Plendil
(Felodipine ER)

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Plendil 2.5mg
Plendil 2.5mg Extended Release Tablets

Marketed as Plendil ER in New Zealand

Felodipine ER

Manufactured by Astra Zeneca

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Plendil 2.5mg
Plendil 2.5mg Extended Release Tablets

Felodipine ER

Manufactured by AstraZeneca Canada Inc

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Plendil 5mg
Plendil 5mg Extended Release Tablets

Marketed as Plendil ER in New Zealand

Felodipine ER

Manufactured by Astra Zeneca

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Plendil 5mg
Plendil 5mg Extended Release Tablets

Felodipine ER

Manufactured by AstraZeneca

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

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Plendil 5mg
Plendil 5mg Extended Release Tablets

Felodipine ER

Manufactured by AstraZeneca Canada Inc

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Plendil 10mg
Plendil 10mg Extended Release Tablets

Marketed as Plendil ER in New Zealand

Felodipine ER

Manufactured by Astra Zeneca

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

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Generic Choices

Felodipine ER 5mg
Felodipine ER 5mg Extended Release Tablets

Generic Equivalent of Plendil 5mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Felodipine ER 10mg
Felodipine ER 10mg Extended Release Tablets

Generic Equivalent of Plendil 10mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

What Plendil is and what it is used for

Plendil contains the active substance felodipine. This belongs to a group of medicines called calcium antagonists. It lowers blood pressure by dilating small blood vessels. It does not negatively affect the heart function. Plendil is used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart and chest pain brought on by for example exercise or stress (angina pectoris).

How to take Plendil

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor if you are not sure. Plendil extended release tablets should be taken in the morning and be swallowed with water. The tablet must not be divided, crushed or chewed. This medicine can be taken without food or following a light meal not high in fat or carbohydrates. Hypertension Treatment should be started with 5 mg once a day. If necessary, your doctor may increase the dose or add another blood-pressure lowering medicine. The usual dose when treating this disease for a long time is 5-10 mg once a day. In elderly patients, a starting dose of 2.5 mg daily may be considered. Stable angina pectoris Treatment should be started with 5 mg once a day and if needed, your doctor may increase the dose to 10 mg once a day. If you have liver problems The level of felodipine in your blood may be increased. Your doctor may lower the dose. Elderly people Your doctor may initiate treatment with the lowest available dose. If you take more Plendil than you should If you take more than the recommended number of doses of Plendil, you may suffer from very low blood pressure and sometimes palpitations, high or, rarely, slow heart rate. Therefore, it is very important that you take the number of doses prescribed by your doctor. If you experience symptoms such as feeling faint, light-headedness or dizziness, contact your doctor immediately. If you forget to take Plendil If you forget to take a tablet, leave out that dose completely. Take your next dose at the right time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop taking Plendil If you stop taking this medicine your condition may return. Please consult your doctor and seek advice before you stop taking Plendil. Your doctor will advise you how long to take your medicine. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If any of the following happen to you, stop taking Plendil and tell a doctor straight away:
• Hypersensitivity and allergic reactions: The signs may include raised lumps on your skin (weals) or swelling of your face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat. The following undesirable effects have been identified. Most of these reactions appear at start of treatment or after a dose increase. Should such reactions occur, they are usually brief and diminish in intensity with time. If you experience any of the following symptoms and they persist, please tell your doctor. Mild enlargement of the gums has been reported in patients with an inflammation in the mouth (gingivitis/periodontitis). The enlargement can be avoided or reversed by careful oral hygiene.

Very common: may affect more than 1 in 10 people
• Ankle swelling

Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people
• Headache
• Flushing

Uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 people
• Abnormally rapid heart rate
• Palpitations
• Too low blood pressure (hypotension)
• Nausea
• Abdominal pain
• Burning/prickling/numbness
• Rash or itching
• Fatigue
• Dizziness

Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people
• Fainting
• Vomiting
• Nettle rash
• Pain in joints
• Muscular pain
• Impotence/sexual dysfunction

Very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people
• Gingivitis (swollen gums)
• Increased liver enzymes
• Skin reactions due to increased sensitivity to sunlight
• Inflammation of small blood vessels of the skin
• A need to pass water frequently.
• Hypersensitivity reactions such as fever or swelling of the lips and tongue Other undesirable effects may occur. If you have any bothersome or unusual reaction while taking Plendil, check with your doctor right away.

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme. Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to Store Plendil

This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton, blister and bottle after ‘EXP’. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not use this medicine if you notice the packaging is torn or damaged. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment

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