.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flu Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inceased Urination Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
0.5-1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
0.8-1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
1.2-1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
2.2-3.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.7-3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
10.6-14.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Felodipine 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Felodipine 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Felodipine)
Grapefruit juice and Felodipine(Felodipine)
Use caution when taking grapefruit juice with Felodipine since it may increase the effects of Felodipine. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking this medicine, you may become dizzy or feel faint; do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away while taking this medicine. If you notice new or increased swelling of your legs or ankles, tell your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Felodipine 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Felodipine)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Felodipine)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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