You should not take lercanidipine if you:
- are allergic to lercanidipine or any of the ingredients in the medication
- have had an allergic reaction to other calcium-channel blockers
- have had a heart attack in the last month
- have unstable angina, untreated heart failure or other heart problems
- have severe liver or kidney problems
- are pregnant, trying to get pregnant or breast-feeding
- are taking drugs such as antifungal medications, macrolide antibiotics, antivirals or cyclosporin
You should tell your doctor if you are taking medication for:
- ulcers, indigestion or heartburn
- heart problems, including a fast heartbeat
- high cholesterol
- problems sleeping
You should tell your doctor if you are taking other medication for high blood pressure and taking any supplements.
Can I take Viagra if I am taking lercanidipine?
Yes, you can take Viagra and lercanidipine at the same time. There are other medications to lower blood pressure that are not suitable to take with Viagra. You should discuss this with your doctor if you are concerned.
Can I take ibuprofen if I am taking lercanidipine?
Yes, you can take ibuprofen and lercanidipine at the same time. It is recommended to avoid ibuprofen as a painkiller if you have high blood pressure that is not under control. But if you are taking lercanidipine, your blood pressure is being reduced and is under control.
H3 Can I drink alcohol if I am taking lercanidipine?
Drinking alcohol can increase the possible side effects of dizziness, fainting, tiredness and weakness. If this happens to you, you should stop drinking while taking lercanidipine.
H3 Can I eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice if I am taking lercanidipine?
No. You should avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while taking lercanidipine. This is because it can increase the concentration of lercanidipine in your body, which can worsen any side effects.
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