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Cyclandelate oral
CYCLANDELATE - ORAL

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

CYCLANDELATE - ORAL

(sye-KLAN-duh-late)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Cyclospasmol

Uses

This medication helps to widen blood vessels and improve blood flow. It is used in various blood vessel diseases (e.g., claudication, arteriosclerosis and Raynaud's disease) and nighttime leg cramps.

OTHER

Uses

This drug may also be used for certain mental/memory disorders, to prevent migraines, to treat certain types of dizziness and diabetic nerve pain/tingling.

How To Use

Take this medication with meals or antacids to prevent stomach upset. Take this medication as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed. Improvement in symptoms usually occurs gradually over a period of weeks. Do not stop taking this medication without first consulting your doctor.

Side Effects

Heartburn, stomach upset, flushing, headache, weakness or a rapid heart rate may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: chest pain, a pounding heartbeat, skin rash. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions

Tell your doctor if you have: blood disorders, cerebrovascular disorders, glaucoma, allergies. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Since small amounts of this medication are found in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include blurred vision, chest pain, fever, metallic taste, and decrease in urination.

Notes

Do not share this medication with others.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat, moisture and light. Do not store in the bathroom.