What is Tiazac?
Tiazac belongs to a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of the heart and blood vessels.
How should Tiazac be taken?
Take Tiazac extended-release capsules exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all directions on the prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. The doctor may occasionally change the dose.
What is mechanism of action of Tiazac?
Tiazac produces its antihypertensive effect primarily by relaxation of vascular smooth muscle and the resultant decrease in peripheral vascular resistance. The magnitude of blood pressure reduction is related to the degree of hypertension thus, hypertensive individuals experience an antihypertensive effect, whereas there is only a modest fall in blood pressure in normotensives.
What are side effects of Tiazac?
Tiazac was well tolerated in clinical trials. The most commonly reported side effects were headache, peripheral edema, pain, dizziness, and asthenia.
Can Tiazac be stored in refrigerator?
Tiazac should not be stored in refrigerator.